Metal The Best Overkill Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Overkill are one of the early American thrash metal bands, forming in New Jersey back in 1980. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Overkill albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Overkill discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Overkill albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Overkill singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Overkill album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Overkill album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Overkill album of all time?" or "What are the top Overkill albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The American thrash metal band got their start in 1980 and have since released some great albums, despite numerous personnel changes throughout the band's career. This complete list ranges from Horrorscope to Feel the Fire, plus much more.

This list of popular Overkill albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion and vote up your favorite albums below, while voting down any albums you feel should be lower on the list.

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The Years of Decay


The Years of Decay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Overkill Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1989

Artist: Overkill

Tracks: Playing With Spiders / Skullkrusher, Elimination, I Hate, Time to Kill, Who Tends the Fire, + more

Label: Atlantic Records

Genres (Music): Thrash metal

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Horrorscope


Horrorscope is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Overkill Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1991

Artist: Overkill

Producer: Terry Date

Tracks: New Machine, Infectious, Horrorscope, Coma, Soulitude, + more

Length (mins): 00:53:08

Label: Atlantic Records

Genres (Music): Groove metal, Thrash metal

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Taking Over


Taking Over is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Overkill Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1987

Artist: Overkill

Producer: Alex Perialas

Tracks: Use Your Head, Fatal If Swallowed, Deny the Cross, In Union We Stand, Powersurge, + more

Length (mins): 00:45:42

Label: Atlantic Records

Genres (Music): Speed metal, Thrash metal

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Ironbound


Ironbound is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Overkill Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2010

Artist: Overkill

Tracks: Give a Little, The Head and Heart, The Goal Is Your Soul, The SRC, Endless War, + more

Genres (Music): Speed metal, Thrash metal

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