Overkill discography

Overkill discography
Metalmania 2008 Overkill 04.jpg
Overkill live at Metalmania 2008
Studio albums19
Live albums3
Compilation albums2
Video albums2
Music videos12
EPs2
Demos1
Box sets1

The following is the discography of Overkill an American thrash metal band, formed in 1980 in New Jersey. The band have released nineteen studio albums, three live albums, two compilation albums, three EPs and one box set. They were one of the early thrash metal bands to sign to a major label (Atlantic Records in 1986), and rose to fame as part of the genre's movement of the late 1980s, along with bands such as Anthrax, Exodus, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Testament. In terms of chart positions and sales, the band's most successful records are Under the Influence (1988), The Years of Decay (1989), I Hear Black (1993), The Electric Age (2012), and White Devil Armory (2014), which debuted at No. 142, No. 155, No. 122, No. 77, and No. 31 respectively on the Billboard 200 chart.[1] As of 2006, Overkill has sold over 625,000 albums in the US since the beginning of the SoundScan era, and over 5 million records worldwide throughout their career.[2]

Albums[]

Studio albums[]

Year Title Peak chart positions Sales
US
[3]
GER
[4]
JPN
[5]
HUN
[6]
FIN
[7]
AUT
[8]
FRA
[9]
SWI
[10]
SWE
[11]
1985 Feel the Fire
1987 Taking Over
  • Released: September 1, 1987
  • Label: Megaforce
191
1988 Under the Influence 142 42
1989 The Years of Decay
  • Released: October 13, 1989
  • Label: Atlantic
155 58
1991 Horrorscope
  • Released: September 3, 1991
  • Label: Atlantic
1993 I Hear Black
  • Released: March 9, 1993
  • Label: Atlantic
122
1994 W.F.O.
  • Released: July 15, 1994
  • Label: Atlantic
93
1996 The Killing Kind
  • Released: March 5, 1996
  • Label: CMC
60
1997 From the Underground and Below
  • Released: September 30, 1997
  • Label: CMC
80
1999 Necroshine
  • Released: February 23, 1999
  • Label: CMC
82
2000 Bloodletting
  • Released: October 24, 2000
  • Label: Metal-Is
2003 Killbox 13
  • Released: March 25, 2003
  • Label: Spitfire
93 259
2005 ReliXIV
  • Released: March 22, 2005
  • Label: Spitfire/Regain
240
2007 Immortalis
  • Released: October 9, 2007
  • Label: Bodog Music
2010 Ironbound 192 31 152 61 198 77
2012 The Electric Age
  • Released: March 27, 2012
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
77 34 89 35 30 73 155 62 41
2014 White Devil Armory
  • Released: July 18, 2014
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
31 20 91 28 28 53 31
2017 The Grinding Wheel
  • Released: February 10, 2017
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
69 10 51 44 33 100 23
2019 The Wings of War
  • Released: February 22, 2019
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
158 5 23 153 13
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Live albums[]

Year Title Peak chart positions
GER
[4]
1995 Wrecking Your Neck
  • Released: May 30, 1995
  • Label: CMC
65
2002 Wrecking Everything
  • Released: June 18, 2002
  • Label: Spitfire
2018 Live in Overhausen
  • Released: May 18, 2018
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
12

Compilation albums[]

Year Title Sales
1996 !!!Fuck You!!! and Then Some
  • Released: October 22, 1996
  • Label: Megaforce
1999 Coverkill
  • Released: October 26, 1999
  • Label: Steamhammer/SPV
2002 Hello From the Gutter - the Best of Overkill
  • Released: September 10, 2002
  • Label: Steamhammer/SPV

Box sets[]

Year Title
2015 Historikill: 1995–2007
  • Released: October 16, 2015
  • Label: Nuclear Blast

Extended plays[]

Year Title Label
1985 Overkill Azra/Metal Storm
1987 !!!Fuck You!!! Megaforce
2012 6 Songs Rock Hard

Demos[]

Year Title
1983 Power in Black
  • Released: September 12, 1983
  • Label: Self-released

Videos[]

Video albums[]

Year Title Sales
2002 Wrecking Everything - An Evening in Asbury Park
  • Released: September 24, 2002
  • Label: Spitfire
  • Formats: DVD
2008 Live at Wacken Open Air 2007
  • Released: February 5, 2008
  • Label: Bodog Music
  • Formats: DVD

Music videos[]

Year Title Director Album
1987 "In Union We Stand"
Taking Over
1988 "Hello from the Gutter"[20]
Under the Influence
1989 "Elimination"
The Years of Decay
1991 "Horroscope"[21]
Horrorscope
"Thanx for Nothin"[22]
1993 "Spiritual Void" Simeon Soffer[23] I Hear Black
1994 "Fast Junkie"
W.F.O.
1995 "Bastard Nation" (live)
Wrecking Your Neck
1997 "Long Time Dyin'"
From the Underground and Below
2007 "Skull and Bones" (featuring Randy Blythe) Kevin Custer[24][25][26] Immortalis
2010 "Bring Me the Night" Ironbound
2012 "Electric Rattlesnake" The Electric Age
2014 "Armorist" White Devil Armory
"Bitter Pill"
2016 "Our Finest Hour" (lyric video)
The Grinding Wheel
"Mean, Green, Killing Machine" (lyric video)
2017 "Goddamn Trouble" Kevin Custer[27]
"Shine On"
2018 "Hammerhead" (live)
Live in Overhausen
"Thanx for Nothing" (live)
"Second Son" (live)
"Last Man Standing" (Lyric Video)
The Wings Of War
2019 "Head Of A Pin" (Lyric Video)
"Welcome To The Garden State" Tommy Jones

References[]

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  2. ^ "Over Kill - Bobby Gustafson". LESLIE'S METAL.
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  8. ^ "Austria Top 40 - Hitparade Österreich". austriancharts.at. 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  9. ^ "Les charts français". www.chartsinfrance.net. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  10. ^ "Die Offizielle Schweizer Hitparade und Music Community". Hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  11. ^ "Swedish Charts Portal". swedishcharts.com. 2012-04-13. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  12. ^ a b "Metal Sludge - Sludge Scan For May 2000 - The Power & Glory since 1998". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on April 11, 2013. Retrieved 2016-05-15.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  13. ^ "Overkill Confirmed For Uk's Bloodstock Open Air Festival - Blabbermouth.net". blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  14. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-02. Retrieved 2013-10-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  15. ^ "Overkill Frontman On 'The Classic Metal Show'; Audio Available - Blabbermouth.net". blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  16. ^ "Overkill: 'Immortalis' First Week Sales Revealed". Blabbermouth.net. 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  17. ^ "Overkill: 'Ironbound' First Week Sales Revealed". Blabbermouth.net. 2010-02-17. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  18. ^ Neilstein, Vince. "Neilstein Soundscam: A Kolossal Debut". MetalSucks. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  19. ^ "OVERKILL's 'White Devil Armory' Cracks U.S. Top 40". Blabbermouth.net. 2014-07-30. Retrieved 2014-07-30.
  20. ^ "Hello From The Gutter | Overkill | Music Video". MTV. 2005-05-02. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  21. ^ "Horrorscope | Overkill | Music Video". MTV. 2005-07-07. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  22. ^ "Thanx for Nothin' | Overkill | Music Video". MTV. 2005-08-23. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  23. ^ "Spiritual Void | Overkill | Music Video". MTV. 2005-07-07. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  24. ^ "Overkill: 'Skull & Bones' Video Available". Blabbermouth.net. 2008-02-29. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  25. ^ "Overkill: 'Bring Me The Night' Video Released". Blabbermouth.net. 2010-02-10. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  26. ^ "Overkill: Behind The Scenes Footage From 'Electric Rattlesnake' Video Shoot". Blabbermouth.net. 2012-04-23. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  27. ^ "Video Premiere: OVERKILL's 'Goddamn Trouble'". Blabbermouth.net. 2017-02-03. Retrieved 2017-08-15.

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