The Electric Age [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
At this point in their career, every time Overkill come back with a new album it feels as if they're giving the metal world a much needed lecture in thrash 101. Much like 2010's Ironbound, The Electric Age is a window to a more straightforward era in heavy metal's past, reminding the world of a time when the genre was a rebellious loner that thrived on volume and aggression and not a nomenclature-obsessed librarian. As such, this album is prefix- and hyphen-free thrash, pure and simple. The guitar and bass work is tight and technical, the drums are fast, and the vocals are soaring, and with a toolkit so direct and simple, not a whole lot more is needed. Even though they ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
At this point in their career, every time Overkill come back with a new album it feels as if they're giving the metal world a much needed lecture in thrash 101. Much like 2010's Ironbound, The Electric Age is a window to a more straightforward era in heavy metal's past, reminding the world of a time when the genre was a rebellious loner that thrived on volume and aggression and not a nomenclature-obsessed librarian. As such, this album is prefix- and hyphen-free thrash, pure and simple. The guitar and bass work is tight and technical, the drums are fast, and the vocals are soaring, and with a toolkit so direct and simple, not a whole lot more is needed. Even though they always seemed to exist in the second tier of bands snapping at the heels of the "big four," it's hard to think of any bands from that era that are still doing thrash better than Overkill, and while The Electric Age may not be an artistic revelation, it is an incredibly solid album that might cause spontaneous outbreaks of sleeveless jean jackets to occur anywhere it's played.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/26/2012
  • Label: Ent. One Music
  • UPC: 099923215226
  • Catalog Number: 2152
  • Sales rank: 57,884

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Overkill Primary Artist
Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth Vocals
D.D. Verni Bass
Dave Linsk Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Ron Lipnicki Drums
Derek Tailor Rhythm Guitar
Technical Credits
Overkill Producer
Greg Reely Mastering
Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth Composer
D.D. Verni Composer, Engineer
Dave Linsk Engineer
Travis Smith Cover Art, Layout
Jon Ciorciari Engineer
John Finberg Booking
Thomas Kreidner Booking
Fave Linsk Engineer
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