OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce 12" LP ALBUM VINYL

  "The Years of Decay" is considered Overkill's breakthrough album, It featured one of the bands best known songs "Elimination", which had a popular music video. Many fans and critics consider this to be one of their best albums

 

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Collectors information & Description: 

"The Years of Decay" is the fourth studio album by thrash metal band Overkill. It was released in 1989 on the Megaforce label, with distribution handled by Atlantic Records.

"The Years of Decay" is considered Overkill's breakthrough album, It featured one of the bands best known songs "Elimination", which had a popular music video. Many fans and critics consider this to be one of their best albums

Music Genre: 
Thrash Metal 
Album 
Production information:

The album: "OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce" was produced by: Overkill, Terry Date
Executive Producers: Jon and Marsha Zazula

Recorded at: Carriage House Studios, Stamford, CT, June/July 1989

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Terry Date, Matt Lane (Producer, Engineer)

Mastered at: Masterdisk, NYC by Howie Weinberg

Album cover artwork: Fastner & Larson

Album cover photography: Michael Paras

Notes on the team that produced this album:
Terry Date is an American record producer and engineer, specializing in the rock genres, specially heavy metal. He is well known for his work with Overkill, Metal Church, Slipknot, Pantera, Soulfly, White Zombie, Deftones, Dark Angel, Dream Theater, Slayer, Soundgarden and Limp Bizkit.

  Jon Zazula is founder of the Megaforce record company , is a record producer and discovered and promoted Metallica.

  Marsha Zazula ( Executive ) Producer and together with her husband Jon Zazula founder and owner of Megaforce records company. During the 1980s she has produced two dozen of albums for bands like Hades, Overkill, Raven, Anthrax and others.

  Howie Weinberg has during his career mastered hundreds of records in all kinds of musical genres. For the Heavy Metal music genre he has mastered for bands like: Anthrax, Celtic Frost, Cro-Mags, Danzig, Manowar, Meliah Rage, Overkill, Ozzy Osbourne, Riot V, Scorpions, Sepultura, Slayer, White Zombie and many many others.

 Matt Lane has been producer or engineer for records of: Overkill, Fates Warning, Liege Lord, Evoken.

 Michael Paras (Photographer) for the Overkill albums: Years of Decay and Horrorscope

Label Information: 
Megaforce Worldwide - 782 045-1, Atlantic – 782 045-1
Record Format
12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country: 
1989 Europe

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth - Vocals
  • Bobby Gustafson - Guitar
  • D.D. Verni - Bass
  • Sid Falck - Drums

 Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth (realname: Robert Joseph Ellsworth) Lead singer with the American Thrash Metal band Overkill since 1980

 Bobby Gustafson (real-name Robert Wayne Gustafson) - Guitar, timeline: 1980-1982 The DropOuts 1982-1990 Overkill

 D.D. Verni (real-name Carlo Verni) lead singer with Overkill since 1980. Previously (1979-1980) he was in a band called "The Lubricunts" together with "Rat Skates".

 Sid Falck (real-name: Robert Falck) - Drums, played drums in the band "Battlezone" in 1986, before joining "Overkill" in 1987. He left "Overkill" in 1992.

Complete Track-listing of the album "OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce"

The detailed tracklist of this record "OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce" is:

    Track-listing :
  1. Time to Kill 6:16
  2. Elimination 4:34
  3. I Hate 3:48
  4. Nothing to Die For 4:22
  5. Playing With Spiders/Skullkrusher 10:09
  6. Birth of Tension 5:02
  7. Who Tends the Fire 8:09
  8. The Years of Decay 8:01
  9. E.vil N.ever D.ies 5:49

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