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Album cover photos of : Overkill Taking Over


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Album Summary: 

Taking Over is the second album by thrash metal band Overkill, released by Megaforce Records in 1987. The album, was the last to feature Rat Skates on drums, who would leave the band later that year. Taking Over reached #191 on the Billboard 200.

"In Union We Stand" was the song which was chosen to be Overkill's first music video. Another European tour followed the release of Taking Over, this time opening for Helloween.

Music Genre:  Speed/Thrash Metal 
Collector's info:  This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by Overkill and photos.
Production information:
Producers Alex Perialas, Overkill, Jon Zazula
Record Label:  Megaforce Worldwide 78 17351  
Record Format 12" LP  
Year & Country:  1987 Made in Canada  

Band Members and Musicians on: Overkill Taking Over

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth
  • D.D. Verni
  • Bobby Gustafson
  • Rat Skates

Track Listing of: Overkill Taking Over

The Song/tracks on "Overkill Taking Over" are:

    Side One:
  • Deny The Cross
  • Wrecking Crew
  • Fear His Name
  • Use Your Head
  • Fatal if Swallowed
    Side Two:
  • Powersurge
  • In Union We Stand
  • Electro-Violence
  • OverKill II (The Nightmare Continues)
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