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Overkill – Triumph Of The Will (1985) Vinyl Album LP

Band: Overkill (2)

Album: Triumph Of The Will

Release Date:

Music Genre: Punk Rock Hard Rock Heavy Metal

Label: SST Records

Release Country: United States

Record Type: 14 Tracks Vinyl Album LP

Formed in 1980 in Los Angeles, CA, USA by drummer/songwriter Kurt Markham, bassist Ron Cordy, vocalist John Joe Gurule (aka John Joseph), and guitarist Jeff Dimmick. Overkill were one of the first bands to attempt to merge punk rock and heavy metal. They became associated with Black Flag and SST Records and replaced John Joseph with Merrill Ward, allegedly at the suggestion of Greg Ginn and Chuck Dukowski, who were interested in putting Overkill's music out on SST. After the recording of their debut 7", Jeff Dimmick quit and was replaced by Felice LoCoco. Merrill was fired around the time of the release of the record, despite the intervention of Ginn and Dukowski. He was replaced by Scott Kidd. This line up began recording an LP and appeared on the "Metal Massacre II" compilation. However, in 1983, Ron Cordy split to join the band Bitch (2) and Overkill folded. In 1985, SST issued the band's LP posthumously, with Merrill Ward providing the vocals. When the album was issued on CD in the 1990s, L.A. was added to the band's name to avoid confusion with the more well-known Overkill. In 2005, the group played some reunion shows under the name SST (...)


14 Tracks
A1 What Do You Want2:40
A2 Triumph Of The Will2:11
A3 American Dream3:03
A4 Slaughter1:00
A5 No Holds Barred3:56
A6 Victimized3:53
B1 Ladies In Leather3:14
B2 Bad Boy2:39
B3 Chains2:51
B4 Addict2:20
B5 Lost Life2:29
B6 On The Loose1:21
B7 Don't Need A Reason1:55
B8 Head On2:34

Mixed and vocals recorded at Total Access Studio, Redondo Beach, Cal.
Basic tracks recording engineered somewhere in Hollywood.

Β©1985 Cesstone Music (BMI)
Lyrics reprinted with permission

β„—1985 SST Records

Tracks are listed sequentially (1 to 14)

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