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 Of Rytes
Abattoir F.K.U. Old
Abhorrent Flames Omnitron
Abigail Flesh Made Sin Once Dead
Abigail Williams Flotsam & Jetsam One Man Army And The Undead Quartet
Absence Of The Sacred Forbidden Onslaught
Accu§er Forced Entry Original Sin
Acid Drinkers Fueled By Fire Outrage
Acid Reign Gack Overdose
Acid Storm Gama Bomb Overkill
Acrophet Gammacide Overkill
Agent Steel Gargoyle Ovif
Airdash Generation Kill Panic
Aloop Ghoul Panzer
Amboog-A-Lard Gnosis Panzer
Amulance Gothic Slam Paradox
Anacrusis Graveheart Phantasm
Angelus Apatrida 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
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 Satan's Wrath
Bywar Hot Buttered Anal Savage Steel
Carnal Forge Hurtlocker Sepultura
Castrofate Hyades Seventh Angel
Cataract Hydra Vein Shah
Cerebral Fix Imagika Shatter Messiah
Channel Zero Immaculate Short Sharp Shock
Chemical Annihilation Impious Silence
Chimaira I.N.C. Sindrome
Combat In Malice's Wake Skeletonwitch
Corporation 187 Indestroy Skeptic Sense
Coroner Infernal Majesty Skinlab
Coven Insane Slammer
Cranium Interzone Slaughter
Cripper Intruder Slaughter House
The Crown Invocator Slave Zero
The Crucified Iron Angel Slayer
Cruel Force Ironchrist Slayer (SA)
Crustacean Izegrim Sodom
Cryptic Warning Jersey Dogs Sodomizer
Cyclone Jurassic Jade Solitude
Cyclone Temple The Kandidate Soothsayer
Cyst Kayser Space Eater
D.A.M. Kazjurol Spectral Incursion
Damien King's-Evil Speed Kill Hate
Dark Angel Korzus Stam1na
Darkness Kreator Steep
D.B.C. The Krixhjälters Stone Vengeance
De Lirium's Order Kublai Khan Suicidal Angels
Dead Head Laaz Rockit Suicidal Tendencies
Dead Horse Lamb Of God Suicide Watch
Dead To This World Last Descendants Sun Descends
Dearly Beheaded Lawnmower Deth Surrealist
Death Angel Lazarus Swashbuckle
Death Breath Legion Of The Damned Tankard
Deathchain Lich King Target
Deathrow Living Death Tearabyte
Deathwish Ludichrist Temple Of Brutality
Deathwitch M-Pire Of Evil Tenet
Defiance Mace Tension
Defleshed Machine Head Terror 2000
Dekapitator Mad Dragzter Testament
Deliverance Majster Kat Threat Signal
Demiricous Malón Toranaga
Demolition Hammer Mandator Torque
Demonica Manifest Destiny Tourniquet
Denial Fiend Mantic Ritual Toxic Holocaust
Desaster Mastery Toxik
Despair Mayhem Tynator
Destruction Meanstreak Ultimatum
Destructor Meatlocker Seven Uncle Slam
Detente Megadeth United
Devastation Meltdown Vektor
Dew-Scented Merciless Death Vengeance Rising
Disciples Of Power Metal Messiah Vendetta
Divine Decay Metallica Viking
Domination Black Mezzrow Vindicator
Dorsal Atlantica Midas Touch Vio-lence
Drifter Mitra Violator
Drop Hammer M.O.D. Violent Force
Droys Mokoma Virgin Snatch
Dublin Death Patrol Morbid Saint Voice Of Destruction
Duskmachine 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 Zimmers Hole
Faith Or Fear Obliveon Znowhite
The Fallen Obscene Gesture Zoetrope

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