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

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