Overkill - _Coverkill_
(CMC, 1999)
by: Adrian Bromley (6 out of 10)
Most bands choose their covers wisely -- not to say Blitz and the boys didn't, but it just seems like a fair amount of "tough" songs to handle, especially with Overkill's very straightforward style of speed/thrash metal. While this disc has some good songs (Kiss' "Deuce", Black Sabbath's "Cornucopia" and Jethro Tull's "Hymn 43") and some bad songs (Manowar's "Death Tone" and a mediocre Motorhead number, "Overkill"), the overall feel of the record seems bloated with the band trying to show another side to their music abilities, when we, Overkill fans, know all along just what type of music they were meant to play. I'm disappointed.

(article published 12/9/1999)


CHATS
4/30/2003 A Bromley Overkill: Alive and Breathing
12/9/1999 A Bromley Overkill: Classic Covers From Overkill
3/14/1999 J Webb Overkill: Still Killing
ALBUMS
12/31/2007 J Ulrey 7 Overkill - Immortalis
3/8/2005 J Smit 6 Overkill - Relixiv
4/11/2003 A McKay 9.5 Overkill - Wrecking Everything: An Evening in Asbury Park
3/26/2003 A McKay 8 Overkill - Wrecking Everything - Live
3/14/1999 A Bromley 9.5 Overkill - Necroshine
11/17/1997 A Bromley 8 Overkill - From The Underground And Below
8/12/1995 A Bromley 9 Overkill - Wrecking Your Neck Live: Overkill 1985-95
GIGS
6/9/1996 E Crvich Overkill / Life of Agony Overkilling the Masses
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