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Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth

Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth

Real/full name:
Robert Joseph Ellsworth
64 (born May 3rd, 1959)
Place of birth:
United States (New Jersey)


In 1983, he was fired from Overkill due to his extreme lifestyle, but rejoined the band some days after.

In 1998, Ellsworth was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of nose cancer and underwent immediate surgery. It was caught before it spread.

Ellsworth suffered a focal seizure (often mislabeled as a stroke) in Germany in June 2002 and collapsed on stage during an Overkill show.


Co-owned the gourmet chocolate shop Chocolaterie with his wife, located in Nyack, New York.

Mary Ellsworth is his sister.


Vocals (2019-present)


Vocals (1980-present)

1983 Power in Black (Demo) Vocals
1985 Overkill (EP) Vocals
1985 Feel the Fire Vocals
1986 Metal Hammer Roadshow 1 (Split video) Vocals (as "Blitz")
1987 Taking Over Vocals
1987 !!!Fuck You!!! (EP) Vocals
1988 The Can (Split) Vocals
1988 Under the Influence Vocals
1989 The Years of Decay Vocals
1990 Sexy Flexi (Split) Vocals
1991 Horrorscope Vocals
1991 Videoscope (Video) Vocals
1993 I Hear Black Vocals
1994 W.F.O. Vocals
1995 Wrecking Your Neck Live (Live album) Vocals
1996 !!!Fuck You!!! and Then Some (Compilation) Vocals
1996 The Killing Kind Vocals
1997 From the Underground and Below Vocals
1999 Necroshine Vocals
1999 Coverkill (Compilation) Vocals
2000 Bloodletting Vocals
2002 Wrecking Everything: An Evening in Asbury Park (Video) Vocals
2002 Hello from the Gutter - The Best of Overkill (Compilation) Vocals
2002 Wrecking Everything - Live (Live album) Vocals
2003 Killbox 13 Vocals
2005 Fuck You and Then Some / Feel the Fire (Compilation) Vocals
2005 ReliXIV Vocals
2007 Immortalis Vocals
2008 Live at Wacken Open Air 2007 (Video) Vocals
2009 Wrecking Everything / Killbox 13 (Compilation) Vocals
2010 Bring Me the Night (Single) Vocals
2010 Ironbound (Single) Vocals
2010 Ironbound Vocals
2012 Electric Rattlesnake (Single) Vocals
2012 Wish You Were Dead (Single) Vocals
2012 The Electric Age Vocals
2012 6 Songs (EP) Vocals
2013 Live from OZ (Live album) Vocals
2013 ReliXIV / Killbox 13 (Compilation) Vocals
2014 Armorist (Single) Vocals
2014 White Devil Armory Vocals (lead)
2016 Our Finest Hour (Single) Vocals (lead)
2016 Mean, Green, Killing Machine (Single) Vocals
2017 The Grinding Wheel Vocals
2018 Live in Overhausen (Live album) Vocals
2018 Last Man Standing (EP) Vocals
2019 The Wings of War Vocals
2019 Last Man Standing / BatShitCrazy (Single) Vocals
2019 Feel the Fire (Single) Vocals
2023 Scorched Vocals, Songwriting
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As Bobby Ellsworth:
Vocals, Bass

Hollywood Monsters

Vocals (2016-2021)

The Cursed

Vocals (2006-?)

2007 Room Full of Sinners Vocals


2020 Rest in Violence Vocals (track 3)

Dan Lorenzo

2003 Nice Being Alone Vocals (track 3)


2009 The Curse of the Antichrist - Live in Agony (Live album) Vocals (additional) (CD 1 - 5)
2010 A Savage Symphony - The History of Annihilation (Live album) Vocals (additional) (track 6)


2010 25 Years in Rock... and Still Going Strong (Video) Vocals (backing) (DVD1 track 27), Vocals (DVD1 track 7)


2017 Störtebeker Vocals (track 2)
2020 Dreams & Nightmares Vocals (track 3)
2022 Malleus Maleficarum Vocals (as "Bobby Ellsworth")

Holy Moses

2023 Invisible Queen Vocals (Disc 2; track 2)

Metal Allegiance

As Bobby Blitz:

2018 Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty Vocals (track 3)


1989 Demo 89 (Demo) Producer (as "Bob "Blitz" Ellsworth")
1990 Infinite Paths of the Maze (Demo) Producer (as "Bob "Blitz" Ellsworth")

Dirt Church

1996 Dirt Church 3-song Sampler Cassette (Demo) Producer
1996 PMC Sampler Cassette (Demo) Producer


1994 W.F.O. Producer
2002 Wrecking Everything: An Evening in Asbury Park (Video) Producer (as "Robert Ellsworth")
2007 Immortalis Producer, Mixing
2012 6 Songs (EP) Liner notes
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