April 9, 2017
Check out the latest issue of Deaf Forever Magazine with John on the cover and a feature on !
March 11, 2017
has been listed in the 'Top 100 Metal Tours of All Time' Decibel Special Issue for their 1984 tour with Mercyful Fate and Motorhead.
February 5, 2017
November 12, 2016
South American tour with Saced Reich announced for February 2017, see tour for more details.
October 19, 2016
New shirts available! Check out merch for more info.
is scheduled to play at Storm Crusher Festival next year! See tour.
February 20, 2016
will play at the "Fall of Summer"-festival in France (outside of Paris) on September 3, 2016. See tour.
Check out this live clip
December 27, 2016
Show announced in Montreal,
Canada, in March 2016, see tour for more info.
December 6, 2016
will play in Los Angeles in April 2016, see tour
for more info.
November 1, 2015
More live dates added for 2016, check out tour.
A picture of John and Dan
Lilker (of Nuclear Assault) added, check out pics.
September 27, 2015
Check out these two new interviews with John:
* Thrash Metal Times at www.thrashmetaltimes.com/2015/08/exciter-update.html
* Dioses Del Metal at
August 16, 2015
Official shirts ready for order now, check out merch for more info.
February 11, 2015
South American tour annunced, check out tour.
November 16, 2014
Check out the official -facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Exciter-Reunion/363622120473507
A new gig has been added
to the 2015 dates, at The True Thrash Fest, Osaka, Japan, Feb. 21 +22,
check out tour.
October 19, 2014
will play at Sweden Rock in 2015, see tour.
Interview with John in the Pure Metal magazine.
August 31, 2014
Added a new gig in
NYC, USA, on the 13 of March 2015. See tour.
August 24, 2014
More tour dates added,
will Pound Metal in Brazil in October 2014 and Bang their Heads in Germany
in June 2015, see tour.
April 11, 2014
Official announcement from John Ricci:
"Great news to all fans worldwide, myself and original members Dan Beehler and Allan Johnson have officially re-united ! We intend performing our bone crushing neck-snapping speed metal in as many countries that will have us ! To celebrate our long anticipated reunion, one of many shows that will happen in 2014/2015 is the recent announcement that the original will appear at the Keep It True festival in Lauda-Konigshofen, Germany, April 24, 2015. We hope to see you there ! Our performance will consist of all the classics that established as one of the pioneers of speed and thrash. New material and a new release will eventually follow.
I also want to comment on my so-called `retirement` which was posted on various sites on Feb.24 by the former members. I just want to say I never said I was going to retire . In my opinion this retirement announcement was fabricated exaggeration. What I did say is that `I need a break from music` due to some rebellious behaviour from one of the musicians in the band. So at this point all that bs is behind me and I am now focusing on delivering some new ear splitting brain rattling METAL with Dan and Allan ! I want to thank all the loyal and dedicated fans and music industry individuals that contacted me during this false retirement statement and offering their support and a positive outcome to a situation that was non-repairable.
Hope to see you soon with
`horns high and fists in the air !"
October 19, 2013
Check out these interviews made by the band prior to the gig in Calgary:
Extreme Metal Television http://youtu.be/Opyw5HIzf_s
September 23, 2013
The gig in Ottawa on the
2nd of November has been cancelled.
September 18, 2013
Check out the following link with an interview of promoting the show in Calgary!
August 26, 2013
are booked for a show in their hometown, Ottawa, in November, see tour.
July 16, 2013
will play the following gigs:
Curitiba, Brazil, Espaco
Cult (venue) Sept.6/13
São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Princípios Bar (venue) Sept.7/13 (changed city)
Sao Paulo, Brazil, Hangar 110 (venue) Sept.8/13
Lord Nelson`s Club (venue) Noctis V1 Metal Fest (event) Sept.19/13
March 11, 2013
will play at the Long Live the Loud-festival in Germany in April,
check out tour.
December 30, 2012
are booked for two gigs in Japan, check out tour.
October 1, 2012
Check out the following link following for a co-host/interview John did last week with Diane Farris in WFMU, 91.1 ( New York/New Jersey area )
Check out this link for an interview John did on WFMU 91.1 fm with Diane Farris
September 24, 2012
New gig announced, in Toronto
at the Hard Luch Bar on the 17th of November 2012.
Check out a new interview with John, conducted by That Devil Music at: