OVERKILL: 'Immortalis' First-Week Sales Revealed

OVERKILL's new album, "Immortalis", has sold 2,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Released on October 9 via Bodog Music, the CD marks OVERKILL's reunion with Jonny and Marsha Zazula, previous owners of Megaforce Records, the label responsible for putting metal on the map and bringing OVERKILL's New Jersey thrash metal to the world. The Zazulas are now a part of the Bodog Music team in the United States.

"Immortalis" is the follow-up to 2005's "RelixIV", which has sold 15,500 copies in the U.S. to date, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

OVERKILL's top-selling album of the SoundScan era (1991-) is "Horrorscope", which has shifted 118,000 units in the U.S. since its 1991 release (there is no SoundScan data available for LPs sold prior to 1991).

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"Immortalis" was released in Germany as a limited-edition digipack featuring a bonus DVD containing footage from the band's August 2, 2007 performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. The track listing for the DVD is as follows:

01. Rotten to the Core
02. Elimination
03. Necroshine
04. Thanx for Nothin'
05. Skull and Bones
06. In Union We Stand
07. Walk through Fire
08. Wrecking Crew
09. Old School
10. Fuck You

Footage of the band performing "Rotten to the Core" at Wacken Open Air can be viewed below.

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