The Historikill Facts From The Gutter: An Interview with Overkill

If you grew up a metal fan from Jersey, two bands should be at the top of your “Favorite Jersey Bands” list. I’m talking about Overkill and Symphony X. Overkill was always at the top of the heap when you threw out names like Metallica, Anthrax, Slayer or even Nuclear …

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Overkill: White Devil Armory

Longevity is something to be praised in the music industry. With trends and popular styles of music consistently changing it can be difficult to stay relevant, yet some artists are able to flourish within it. Continuing their long run of 30 years in the music business, well-known thrash metal band …

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Interview with Overkill: Another Day To Die

Overkill are a five-piece thrash metal band that have been around since 1980, and are one of the most important heavy metal bands in the Tri-State Area. They formed when two groups of musicians contacted each other through the classified section from a copy of The Aquarian Weekly. Their …

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Interview with Overkill: NJ’s Original Kings Of Thrash

New Jersey’s Overkill have been blasting fast and loud for more than 30 years. The thrash pioneers released their 16th studio album, The Electric Age, last year, and are showing no signs of mellowing with age. When you buy an Overkill album, you know exactly what you’re getting: full-on …

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Overkill: Legends!

By now, Overkill are nothing short of an East Coast institution. One of thrash’s most essential bands, they’ve been kicking ass for more than 30 years, and slowing down has never been an option. Where some others have watered down their sound or compromised in the name of reaching a …

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Interview with Bobby Ellsworth from Overkill: Blitzing The World

Overkill singer Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth tells the best stories. Whether he’s sharing a story about his career, the New York Mets or singing his lyrics in one of his thrashtacular songs, Ellsworth knows how to fire up his audience. With Overkill’s brand new album, The Electric Age, a successful …

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Cypher Seer: Life Encoded

New Jersey six-piece progressive unit Cypher Seer will be opening for home-state thrash titans OverKill at the Best Buy Theater in NYC on April 16 as part of a massive bill of classic metal that also features Sabaton and Accept. Cypher Seer’s sound, topped off by the soaring vocals of …

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Interview With OverKill’s D.D. Verni On Bronx Casket Company: Rise Of The Antihero

D.D. Verni is a Jersey metal legend. As bassist, founder and principal songwriter for OverKill, he’s been responsible for some of the finest thrash ever to come from the East Coast for the better part of the last 30 years, and his The Bronx Casket Company side-project has been exploring …

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OverKill: Immortalis – Live At Wacken Open Air 2007

To decimate one’s foes implies that one in ten of them die. Certainly not bad odds for a fledging conqueror, but OverKill are better than that. One in 10? Try utter annihilation. 10 in 10 fans of metal will be absolutely demolished by this. Or not…?

This album is a …

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Overkill: Ironbound

This is Overkill, they are still great. What did you expect?

Every decade or so Overkill return to their NYC thrash roots, and there is much rejoicing. Most of their peers didn’t last even a quarter of the time Overkill have been without a break and no one seriously believes …

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