Name: Jan Egil Øverkil, or Octo Overkill as some prefer to call me

Lives:  Trondheim

Instrument: Drums/ percussion
Favourite musician: Jeff Porcaro, Simon Phillips, Mike Mangini
Favourite Monty Python line: Your american beer is like making love in a canoo. It's fucking close to water.
Favourite MN moment: The audience at every gig, partying with Rothery
Other bands/ projects: Trondheim Storband, Independent
Finest concert memory: Dream Theater 1993, The Who 1997, Åge Aleksandersen & Sambandet 2005, Toto 2006
Favourite record: Toto- The Seventh One, Dream Theater- Images & Words, Deep Purple- Perfect Strangers, Thin Lizzy- Black Rose
Favourite movie: Whitnail & I
Favourite book: Dan Brown- Angels & Demons
Favourite M song: He Knows You Know
Favourite country: Ethiopia

Equipment:  Tama Starclassic drums:
22" Kick
14x 6,5" snare
10, 12, 13, 14, 16" toms
Octobans 4 piece lo- set
20" Gong drum
14" piccolo snare

Zildjian cymbals:
14" A Custom hi-hats
12" A S.R. hi- hats
6"  A splash
8" A splash
10/11" A splash/ Oriental China Splash Stack
12" A Custom Splash
17" K Darck Crash
18" K Dark Crash
19" A Custom Crash
22" A Custom Ride
22" A Custom Swish
22" Oriental China "Trash"

DW pedals, Gibraltar rack, Capro cases, Remo heads, Pro Mark/ Regal Tip sticks, Dahl's beer


Drum Workshop:

Good drummers:

Simon Phillips:
Jeff Porcaro:
Mike Mangini:

Ole Petter Hansen:

Other sites:

Toto Network:
Trondheim Storband: