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 Paradox
Anacrusis Gothic Slam Phantasm
Angelus Apatrida Graveheart Piece Dogs
Angkor Wat The Great Kat Poltergeist
Anihilated Grimfist Power Trip
Annihilator Grinder Powermad
Anthrax Grip Inc. Primal Scream
Antidote Guillotine Protector
Anvil Bitch Hades Psychosis
Apocalypse Hallows Eve Pyracanda
Arakain Hammerwhore Raise Hell
Arch Enemy Hatchet Ramming Speed
Artillery Hatesphere Razor
Aspid Hatriot Razor Of Occam
Assassin The Haunted Realm
Assaulter Have Mercy Re-Animator
Astharoth Havoc Mass Reckless Tide
At War HavocHate Redimoni
Atrophy Havok Redrum
Aura Noir Head On Collision Response Negative
Avenger Of Blood Heathen Revenant
Battered Hellfighter Reviolence
Betrayer Hellhound Revocation
Bewitched Hellish Crossfire Rigor Mortis
Bezerker Hellwitch Ritual Carnage
Bitter End Hermética Rumpelstiltskin Grinder
Blessed Death Hexen Sabbat
Blind Illusion Hexenhaus Sacred Chao
Blood Feast Hexx Sacred Reich
Blood Tsunami Hirax Sacrifice
Bloodcum Hobbs Angel Of Death Sacrilege B.C.
Blunt Force Trauma Holocross Sadus
Bolthard Holy Moses Sarcofago
Bonded By Blood Holy Terror Sargon
Byfrost Horfixion Savage Steel
Bywar Hot Buttered Anal Sepultura
Carnal Forge Hurtlocker Seventh Angel
Castrofate Hyades Shah
Cataract Hydra Vein Shatter Messiah
Cerebral Fix Imagika Short Sharp Shock
Channel Zero Immaculate Silence
Chemical Annihilation Impious Sindrome
Chimaira I.N.C. Skeletonwitch
Combat In Malice's Wake Skeptic Sense
Corporation 187 Indestroy Skinlab
Coroner Infernal Majesty Slammer
Coven Insane Slaughter
Cranium Interzone Slaughter House
Cripper Intruder Slave Zero
The Crown Invocator Slayer
The Crucified Iron Angel Slayer (SA)
Cruel Force Ironchrist Sodom
Crustacean Izegrim Sodomizer
Cryptic Warning Jersey Dogs Solitude
Cyclone Jurassic Jade Soothsayer
Cyclone Temple The Kandidate Space Eater
Cyst Kayser Spectral Incursion
D.A.M. Kazjurol Speed Kill Hate
Damien King's-Evil Stam1na
Dark Angel Korzus Steep
Darkness Kreator Stone Vengeance
D.B.C. The Krixhjälters Suicidal Angels
De Lirium's Order Kublai Khan Suicidal Tendencies
Dead Head Laaz Rockit Suicide Watch
Dead Horse Lamb Of God Sun Descends
Dead To This World Last Descendants Surrealist
Dearly Beheaded Lawnmower Deth Swashbuckle
Death Angel Lazarus Tankard
Death Breath Legion Of The Damned Target
Deathchain Lich King Tearabyte
Deathrow Living Death Temple Of Brutality
Deathwish Ludichrist Tenet
Deathwitch M-Pire Of Evil Tension
Defiance Mace Terror 2000
Defleshed Machine Head Testament
Dekapitator Mad Dragzter Threat Signal
Deliverance Majster Kat Toranaga
Demiricous Malón Torque
Demolition Hammer Mandator Tourniquet
Demonica Manifest Destiny Toxic Holocaust
Denial Fiend Mantic Ritual 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 M.O.D. Violent Force
Drop Hammer Mokoma Virgin Snatch
Droys Morbid Saint Voice Of Destruction
Dublin Death Patrol Mordred Volcano
Dymaxion Morfeus Vulcano
Dyoxen Mortal Sin Warbeast
Electrocute Mortifier Warbringer
Energetic Krusher Mortillery Warfect
Enforcer Municipal Waste Wargasm
Epidemic Muro Warning SF
Equinox Napalm Warpath
Ethereal Scourge Nasty Savage Wehrmacht
Eudoxis Necronomicon West Of Hell
Evildead Nihilist Whiplash
Evile No Return Witchery
Excidium Nocturnal Breed Witchtrap
Exciter Nocturnal Fear Wolf Spider
Exhorder Non-Human Level Xentrix
Exodus Nuclear Assault Yyrkoon
Exumer Num Skull Znowhite
Faith Or Fear Obliveon Zoetrope

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