Legendary thrash-metal crossover band M.O.D. has announced the forthcoming release of their February 21, 1987 recorded Ritz Hotel Presents: M.O.D. The Official First Live Performance.
M.O.D., which has experienced previous line-up changes, has returned to its classic lineup with original riffmasters Ken Ballone (bass) and Tim McMurtrie(guitar) as well as Felix Griffin of D.R.I. (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles) on drums, and will include a new lead singer, to be announced for both an upcoming album and tour dates.
Track List: 1. Dead Men / Most 2. Captain Crunch 3. Thrash or Be Thrashed 4. Boardwalk Blues 5. Ballad of DIO 6. Parents 7. Charge 8. I Executioner 9. Take Your Life 10. Imported Society 11. Spandex Enormity 12. Get a Real Job
Ken Ballone: Bassist and founding member of the NYC thrash metal/crossover band M.O.D. (Method of Destruction). Ken works as a DJ / Engineer / Producer for Lotus Radio - KDOT Rock 104.5 FM in Reno, NV.
Tim McMurtrie: Guitarist and founding member of the NYC thrash metal/crossover band M.O.D. (Method of Destruction). Tim wrote most of USA for M.O.D. the band’s best selling album to date. He also wrote 1992 Rhythm of Fear album for M.O.D. Tim is also the guitarist in Full Scale Riot.
Felix Griffin: Drummer D.R.I. (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles) playing on Dealing with It, Crossover, 4 of a kind and Thrash zone.