Killbox 13 by Overkill
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Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed
Overkill formed in the early 1980ís and had their first real success with their 1984 four track EP the self-named Overkill- this instantly plunged Overkill to the foreground of the thrash metal movement. This led Overkill to the release of their first full length album in 1985 which achieved instant success, was named a masterpiece by some and confirmed the bands place in the thrash metal scene. The band spent time touring and supporting for some huge names including Anthrax and Agent Steel. Overkill released album after album and have achieved a great deal in a successful career spanning over 20 years.
The New York/New Jersey wrecking crew known as Overkill continues to squeeze one tasty sausage out of the machine after the other, no frills, no baloney, no screwing around, no denying it. KillBox 13 finds Overkill still stubbornly refusing to shed its thrash roots, and refusing to write a throwaway tune, for that matter. The combination of the bandís stellar riffs and rock-solid arrangements with Colin Richardsonís thick, beefy production is a big, juicy steak waiting to be devoured by any self-respecting carnivore metalhead. Overkillís overall message here? Get the hell out of the way or get squished, no elaboration necessary.
1. Devil By The Tail
3. No Lights
4. The One
5. Crystal Clear
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