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.

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