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Overkill is a trash metal band, formed in 1980 in New Jersey. They have gone through many line-up changes, with only singer Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth and bassist D.D. Vernie remaining from the original line-up. Along with Anthrax, the band is one of the most successful East Coast thrash metal bands. The bands notable mascot, ‘Chaly’, is a skeletal bat with a skull-like face, horns, bony wings and green eyes who features on most of their album artwork. To date, Overkill have released eighteen studio albums, three EPs and three live albums. They were one of the early thrash metal bands to sign to a major label (Atlantic Records 1986) but did not receive commercial success until the popularization of the genre in the late 1980s. As of 2012, the band has sold over 16 million records worldwide.