Overkill will play Upstate Concert Hall this Thursday, March 9. Doors at 6pm, showtime 7pm.

Led by frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and bassist D.D. Verni, the current lineup also features guitarists Dave Linsk and Derek Tailer along with drummer Ron Lipnicki. Overkill formed out of New Jersey in 1980 and became one of the most successful East Coast thrash metal bands. The band was one of the early thrash metal bands to get signed to a major label and achieved success during the late 80's along with other bands on the genre like Metallica, Anthrax, Exodus, Megadeth, Slayer, and Testament. They've recorded eighteen studio albums over the course of their career, with the latest being The Grinding Wheel released just last month. Classic albums form the band include Under the Influence and The Years of Decay.

Tickets for Overkill with guests Amorphis, Nile, Swallow the Sun, and Winter's Burden are on sale and available through the Upstate Concert Hall box office in Clifton Park at 518-371-0012 and ticketmaster.com