Best Overkill Albums


The Top Ten

1 The Years of Decay

I love the guitar tone on Horrorscope, but I feel The Years of Decay has better songs overall.

This album defined the true meaning of thrash when it arrived. Bobby’s voice changed the landscape which was desperately needed at the time. Mixing Metallica riffs with Udo Dirkschneider vocals was a breath of fresh air. A great album! - Relixx599

All song rules except elimination. So that makes it a good album

Jaysus, one of the best thrash staples and sits so low? Definitely better than ironbound..

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2 Horrorscope

Ironbound no1? What? This one or Years of Decay should be numero uno!

Tough to say if this or Ironbound should be #2. YoD, H, and I are the top three for sure.

3 Ironbound

Best modern day thrash album and Overkill's best overall. Modernmproducfion and every track is a winner. Great riffs.

This album reaffirmed that Thrash is alive and well!

Had to go with Years of Decay, but yeah, this was like the Megadeth Endgame. Or what Death Magnetic was supposed to be. All the good comeback albums: Tempo, Endgame, Thirteen, Ironbound, Electric Age, Phantom Antichrist, Worship Music.

This album is just as awesome as Endgame by Megadeth almost

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4 Taking Over

Every song is killer

Maybe its because this was the first overkill album I ever heard but I think this is their best.

Awesome work! very good production!

Ok personally I think years of decay is their best, but this needs to be higher than 6, it's my number 2

My partial list

5 Feel the Fire

Great album, extremely underrated. The production may not be the best but it still sounds amazing.

Way better than ironbound in my opinion. This along with horrorscope talking over and years of decay are overkills finest albums

6 The Electric Age

Best of the new era! Classic thrash!

7 Under the Influence

This is the quintessence of Overkill

Killer album

My fave overkill album of all time

I think this edges out Electric Age. I personally enjoy it more than Taking Over, but I think TO is probably a hair better. I also think WDA is better than Electric Age, but only by a but.

8 The Grinding Wheel

No love for TGW? I think they entered new territory here but kept the heaviness. Mean Green Killing Machine is superb, Goddam Trouble is a goddam ace and Come Heavy is a masterpiece. Great album all around!

9 White Devil Armory

A pretty weird choice but I'll go with it. I think with White Devil Armory the band reached its absolute peak.

Good, but a little bland.

10 Killbox 13

Best one of their groove era. Just listen an opening track or sound of dying.
Those two songs have mind blowing breaks! Upeee!

All of the songs are f#'cking epic! the good thing that they returned back to thrash metal witch is their first album that include thrashy in the 2000s. sound of dying, no lights, devil by the tail, are one of my favourites.

The Contenders

11 W.F.O.
12 I Hear Black

You know, this was actually good. They are the only band that can blend thrash and groove so amazingly.

13 The Wings of War

One of the best albums of 2019! - EzP2


14 Necroshine
15 From the Underground & Below
16 Immortalis

This is killer, the production is superb and the guitar tones really cut deep,people always go on about their early stuff, this should be up in the top five in my opinion

This album was a great metal album! It is so heavy and the third song is the best! SKULL AND BOOONNESS

17 Relixiv

This album is heavy! The guitar tone is the best yet! - AidDem3

18 F**k You
19 The Killing Kind

This is probably my favorite Overkill album. It is the Overkill album that I go back and listen to the most. From "Certifiable" to "Let Me Shut That For You" and the masterpiece "Cold Hard Fact," The Killing Kind offers some of Overkill's best work.

20 Coverkill
21 Rotten to the Core
22 Bloodletting

Bert of the 2000's decade.

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Top Remixes (12)

1. Ironbound
2. Horrorscope
3. The Electric Age
1. The Years of Decay
2. Horrorscope
3. Under the Influence
1. The Years of Decay
2. Horrorscope
3. Ironbound

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