Urge Overkill Tickets - Just a Rock Band From ChicagoWhen it comes to rock 'n' roll, it's all understated. They're just some lil' ol rock band from this lil' ol town. However, the work of this band speaks for itself -- Urge Overkill tore up the industry so well that they might as well be hall-of-famers. Formed in 1985 by members Nash Kato and Eddie 'King' Roeser, employing drummer Jack Watt and musician Steve Albini, Urge Overkill was able to land their contract with Touch & Go Records in that same year for their official major-label album.
Urge Overkill Tickets - The Music of OverkillNow it didn't stop the band's journey to stardom when the debut album Jesus Urge Superstar came out to not really make much of a dent in the industry. Urge Overkill ended up starting fresh and signing with another label: DGC Records. The year was 1992, and they working toward another album with the label -- an album by the name of Saturation -- that was released the very next year. It became a hit. Most notably, their single 'Sister Havana' earned the most recognition, cementing the band's place in alt metal history.
Urge Overkill Tickets - The Sound and Style of OverkillNever before has a throwback worked on a rock band so well -- albeit a relatively short while -- than when Chicago's very own Urge Overkill tried to make the retro-'70s get-up, medallions, and all the homages to Cheap Trick work for them. They were apparently onto something, utilizing some of that classic grunge style a la Led Zeppelin and ZZ Top as part of their sound. And for sure such a band as Urge Overkill became a staple in their own right. Just ask Quentin Tarantino! He used one of the band's iconic singles for his fabulous film Pulp Fiction. ?
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