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OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce 12" LP ALBUM VINYL


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 
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 '89.

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 and discovered and promoted Metallica.

Howie Weinberg has during his career mastered hundreds of records in all kinds of musical genres.

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

Record Company & Catalog number:  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

High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce"

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Album Back Cover  Photo of "OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce"

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Photo of "OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce" 12" LP Record - Side One:

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Photo of "OVERKILL The Years Of Decay Megaforce" 12" LP Record - Side Two:

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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

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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