History Music / Overkill

7th Dec '16 4:20:09 PM Xtifr
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'''Overkill''' is a ThrashMetal band from UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They rose to prominence in the early 80's due to their energetic performances and speedy punk-influenced music. They are usually described as "blue-collar" and "working man's group", for their steady schedule of releasing albums and live-tours.

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'''Overkill''' Overkill is a ThrashMetal band from UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They rose to prominence in the early 80's due to their energetic performances and speedy punk-influenced music. They are usually described as "blue-collar" and "working man's group", for their steady schedule of releasing albums and live-tours.
21st Oct '16 9:36:42 AM Morgenthaler
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'''Overkill''' is a ThrashMetal band from NewJersey. They rose to prominence in the early 80's due to their energetic performances and speedy punk-influenced music. They are usually described as "blue-collar" and "working man's group", for their steady schedule of releasing albums and live-tours.

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'''Overkill''' is a ThrashMetal band from NewJersey.UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They rose to prominence in the early 80's due to their energetic performances and speedy punk-influenced music. They are usually described as "blue-collar" and "working man's group", for their steady schedule of releasing albums and live-tours.
16th Aug '16 10:10:10 PM Edgecrusher666
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!!!Members:
* Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth – lead vocals (1980–present).
* D.D. Verni – bass, backing vocals (1980–present).
* Dave Linsk - lead guitar, backing vocals (1999-present).
* Derek "The Skull" Tailer – rhythm guitar, backing vocals (2002–present).
* Ron Lipnicki – drums (2005–present).

!!!Former Members:
* Rat Skates – drums (1980–1987)
* Robert "Riff Thunder" Pisarek – guitar (1980–1981)
* Anthony Ammendola – guitar (1981)
* Dan Spitz – guitar (1981)
* Rich Conte – guitar (1981–1982)
* Mike Sherry – guitar (1981–1982)
* Joe – guitar (1982)
* Bobby Gustafson – guitar (1982–1990)
* Mark Archibole – drums (1987)
* Sid Falck – drums (1987–1992)
* Rob Cannavino – guitar (1990–1995)
* Merritt Gant – guitar (1990–1995)
* Andy Jones – drums (1992–1993)
* Tim Mallare – drums (1993–2005)
* Joe Comeau – guitar, vocals (1995–1999)
* Sebastian Marino – guitar (1995–1999)






* AnimatedMusicVideo: Some parts of "Hello from the Gutter".

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* AnimatedMusicVideo: Some parts of "Hello from the Gutter".Gutter."



* CoolOldGuy: Blitz and Verni are both in their fifties, but they're kicking more ass now than they have in years.
* CoverVersion: They have covered "Sonic Reducer" by Dead Boys, "Fuck You" by The Subhumans (the canadian one), "Frankenstein" by Edgar Winter, "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" by Animals and "Under the Blade" by Music/TwistedSister.

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* CoolOldGuy: D.D. and Blitz and Verni are both in their fifties, but they're they are kicking more ass now than they have in years.
* CoverVersion: They have covered "Sonic Reducer" by Dead Boys, "Fuck You" by The Subhumans (the canadian Canadian one), "Frankenstein" by Edgar Winter, "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" by Animals and "Under the Blade" by Music/TwistedSister.



* EpicRocking: "The Answer", "Overkill II (The Nightmare Continues", "Fatal If Swallowed", "End of the Line", "Playing With Spider/Skullkrusher", "Who Tends the Fire", "Years of Decay", "Gasoline Dream", "Burn You Down/To Ashes".

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* EpicRocking: "The Answer", "Overkill II (The Nightmare Continues", Continues," "Fatal If Swallowed", Swallowed," "End of the Line", Line," "Playing With Spider/Skullkrusher", Spider/Skullkrusher," "Who Tends the Fire", Fire," "Years of Decay", Decay," "Gasoline Dream", Dream," "Burn You Down/To Ashes".Ashes."



* FiveManBand:
** TheLeader: D.D.
** TheLancer: Blitz
** TheSmartGuy: The Skull
** TheBigGuy: Dave
** [[SixthRanger Fifth Ranger]]: Ron



* IntercourseWithYou: "Fatal If Swallowed", "Head First".

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* IntercourseWithYou: "Fatal If Swallowed", "Head First".First."



* LeadBassist: D.D. Verni is equal parts Type A and C; not only is he known for his aggressive and technical playing style, but he's also one of the two founding members.
* LongRunner: With 16 studio albums released (and a 17th coming in March 2014), they are one of thrash metal's longest recording bands.

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* LeadBassist: D.D. Verni is equal parts Type A and C; not only is he known for his aggressive and technical playing style, but he's he is also one of the two founding members.
* LongRunner: With 16 17 studio albums released (and a 17th coming in March 2014), released, they are one of thrash metal's longest recording bands.



* LyricalDissonance: "Hello from the Gutter" (from the third album) is an upbeat song about living in pisspoor conditions in the sewers of UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity.

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* LyricalDissonance: "Hello from the Gutter" (from the third album) is an upbeat song about living in pisspoor piss poor conditions in the sewers of UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity.



* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Due to the way their logo is styled, some people write the band's name as "Over Kill".
* SubduedSection: "In Union We Stand", "Electric Rattlesnake" (compared to the rest of the song), and "Good Night"

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* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Due to the way their logo is styled, some people write the band's name as "Over Kill".
Kill."
* SubduedSection: "In Union We Stand", Stand," "Electric Rattlesnake" (compared to the rest of the song), and "Good Night"
20th Jun '16 2:40:03 PM gewunomox
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* CoverVersion: They have covered "Sonic Reducer" by Dead Boys, "Fuck You" by The Subhumans (the canadian one), "Frankenstein" by Edgar Winter, "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" by Animals and "Under the Blade" by TwistedSister.

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* CoverVersion: They have covered "Sonic Reducer" by Dead Boys, "Fuck You" by The Subhumans (the canadian one), "Frankenstein" by Edgar Winter, "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" by Animals and "Under the Blade" by TwistedSister.Music/TwistedSister.
14th Apr '16 12:11:10 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice: The song 'Skull and Bones' features the instantly recognizable [[LambOfGod Randy Blythe]].
7th Sep '15 12:49:24 PM nombretomado
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* LyricalDissonance: "Hello from the Gutter" (from the third album) is an upbeat song about living in pisspoor conditions in the sewers of NewYorkCity.

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* LyricalDissonance: "Hello from the Gutter" (from the third album) is an upbeat song about living in pisspoor conditions in the sewers of NewYorkCity.UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity.
2nd Aug '15 9:21:26 AM HasturHasturHastur
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* StageNames: Several founders had stage names, all of which were references to their favorite punk acts:
** Robert Ellsworth = Bobby Blitz (reference to Johnny Blitz from the Dead Boys)
** Carlos Verni = D.D. Verni (reference to Dee Dee Ramone)
** Lee Kundrat = Rat Skates (reference to Rat Scabies from The Damned)
2nd Aug '15 9:04:42 AM HasturHasturHastur
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** CoveredUp: Their cover of "Fuck You" is far more famous than the original.
2nd Aug '15 9:04:04 AM HasturHasturHastur
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** CoveredUp: Their cover of "Fuck You" is far more famous than the original.
1st Aug '15 8:10:09 PM HasturHasturHastur
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* LongRunnerLineup: They have not had a lineup change since Ron Lipnicki joined in 2005.
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