Overkill - Horrorscope


8.7 | 360 votes |
Release date: 1991
Style: Thrash metal

Owners:

479 have it
37 want it


01. Coma
02. Infectious
03. Blood Money
04. Thanx For Nothin'
05. Bare Bones
06. Horrorscope
07. New Machine
08. Frankenstein [Edgar Winter cover]
09. Live Young, Die Free
10. Nice Day...For A Funeral
11. Soulitude

Top 20 albums of 1991: 7

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17.01.2010 - 14:56
Rating: 8
Kass
St. Anger

Posts: 4108
From: Germany

My fav songs are:
1- Infectious
2- Horrorscope
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20.02.2010 - 04:39
Troy Killjoy
perfunctionist

Posts: 18929
From: Canada

I really like this album, good early '90s thrash metal; however, I enjoyed The Years of Decay a bit more. There was just more edge, more aggression, than this release.
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19.06.2011 - 23:49
Rating: 8
Cryzpin

Posts: 113
From: Czech Republic

Written by Troy Killjoy on 20.02.2010 at 04:39

I really like this album, good early '90s thrash metal; however, I enjoyed The Years of Decay a bit more. There was just more edge, more aggression, than this release.

Aptly put, but the difference is much bigger then "a bit" from my point of view, something like 8.5 (TYOD) to mere 7 (H).
This one has good start but then with every song gets more boring. Lack of...dedication.
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01.06.2012 - 03:10
Rating: 9
Neiluria

Posts: 119
From: France

MAGIC!
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09.06.2012 - 00:52
Rating: 7
Fade To Black

Posts: 72
From: Canada
This album reminded me of early Flotsam and Jetsam, I think it was just the groove some of the first few songs on the album had. I however think I might be alone on that one.
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11.07.2012 - 10:16
Void Eater
Crunkcore Fan

Posts: 2234
From: USA

Just sayin that I've actually been enjoying this album even more than Ironbound lately, since I know that you're all dying to hear my opinions on Overkill albums. Soulitude is seriously one of the best songs ever, and the main riff to Thax For Nothin' may be Overkill's best.
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18.07.2012 - 09:48
Rating: 9
Cynic Metalhead
Atrocious Virgin

Posts: 4934
From: India

Written by Void Eater on 11.07.2012 at 10:16

Soulitude is seriously one of the best songs ever


Um I think it's Killogy for no doubt whatsoever. "Nice Day, For A Funeral" and "Live Young" had some awesome womb-crushing riffs. Then it follows with "Soulitude " which somehow I think the song has some great parts( but weaker in comparisons of the other songs mentioned above).
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18.07.2012 - 09:51
Void Eater
Crunkcore Fan

Posts: 2234
From: USA

Written by Cynic Metalhead on 18.07.2012 at 09:48

Written by Void Eater on 11.07.2012 at 10:16

Soulitude is seriously one of the best songs ever


Um I think it's Killogy for no doubt whatsoever. "Nice Day, For A Funeral" and "Live Young" had some awesome womb-crushing riffs. Then it follows with "Soulitude " which somehow I think the song has some great parts( but weaker in comparisons of the other songs mentioned above).

I haven't heard that song and really want to, but I currently have really shitty internet connection, and Youtube videos keep on stopping after like 3 seconds.
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11.03.2014 - 20:52
Rating: 5
pkillerjp

Posts: 122
From: USA

I just don't get the allure of these albums, I can get into Feel the Fire and Taking Over, but after that, this band does nothing for me.
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12.03.2014 - 11:44
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck

Posts: 39151
From: The Netherlands

Written by pkillerjp on 11.03.2014 at 20:52

I just don't get the allure of these albums, I can get into Feel the Fire and Taking Over, but after that, this band does nothing for me.

100% the same for me. The first two are fun and quite good, but nothing extraordinary. Already clearly second-tier thrash. But after that it turns into a bloody mess. Music gets grating let alone Bobby's vocals.
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12.03.2014 - 18:28
Lit.
Account deleted
^Agreed.

I for one only care about Years Of Decay with early Overkill. They never really caught my attention or interest until Ironbound, which I definitely prefer over anything else they've done. Even The Electric Age I liked more.
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