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

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