Thirty years ago, a bunch of New Jersey boys shut down a punk rock band and decided to form Overkill, one of the bands that introduced the 80s metal scene to a high-speed frenzied style of metal which became known as "thrash metal".
They've been rocking the world ever since.
I caught them playing live in Charlotte back in 1990, but haven't been able to catch them on tour since then - but not for lack of trying.
Their new album, Ironbound, is a rock-hard piece of work that has been big listening in the Blogland this weekend, and one of their best albums yet.
Buy it, plug it in, crank it up, and rip the knobs off!
Here's a video from their new album ...