0
FREE SHIPPING On Orders Over $49*
Search
Menu
Music > Vinyl > Overkill - Horrorscope (Vinyl LP)
Click to Enlarge

Overkill - Horrorscope

(Vinyl LP)

$19.99
23Reward Points
Add to Cart
Availability:
Item: LDO43271
Description

Experimentation, stylistic departures, overtures toward the mainstream? That's somebody else's game. In a time before MTV's abysmal Jersey Shore or HBO's magnificent The Sopranos, New Jersey blessed the world with Overkill. A heavy metal institution established at the forefront of the burgeoning American thrash movement, with one boot in the gutter and one fist railing against the polish of lesser pretenders.

The massive contribution of heavy metal partners in crime Bobby "Blitz" and bassist D.D. Verni, who cofounded Overkill the same year Ronald Reagan was elected President, is undeniable and remains unchallenged by those in the know. Overkill got going about a year before Slayer and Anthrax and a couple of years ahead of Metallica, and all of them pushed forward a new style of music drawing from NWOBHM, hard rock and punk.

1991's dark and heavy Horrorscope would bring great changes for Overkill. Bobby Gustafson left the band to pursue other interests. In his place, the band recruited two guitarists, Rob Cannevino and Merritt Gant (ex Faith Or Fear), making them a 5-piece engine of destruction. Rather than letting Gustafson's exit, and the resulting backlash from fans, bring them down, Overkill shifted into an even higher, more brutal gear here.

Related Videos
Music Direct - How We Pack Your Records
Music Direct - How We Pack Your Records
Read More Less
Related Articles
  1. Coma
  2. Infectious
  3. Blood Money
  4. Thanx For Nothin'
  5. Bare Bones
  6. Horrorscope
  7. New Machine
  8. Frankenstein
  9. Live Young, Die Free
  10. Nice Day...For A Funeral
  11. Soulitude

Stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest in high-end audio
MD_Site_Footer_Promo_Catalog_2017

Catalog

Check out the newest Music Direct catalogs

Learn More
Copyright © MusicDirect.com 2018. All Rights Reserved.