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