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Overkill

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
New York City, New York/New Jersey
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1980
Genre:
Thrash Metal, Thrash/Groove Metal
Lyrical themes:
Death, Violence, Rebellion, Metal, Society, War, Corruption
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1980 (as Virgin Killer), 1980-present
The band underwent a more groove-oriented stylistic shift with I Hear Black in 1993. Since then, they have dropped the groove metal elements and returned to their earlier style since Ironbound in 2010.

Overkill were formed in New Jersey when a previous D.D. Verni/Rat Skates (real names: Carlos Verni and Lee Kundrat - the stage names were tributes to favourite punk bands, the Ramones featuring ...
Current
D.D. Verni Bass, Vocals (1980-present)
See also: The Bronx Casket Co., ex-The Lubricunts
Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth Vocals (1980-present)
See also: ex-The Cursed, ex-D.O.A.
Dave Linsk Guitars (lead) (1999-present)
See also: Speed Kill Hate, ex-Anger on Anger, ex-Zyris
Derek "The Skull" Tailer Guitars (rhythm) (2001-present)
See also: ex-Dee Snider, ex-Speed Kill Hate
Jason Bittner Drums (2017-present)
See also: Burning Human, Hellspeak, Shadows Fall, ex-China White, ex-Ever Dark, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Toxik, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Crisis, ex-Stigmata, ex-Lynch's Mr. Scary (live)
Past
Rat Skates Drums (1980-1987)
See also: ex-Bomb Squad, ex-The Lubricunts
Robert "Riff Thunder" Pisarek Guitars (1980-1981)
See also: ex-Steffan Rodd, ex-D.O.A.
Mike Sherry Guitars (1981-1982)
Dan Spitz Guitars (1981)
See also: ex-Thrasher, Red Lamb, Voices of Extreme, ex-Anthrax, ex-DeuxMonkey
Rich Conte Guitars (1981-1982)
See also: Shattered Sanctity
Anthony Ammendola Guitars (1981)
Joe Guitars (1982)
Bobby Gustafson Guitars (1982-1990)
See also: ex-Cycle Sluts from Hell, ex-I4NI, Satans Taint, ex-Response Negative, ex-Skrew, ex-Grip Inc., ex-The Dropouts
Bob "Sid" Falck Drums (1987-1992)
See also: Infectus 13, ex-Battlezone, ex-Freak of Nature
Mark Archibole Drums (1987)
Rob Cannavino Guitars (1990-1995)
See also: Ride Inc.
Merritt Gant Guitars (1990-1995)
See also: ex-Faith or Fear, ex-Blood Audio, ex-Drastic Measures
Tim Mallare Drums (1992-2005)
See also: ex-Randall Frost Project, ex-M.O.D., ex-Speed Kill Hate, ex-The Bronx Casket Co.
Sebastian Marino Guitars (1995-2000)
See also: ex-Ramrod, ex-Anvil, ex-Liege Lord (live)
Joe Comeau Guitars, Vocals (additional) (1995-1999)
See also: Duskmachine, Liege Lord, ex-Ramrod, ex-Annihilator, ex-Tad Morose
Ron Lipnicki Drums (2005-2017)
See also: Dan Lorenzo, Ministry of Hate, Grime Factor, Southern Shift, ex-Hades, ex-HavocHate
Past (Live)
Derek "The Skull" Tailer Bass (2001)
See also: ex-Dee Snider, ex-Speed Kill Hate
Joe Comeau Guitars (rhythm) (2001)
See also: Duskmachine, Liege Lord, ex-Ramrod, ex-Annihilator, ex-Tad Morose
Mike Portnoy Drums (2004)
See also: Metal Allegiance, Sons of Apollo, Transatlantic, ex-Inner Sanctum, ex-Liquid Trio Experiment, ex-Rising Power, ex-Twisted Sister (live), ex-John Arch, ex-Liquid Tension Experiment, ex-Majesty, Flying Colors, The Winery Dogs, Yellow Matter Custard, Bigelf (live), ex-Adrenaline Mob, ex-Dream Theater, ex-S.A. Adams, ex-Fates Warning (live), ex-John Petrucci (live), ex-OSI, ex-Amazing Journey, ex-Cygnus and the Sea Monsters, ex-Hammer of the Gods, ex-Avenged Sevenfold (live), ex-Stone Sour (live)
Eddy Garcia Drums (2012, 2016-2017)
See also: Pissing Razors, Speed Razor, ex-Ministry
Waldemar Sorychta Guitars (2016)
See also: Despair, Enemy of the Sun, ex-Grip Inc., ex-Eyes of Eden, Dortmunder Jungs, ex-Therion (live), ex-Voodoocult
D.D. Verni Bass, Vocals (1980-present)
See also: The Bronx Casket Co., ex-The Lubricunts
Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth Vocals (1980-present)
See also: ex-The Cursed, ex-D.O.A.
Dave Linsk Guitars (lead) (1999-present)
See also: Speed Kill Hate, ex-Anger on Anger, ex-Zyris
Derek "The Skull" Tailer Guitars (rhythm) (2001-present)
See also: ex-Dee Snider, ex-Speed Kill Hate
Jason Bittner Drums (2017-present)
See also: Burning Human, Hellspeak, Shadows Fall, ex-China White, ex-Ever Dark, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Toxik, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Crisis, ex-Stigmata, ex-Lynch's Mr. Scary (live)
Rat Skates Drums (1980-1987)
See also: ex-Bomb Squad, ex-The Lubricunts
Robert "Riff Thunder" Pisarek Guitars (1980-1981)
See also: ex-Steffan Rodd, ex-D.O.A.
Mike Sherry Guitars (1981-1982)
Dan Spitz Guitars (1981)
See also: ex-Thrasher, Red Lamb, Voices of Extreme, ex-Anthrax, ex-DeuxMonkey
Rich Conte Guitars (1981-1982)
See also: Shattered Sanctity
Anthony Ammendola Guitars (1981)
Joe Guitars (1982)
Bobby Gustafson Guitars (1982-1990)
See also: ex-Cycle Sluts from Hell, ex-I4NI, Satans Taint, ex-Response Negative, ex-Skrew, ex-Grip Inc., ex-The Dropouts
Bob "Sid" Falck Drums (1987-1992)
See also: Infectus 13, ex-Battlezone, ex-Freak of Nature
Mark Archibole Drums (1987)
Rob Cannavino Guitars (1990-1995)
See also: Ride Inc.
Merritt Gant Guitars (1990-1995)
See also: ex-Faith or Fear, ex-Blood Audio, ex-Drastic Measures
Tim Mallare Drums (1992-2005)
See also: ex-Randall Frost Project, ex-M.O.D., ex-Speed Kill Hate, ex-The Bronx Casket Co.
Sebastian Marino Guitars (1995-2000)
See also: ex-Ramrod, ex-Anvil, ex-Liege Lord (live)
Joe Comeau Guitars, Vocals (additional) (1995-1999)
See also: Duskmachine, Liege Lord, ex-Ramrod, ex-Annihilator, ex-Tad Morose
Ron Lipnicki Drums (2005-2017)
See also: Dan Lorenzo, Ministry of Hate, Grime Factor, Southern Shift, ex-Hades, ex-HavocHate
Past
Derek "The Skull" Tailer Bass (2001)
See also: ex-Dee Snider, ex-Speed Kill Hate
Joe Comeau Guitars (rhythm) (2001)
See also: Duskmachine, Liege Lord, ex-Ramrod, ex-Annihilator, ex-Tad Morose
Mike Portnoy Drums (2004)
See also: Metal Allegiance, Sons of Apollo, Transatlantic, ex-Inner Sanctum, ex-Liquid Trio Experiment, ex-Rising Power, ex-Twisted Sister (live), ex-John Arch, ex-Liquid Tension Experiment, ex-Majesty, Flying Colors, The Winery Dogs, Yellow Matter Custard, Bigelf (live), ex-Adrenaline Mob, ex-Dream Theater, ex-S.A. Adams, ex-Fates Warning (live), ex-John Petrucci (live), ex-OSI, ex-Amazing Journey, ex-Cygnus and the Sea Monsters, ex-Hammer of the Gods, ex-Avenged Sevenfold (live), ex-Stone Sour (live)
Eddy Garcia Drums (2012, 2016-2017)
See also: Pissing Razors, Speed Razor, ex-Ministry
Waldemar Sorychta Guitars (2016)
See also: Despair, Enemy of the Sun, ex-Grip Inc., ex-Eyes of Eden, Dortmunder Jungs, ex-Therion (live), ex-Voodoocult
Added by: sirmonarch Modified by: Diamhea
Added on: 2002-07-18 02:23:56 Last modified on: 2017-12-07 18:07:14