Thrash Metal

Thrash metal is generally characterized by a fast pace, a staccato, chunky guitar riffing style, and aggressive vocals. Metallica's Kill 'Em All, released in 1983, is arguably the first true thrash album, with healthy thrash scenes sprouting in the USA (particularly the San Francisco area), Germany, and elsewhere by the late eighties. By the early nineties the genre was a bit oversaturated, and in later years fewer bands played the style, but it's still a viable style today, with veteran bands such as Overkill, Testament, and Destruction, among others, still producing quality thrash albums, while bands such as The Haunted have spurned a new generation of thrash in the new millennium. Amusingly, thrash is often misspelled as "trash" by European writers.

8 Foot Sativa Faith Or Fear Obscene Gesture
A Perfect Murder The Fallen Occult
Abattoir Farscape Of Rytes
Abhorrent Fatal Embrace Old
Abigail F.K.U. Omnitron
Abigail Williams Flames Once Dead
Absence Of The Sacred Flesh Made Sin One Man Army And The Undead Quartet
Accu§er Flotsam & Jetsam Onslaught
Acid Drinkers Forbidden Original Sin
Acid Reign Forced Entry Outrage
Acid Storm Fueled By Fire Overdose
Acrophet Gack Overkill
Act Of Defiance Gama Bomb Overkill
Aftermath Gammacide Ovif
Agent Steel Gargoyle Panic
Airdash Generation Kill Panzer
Aloop Ghoul Panzer
Amboog-A-Lard Gnosis Paradox
Amulance Gothic Slam Phantasm
Anacrusis Graveheart Piece Dogs
Angelus Apatrida The Great Kat Polarized
Anger As Art Grimfist Poltergeist
Angkor Wat Grinder Powermad
Anihilated Grip Inc. Primal Scream
Annihilator Guillotine Principality Of Hell
Anthrax Hades Protector
Antidote Hallows Eve Psychosis
Anvil Bitch Hammerwhore Pyracanda
Apocalypse Harlott Raise Hell
Arakain Harter Attack Ramming Speed
Arch Enemy Hatchet Rampage
Artillery Hatesphere Razor
Aspid Hatriot Razor Of Occam
Assassin The Haunted Realm
Assaulter Have Mercy Re-Animator
Astharoth Havoc Mass Reckless Tide
Asyllex HavocHate Redimoni
At War Havok Redrum
Atrophy Head On Collision Response Negative
Aura Noir Heathen Revenant
Avenger Of Blood Hellbastard Reviolence
Ballistic Hellbringer Revocation
Battered Hellfighter Rigor Mortis
Battlecross Hellhound Ritual Carnage
Betrayer Hellish Crossfire Rumpelstiltskin Grinder
Bewitched Hellwitch Sabbat
Bezerker Hermética Sacred Chao
Bio-Cancer Hexen Sacred Reich
Bitter End Hexenhaus Sacrifice
Blessed Death Hexx Sacrilege B.C.
Blind Illusion Hirax Sadus
Blood Feast Hobbs Angel Of Death Sarcofago
Blood Tsunami Holocross Sargon
Bloodcum Holy Moses Satan's Wrath
Blunt Force Trauma Holy Terror Savage Messiah
Bolthard Horfixion Savage Steel
Bonded By Blood Hot Buttered Anal Sepultura
Bulldozer Hurtlocker Seventh Angel
Byfrost Hyades Shah
Bywar Hydra Vein Shatter Messiah
Carnal Forge Imagika Short Sharp Shock
Castrofate Immaculate Silence
Cataract Immension Sindrome
Cerebral Fix Impious Skeletonwitch
Channel Zero I.N.C. Skeptic Sense
Chemical Annihilation In Malice's Wake Skinlab
Children Of Technology Indestroy Slammer
Chimaira Infernal Majesty Slaughter
Combat Insane Slaughter House
Corporation 187 Interzone Slave Zero
Coroner Intruder Slayer
Coven Invocator Slayer (SA)
Cranium Iron Angel Sodom
The Crown Iron Cross Sodomizer
The Crucified Ironchrist Solitude
Cruel Force Izegrim Soothsayer
Crustacean Jersey Dogs Space Eater
Cryptic Warning Jurassic Jade Spectral Incursion
Cyclone The Kandidate Speed Kill Hate
Cyclone Temple Kayser Speedtrap
Cyst Kazjurol Stam1na
Daemos King's-Evil Steep
D.A.M. Korzus Stone Vengeance
Damien Kreator Suicidal Angels
Dark Angel The Krixhjälters Suicidal Tendencies
Darkness Kublai Khan Suicide Watch
D.B.C. Laaz Rockit Sun Descends
De Lirium's Order Lamb Of God Surrealist
Dead Head Last Descendants Swashbuckle
Dead Horse Lawnmower Deth Synaptik
Dead To This World Lazarus Tankard
Dearly Beheaded Legion Of The Damned Target
Death Angel Lich King Taurus
Death Breath Living Death Tearabyte
Deathchain Lost Society Temple Of Brutality
Deathrow Ludichrist Tenet
Deathwish M-Pire Of Evil Tension
Deathwitch Mace Terror 2000
Defiance Machine Head Testament
Defleshed Mad Dragzter Threat Signal
Dekapitator Majster Kat Toranaga
Deliverance Malón Torque
Demiricous Mandator Tourniquet
Demolition Hammer Manifest Destiny Toxic Holocaust
Demonica Mantic Ritual Toxik
Denial Fiend Masters Of Metal Tynator
Desaster Mastery Tyrannicide
Despair Mayhem Ultimatum
Destruction Meanstreak Uncle Slam
Destructor Meatlocker Seven United
Detente Megadeth Unleashed Power
Detritus Meltdown Vampire
Devastation Merciless Death Vektor
Dew-Scented Metal Messiah Vengeance Rising
Disciples Of Power Metallica Vendetta
Divine Decay Mezzrow Viking
Domination Black Midas Touch Vindicator
Dorsal Atlantica Mitra Vio-lence
Drifter M.O.D. Violator
Drop Hammer Mokoma Violent Force
Droys Morbid Saint Virgin Snatch
Dublin Death Patrol Mordred Voice Of Destruction
Duskmachine Morfeus Volcano
Dymaxion Mortal Sin Vulcano
Dyoxen Mortifier Warbeast
Earthquake Mortillery Warbringer
Electrocute Municipal Waste Warfect
Energetic Krusher Muro Wargasm
Enforcer Napalm Warning SF
Epidemic Nasty Savage Warpath
Equinox Necronomicon Wehrmacht
Eruption Nervosa West Of Hell
Ethereal Scourge Nihilist Whiplash
Eudoxis NME Witchery
Evildead No Return Witchtrap
Evile Nocturnal Breed Wolf Spider
Excidium Nocturnal Fear Xentrix
Exciter Non-Human Level Yyrkoon
Exhorder Nuclear Assault Zimmers Hole
Exodus Num Skull Znowhite
Exumer Obliveon Zoetrope

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