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GarageMetal468
08-18-2011, 09:48 AM
So after contemplating doing something like this, and being told from people that my reviews, be it for shows, albums, etc., are very good, I figured I may as well do one of these with my favorite genre of metal, Thrash!

A couple things about this:

- I'm keeping it to one album per band, so there won't be two or more albums from the same band on here.

- I'm also including a few thrash bands that have other elements of music in them (i.e. - Black/Thrash, Thrash/Death/Grind, etc.). But the bands I'm going to include are what I find to be primarily thrash. It's kind of hard for me to explain this but you'll see as this moves along.

- These are all thrash albums that I love. Not necessarily life changing or inspirational, but albums that make me appreciate and love the genre.

That's about it. There are 27 albums I have for this so far, a couple more may be added. I have to finalize my list and I will post #27 (or 28, 29, etc.) later today.

:shred::shred::shred:

MetalIsArt
08-18-2011, 10:01 AM
Bring on teh albumz!

AnataFan4Life
08-18-2011, 10:07 AM
Rust in Peace and Black Future better be on here >_>

GarageMetal468
08-18-2011, 10:49 AM
Rust in Peace and Black Future better be on here >_>

;)

Oh, and I'm gonna be doing one album a day.

I gotta do something right now but when I'm back, the first album will be posted!

jd091
08-18-2011, 11:32 AM
Load = #1

GarageMetal468
08-18-2011, 11:45 AM
Load = #1

God dammit now there's no point in doing this anymore.

But really, I've got 30 albums ready and #30 is coming in a matter of minutes!

llama lom
08-18-2011, 11:48 AM
I better see some Coroner on here!

GarageMetal468
08-18-2011, 11:55 AM
#32

Voivod - Killing Technology

http://purerockradio.org/requests/pictures/Voivod-Killing-Technology.jpg

After seeing these guys open for Kreator last year I was hooked on them for the longest time. I listened to a good portion of their discography and enjoyed it, but this one stood out the most.

Early Voivod was straight up thrash metal from French Canada but over a short period of time they incorporated more progressive metal elements in their music. This album also has a sort of space theme to it, but Voivod have always been about that. The music on this album goes from complicated passages you'd hear in other prog bands to fast thrash parts, sometimes even combined! It's an interesting yet great listen.

Killing Technology is a perfect example of progressive thrash, and I encourage anyone that enjoys progressive metal and thrash (or one or the other) to check it out.

Highlights:
Killing Technology (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5HN3otnoL8)
Tornado (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2Ihi2u35JY)
Ravenous Medicine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDrId6jlzxA)

GarageMetal468
08-19-2011, 07:22 AM
So I added 2 more albums on this list which brings the total amount of albums to 32 now.

Anyway, here's 31!

GarageMetal468
08-19-2011, 07:22 AM
#31

Razor - Shotgun Justice

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_icV_lLJPZBk/S6DJOpa6cdI/AAAAAAAABpo/E0g9Zo3bTfs/s320/RAZOR+-+Shotgun+-+Justice+%5B1990%5D.jpg

With an album cover like that and a questionable production, it's not hard to see why this album is overlooked. But once you disregard those for not even a second, you can see why this album is intense.

This album is a unique gem. The excellent riffing and just all around pissed off attitude is consistent throughout the album. There is not one spot on this album where the energy dies out. That being said, this album is FAST. If you're looking for a fast album with great riffing and consistent energy, this will be the one to go to.

Razor have always been underrated, but it seems that this one is even more so, especially up against their second album, Evil Invaders. But this album goes to show that Canadians make some damn good thrash.

Highlights:
United by Hatred (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABMwZDm2MRw&feature=related)
Stabbed in the Back (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWhut95vr5k)
Cranial Stomp (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMoMtpVjUD8)

jhdeity
08-19-2011, 01:15 PM
Never heard Razor before now. This is right up my alley. This thread already f'n RULES!

AnataFan4Life
08-19-2011, 01:18 PM
Voivod and Razor. Two completely different takes on thrash, but they share one thing in common: they kick ass!

mankvill
08-19-2011, 01:46 PM
I first heard Razor because Cannibal Corpse covered them. But yeah, they fucking rule.

christopher
08-19-2011, 02:00 PM
Oh awesome! I've never heard of Razor before. I'm really digging this shit. I better see either Annihilation of Civilization or Hell on Earth somewhere in this thread. Those are my top thrash albums.:rocker:

treghet
08-19-2011, 11:57 PM
This list is looking pretty good. :rocker:

GarageMetal468
08-20-2011, 12:14 AM
Thanks everyone! I'm glad I'm getting people into bands they've never listened to, always good to spread awesome music around.

Also, if an album doesn't end up being on here, it doesn't necessarily mean that I don't like it, but that I just wouldn't consider it a favorite. Just pointing that out now.

GarageMetal468
08-20-2011, 09:26 AM
#30

Vio-Lence - Eternal Nightmare

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_BJs8mlnXmKQ/SMvKYdVbNeI/AAAAAAAARus/_LUiMXG2H1M/s320/Vio-Lence+-+Eternal+Nightmare+(1988).jpg

Either everyone has never heard of this album, or have heard it and loved it. Of course, I pertain to the latter here, because this album is one of a kind.

Fast, technical and all around brilliant is what I would use to describe this album. The guitar work is remarkable, especially the riffs. I would go as far to say that the riffs on this album are some of the best in thrash metal. The guitar solos are very fast and compliment the riffs and rest of the song. The drumming is very fast as well and keeps up the high pace of this album. The vocals are powerful and pretty angry as well, which fits the theme of this album.

I do love this album and it is AMAZING, but it's #30 because there are other albums that I love more out of personal preference. Same goes with a lot of albums on here. If you haven't heard this band or album before and you claim you love thrash, you don't love thrash until you listen to it. Prepare to be blown away.

Highlights:
Bodies on Bodies (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az5RnXb9wKA)
Eternal Nightmare (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59-noFUUT2w)
Kill on Command (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuVnmXkTd_w)

jhdeity
08-20-2011, 12:15 PM
#30

Vio-Lence - Eternal Nightmare

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_BJs8mlnXmKQ/SMvKYdVbNeI/AAAAAAAARus/_LUiMXG2H1M/s320/Vio-Lence+-+Eternal+Nightmare+(1988).jpg

Either everyone has never heard of this album, or have heard it and loved it. Of course, I pertain to the latter here, because this album is one of a kind.

Fast, technical and all around brilliant is what I would use to describe this album. The guitar work is remarkable, especially the riffs. I would go as far to say that the riffs on this album are some of the best in thrash metal. The guitar solos are very fast and compliment the riffs and rest of the song. The drumming is very fast as well and keeps up the high pace of this album. The vocals are powerful and pretty angry as well, which fits the theme of this album.

I do love this album and it is AMAZING, but it's #30 because there are other albums that I love more out of personal preference. Same goes with a lot of albums on here. If you haven't heard this band or album before and you claim you love thrash, you don't love thrash until you listen to it. Prepare to be blown away.

Highlights:
Bodies on Bodies (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az5RnXb9wKA)
Eternal Nightmare (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59-noFUUT2w)
Kill on Command (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuVnmXkTd_w)

LOVE this album! Ironically I saw Vio-lence on this tour open for Voivod then soon after saw Vio-lence headline with Rigor Mortis opening. One of my favorite live bands and definitely another reason why Robb Flynn is the most underrated Rock Star in the history of music.

Even as the opener they still played this entire album and Torture Tactics. I couldn't get into Voivod after them until they did Astronomy Domine which blew me away. Good times...

AnataFan4Life
08-20-2011, 12:17 PM
That album...so many riffs! :rocker:

christopher
08-20-2011, 08:45 PM
Vio-Lence is the shit. I would love to have seen them.

PowerMaiden
08-20-2011, 08:56 PM
that Vio-Lence shit is really good, reminds me a bit of Anthrax


Cheers !
PowerMaikdsen

GarageMetal468
08-20-2011, 09:43 PM
that Vio-Lence shit is really good, reminds me a bit of Anthrax


Cheers !
PowerMaikdsen

Speaking of which... gonna post the next one right now!

GarageMetal468
08-20-2011, 09:54 PM
#29

Anthrax - Spreading the Disease

http://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d43/339_anthrax_spreading_the_disease.jpg

I've never been too big into Anthrax, but this album sticks out and has earned a spot here. I just love everything about this album. It's not my ideal thrash album to be honest but it's still one hell of an album!

The guitar work on this is awesome. The riffs and solos stand out and make me want to play them on guitar all the time. But the thing I love about this album the most, which usually isn't the case for a lot of albums, is the vocals. Joey Belladonna is an amazing vocalist and fits in perfect with the album. His highs and regular singing voice are spectacular and really make this album.

All around, Spreading the Disease is an awesome album! It's incredibly catchy and upbeat throughout the entire time and has many moments where you'll be going :rocker:

Not to mention that Madhouse brings back great memories of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City! :horns:

Highlights:
Madhouse (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9Cof603D5c)
Armed and Dangerous (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eetjsbKmEZ4)
Aftershock (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwbaVbvpGG4)

masterguy49
08-20-2011, 09:55 PM
that Vio-Lence shit is really good, reminds me a bit of Anthrax


Cheers !
PowerMaikdsen

Is someone a little drunk :lol:

treghet
08-20-2011, 10:15 PM
Love that album, and the artwork. :horns:

GarageMetal468
08-21-2011, 08:42 AM
#28

Toxic Holocaust - An Overdose of Death

http://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d1/27027_toxic_holocaust_an_overdose_of_death.jpg

Toxic Holocaust has always been an... interesting band. They play a style of black/thrash that sounds unique due to the heavy punk and speed metal influence. It really shows the most on this album, every song is varied throughout the whole thing.

You have fast songs like Wild Dogs, Nuke the Cross, and Gravelord. And then you have the mid paced ones like The Lord of the Wasteland and Feedback, Blood & Distortion. I'm particularly fond of the really fast tracks, since that's my thing, but Toxic Holocaust do it right no matter what they're (he's?) writing.

If you're a fan of black/thrash and punk and for some reason haven't heard this album, then you'll really enjoy it.

Also, that album cover :drool: :lovedup:

Highlights:
Gravelord (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1Oqr5jrYtI)
War is Hell (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LF4LH5foV9M)
Wild Dogs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R3XtC13a94)

GarageMetal468
08-22-2011, 09:35 AM
#27

Artillery - By Inheritance

http://www.allflac.com/covers/b_45707_Artillery-By_Inheritance-1990.jpg

This is an interesting, yet awesome album. Artillery is a well known thrash band to fans of thrash, yet was pretty underrated at the time. I personally think they reached their peak with this album.

The guitars stand out the most on here. The riffs are very technical but consistent throughout the album. I like to call them "exquisite," for whatever reason. The solos keep up the technicality, being very fast and complicated yet enjoyable to listen to. The vocals are a bit more high pitched than some thrash, but they do fit the album very well.

Everything flows together very well on here. The entire album filled with technical, yet catchy songs and can easily be called one of thrash metal's top albums. If you love thrash metal or just music altogether with a lot of creative technicality, I guarantee that you will enjoy this album.

Also, the Nazareth cover of Razamanaz is AWESOME!

Highlights:
Beneath the Clay (R.I.P.) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSvusbok_94)
By Inheritance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5nl4P4CUkI)
Don't Believe (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8au895_xkk)

GarageMetal468
08-23-2011, 07:54 AM
#26

Testament - The New Order

http://demolishmag.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/testament-the-new-order.jpg

Classic Testament album right here. The New Order is a mix of incredible thrash riffs and mesmerizing guitar fills/intros to make one great album.

Examples of these awesome thrash riffs are in songs like The New Order and the thrash classic, Into the Pit. Examples of songs with these eerie and mesmerizing clean guitar parts are Eerie Inhabitants, Disciples of the Watch, Musical Death (A Dirge) and the interlude, Hypnosis. With the exception of the latter 2 mentioned, these songs with the clean guitar parts usually have the rest of the song distorted.

Like with a lot of thrash albums, the guitars and vocals stand out the most here. I personally love the riffs on this album along with Chuck Billy's vocals, his voice just fits this album (and genre of music) perfectly.

This album is regarded as a thrash classic, by me and the majority of metal fans, and if you haven't heard it by now I encourage you to listen to it.

Highlights:
Into the Pit (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePEFBxDGRw8) - At least take a listen to this song for one of the best songs in thrash metal.
Disciples of the Watch (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMChGI7EKzs)
The New Order (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9GWNFLHg58)

metallicbrian666
08-23-2011, 08:57 AM
Toxic Holocaust ranked higher than Vio-Lence? :finger2:

Rocco44
08-23-2011, 10:29 AM
Classic fucking record.

Vio-Lence is one of those bands I've just never checked out. Time to fix that

Natrlhi
08-23-2011, 11:18 AM
#30

Vio-Lence - Eternal Nightmare

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_BJs8mlnXmKQ/SMvKYdVbNeI/AAAAAAAARus/_LUiMXG2H1M/s320/Vio-Lence+-+Eternal+Nightmare+(1988).jpg

Either everyone has never heard of this album, or have heard it and loved it. Of course, I pertain to the latter here, because this album is one of a kind.

Fast, technical and all around brilliant is what I would use to describe this album. The guitar work is remarkable, especially the riffs. I would go as far to say that the riffs on this album are some of the best in thrash metal. The guitar solos are very fast and compliment the riffs and rest of the song. The drumming is very fast as well and keeps up the high pace of this album. The vocals are powerful and pretty angry as well, which fits the theme of this album.

I do love this album and it is AMAZING, but it's #30 because there are other albums that I love more out of personal preference. Same goes with a lot of albums on here. If you haven't heard this band or album before and you claim you love thrash, you don't love thrash until you listen to it. Prepare to be blown away.

Highlights:
Bodies on Bodies (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az5RnXb9wKA)
Eternal Nightmare (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59-noFUUT2w)
Kill on Command (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuVnmXkTd_w):fist: Fucking classic! I still have a copy of that shit on fucking audio cassette. :lol:

GarageMetal468
08-23-2011, 11:19 AM
Toxic Holocaust ranked higher than Vio-Lence? :finger2:

Come at me bro

metallicbrian666
08-23-2011, 11:21 AM
Come at me bro
I'm coming at you, bro

masterguy49
08-23-2011, 01:13 PM
Cum on me bro

That's just disturbing.

jd091
08-23-2011, 01:55 PM
That's just disturbing.

:badidea:

christopher
08-23-2011, 02:52 PM
#28

Toxic Holocaust - An Overdose of Death

http://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d1/27027_toxic_holocaust_an_overdose_of_death.jpg

Toxic Holocaust has always been an... interesting band. They play a style of black/thrash that sounds unique due to the heavy punk and speed metal influence. It really shows the most on this album, every song is varied throughout the whole thing.

You have fast songs like Wild Dogs, Nuke the Cross, and Gravelord. And then you have the mid paced ones like The Lord of the Wasteland and Feedback, Blood & Distortion. I'm particularly fond of the really fast tracks, since that's my thing, but Toxic Holocaust do it right no matter what they're (he's?) writing.

If you're a fan of black/thrash and punk and for some reason haven't heard this album, then you'll really enjoy it.

Also, that album cover :drool: :lovedup:

Highlights:
Gravelord (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1Oqr5jrYtI)
War is Hell (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LF4LH5foV9M)
Wild Dogs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R3XtC13a94)

Hell on Earth >> A Overdose of Death

GarageMetal468
08-23-2011, 03:32 PM
I'm coming on you, bro
No, THAT'S disturbing.

Hell on Earth >> A Overdose of Death

http://imagemacros.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/your_opinion.jpg?w=302&h=300

But really, I never got into Hell on Earth all that much. Maybe a couple more listens but An Overdose of Death is just my favorite TH album.

masterguy49
08-23-2011, 05:44 PM
:badidea:

Coming from the guy who made a top 10 deathcore albums list :tp:

christopher
08-23-2011, 06:08 PM
No, THAT'S disturbing.



http://imagemacros.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/your_opinion.jpg?w=302&h=300

But really, I never got into Hell on Earth all that much. Maybe a couple more listens but An Overdose of Death is just my favorite TH album.

:lol: When I first heard Hell on Earth about 5 or 6 years ago, I didn't dig it. I listened to the first few tracks and didn't think much of it. I picked it back up in 2008 and have been listening to it regularly since.

Here are my favorites:
Death Camp (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fN0r_FQfDs)

Time to Die (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLzMI8Zc3No)

GarageMetal468
08-23-2011, 06:20 PM
#25

Toxik - Think This

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_mKDg9EjtQb4/SyCTDz9pAzI/AAAAAAAAD08/sA0McGqRLYA/s400/think+this.jpg

Toxik plays an excellent combination of speed and thrash with a lot of technicality, and it's easy to see in this album.

As mentioned before, Think This is VERY technical. The song structures vary often and the instrumentality is pretty complicated in terms of thrash. Josh Christian is an AMAZING guitarist and shows it on here. Not only are the riffs catchy, technical and all around great, but his solos are just incredible. The best example of this is in the song Shotgun Logic. Not only can he play fast, but you can definitely tell he has a lot of emotion in his playing when played over the clean rhythm.

This song gets a special mention because I love it so much and I will put the link in the highlights. There Stood the Fence is quite possibly the best and beautiful ballad I have ever heard. The vocals and guitars just make that song what it is. PLEASE check it out!

The vocals can be hit or miss with people. They are VERY high pitched but do fit in with what Toxik play. I personally love them and if you can't get into high clean vocals altogether this album is a great example of how they are used well.

Fans of speed, thrash and technical music - Please, check this album out if you haven't already! You will not be disappointed!

And as usual, I gotta mention the awesome cover on here. They did an AMAZING job with Led Zeppelin's Out on the Tiles!

Highlights:
Spontaneous (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYDyphZzVVQ)
Shotgun Logic (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MawT5aZl_o)
There Stood the Fence (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwFm4mbSuSI)

metallicbrian666
08-23-2011, 08:13 PM
Awwww yeaaaaaaaaah

slapguitarer
08-23-2011, 08:27 PM
Toxik :rocker:

hellawaits77ny
08-24-2011, 03:24 AM
Very cool thread. So much stuff I need to check out :party:

GarageMetal468
08-24-2011, 09:16 AM
#24

Sacred Reich - Ignorance

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_C41TvMSa27Q/SiXbLQi181I/AAAAAAAABOg/6mR1JPmi5GY/s400/Sacred_Reich_-_Ignorance_-_Front.jpg

I look at this one as an underrated classic. It's also another one of those albums that's different from most thrash albums, but it's hard to explain in words, you have to listen to it to understand that.

You know how you're listening to a song and then comes that boring part you don't really care for and could do without, causing you to skip to another song? This album doesn't have any of that. In better terms, it's all killer, no filler. That's what makes Ignorance stand out from a lot of thrash albums.

Everything on here is amazing. You can hear every instrument near perfectly. The guitar on here is a huge stand out though out of everything. The riffs, be it slow or fast, are consistently awesome throughout the album. There are a lot of great guitar solos on here scattered throughout various parts of songs that tie them together.

If a part of a song isn't fast and chaotic, the mid paced or slow areas don't disappoint as well. It's pretty much :rocker: throughout the entire album (minus Layed to Rest, the clean song which flawlessly leads into the title track, probably my favorite Sacred Reich song).

As it says on the album picture, Ignorance is a metal classic and if you haven't heard it by now you need to check it out.

Highlights:
Ignorance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3dPaptdOcA)
No Believers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRGNQQ47CC0)
Sacred Reich (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_oxdhFk6AE&feature=related)

w00tasaurus
08-24-2011, 10:06 AM
if Kreator - Pleasure to Kill isn't on this, then your opinion sucks!

GarageMetal468
08-25-2011, 05:56 PM
if Kreator - Pleasure to Kill isn't on this, then your opinion sucks!

Well you and I are both in luck then.

I think I'll post 2 reviews tonight, not back to back but within like 2 hours of each other.

GarageMetal468
08-25-2011, 06:10 PM
#23

Kreator - Pleasure to Kill

http://www.metal-archives.com/images/8/0/7/807.jpg

"Kreator" or "Pleasure to Kill" are more than likely the first thing that comes to everyone's minds when someone mentions "German thrash". This is probably one of the most famous thrash albums of all time. Everyone knows this album and pretty much everyone enjoys it as well.

This album is damn near the epitome of chaotic thrash. The production, the lightning fast riffs and drums, the evil and just all around awesome lyrics, the crazy vocals, all of it makes this album what it is. I really don't know what else to say about this album except that it will melt your face off. The title track is the epitome of blazing fast circle pitting face bashing nutcase violence.

1986 was a crazy year for metal. This and many other releases helped form the more violent and chaotic side of thrash. If you like very fast and innovative thrash and for some unholy reason you haven't heard this album, check it out.

Highlights:
Under the Guillotine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31HS9aS-7ic)
Pleasure to Kill (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PyvU9iSq50) :shred::rocker::shred:
Ripping Corpse (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ckPzbAHg8s)

larvtard
08-26-2011, 06:49 AM
Pleasure to Kill FTW!

There's a couple albums on here that I haven't heard, gotta fix that soon. Also, I CANNOT STAND Vio-lence's vocals. My balls have dropped, if you must know, but that's irrelavent...

GarageMetal468
08-26-2011, 09:01 AM
Pleasure to Kill FTW!

There's a couple albums on here that I haven't heard, gotta fix that soon. Also, I CANNOT STAND Vio-lence's vocals. My balls have dropped, if you must know, but that's irrelavent...

Yeah the higher vocals can be a turn off. If thats the case you probably wouldnt dig Toxik too much

GarageMetal468
08-26-2011, 12:53 PM
#22

Destruction - The Antichrist

http://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d37/333_destruction_the_antichrist.jpg

After a 10 year "hiatus" and some time to regroup, Destruction had came back with a solid record, All Hell Breaks Loose. While that was a solid comeback, they then came out with this beast of an album.

Released in 2001, The Antichrist shows that old school thrash metal was still going strong in the 2000s. This album is in the vein of Pleasure to Kill in terms of being chaotic and just all around crazy thrash.

The guitar, while not being very spectacular in terms of technicality, sticks out the most in a different but still great way. The tone of it makes the album sound fast and violent. The vocals go well with the guitar, Schmier's voice is perfect for thrash like this. Very powerful and straight up pissed off.

While not an "old school" album, I personally think that this is the real Destruction comeback and will be recognized as one of their best.

Highlights:
Thrash till Death (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TrFwFs11Jo)
Nailed to the Cross (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMVvpxUjTLg)
Creations of the Underworld (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRqwNuKhmXo)

larvtard
08-26-2011, 03:14 PM
only Destruction album I like. hate the old stuff, and their new album blows too :lol:

GarageMetal468
08-26-2011, 03:36 PM
only Destruction album I like. hate the old stuff, and their new album blows too :lol:

Yeah the new album wasn't very good. Their old stuff is awesome but the shitty production throws everything off. Luckily a lot of their live set is old material, and it sounds AWESOME!

GarageMetal468
08-26-2011, 03:57 PM
#21

Gama Bomb - Citizen Brain

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4gRFwGKMRGg/SSjEfcfeaII/AAAAAAAAALM/_upN0BxmU5M/s400/gamabomb.jpg

Out of all the new thrash bands out there, Gama Bomb from good ol Ireland is one of the best to replicate the old school sound right.

Citizen Brain is full of incredible and fast riffs that will make you bang your head and circle pit wherever you are for 38 minutes straight. Every instrument is audible on here and everything sounds amazing. They all stick out in their own way. The guitars are clear, the bass is heavy, the drums are fast, and the vocals are very unique. The vocals are hard to describe, but the one big thing about the singer is that he can hit those highs fucking good. The guitar solos are a big part of this album too. Usually fast but not wankery and fit the album perfectly.

Most of the songs are around the 2:30 mark, give or take a few seconds. They also have a re-recorded version of Bullet Belt from their first album, Survival of the Fastest. These guys also have a huge sense of humor, what with their songs being about stuff like zombies, video games, thrashing, etc.

If you love newer thrash, I highly recommend this album, it's definitely one of the best of the genre today that you can listen to.

Highlights:
Zombie Blood Nightmare (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH32ON6W_ds)
Hammer Slammer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQvg5sBaCbg)
Sentenced to Thrash (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ourbiuaUCc0)

larvtard
08-26-2011, 04:00 PM
Yeah the new album wasn't very good. Their old stuff is awesome but the shitty production throws everything off. Luckily a lot of their live set is old material, and it sounds AWESOME!

That's actually why I don't like their old stuff. Their production fucking kills it for me. But yeah, I'm sure it'd be much better live.

and I downloaded that free Gama Bomb album from Earache, but I hated it, mainly because of the vocals :lol:

treghet
08-26-2011, 11:36 PM
That's actually why I don't like their old stuff. Their production fucking kills it for me. But yeah, I'm sure it'd be much better live.

Have you listened to Release from Agony? The production on that is fairly good. And they released an album of re-recorded old songs.

OraclesofAgony
08-26-2011, 11:57 PM
and I downloaded that free Gama Bomb album from Earache, but I hated it, mainly because of the vocals :lol:

I love Gama Bomb's vocals.

jhdeity
08-27-2011, 02:03 AM
#24

Sacred Reich - Ignorance

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_C41TvMSa27Q/SiXbLQi181I/AAAAAAAABOg/6mR1JPmi5GY/s400/Sacred_Reich_-_Ignorance_-_Front.jpg

I look at this one as an underrated classic. It's also another one of those albums that's different from most thrash albums, but it's hard to explain in words, you have to listen to it to understand that.

You know how you're listening to a song and then comes that boring part you don't really care for and could do without, causing you to skip to another song? This album doesn't have any of that. In better terms, it's all killer, no filler. That's what makes Ignorance stand out from a lot of thrash albums.

Everything on here is amazing. You can hear every instrument near perfectly. The guitar on here is a huge stand out though out of everything. The riffs, be it slow or fast, are consistently awesome throughout the album. There are a lot of great guitar solos on here scattered throughout various parts of songs that tie them together.

If a part of a song isn't fast and chaotic, the mid paced or slow areas don't disappoint as well. It's pretty much :rocker: throughout the entire album (minus Layed to Rest, the clean song which flawlessly leads into the title track, probably my favorite Sacred Reich song).

As it says on the album picture, Ignorance is a metal classic and if you haven't heard it by now you need to check it out.

Highlights:
Ignorance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3dPaptdOcA)
No Believers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRGNQQ47CC0)
Sacred Reich (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_oxdhFk6AE&feature=related)

My respect level for your musical taste just went up another notch. Another all-time favorite for me. I threw it in after not listening to it for 5 years or so and still knew every word at 200 mph. It astounds me that I can't remember a girls name I met 5 min ago but remember every word from this cd.

One of those cd's that when I hear certain songs it takes me back to that time. No Believers is everything I love in a thrash song and that intro sets it up perfectly. Great choice. Would be in my Top 15 for sure.

GarageMetal468
08-27-2011, 09:27 AM
My respect level for your musical taste just went up another notch. Another all-time favorite for me. I threw it in after not listening to it for 5 years or so and still knew every word at 200 mph. It astounds me that I can't remember a girls name I met 5 min ago but remember every word from this cd.

One of those cd's that when I hear certain songs it takes me back to that time. No Believers is everything I love in a thrash song and that intro sets it up perfectly. Great choice. Would be in my Top 15 for sure.

Thanks! It's also amazing that after decades they can still put on a good live show.

Well we're reaching the top 20 now, this is where things start getting really good. #20 will be up shortly. Hint: Someone in this thread said that this album better be on here ;) Well, they're in luck!

GarageMetal468
08-27-2011, 09:44 AM
#20

Vektor - Black Future

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61kJJ8U9gKL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

While it may not be my personal favorite, I have to say that this is hands down, one of the best, if not the best, recent thrash album of the decade. This isn't your generic neo-thrash band/album, this is incredible.

Vektor takes technical/progressive thrash metal to a whole new and different level. Taking inspiration from bands like Voivod and Destruction, among others, they combine all sorts of thrash together to make this monster called Black Future.

Every instrument is phenomenal on here. Both guitarists are incredibly talented and show it, the bassist has some of the best basslines on a thrash album, and the drummer is very technical and skilled at what he does. Now, the one thing that sticks out the most, and sounds incredibly awesome is the vocals. Hot damn, I don't even know how to describe them except with one word: AMAZING. It's like a mix of high pitched vocals with vocals you'd find in bands like Sepultura or Kreator. They're very different but as far as I know, they don't seem to turn anyone off.

Some of the songs are rather long, usually ranging from 10 to 13 minutes. The rest are around the 5 to 6 minute mark. But regardless of song length, this album never lets down throughout the listen. The songs have it all, clean passages, very fast parts, and a whole lot of progressive elements.

This will be a classic in the very near future, I can guarantee that. If you haven't heard this album by now, you are missing out BAD.

Highlights:
Hunger for Violence (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRb1nzmo9lU)
Black Future (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsudyBzPGEI)
Forests of Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl4X-nlZ8OU)

El Gordo
08-27-2011, 10:40 AM
In before Mankvill says, "Black Future should be #1 on any thrash list! Fuckface!"

Good list so far though. Except for Voivod. I fucking hate Voivod.

jd091
08-27-2011, 10:55 AM
Listening to it right now. I'm really liking it, surprisingly!

AnataFan4Life
08-27-2011, 11:05 AM
Vektor completely shits on every other new thrash band. Ever.

GarageMetal468
08-27-2011, 11:05 AM
Listening to it right now. I'm really liking it, surprisingly!

You doubt my musical tastes? ;)

jd091
08-27-2011, 11:06 AM
You doubt my musical tastes? ;)

:lol: No, it's just that other than some bigger names (Slayer, Metallica, Testament, etc), I'm not that into thrash as a whole.

AnataFan4Life
08-27-2011, 11:08 AM
Of course he likes Vektor. Everyone likes Vektor! Right?

Right?

larvtard
08-27-2011, 11:11 AM
#20

Vektor - Black Future

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61kJJ8U9gKL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

While it may not be my personal favorite, I have to say that this is hands down, one of the best, if not the best, recent thrash album of the decade. This isn't your generic neo-thrash band/album, this is incredible.

Vektor takes technical/progressive thrash metal to a whole new and different level. Taking inspiration from bands like Voivod and Destruction, among others, they combine all sorts of thrash together to make this monster called Black Future.

Every instrument is phenomenal on here. Both guitarists are incredibly talented and show it, the bassist has some of the best basslines on a thrash album, and the drummer is very technical and skilled at what he does. Now, the one thing that sticks out the most, and sounds incredibly awesome is the vocals. Hot damn, I don't even know how to describe them except with one word: AMAZING. It's like a mix of high pitched vocals with vocals you'd find in bands like Sepultura or Kreator. They're very different but as far as I know, they don't seem to turn anyone off.

Some of the songs are rather long, usually ranging from 10 to 13 minutes. The rest are around the 5 to 6 minute mark. But regardless of song length, this album never lets down throughout the listen. The songs have it all, clean passages, very fast parts, and a whole lot of progressive elements.

This will be a classic in the very near future, I can guarantee that. If you haven't heard this album by now, you are missing out BAD.

Highlights:
Hunger for Violence (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRb1nzmo9lU)
Black Future (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsudyBzPGEI)
Forests of Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl4X-nlZ8OU)

#20?

NUMBER FUCKING 20????? :eek:

Black Future is the best thrash album I've ever heard, hands down. I can understand you not having as your #1 pick (I'm a bit of a Vektor fanatic), but #20?

:bouville:

AnataFan4Life
08-27-2011, 11:15 AM
If this were my list, they'd definitely be one of the top bands :rocker:

GarageMetal468
08-27-2011, 11:23 AM
#20?

NUMBER FUCKING 20????? :eek:

Black Future is the best thrash album I've ever heard, hands down. I can understand you not having as your #1 pick (I'm a bit of a Vektor fanatic), but #20?

:bouville:

Every album on here is rated on how much more I like it. Don't get me wrong, I love every album I've listed on here. It's all personal preference

Jochen
08-27-2011, 11:31 AM
#20

Vektor - Black Future

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61kJJ8U9gKL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

While it may not be my personal favorite, I have to say that this is hands down, one of the best, if not the best, recent thrash album of the decade. This isn't your generic neo-thrash band/album, this is incredible.

Vektor takes technical/progressive thrash metal to a whole new and different level. Taking inspiration from bands like Voivod and Destruction, among others, they combine all sorts of thrash together to make this monster called Black Future.

Every instrument is phenomenal on here. Both guitarists are incredibly talented and show it, the bassist has some of the best basslines on a thrash album, and the drummer is very technical and skilled at what he does. Now, the one thing that sticks out the most, and sounds incredibly awesome is the vocals. Hot damn, I don't even know how to describe them except with one word: AMAZING. It's like a mix of high pitched vocals with vocals you'd find in bands like Sepultura or Kreator. They're very different but as far as I know, they don't seem to turn anyone off.

Some of the songs are rather long, usually ranging from 10 to 13 minutes. The rest are around the 5 to 6 minute mark. But regardless of song length, this album never lets down throughout the listen. The songs have it all, clean passages, very fast parts, and a whole lot of progressive elements.

This will be a classic in the very near future, I can guarantee that. If you haven't heard this album by now, you are missing out BAD.

Highlights:
Hunger for Violence (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRb1nzmo9lU)
Black Future (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsudyBzPGEI)
Forests of Legend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl4X-nlZ8OU)

This is my first exposure to Vektor, and I'm really impressed. Easily some of the best thrash I've ever heard.

GarageMetal468
08-27-2011, 09:23 PM
#19

Exodus - Bonded By Blood

http://img.noiset.com/images/album/exodus-bonded-by-blood-download-47469.jpeg

Let me start off and restate that I don't dislike any album on here more than another, it's just personal preference. I can only like albums more than others. Some people may not like where I have placed certain albums, but that doesn't mean I don't love these said albums. Of course classics like this would be placed higher on most peoples' lists, but again, personal preference.

That being said, to be honest, I'm not that big of an Exodus fan, but this album sticks out a lot and I (as well as the majority of metalheads) consider this album to be an all time thrash classic.

This album is the epitome of the terms "old school thrash metal" and "bay area thrash metal". The music itself just explains why it's an incredible and innovative album. The riffs on here are some of the best in all of metal. Gary Holt is nothing short of a legend because of this.

And speaking of legends, we have the man himself singing and making this album what it is: Paul Baloff (R.I.P.). His vocals are very different from Souza's and Dukes's vocals that you'd find on any other Exodus release. They are a bit more high pitched but still violent, fitting in with the album at the same time. The lyrics are also ones that define thrash and are mentioned frequently when metal is brought up.

This is one of the most influential albums of all time. I REALLY hope everyone on here has at least heard this album before. If not, crawl yourself out of that hole you live in and listen to it!

Oh and for the love of god do NOT listen to the re-recorded version of this album (Let There Be Blood). Paul Baloff is more than likely spinning in his grave because of that.

Highlights:
Metal Command (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hc5wx1OPmm4)
A Lesson in Violence (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClBkyLehIBU)
Bonded by Blood (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTdGnKB8j7U)

AnataFan4Life
08-27-2011, 10:04 PM
No Pirahna?

:hmm:

GarageMetal468
08-27-2011, 10:07 PM
No Pirahna?

:hmm:

Hey the 3 I mentioned are my 3 favorites from that album!

AnataFan4Life
08-27-2011, 10:09 PM
Hey the 3 I mentioned are my 3 favorites from that album!

Yeah I figured, it's just...Pirahna :rocker:

GarageMetal468
08-28-2011, 08:23 AM
Yeah I figured, it's just...Pirahna :rocker:

Yeah, but... Metal Command :rocker:

#18 coming right now. WARNING: This album, along with one other one later in the list, is not for the weak. Listening to it may cause random acts of violence in nearby vicinities. Listen to it at your own risk, you have been warned!

larvtard
08-28-2011, 08:28 AM
haha I dislike both Let There Be Blood and Bonded by Blood (both because of the vocals). I really like the live album Another Lesson in Violence :rocker:

oh, and sorry for giving you a hard time about Vektor dude. I'm just shocked/sorta angry that my favorite thrash album isn't your favorite, too :lol:

GarageMetal468
08-28-2011, 08:33 AM
#18

Morbid Saint - Spectrum of Death

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_JxSkNj2HHAs/R38U-1_DvII/AAAAAAAAAcQ/rkxfzKX14W8/s320/morbid10.jpg

This album is fucking VIOLENT. Holy shit, this album just goes to show that the midwest (MS are from Sheboygan, Wisconsin) can make some of the craziest music of all time. They were so good that they were one of Death's favorite bands to open for them. I can't think of any other way to be more honored.

This album is chaos in its true form. Everything on here is violent and chaotic as hell. The guitar is distorted and fast, the drums are all around intense, and the vocals are evil and pissed off. Unfortunately, my only complaint about this album is that there is some filler, such as the 42 second clean title track, not really necessary on an album like this. And some parts of certain songs (odd enough, not on either of the two 7 minute tracks) kind of drag on. But the parts that are good, are AWESOME.

Sucks that they only released one album. But if you like chaotic, violent and all around fast thrash, check out this album. But be warned, it could cause you to do some pretty violent shit ;)

Highlights:
Crying for Death (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YP7vvYQCDmg)
Lock Up Your Children (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGx_lkJsCZI)
Scars (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rMxCymb7HI)

larvtard
08-28-2011, 08:36 AM
:agree:

masterguy49
08-28-2011, 08:38 AM
Fuck yes!

I fucking love this album :rocker:

GarageMetal468
08-28-2011, 01:13 PM
#17

Sepultura - Schizophrenia

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_kj8Gq_BQa5I/SOmGSXKmqjI/AAAAAAAAAMk/nZBzH1BZ9Zk/s320/s_schizophrenia.jpg

Picking a Sepultura album was a very hard choice for me. Between this, Arise, and Beneath the Remains, it gave me a headache choosing which one would be on here. They're all so good, but I had to give it to this one.

Now I would've gone with Beneath the Remains, but after having another listen to Schizophrenia, I looked past the muggy production and realized that this is an amazing album and I enjoyed it a lot more than BTR (as much as I love that album as well).

This album is just filled with riffs from start to finish. It never lets down and when a song ends, the next one comes and continues the endless cycle of :rocker: where it left off. Again, the only problem with this album is the production. It's not the absolute worst in the world, I've heard worse. The vocals, bass and drums are really muffled. But sometimes you gotta look past what it was recorded with and focus on the actual music. If this had production like Beneath the Remains, holy shit, it would be even more incredible.

Sepultura is always good with making fast music, but on this album the slower parts are done well too. This album has a lot of variety on here too. The intro, the beginning of the 7 minute instrumental Inquisition Symphony, and the acoustic filler The Abyss have some sort of horror theme going with it. It does fit in with an album title like Schizophrenia, though.

This album is usually overlooked in my opinion, but I consider it one of Sepultura's best. If you can look past production, you will definitely not be disappointed with this album.

Highlights:
Troops of Doom (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxnVuvywUUQ)
To the Wall (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NV1iE50oX-Y)
Septic Schizo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U87FnYudLsE)

larvtard
08-28-2011, 07:36 PM
just downloaded that Sepultura and Razor. Tried to get Sacred Reich but I can only find 128kbps downloads of it. Before someone says "use torrents," realize I'm on a college campus so that's not going to work :lol:

jd091
08-28-2011, 07:39 PM
just downloaded that Sepultura and Razor. Tried to get Sacred Reich but I can only find 128kbps downloads of it. Before someone says "use torrents," realize I'm on a college campus so that's not going to work :lol:

USE SPOTIFY

If you need an invite, I can hook you up!

larvtard
08-28-2011, 07:48 PM
USE SPOTIFY

If you need an invite, I can hook you up!

I do have Spotify, actually. haha I forgot I even had it!

edit: they don't have Sacred Reich :mad:

AnataFan4Life
08-28-2011, 07:53 PM
Good call on Schizophrenia. Bringing in Kisser was a HUGE facelift for Sepultura, transforming them from a fun but sloppy death/thrash band to a tighter, more musically proficient death/thrash band.

christopher
08-28-2011, 09:02 PM
just downloaded that Sepultura and Razor. Tried to get Sacred Reich but I can only find 128kbps downloads of it. Before someone says "use torrents," realize I'm on a college campus so that's not going to work :lol:

When I'm at school, torrents will still download for me. I'm not sure if I've tried going on torrent sites while at school. Soulseek always works when I'm at school, and you can always look on mediafire.

larvtard
08-28-2011, 09:12 PM
When I'm at school, torrents will still download for me. I'm not sure if I've tried going on torrent sites while at school. Soulseek always works when I'm at school, and you can always look on mediafire.

yeah, I always use mediafire as a default, but there I can only find 128kbps.

hellawaits77ny
08-28-2011, 10:08 PM
Filestube lets you search a bunch of different sites at once.

Sepultura69
08-28-2011, 10:35 PM
Good call on Schizophrenia. Bringing in Kisser was a HUGE facelift for Sepultura, transforming them from a fun but sloppy death/thrash band to a tighter, more musically proficient death/thrash band.

:agree:

GarageMetal468
08-29-2011, 06:26 AM
Well we're approaching the halfway point here. There were 3 albums I was planning on using for this list but I decided not to because they only incorporate thrash into their music while sounding like something else. I'm gonna post these albums here and summarize why they weren't on here and where they would be if they were.

Nevermore - This Godless Endeavor

http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/wiki/images/e/e1/Nevertge.jpg

This album would easily be #2 or #3. One of the very few albums I can call a flawless masterpiece. For the love of jesus, listen to this album! Unfortunately this wasn't on here because they incorporate more power metal and progressive metal in their music. It's hard to classify Nevermore into a genre, but most people would call them prog power.

Ghoul - We Came for the Dead

http://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d8/47230_ghoul_we_came_for_the_dead.jpg

This would be in the top 15. Ghoul was started by the members of Impaled as a dedication to crossover thrash, but they sound a lot like Carcass and Exhumed (death, grind, and some thrash)

Black Breath - Heavy Breathing

http://img.sharedmp3.net/files/pics/2355/2354939/img_1_pr.jpg

Black Breath are another band who's genre is hard to classify. It's a mix of crossover thrash and a lot of hardcore punk. But Heavy Breathing is still a sick as hell album! This would probably be in the top 20.

Anyway, #16 will be coming later today.

GarageMetal468
08-29-2011, 09:48 AM
#16

Overkill - Taking Over

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51JTY1BC8KL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

Arguably the first actual thrash metal band, Overkill's second album is a landmark in not only Overkill's career, but thrash metal altogether.

Taking a lot of influence from speed metal, Overkill adds the ferocity you'd be finding in other thrash metal bands later on as well as catchy choruses and rhythms throughout Taking Over.

One of the highlights of this album is vocalist Bobby Blitz. He has a higher voice for the first few albums which fits the music quite well. The guitars are also a great part of this album. Some of the leads and solos are just awesome on here, and there isn't one bad riff.

Thrash metal bands look up to these guys as idols, and this album is a big influence to thrash bands worldwide. Undeniably a classic, this album is worth a listen to see history in the making.

Highlights:
Wrecking Crew (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcHWw26D1N4)
Deny the Cross (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CO7mQbwZ_60&feature=related)
Powersurge (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SHAJjX-_Bk&feature=related)

larvtard
08-29-2011, 12:10 PM
goddamn, Overkill's vocals are my least favorite :lol:

And I don't consider Black Breath even remotely thrash :confused: Great band though.

treghet
08-29-2011, 03:01 PM
Taking Over is one of my very favorite thrash albums. :horns:

GarageMetal468
08-29-2011, 03:53 PM
goddamn, Overkill's vocals are my least favorite :lol:

And I don't consider Black Breath even remotely thrash :confused: Great band though.

I dunno, whenever I listen to Black Breath it reminds me of thrash. Definitely crossover influenced though.

And you and your vocal preferences :lol: You probably won't like the next one either

larvtard
08-29-2011, 04:05 PM
I dunno, whenever I listen to Black Breath it reminds me of thrash. Definitely crossover influenced though.

And you and your vocal preferences :lol: You probably won't like the next one either

Is it Nuclear Assault? ;) Yes, I have high standards for thrash vocals. Too high, to be honest.

GarageMetal468
08-29-2011, 04:16 PM
Is it Nuclear Assault? ;) Yes, I have high standards for thrash vocals. Too high, to be honest.

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http://elizabethanliteraryculture.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/173-0804215016-burn-the-witch-burn-witch-kill-monty-python-demotivational-poster-1223816026.jpg

GarageMetal468
08-29-2011, 04:16 PM
#15

Nuclear Assault - Survive

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Y5E1N07PL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

One of thrash/crossover's finest here. This album is filled with a ton of upbeat riffs and fast tempos to make it the amazing album it is.

Every instrument on here is amazing and audible. As stated before, the riffs are just awesome and never let down. The guitar solos that go with them are fast and crazy as well. The bass follows the guitar a lot but it just sounds amazing!

A lot of the songs are 3 minutes or less, with some really short filler songs thrown in there. But hey, crossover has always been about short song lengths and being fast. Same with the lyrics, a lot of it is about thinking for yourself and politics and the like. But the Led Zeppelin cover of Good Times Bad times is AWESOME!

If you like more crossover sounding thrash then don't hesitate to listen to this album! These guys are practically legends with the music they play.

Highlights:
Survive (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUJzfAY47x4)
F# (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLIfcudanls)
Equal Rights (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQawtdrlpzQ)

larvtard
08-29-2011, 05:01 PM
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http://elizabethanliteraryculture.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/173-0804215016-burn-the-witch-burn-witch-kill-monty-python-demotivational-poster-1223816026.jpg

:lol: Goddamn I'm good.

El Gordo
08-29-2011, 05:06 PM
Taking Over definitely wouldn't be my choice for an Overkill album, and I think it's definitely Blitz's worst performance ever. The riffs are plentiful for sure, but there's almost no snarl to the vocals (of course songs like Deny the Cross beg to differ at times).

Nice pick for Nuclear Assault though. You can't really go wrong with any of their early stuff.

GarageMetal468
08-29-2011, 05:22 PM
:lol: Goddamn I'm good.

I really thought no one would guess what would be the top half, let alone the next damn album on the list! :lol: Well, good luck guessing what's next and then the top 10!

Taking Over definitely wouldn't be my choice for an Overkill album, and I think it's definitely Blitz's worst performance ever. The riffs are plentiful for sure, but there's almost no snarl to the vocals (of course songs like Deny the Cross beg to differ at times).

Nice pick for Nuclear Assault though. You can't really go wrong with any of their early stuff.

Yeah it's just that Taking Over is my favorite out of the 5 classics they had out before they went all groove (and then released the monster of an album called Ironbound)

larvtard
08-29-2011, 05:27 PM
I really thought no one would guess what would be the top half, let alone the next damn album on the list! :lol: Well, good luck guessing what's next and then the top 10!


Well, I only guessed it because you said I'll hate the vocals, and by now you can probably tell what kind of thrash vocals I hate (either that or Nuclear Assault's vocals may just be notoriously bad or something)

makethemsuffer12
08-29-2011, 07:40 PM
Well, I only guessed it because you said I'll hate the vocals, and by now you can probably tell what kind of thrash vocals I hate (either that or Nuclear Assault's vocals may just be notoriously bad or something)

Foo, you be trippin'. John Connelly is the man! "F#" is fucking killer!

hellawaits77ny
08-29-2011, 08:52 PM
goddamn, Overkill's vocals are my least favorite :lol:



Same with me. I love their music, but can't dig those vocals. Still respect the hell outta the band though :horns:

jhdeity
08-29-2011, 11:24 PM
#18

Morbid Saint - Spectrum of Death

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_JxSkNj2HHAs/R38U-1_DvII/AAAAAAAAAcQ/rkxfzKX14W8/s320/morbid10.jpg

This album is fucking VIOLENT. Holy shit, this album just goes to show that the midwest (MS are from Sheboygan, Wisconsin) can make some of the craziest music of all time. They were so good that they were one of Death's favorite bands to open for them. I can't think of any other way to be more honored.

This album is chaos in its true form. Everything on here is violent and chaotic as hell. The guitar is distorted and fast, the drums are all around intense, and the vocals are evil and pissed off. Unfortunately, my only complaint about this album is that there is some filler, such as the 42 second clean title track, not really necessary on an album like this. And some parts of certain songs (odd enough, not on either of the two 7 minute tracks) kind of drag on. But the parts that are good, are AWESOME.

Sucks that they only released one album. But if you like chaotic, violent and all around fast thrash, check out this album. But be warned, it could cause you to do some pretty violent shit ;)

Highlights:
Crying for Death (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YP7vvYQCDmg)
Lock Up Your Children (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGx_lkJsCZI)
Scars (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rMxCymb7HI)

Great choice. They did release a 2nd album 4 years later called Destruction System that was more Bathory-esque.

Cool seeing Nuclear Assault but I would have gone with Game Over. Hang the Pope is the best 38 seconds in the history of music and REALLY causes me to do violent shit. hahaha

GarageMetal468
08-30-2011, 07:43 AM
#14

Sodom - Tapping the Vein

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_Er6jJoF1jfU/SnxalhXA9bI/AAAAAAAACeU/nFc_kDfDxPQ/s320/sodom_tappingthevein.jpg

Sodom has a fairly large discography. With classics such as Agent Orange and Persecution Mania (which I love both), it's not hard to overlook the other albums, especially in the early 90s. I absolutely love Sodom, and Tapping the Vein has to be my favorite out of all their excellent releases.

What's different on this album compared to their other releases is that this kind of has a darker atmosphere to it. Everything is HEAVY and they manage to combine it with a black metal atmosphere and some of their obvious punk influences while doing so. The guitar is crushing, the bass has the signature chainsaw sound, and the drums are powerful and fast.

From the moment that this album starts, you know in for a hell of a ride. This album never lets down. When it's not fast and brutal, it's slow, crushing and heavy (see: One Step Over the Line). This is an extremely underrated gem right here. I'm sure a bunch of people on here have heard Agent Orange, In the Sign of Evil, and Persecution Mania, but if you haven't heard this one, listen to it! I'd easily classify it with the 3 aforementioned in terms of being a classic.

Highlights:
Body Parts (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRk9YVzg2Ug)
The Crippler (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv_DZ-KWIWg)
One Step Over the Line (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Fb4UdykFc0)

AnataFan4Life
08-30-2011, 07:53 AM
Tapping the Vein is my favorite Sodom album too! :rocker:

The album's early death metal influence really makes it stand out from their other records. They need to do more albums in this vein :D

larvtard
08-30-2011, 10:10 AM
They need to do more albums in this vein :D

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

Meh, not a huge fan of this one. Much prefer Agent Orange, self-titled, even M-16 and Persecution Mania.

treghet
08-30-2011, 11:05 AM
Meh, not a huge fan of this one. Much prefer Agent Orange, self-titled, even M-16 and Persecution Mania.

You are just one huge party pooper. ;)

larvtard
08-30-2011, 11:09 AM
You are just one huge party pooper. ;)

:lol: What can I say, I'm very picky with my metal ;)

GarageMetal468
08-30-2011, 02:06 PM
:lol: What can I say, I'm very picky with my metal ;)

Well you'll either love or hate this next one here. I do believe it's the last one with higher pitched vocals. Well, I guess there is one more higher up the list right before the top 5 but the vocals are not THAT high. But if you hate that band I'm talking about (the one before the top 5) you don't deserve to live.

GarageMetal468
08-30-2011, 02:18 PM
#13

Municipal Waste - The Art of Partying

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61%2B7W4jWjyL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

This album is a party in itself! Probably one of the funnest albums to listen to.

If you don't already know Municipal Waste, they are another crossover styled thrash band. The songs are fairly short (longest one is 2:38) and it's non stop riffs and chaos throughout the album. As the album title states for itself, the lyrics on here focus on drinking, smoking, partying and all around raging.

The instruments itself are nothing very special, just straight up fast crossover playing. What I do love about them though is that they're equally mixed so you can hear everything well. The vocals are definitely understandable too. The vocals are usually alternated by the frontman and I believe the bassist.

There's not much else to say about this album except that it's one of the funnest albums to listen to. It never lets down at any point and it's just one big party in itself!

To sum this album up in one phrase: MUNICIPAL WASTE IS GONNA FUCK YOU UP!

Highlights:
The Art of Partying (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evF80GEuVe8)
Beer Pressure (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEe_gizkTWY)
Born to Party (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7MXPMLHiYc)

mankvill
08-30-2011, 03:54 PM
Tapping In The Vein was actually probably the first Sodom record I heard and fell in love with.

larvtard
08-30-2011, 04:13 PM
Nah, I approve of the Waste :fist:

GarageMetal468
08-31-2011, 12:51 PM
#12

Warbringer - Waking Into Nightmares

http://www.metalsucks.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/Waking_into_Nightmares.jpg

This is one of the very few albums released recently that I can call a monster of an album. Following a solid but badly produced (in terms of sound quaility) debut, Warbringer came back with a hell of a second album.

These guys take a shit ton of influence from Exodus and Demolition Hammer, and it shows very much in their music. Warbringer does a great job of combining the sound of both aforementioned bands on this album. They have the riff and thrash style of Exodus and the ferocity of Demolition Hammer.

There are two big highlights on this album, the first being the drumming. Nic Ritter is one hell of a drummer on here. You can definitely tell he's had some background with jazz drumming with the fills he plays throughout the album. The instrumental track Nightmare Anatomy is a perfect example of his technical drumming. The second highlight is vocalist John Kevill. This guy is a MONSTER at what he does. He does an excellent job on here sounding chaotic and in your face. And on top of that, he sounds even more intense live!

This is probably one of the best thrash albums to come out in the past few years. It's fast, technical and all around awesome. Also, if you have a chance to see them live, DO IT! Out of the 200+ bands I've seen live, Warbringer are in the top 5 best live acts for me.

Highlights:
Jackal (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFG0WCNWeAo) : Best opener EVER!
Severed Reality (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5rRKHjGVQ0)
Senseless Life (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r-FsEqiHcs)

larvtard
08-31-2011, 01:07 PM
John Kevill definitely has my favorite thrash vocals ever.

BloodoftheKings
08-31-2011, 01:44 PM
Highlights:
The Art of Partying (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evF80GEuVe8)
Beer Pressure (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEe_gizkTWY)
Born to Party (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7MXPMLHiYc)

Shame on you for not listing Boner City as a highlight.

GarageMetal468
08-31-2011, 01:56 PM
Shame on you for not listing Boner City as a highlight.

I don't have that song on the album I have, it's a bonus track. Totally forgot about it though

GarageMetal468
08-31-2011, 06:52 PM
#11

S.O.D. - Speak English or Die

http://www.on-parole.com/shop/2443-2795-large/sod-speak-english-or-die-lp.jpg

Another crossover thrash one here, actually the last crossover thrash album on this list. But this here is a legend of legends. If you don't know already, Stormtroopers of Death (referred to as S.O.D. a lot) was started by Scott and Charlie from Anthrax, as well as Dan Lilker and Billy Milano.

This album is filled with a lot of short songs, even more riffs and a lot more humor. The song concepts are all over the place here, but in a good way. The idea of this band was for Scott Ian to express his crossover ideas and make it funny while he was at it, and he and the other 3 made a damn good album.

The whole album is entertaining, but what I really love the most about it is the fast d-beat drum parts (I'll identify them in the highlights). It just sounds amazing to me and really makes the album.

This isn't just standard crossover thrash, this is a legend and a landmark in metal history. One of the best albums in the genre to come out. This album is also a huge influence on crossover bands later on in the 80s and 90s. All the songs are really highlights but the ones here are my 3 favorites.

Highlights:
Kill Yourself (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iij7OwK-whs) (0:23 for the part I love)
Fist Banging Mania (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAyFgKneaUM) (0:36 for the part I love)
Pussy Whipped (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVQccOB1YLs)

jd091
08-31-2011, 09:40 PM
Seargent D approves.

AnataFan4Life
09-01-2011, 07:13 AM
No D.R.I.?

GarageMetal468
09-01-2011, 07:38 AM
No D.R.I.?

Not a huge fan of their later thrash stuff, the only one that would be on here is Dealing With It and that's more of a hardcore punk album to me.

Anyway, we've reached the top 10! For highlights I'll be posting 5 of my favorites from the album instead of 3. Numbers 10, 9 and 8 really need no introduction since we all know how awesome these albums are, ESPECIALLY #9 with some of you ;)

GarageMetal468
09-01-2011, 07:50 AM
#10

Metallica - Ride the Lightning

http://www.songonlyrics.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/d8edb34.jpg

Out of the first four Metallica albums, it's either really hard or really easy for people to come up with just one favorite. For me it was really easy, this album has been in my life for the longest time and it's an all around incredible album.

I'm sure everyone on here has heard this album at least once in their life, so we all know what to expect. Metallica took a more melodic approach in their music after Kill Em All, and it turned out amazing. There is still a lot of thrash in this album as well, what with some of the faster riffs being some of the best on this album.

When the album starts out with the slow classical guitar and builds into the monster of a song that is Fight Fire With Fire, you know you're in for a great listen. Everything is varied throughout the album, some songs being faster than others. But the best part about it is that it starts in an epic way, and ends in an even more epic way. The Call of Ktulu is one of my favorite and possibly the best instrumental metal tracks of all time and it couldn't be a better closer.

This album has everything in a metal album done right. Fast songs that are great to headbang to, amazing guitar solos, catchy choruses and riffs, and a ballad that everyone can sing along to. While I'm not exactly the biggest Metallica fan, this album was one of the very first metal albums I listened to and actually the first metal shirt I ever bought, so it has a special place with me.

Highlights:
Fight Fire With Fire (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjlgUx7_aN0)
Ride the Lightning (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GI8xrnOrftM)
Fade to Black (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEQnzs8wl6E)
Trapped Under Ice (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=455-CIgc7co)
The Call of Ktulu (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWGOEWdV13M)

jd091
09-01-2011, 08:13 AM
#10

Metallica - Ride the Lightning

http://www.songonlyrics.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/d8edb34.jpg

Out of the first four Metallica albums, it's either really hard or really easy for people to come up with just one favorite. For me it was really easy, this album has been in my life for the longest time and it's an all around incredible album.


>Implies this is the highest Metallica will get on this list.

Darn, they shouldn't be so low. And honestly, even though this album is awesome, it's my least favorite of the first four.

AnataFan4Life
09-01-2011, 09:57 AM
A timeless classic.

Ballads aren't really a strong point for the more melodic thrash bands, but Fade to Black is one of the few thrash ballads that actually gets to me emotionally.

larvtard
09-01-2011, 10:08 AM
meh, never been a huge fan of RTL. The beginning riff of the title track is amazing, but the song isn't too good. Fight Fire with Fire is a highlight. Creeping Death is pretty good, though the chorus is sorta annoying. Don't really like anything else.

and I like that S.O.D. album a fair amount, nice pick :party:

GarageMetal468
09-01-2011, 10:32 AM
>Implies this is the highest Metallica will get on this list.

Darn, they shouldn't be so low. And honestly, even though this album is awesome, it's my least favorite of the first four.

I'm not too big of thrash albums in the style of Metallica, really. Metallica does it right though. I'm more into the faster and more chaotic albums which you'll see a lot of coming up (if you haven't already).

And you of all people will probably say that this next one is too low, but I think it's just right compared to what albums follow ;) But trust me you'll approve

Speaking of which, gonna be posting #9 later today.

GarageMetal468
09-01-2011, 12:24 PM
#9

Skeletonwitch - Beyond the Permafrost

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee167/siege_engine/Skeletonwitch-BeyondThePermafrost.jpg

Another one of the best recent thrash albums to come out, and one of the best newer thrash bands out there today. Ever since hearing them for the first time when I saw them open for The Black Dahlia Murder 2 years ago, I have been hooked on them ever since and this album shows why.

Of course, this band album is different from most newer thrash bands and albums because Skeletonwitch play with a huge influence from black metal, incorporate some of that into their music, thus making blackened thrash metal. I see them having more thrash metal in their sound than black metal, but it's obvious when you listen to it. The vocals and some of the riffs are what you would see in black metal. The speed, ferocity, fast drums and all around craziness makes up their thrash sound.

The album itself is fucking amazing. Everything sounds incredible here. The riffs are catchy, the solos are insane yet played very well, the vocals range from higher pitched black metal screams to low thrash/death metal grunts, and the song structures are perfect. Everything basically flows together in this album and it never lets down throughout the duration, which is pretty short. But if they were to make the songs any longer I can guess that they would repeat themselves and it would just drag on. Skeletonwitch know what they were doing with this, though.

Going back to the guitar solos, they are very fast for the most part but in songs like Sacrifice for the Slaughtergod and Within My Blood they have dueling guitar solos which really make the song what it is. It's amazing how every member of this band on here is incredibly talented at what they do when playing this style of thrash.

I know a ton of you on here adore this band and love their live shows, but who doesn't? You all have probably heard this album before as well, but listen to it again just because it's awesome ;)

Highlights:
Upon Wings of Black (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W2UJpH65KY)
Sacrifice for the Slaugthergod (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=758RgN_pbyw)
Vengeance Will Be Mine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axeyf8nf-yE)
Soul Thrashing Black Sorcery (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK2TDz2hJgo) BEST SONG TITLE EVER
Within My Blood (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDVJ_JpIusc)

smearCampaign
09-01-2011, 01:16 PM
#9

Skeletonwitch - Beyond the Permafrost

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee167/siege_engine/Skeletonwitch-BeyondThePermafrost.jpg


EVIL INSIDE
CONTROLLING MY LIFE
CANNOT ESCAPE WHAT IS WITHIN MY BLOOD :rocker:

Great list thus far.

jd091
09-01-2011, 02:20 PM
The fact that this isn't in the top 5 disturbs me...

mankvill
09-01-2011, 02:29 PM
The fact that this isn't in the top 5 disturbs me...

you obviously don't listen to much thrash

jd091
09-01-2011, 02:30 PM
you obviously don't listen to much thrash

Nope! :tongue:

mankvill
09-01-2011, 02:39 PM
Nope! :tongue:

*punch*

I love Skeletonwitch, but putting them in the top 10 thrash albums is silly!

I know it's a personal list, though.

jd091
09-01-2011, 02:48 PM
*punch*

I love Skeletonwitch, but putting them in the top 10 thrash albums is silly!

I know it's a personal list, though.

Okay Mr. Manks, what would you consider the top couple albums? I think it's time we can start predicting.

Reign in Blood, obviously. What else?

GarageMetal468
09-01-2011, 02:48 PM
*punch*

I love Skeletonwitch, but putting them in the top 10 thrash albums is silly!

I know it's a personal list, though.

Hey, I love this album and have listened to it dozens of times because it's so good

GarageMetal468
09-01-2011, 02:49 PM
Okay Mr. Manks, what would you consider the top couple albums? I think it's time we can start predicting.

Reign in Blood, obviously. What else?

Oooh, so close but you shall find out the next two tomorrow.

mankvill
09-01-2011, 03:06 PM
Okay Mr. Manks, what would you consider the top couple albums? I think it's time we can start predicting.

Reign in Blood, obviously. What else?

If there's one thing you should know about me and Slayer, it's that I consider Reign in Blood to be their worst good album.

GarageMetal468
09-01-2011, 03:08 PM
If there's one thing you should know about me and Slayer, it's that I consider Reign in Blood to be their worst good album.

I think he was talking about the top albums on my list. But yeah, I'll give you a hint: None of them are recent thrash, Beyond the Permafrost was the last one. The rest of the albums are before, say, 1994

christopher
09-01-2011, 03:14 PM
If there's one thing you should know about me and Slayer, it's that I consider Reign in Blood to be their worst good album.

I know its just our own opinions at this point, but Reign in Blood>>Seasons in the Abyss. I know that's your favorite Slayer album, but I think the older ones are better.

El Gordo
09-01-2011, 03:23 PM
I know its just our own opinions at this point, but Reign in Blood>>Seasons in the Abyss. I know that's your favorite Slayer album, but I think the older ones are better.

On board with Manks here. RiB is the worst of Slayer's first five... it MIGHT be better than Hell Awaits, but that's the only one. South of Heaven is the best, btw.

El Gordo
09-01-2011, 03:52 PM
#10

Metallica - Ride the Lightning

http://www.songonlyrics.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/d8edb34.jpg

Out of the first four Metallica albums, it's either really hard or really easy for people to come up with just one favorite. For me it was really easy, this album has been in my life for the longest time and it's an all around incredible album.

I'm sure everyone on here has heard this album at least once in their life, so we all know what to expect. Metallica took a more melodic approach in their music after Kill Em All, and it turned out amazing. There is still a lot of thrash in this album as well, what with some of the faster riffs being some of the best on this album.

When the album starts out with the slow classical guitar and builds into the monster of a song that is Fight Fire With Fire, you know you're in for a great listen. Everything is varied throughout the album, some songs being faster than others. But the best part about it is that it starts in an epic way, and ends in an even more epic way. The Call of Ktulu is one of my favorite and possibly the best instrumental metal tracks of all time and it couldn't be a better closer.

This album has everything in a metal album done right. Fast songs that are great to headbang to, amazing guitar solos, catchy choruses and riffs, and a ballad that everyone can sing along to. While I'm not exactly the biggest Metallica fan, this album was one of the very first metal albums I listened to and actually the first metal shirt I ever bought, so it has a special place with me.

Highlights:
Fight Fire With Fire (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjlgUx7_aN0)
Ride the Lightning (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GI8xrnOrftM)
Fade to Black (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEQnzs8wl6E)
Trapped Under Ice (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=455-CIgc7co)
The Call of Ktulu (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWGOEWdV13M)

<spits beer on computer screen> Pfft! Just saw this! List rendered invalid. Any thrash list ranking Ride the Lightning lower than 5 is completely and utterly useless! And ranking Skeletonwitch above it? Blasphemous. Sure, Metallica suck dick now but in the early to mid 80's they could play circles around Skeletonwitch today!

Rant over.

Continue on with your list, as wrong as it may be.

GarageMetal468
09-01-2011, 04:00 PM
<spits beer on computer screen> Pfft! Just saw this! List rendered invalid. Any thrash list ranking Ride the Lightning lower than 5 is completely and utterly useless! And ranking Skeletonwitch above it? Blasphemous. Sure, Metallica suck dick now but in the early to mid 80's they could play circles around Skeletonwitch today!

Rant over.

Continue on with your list, as wrong as it may be.

:(

Yeah I figured that a lot of people wouldn't be happy with my position with this one. Believe me, the albums in my top 5 have reasons why they're up there. Didn't think this would cause that much controversy though.

El Gordo
09-01-2011, 04:10 PM
:(

Yeah I figured that a lot of people wouldn't be happy with my position with this one. Believe me, the albums in my top 5 have reasons why they're up there. Didn't think this would cause that much controversy though.

:lol: Not really controversy, I just think it's the best thrash album (and best metal album) ever.

jhdeity
09-01-2011, 06:55 PM
*punch*

I love Skeletonwitch, but putting them in the top 10 thrash albums is silly!

I know it's a personal list, though.

Yeah I'm a big SW fan and a fan of this list but this was a real head scratcher for me. Top 20 maybe...

GarageMetal468
09-01-2011, 06:58 PM
Trust me, you will all enjoy the rest of the albums ;)

mankvill
09-01-2011, 07:07 PM
I know its just our own opinions at this point, but Reign in Blood>>Seasons in the Abyss. I know that's your favorite Slayer album, but I think the older ones are better.

Actually Souf of Heaven is my favorite!

jd091
09-01-2011, 07:07 PM
Actually Souf of Heaven is my favorite!

This raises an interesting point... what is everyone's favorite Slayer album?

I'm not gonna be the one to start another goddamn poll, though. :lol:

treghet
09-01-2011, 07:12 PM
I'm not gonna be the one to start another goddamn poll, though. :lol:

Do it. ;)

jd091
09-01-2011, 07:21 PM
Do it. ;)

Hell naw, you do it! :D

Sepultura69
09-02-2011, 02:42 AM
Do it. ;)

Hell naw, you do it! :D

I should do it :D


Wait....


No... :eyes:

hellawaits77ny
09-02-2011, 02:53 AM
RTL is my 2nd favorite Metallica album after MOP.

christopher
09-02-2011, 02:56 AM
I can't tell which Slayer album is my favorite:eyes: I know you will all hate me for this, but fuck it, I think Slayer lost its touch after Reign in Blood. RIB was such a great album. What could be better than having 10 songs in under 29 minutes. I like when my songs stay under the three minute mark because I begin to lose interest. I can play it all the way through at anytime and still feel the same rush I felt the first time I heard it. I would like to say that Show No Mercy is my favorite, but they have too many of those gay ass falsettos on that cd. They knew what they wanted musically, but the vocals needed to improve. That did happen on Live Undead. I know that is just a live cd, but that is by far the best thing Slayer ever put out. Hate me all you want for it, but I will keep enjoying the shit out of it. South of Heaven is good, but has some parts I hate. Seasons in the Abyss really bores me. I saw it live twice. The first time was somewhat fun. I'm sorry Manks, but I sat in my seat the second time and just text away until they finished playing the album so I could enjoy Aggressive Perfector.

larvtard
09-02-2011, 07:41 AM
Hell Awaits is my favorite by far. It takes a while to get into, but once you begin to tolerate the shitty production, you're there. Every song is an absolute scorcher.

Dextrimental
09-02-2011, 08:12 AM
Hell Awaits is amazing, Slayer were such a visceral band back then. They still are probably the most violent band in the mainstream today, but back then, I can really only imagine hearing Hell Awaits when it first came out.

GarageMetal468
09-02-2011, 11:14 AM
#8

Slayer - Hell Awaits

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51EVY16GTVL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

All this Slayer talk on here inadvertently lead up to this! Man, you guys are great at guessing!

There are a ton of awesome Slayer releases. Pretty much any of them in the 80s and Seasons in the Abyss. But out of all of them, I gotta say, Hell Awaits has got to be my favorite by far. It's very close with Reign in Blood but with that album, I usually end up skipping the last half of some songs. With this album, I can listen to it all the way through without having to skip anything because this album never lets down.

This album is pure evil right here. Everything sounds so demonic and maniacal which gives it its signature sound. This isn't your typical Slayer album, this is unique and incredible. This is Hell fucking Awaits. The production isn't as great compared to every album that followed and can be regarded as questionable. Hell, I question it sometimes too and wish it had better production, but in the end it's what makes the album what it is. The sound Slayer creates on this album is complimented by the production, so everything actually does fit in together. It's best not to worry about the production of an album anyway unless it REALLY interferes with the sound though.

I can say so much about the instruments on here. Everything is mixed perfectly and you can hear every instrument equally. The guitar riffs are :drool: to say the least. And who isn't amazed by the beast that is Dave Lombardo? But Tom Araya really makes this album. His voice on here sounds so evil, and the lyrics are amazing.


Master Of The Blackened Arts
Living His Decree
Thrives Amongst The Seven Gates
Searching For The Keys

I Have Seen The Darkened Depths Of Hell
Sorcery Beyond The Witches Spell
Robbed The Crypts Of Deaths Eternity
Killed The Priest And Cursed Him Endlessly

:drool::drool::drool:

There are only seven songs on here, but some of the song lengths go up to seven minutes, so it's not too short of an album. The best thing I love about Hell Awaits is that it ends the same way it began :drool: That part is epic as hell! Only few bands can pull that on albums because they have to be incredibly good. Hell Awaits is no exception, this album is worthy of anything.

I could go on forever about this album, but it is definitely one of Slayer's best out there. This album was WAY ahead of it's time, you would never find something as evil and chaotic as this album in 1985.

Highlights:
Hell Awaits (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8Bnkjl4Q6k)
Kill Again (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UkA9FoNzxg)
At Dawn They Sleep (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0hdyb03bkA)
Necrophiliac (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VnmwtTw-Bc)
Hardening of the Arteries (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=og7lGDeyTig) 2:10 :drool:

jd091
09-02-2011, 11:18 AM
Wow, it's gonna be interesting (for me, at least) to see what you put ahead of this. 7 more? Damn.

GarageMetal468
09-02-2011, 11:21 AM
Wow, it's gonna be interesting (for me, at least) to see what you put ahead of this. 7 more? Damn.

No one here will be disappointed, that's for sure.

Natrlhi
09-02-2011, 11:39 AM
No one here will be disappointed, that's for sure.
Oh, I can pretty much guarantee you that won't be the case. Did you forget what board this is?

GarageMetal468
09-02-2011, 12:36 PM
Oh, I can pretty much guarantee you that won't be the case. Did you forget what board this is?

Yeah good point. People don't understand that this is more of a personal list. I like some things more than others.

Anyway, #7 coming later today if I'm home. If I'm not home, then very late tonight.

WARNING:

This next album is violent. Like, VERY FUCKING VIOLENT. I gave this same warning for Spectrum of Death earlier but this next one is like that album on crack. True story: About a year ago I was doing math homework listening to this album and I almost trashed everything because of how intense and chaotic this album was. It's probably the only album to make feel like actually breaking shit around me.

Listen to it at your own risk, this next album is fucking crazy. Again, it will be coming either later today or late tonight.

jd091
09-02-2011, 01:13 PM
WARNING:

This next album is violent. Like, VERY FUCKING VIOLENT. I gave this same warning for Spectrum of Death earlier but this next one is like that album on crack. True story: About a year ago I was doing math homework listening to this album and I almost trashed everything because of how intense and chaotic this album was. It's probably the only album to make feel like actually breaking shit around me.

Listen to it at your own risk, this next album is fucking crazy. Again, it will be coming either later today or late tonight.

I know what it is...

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_larcuqxz9C1qb73i3o1_500.jpg

GarageMetal468
09-02-2011, 01:18 PM
I know what it is...

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_larcuqxz9C1qb73i3o1_500.jpg

:lol: :lol: :lol:

jhdeity
09-02-2011, 06:06 PM
I know what it is...

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_larcuqxz9C1qb73i3o1_500.jpg

That my friend is f'n HILARIOUS!

7 albums better than Hell Awaits and Reign in Blood not being one of them? Yeah I predict a future shitstorm. hahaha

christopher
09-02-2011, 06:49 PM
I'm too drunk to go back through this, but now that Slayer, Metallica and Anthrax are out of the list, I wonder what's next. I better see Tankard and Sodom coming up.

jd091
09-02-2011, 06:56 PM
Rust in Peace #1? Or do I know nothing about thrash?

GarageMetal468
09-02-2011, 07:49 PM
That my friend is f'n HILARIOUS!

7 albums better than Hell Awaits and Reign in Blood not being one of them? Yeah I predict a future shitstorm. hahaha

I'm too drunk to go back through this, but now that Slayer, Metallica and Anthrax are out of the list, I wonder what's next. I better see Tankard and Sodom coming up.

I'm not too big of a Tankard fan, and Sodom was in the top 15.

And damn, you all dont think too highly of me, huh? ;)
Rust in Peace #1? Or do I know nothing about thrash?

Nah, you know nothing about me

jd091
09-02-2011, 08:02 PM
Nah, you know nothing about me

Whew, good. Megadeth is my least favorite of the big 4. Really pumped to see the rest of the list, man! :rocker:

smearCampaign
09-02-2011, 08:52 PM
http://unrealityshout.com/files/imagecache/image_460/metallica-absolute-savings.jpg

jd091
09-02-2011, 08:55 PM
http://unrealityshout.com/files/imagecache/image_460/metallica-absolute-savings.jpg

holyfuckingshit I'M DYING

AnataFan4Life
09-02-2011, 08:58 PM
Dark Angel - Darkness Descends

hellawaits77ny
09-02-2011, 09:00 PM
Hell Awaits, such a classic :rocker:

jd091
09-02-2011, 09:01 PM
Hell Awaits, such a classic :rocker:

You like it? Really?

AnataFan4Life
09-02-2011, 09:03 PM
You like it? Really?

Bigger shock than me liking Anata :eek:

masterguy49
09-02-2011, 09:13 PM
http://unrealityshout.com/files/imagecache/image_460/metallica-absolute-savings.jpg

LOLOLOL OMG. I'm Dying.
That made my year. THANK YOU

hellawaits77ny
09-02-2011, 09:21 PM
You like it? Really?

I know, hard to believe, right :tongue:

GarageMetal468
09-02-2011, 10:46 PM
#7

Sadus - Chemical Exposure

http://www.allflac.com/covers/b_62485_Sadus-Chemical_Exposure-1988.jpg

* Also known as Illusions (http://shop.obscure-abhorrence.com/cover/11558sadusillusionscd120101208.jpg), which was released on Sadus Records. They changed the name to Chemical Exposure when it was released on Roadrunner Records. Same album, different name/album cover. Anyway...

This album. Oh man, I don't know where to begin here... Well I can start by saying that this album is 100%, non stop, relentless, pure fucking VIOLENCE. This album is definitely one of the most extreme releases in thrash metal, if not all metal. Everything on here is FAST. The instruments, vocals, songs, everything is high speed.

To classify this album into a genre, it's easiest to say that it's technical thrash/death. Everything on here is insane. The guitar riffs and song structures are VERY technical and complex. The drumming is... holy shit, fucking fast. Jon Allen is a god damn monster behind that kit. The vocals are more shrieking and very fast as well, but sounds amazing and help make the band. And the bass... this is probably the highlight of this band altogether. For those who don't know, one of the main founders of Sadus and the maniac behind the fretless five string bass, is none other than Steve fuckin DiGiorgio. You may have heard his work on Death's Human and Individual Thought Patterns. This dude is a god damn MONSTER. So technical and skilled, he basically guides every song with his mad playing.

Put these crazy skilled musicians together and you get this beast of an album. If it reminds me of anything, it reminds me of Kreator's Pleasure to Kill. The vocals are similar and the fast playing are alike, but I find this album to be a lot more in your face and extreme. Also, listen to the intro to Fight or Die and tell me what that reminds you of!

The album starts out with Certain Death, building feedback and from there on it's non stop craziness. Not just the song, but the entire album This album never lets down, musically and violently. It WILL kick your ass. The final track, Chemical Exposure, is basically the aftermath of what you just experienced. It sounds like you're all hazed out, stumbling through an alleyway attempting to realize what you just heard. Oh, and don't bother trying to headbang to this unless you want your neck to snap off in minutes. As the top rated comment for Certain Death says, "awwww CRAP, I CANT BANG MY HEAD FAST ENOUGH TO MATCH THE BEAT" Not even fucking Corpsegrinder could keep up with this.

This album is fucking crazy. Sadus are hands down the most extreme and chaotic tech thrash band out there, and this album shows it perfectly. If you're not a pussy, check this album out and see for yourself.

Highlights:
Certain Death (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90bgtLRQIEE)
Undead (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcrMlCiPQfE)
Sadus Attack (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rfiLjsm0sk)
And Then You Die (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c8V8iTm1ms)
Fight or Die (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUwdhWfDNVI)

AnataFan4Life
09-02-2011, 11:04 PM
FUCK YES. This or Swallowed in Black is fine with me.

larvtard
09-02-2011, 11:05 PM
one of my absolute favorite thrash albums ever! :rocker: I don't think it's better than Hell Awaits, haha, but they're close, I'll give ya that.

oh, and I relistened to Beyond the Permafrost. I like it a lot better than the first time I heard it, haha. Killer.

GarageMetal468
09-03-2011, 09:53 AM
Gonna post #6 in a few hours. After that, the top 5 albums will be posted one per day.

Start yo guessing

jd091
09-03-2011, 09:57 AM
Gonna post #6 in a few hours. After that, the top 5 albums will be posted one per day.

Start yo guessing

YOU LIVE IT OR LIE IT
YOU LIVE IT OR LIE IT

MY LIFESTYLE
DETERMINES MY DEATHSTYLE!

GarageMetal468
09-03-2011, 10:01 AM
YOU LIVE IT OR LIE IT
YOU LIVE IT OR LIE IT

MY LIFESTYLE
DETERMINES MY DEATHSTYLE!

:lol: :lol: what is the matter with you

BloodoftheKings
09-03-2011, 10:05 AM
YOU LIVE IT OR LIE IT
YOU LIVE IT OR LIE IT

MY LIFESTYLE
DETERMINES MY DEATHSTYLE!

I thought it was "Your Livin A Lie And".

jd091
09-03-2011, 10:18 AM
I thought it was "Your Livin A Lie And".

No, look up the lyrics.

GarageMetal468
09-03-2011, 11:19 AM
#6

Dark Angel - Darkness Descends

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_USRu-rZKvKc/SqXUXJtEQ9I/AAAAAAAAAGA/IwTuwTZEGtw/s320/Dark%2BAngel%2B-%2BDarkness%2BDescends.jpg

Quiz time! Which album was the best thrash album of 1986?

A. Slayer - Reign in Blood
B. Metallica - Master of Puppets
C. Kreator - Pleasure to Kill
D. Nuclear Assault - Game Over

If you guessed any of these above choices, you are WRONG! While this is entirely opinion, this album was THE thrash album of 1986, and one of the top albums of the 80s altogether. This album is god damn perfection.

This is an album for any thrash fanatic to enjoy. The riffs being one of the most obvious aspects of the album. They're just... so good :drool: Everything on here is very fast as well. We can thank one person for that. This band was the very first band this man played in and since then he's played in dozens of bands, studio and live. The Atomic Clock himself, Gene Hoglan. I'm sure we all know how much of a god damn beast he is on those drums, and no doubt about it, he shows it here. He's a huge force behind this album and how good it is. He also came up with a lot of the lyrics, an awesome example being:


Internal combustion, plutonic rage
The bodies create their own hell
The flame from within, unleashed from its cage
Purging the great sins of all
Admissions of guilt are all that are sought
By judges who have twisted laws
The quick abrogation of the populace
Striking with great enmity

GOD DAMN! :wow:

The rest of the band does their job amazing as well. As stated before, the guitar riffs are some of the best in thrash and the solos are incredibly fast. The bass is extraordinary as well and guides some of the songs (Merciless Death). The vocals are hard to explain, they're sort of high, but not really. But it's Don Doty, he's a damn beast anyway. You gotta listen to see. These guys were also very innovative at their time and paved the way for more extreme thrash bands later. Some bands later on would even go as far as to copying exact parts from their songs (see 0:52 in the title track in the highlights). They were pretty underrated at the time, though. They had a fuck ton of competition at their peak.

While Dark Angel's debut wasn't exactly spectacular, they made one hell of a follow up with this album. Unfortunately this is a lot shorter than the rest of the Dark Angel albums, being only 35 minutes, but I (and a lot of others) would still regard this as their best. That being said, this album is intense, extreme, awesome, whatever you want to call it. If you haven't heard Darkness Descends before, prepare to add another album to your favorite thrash album list.

Highlights:
Darkness Descends (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEWLbgqCkUk) (0:52, prepare to laugh, keep in mind that this was in 1986)
The Burning of Sodom (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtRDX9gBeRc)
Merciless Death (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chV95J2WrRU)
Death is Certain (Life is Not) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_csb7ZK9RoQ) :rocker::rocker::rocker:
Perish in Flames (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p63k2dFHIvs)

idrinkwine732
09-03-2011, 12:24 PM
I love it.

mankvill
09-03-2011, 12:55 PM
Fuck yeah, one of the fastest albums ever!

treghet
09-03-2011, 01:58 PM
Absolutely love that album. :rocker:

larvtard
09-03-2011, 03:10 PM
Love this album as well, though it can get a bit repetitive after a while, and the production kinda sucks. It's awesome how fast the guy spits out the vocals, though. It's nearly impossible to follow along with the lyrics booklet :lol:

treghet
09-03-2011, 03:12 PM
and the production kinda sucks.

You hate the production on everything ever.

llama lom
09-03-2011, 03:25 PM
and the production kinda sucks.

I'm guessing you don't like black metal lol

El Gordo
09-03-2011, 03:36 PM
Great album, and one I often overlook when I'm thinking of the all-time best thrash albums. Merciless Death is an absolute beast.

larvtard
09-03-2011, 05:04 PM
You hate the production on everything ever.

To be honest, I rarely ever notice any album's production. It's just some classic thrash albums that get my attention...

and I used to hate black metal but I love it now. The production doesn't bother me too much.

treghet
09-03-2011, 07:22 PM
To be honest, I rarely ever notice any album's production. It's just some classic thrash albums that get my attention...

So you listen to albums but don't pay attention to what they sound like? :lol: I was just saying that because you've complained about the production of three bands in the past few days.

larvtard
09-03-2011, 07:25 PM
So you listen to albums but don't pay attention to what they sound like? :lol: I was just saying that because you've complained about the production of three bands in the past few days.

I mean, I can't really tell if an album's production is particularly good or not. If it's atrocious I'll know, but otherwise, it's all minor subtleties to me.

hellawaits77ny
09-03-2011, 10:06 PM
YOU LIVE IT OR LIE IT
YOU LIVE IT OR LIE IT

MY LIFESTYLE
DETERMINES MY DEATHSTYLE!

I love Frantic:eyes:

jd091
09-03-2011, 10:17 PM
I love Frantic:eyes:

KEEEEP SERRRRCHAAAAAIN'
KEEP ON SEEERCHAAAAAN'

THIS SEEERCH GOES ON!


Yeah, classic.

BloodoftheKings
09-03-2011, 10:24 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5UWNP5o7iQ

GarageMetal468
09-04-2011, 08:41 AM
And we have reached the top 5!!! For the top 5 I'm gonna be posting all the tracks in the highlights and bolding my personal favorites, about 3-6 of them on average.

#5 coming shortly!

GarageMetal468
09-04-2011, 09:03 AM
#5

Exhorder - Slaughter In The Vatican

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_WJfIyCSMEmo/TPhSP_iAnTI/AAAAAAAAAG0/fHtCCLG-o30/s1600/Slaughter+In+The+Vatican.jpg

Exhorder (also known to some as that band Pantera ripped off of) is the only band on this list to be labeled as not only thrash, but groove metal. Now, I'm not the biggest fan of groove metal with the exception of some bands like Lamb of God, but these guys do it absolutely right. Why? Because they invented the genre!

Everyone on here has heard Pantera, no questioning that. The best way to describe Exhorder to people is "think Pantera but a LOT faster". And there you go. The problem with that though is Exhorder was playing groove WAY before Pantera was. Slaughter in the Vatican was released only a week before Cowboys From Hell but Exhorder had demos with some of the songs on this wonderful debut of an album. Pantera were... power metal :lol: But anyway, I'm done with this little history lesson, onto the album itself.

This album is... :wow: I absolutely love it. You could say I have an unhealthy addiction to it because I usually end up playing it all the time without even thinking. Everything on here is amazing, my personal favorite is the guitars. The riffs are freakin phenomenal! The guitar solos are amazing as well, they're usually fast as hell but that goes with the theme of the album. The bass on here doesn't just follow the guitars, it does it's own thing most of the time. The drums, of course, are very fast and guide the songs with the rest of the instruments. The vocals are very comprehensible and aggressive, think Phil Anselmo but a more defined. It's hard to explain, you gotta listen.

This album is one big headbang fest here. Some of the parts are so fast as well that you wish a mosh pit was starting at your very location (see: Death in Vain, Anal Lust). Other parts you just want to bang your head til it falls off (see: Desecrator). I had the privilege of seeing Exhorder at Maryland Death Fest this year and they were probably the 2nd best band there (right behind Exhumed). They put on a show on par to the ferocity of this album, especially since they've been around since the late 80s and their bassist had passed away only 2 months before that.

This album is legendary. If you like Pantera or groove metal, then you better check this out. This is the album and band that all those groove bands are inadvertently trying to sound like.

Highlights:
Death in Vain (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViuqzoFf_rI)
Homicide (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuaAG0rjEeA)
Desecrator (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7Cdc77mPZc) 0:58 - If you can't bang your head to that, seek help immediately
Exhorder (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxU_eA3Pqmo)
The Tragic Period (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWAyhNw5EkE)
Legions of Death (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLuPXf_TDJk)
Anal Lust (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFT8cQJvxDM)
Slaughter in the Vatican (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgLoFEU5mI8)

BloodoftheKings
09-04-2011, 09:18 AM
Anal Lust (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFT8cQJvxDM)


:rocker::rocker::rocker:

GarageMetal468
09-04-2011, 09:21 AM
:rocker::rocker::rocker:

:shred:

I fucking love the lyrics!

hellawaits77ny
09-05-2011, 12:41 AM
Yeah, classic.

You're lucy we're boys :allan:

Garage, this thread has been great!!!

GarageMetal468
09-05-2011, 07:34 AM
#4

Megadeth - Rust In Peace

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e205/MatthiasPowerbomb/RIP.jpg

You all didn't think I was gonna forget about this one, huh? ;)

This album really needs no introduction or review. We've all listened to it, and we all (for the most part) love it. Often classified as Megadeth's best album and the peak of their career, Rust In Peace is a god damn masterpiece.

I was honestly contemplating whether or not this album belonged on here. To me, Megadeth is a speed metal band. But as I listened to this album again, I noticed that this album does have thrash in it, about 50/50, I would say.

So yeah, we all know why this album is awesome. All the instruments can be heard perfectly and they are all played with 110% skill. The riffs are not just memorable, but legendary. Same with the solos, these are some of the best solos you will ever find in metal, my personal favorite off the album being in Tornado of Souls. The bass has some incredible highlights and riffs on this album, especially in Poison Was The Cure and of course, Dawn Patrol. The drumming not only follows the instruments along but sounds perfect and spot on. The drum fills also help to make the songs sound better. Dave Mustaine may not be my favorite vocalist but I personally think that his voice suits what he plays perfectly.

We all know how awesome this album is, and there isn't a bad time to give it another listen. This is another one of those albums that has been with me for a long time and it will continue to for pretty much as long as I live. I'm glad I got to see it played in it's entirety last year, that was one hell of a highlight of my life!

Highlights:
Holy Wars... The Punishment Due (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYlUe-SDqA0)
Hangar 18 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXpjtWZn_vU&feature=related)
Take No Prisoners (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABIWOyxWBLk&feature=related)
Five Magics (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwj7_q-kr-w&feature=related)
Poison Was The Cure (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAZQ769_EUU&feature=related)
Lucretia (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmyAvInKhuA&feature=related)
Tornado of Souls (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ujga-3p21xY&feature=related)
Dawn Patrol (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTCvrCkNpJg&feature=related)
Rust In Peace... Polaris (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hVqpjZ8qWM&feature=related)

AnataFan4Life
09-05-2011, 07:57 AM
Rust in Peace = Fucking Class. The mixture of technically proficient musicianship with catchy, well written songs is what makes it the highlight of Megadave's career.

GarageMetal468
09-05-2011, 07:59 AM
Rust in Peace = Fucking Class. The mixture of technically proficient musicianship with catchy, well written songs is what makes it the highlight of Megadave's career.

You sure as hell summed it up better than I did :lol:

larvtard
09-05-2011, 11:58 AM
Yeah, RIP is pretty good. Absolutely love the title track.

makethemsuffer12
09-05-2011, 01:48 PM
Yeah, RIP is pretty good. Absolutely love the title track.

Just pretty good? HOW DARE YOU.

hellawaits77ny
09-06-2011, 01:18 AM
Just pretty good? HOW DARE YOU.

Fuck yeah. A truly amazing song. Love the lyrics

GarageMetal468
09-06-2011, 08:22 AM
#3

Rigor Mortis - Rigor Mortis

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/0d/Rigor_Mortis.png

This album is pretty damn underrated, but little do people know that this is one of the most unique old school thrash classics of all time.

This album is so amazing that it's ridiculous. Every instrument is heard in the mix perfectly. The entire album is pretty fast for the most part as well. There are two big highlights, though. The first being the vocals. Bruce Corbitt is one fucking hell of a frontman. His vocals sound like he's just talking with a little bit of yelling, but with his voice it sounds awesome. I just love his vocals, they're aggressive yet audible and you can definitely sing along to some of his crazy and grotesque lyrics (Shroud of Gloom and Re-Animator are my favorites)! You may know him as the vocalist for Warbeast, but I really don't like their music as much.

And the second highlight... this guy is so awesome that he gets two paragraphs to describe the epicness that is this man. Mike Scaccia. This dude is a god damn MONSTER on the guitar, you may have heard his work in Ministry, but his work in this band is fucking phenomenal. First off, you have to understand that he is the only guitarist in this band (on this album, at least). Therefore, the guitar you hear is only him, he recorded no rhythm or backing up guitar parts. His riffs are more than memorable and just downright catchy. He does a LOT of fast tremolo picking for the riffs which gives it his own signature sound. He also incorporates his crazy fast tremolo picking into hands down the biggest highlight of this album, the guitar solos.

HOLY FUCKING SHIT THE GUITAR SOLOS. These are THE craziest guitar solos I have ever heard in my entire life. As stated before, Mike Scaccia has no rhythm guitar to back him up, so all you hear under the solos are the bass and drums. But god damn, they sound so much better! These are relentless, full out shredding solos that WILL melt your face off, whether you are prepared or not. He has guitar solos in every song on here, and they are a huge part of the album itself.

I'm seriously hoping that some people on here have heard this album. If not, why the hell are you reading this? Go listen to this album and prepared to be freaked the fuck out by messed up lyrics and face melting guitar solos! I recommend this album to every single fan of metal out there.

Highlights:
Welcome to Your Funeral (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUc_td3m6ag)
Demons (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHd0NRwE8aA)
Bodily Dismemberment (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fB4aiREBq4I)
Condemned to Hell (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0Q5UnNqp-g)
Wizard of Gore (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7lXdVtzzpQ)
Shroud of Gloom (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6Sh4-IUflM)
Die in Pain (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktbPhGpfryA) (Bassist Casey Orr is singing on this one)
Vampire (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1rgMaGZDT4)
Re-Animator (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHfsauGobAg)
Slow Death (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjM2oHtPDdE&feature=results_video&playnext=1&list=PLD17FE1967DD3DB83)

Bonus tracks on the 2008 version that are also worth checking out:
Foaming at the Mouth (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRQU6T9g6Hk)
Grudge Fuck (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ce1KqfJEF9g)
Spivey (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4GqBGcWnLU)

larvtard
09-06-2011, 10:54 AM
meh, never been a huge rigor fan. their vocals are sorta off-putting, as well.

GarageMetal468
09-06-2011, 03:04 PM
meh, never been a huge rigor fan. their vocals are sorta off-putting, as well.

Man I let it slide with the higher pitched vocals, but you NEVER doubt Bruce Corbitt

;)

AnataFan4Life
09-06-2011, 04:54 PM
I could never get into Sacred Reich, as I find them to be a bit bland compared to the other thrash bands of the time. Other than that, awesome list.

Any hints as to who the top two are?

GarageMetal468
09-06-2011, 05:13 PM
I could never get into Sacred Reich, as I find them to be a bit bland compared to the other thrash bands of the time. Other than that, awesome list.

Any hints as to who the top two are?

Well, they both sound way different from each other. I'll say that

jhdeity
09-06-2011, 08:45 PM
#3

Rigor Mortis - Rigor Mortis

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/0d/Rigor_Mortis.png

This album is pretty damn underrated, but little do people know that this is one of the most unique old school thrash classics of all time.

This album is so amazing that it's ridiculous. Every instrument is heard in the mix perfectly. The entire album is pretty fast for the most part as well. There are two big highlights, though. The first being the vocals. Bruce Corbitt is one fucking hell of a frontman. His vocals sound like he's just talking with a little bit of yelling, but with his voice it sounds awesome. I just love his vocals, they're aggressive yet audible and you can definitely sing along to some of his crazy and grotesque lyrics (Shroud of Gloom and Re-Animator are my favorites)! You may know him as the vocalist for Warbeast, but I really don't like their music as much.

And the second highlight... this guy is so awesome that he gets two paragraphs to describe the epicness that is this man. Mike Scaccia. This dude is a god damn MONSTER on the guitar, you may have heard his work in Ministry, but his work in this band is fucking phenomenal. First off, you have to understand that he is the only guitarist in this band (on this album, at least). Therefore, the guitar you hear is only him, he recorded no rhythm or backing up guitar parts. His riffs are more than memorable and just downright catchy. He does a LOT of fast tremolo picking for the riffs which gives it his own signature sound. He also incorporates his crazy fast tremolo picking into hands down the biggest highlight of this album, the guitar solos.

HOLY FUCKING SHIT THE GUITAR SOLOS. These are THE craziest guitar solos I have ever heard in my entire life. As stated before, Mike Scaccia has no rhythm guitar to back him up, so all you hear under the solos are the bass and drums. But god damn, they sound so much better! These are relentless, full out shredding solos that WILL melt your face off, whether you are prepared or not. He has guitar solos in every song on here, and they are a huge part of the album itself.

I'm seriously hoping that some people on here have heard this album. If not, why the hell are you reading this? Go listen to this album and prepared to be freaked the fuck out by messed up lyrics and face melting guitar solos! I recommend this album to every single fan of metal out there.

Highlights:
Welcome to Your Funeral (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUc_td3m6ag)
Demons (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHd0NRwE8aA)
Bodily Dismemberment (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fB4aiREBq4I)
Condemned to Hell (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0Q5UnNqp-g)
Wizard of Gore (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7lXdVtzzpQ)
Shroud of Gloom (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6Sh4-IUflM)
Die in Pain (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktbPhGpfryA) (Bassist Casey Orr is singing on this one)
Vampire (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1rgMaGZDT4)
Re-Animator (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHfsauGobAg)
Slow Death (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjM2oHtPDdE&feature=results_video&playnext=1&list=PLD17FE1967DD3DB83)

Bonus tracks on the 2008 version that are also worth checking out:
Foaming at the Mouth (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRQU6T9g6Hk)
Grudge Fuck (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ce1KqfJEF9g)
Spivey (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4GqBGcWnLU)

Great choice. I partied with these guys when they opened for Vio-Lence. At that point in my life these guys were the coolest people I had ever interacted with. A week later I saw Flotsam & Jetsam and partied with them and was much cooler thanks to Harden Harrison and Bruce treating me like one of the guys. Ah, the good ole days. hahahaha

Foaming at the Mouth was on the Decline of Western Civilization too. Always loved that song.

GarageMetal468
09-07-2011, 11:49 AM
Great choice. I partied with these guys when they opened for Vio-Lence. At that point in my life these guys were the coolest people I had ever interacted with. A week later I saw Flotsam & Jetsam and partied with them and was much cooler thanks to Harden Harrison and Bruce treating me like one of the guys. Ah, the good ole days. hahahaha

Foaming at the Mouth was on the Decline of Western Civilization too. Always loved that song.

... words cannot describe how jealous I am of you right now

Anyway, #2 coming shortly

GarageMetal468
09-07-2011, 12:06 PM
#2

Coroner - No More Color

http://www.metal-archives.com/images/4/9/3/493.jpg

Often referred to as the thrash metal version of Rush, Coroner is a very technical when it comes to making thrash metal. No More Color is where they started adding more progressive elements into their music and as a result, they made quite possibly their best album.

Every member in this band is VERY skilled at their instrument and they definitely show it on this album. If you've listened to Coroner before, you should know that the biggest standout in this band and especially this album is guitarist Tommy Vetterli. This dude is a beast on the guitar. His riffs aren't what you'd find in thrash, he adds huge twists to them to make them technical yet catchy and memorable at the same time (D.O.A. is a great example of this). He writes better riffs than most bands write entire albums. And his solos... oh man, these are just legendary. You just gotta listen to them to see. They all flow together so well. I don't even know how to describe them other than EPIC. All the songs are the best examples of his guitar solos since, well, what is Coroner without awesome guitar solos?

Not to say that the other 2 members aren't good at what they do, because they are. Tommy just has the big spotlight on this album. The bass actually does it's own thing sometimes but also follows the complicated guitar parts which is impressive. In my opinion, the vocals aren't that important on here compared to the instrumental parts, but I do really like Ron's vocals. They suit the music very well and he's got some cool lyrics but the guitar, bass and drums are where it's at. All the instruments are audible on here which is a huge plus with this album.

I've asked a bunch of people about what their favorite Coroner album is, and the majority of them say this one. It's not hard to figure out why, this album is pretty much a masterpiece. I always recommend this album to everyone and everyone so far has enjoyed it thoroughly. You should all listen to it too if you haven't already!

Oh, and my only complaint about this album? It's too damn short!

Highlights:
Die By My Hand (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtQhsZYKne0)
No Need To Be Human (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHQItrp6p-E&feature=related)
Read My Scars (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvda-O3gdG4&feature=related)
D.O.A. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjAja3SlxSE&feature=related)
Mistress of Deception (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmJJov7wOCc&feature=related)
Tunnel of Pain (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0kSgmQi4K8&feature=related) - By far my favorite Coroner song of all time
Why It Hurts (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hArTEfqy0fE&feature=related)
Last Entertainment (T.V. Bizarre) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOAun88CIVg&feature=related)

larvtard
09-07-2011, 01:48 PM
nah

GarageMetal468
09-07-2011, 03:41 PM
nah

I don't think you can listen to thrash metal anymore

idrinkwine732
09-07-2011, 05:11 PM
Prefer Punishment for Decadence, but this is a great album.

GarageMetal468
09-07-2011, 05:50 PM
Prefer Punishment for Decadence, but this is a great album.

Yeah that's probably my second favorite, but I've listened to it a bunch of times and to me it isn't as memorable as No More Color.

larvtard
09-07-2011, 05:58 PM
POST #1 NAO

metallicbrian666
09-07-2011, 08:04 PM
Burn My Eyes or GTFO

idrinkwine732
09-07-2011, 08:17 PM
Burn My Eyes or GTFO

MFHMFHMFH

treghet
09-07-2011, 09:07 PM
I don't think you can listen to thrash metal anymore

I don't think he listens to much of it anyway. :lol:

El Gordo
09-08-2011, 02:42 AM
Burn My Eyes or GTFO

:lol: Man, wouldn't that be a kick in the balls!

GarageMetal468
09-08-2011, 07:43 AM
POST #1 NAO

I don't know if I have time to do it today, if not today then tomorrow for sure. Keep you all in suspense ;)

Burn My Eyes or GTFO

You motherfucker I was gonna post that as a joke #1 but you ruined it, gg elitist

larvtard
09-08-2011, 09:54 AM
I don't think he listens to much of it anyway. :lol:

Thrash used to be my favorite metal sub-genre but I've been getting more into black and death lately. And I just have unrealistically high expectations for thrash. However, when a thrash album is good, it's probably one of the most amazing things I will ever hear.

GarageMetal468
09-08-2011, 10:32 AM
Thrash used to be my favorite metal sub-genre but I've been getting more into black and death lately. And I just have unrealistically high expectations for thrash. However, when a thrash album is good, it's probably one of the most amazing things I will ever hear.

Well I hope that you do enjoy my favorite thrash album of all time. I'm gonna post it tomorrow, don't have that much time today with classes and seeing Alestorm tonight. It's gonna be a huge review.

Well here's a hint: It's not a repeat of any band on here, also facebook (I think I'm only friends with Brian on here so he'd probably be the only one to get it, DON'T SPOIL IT BRAH)

El Gordo
09-08-2011, 05:24 PM
Well I hope that you do enjoy my favorite thrash album of all time. I'm gonna post it tomorrow, don't have that much time today with classes and seeing Alestorm tonight. It's gonna be a huge review.

Well here's a hint: It's not a repeat of any band on here, also facebook (I think I'm only friends with Brian on here so he'd probably be the only one to get it, DON'T SPOIL IT BRAH)

Huh. Heavy hitters who haven't been on the list: Heathen, Death Angel, Sacrifice? Off the top of my head, that's all I've got, so I'm gonna go with Heathen - Victims of Deception, although Sacrifice has the best shit out of the three.

treghet
09-09-2011, 06:04 AM
I'm almost positive I have it figured out. Just waiting to see if I'm right. :tongue:

GarageMetal468
09-09-2011, 06:19 AM
I'm almost positive I have it figured out. Just waiting to see if I'm right. :tongue:

orly? Did it take some stalking to figure it out? ;)

And another hint (more of a fun fact): I am currently wearing the band shirt of my #1 album! Forgot I was gonna reveal it today. Gonna do it later this afternoon.

treghet
09-09-2011, 06:25 AM
orly? Did it take some stalking to figure it out? ;)

It did. Looking forward to the post though. I think it will surprise some people.

GarageMetal468
09-09-2011, 10:58 AM
It did. Looking forward to the post though. I think it will surprise some people.

Yeah hopefully everyone will dig it, probably not logan though

GarageMetal468
09-09-2011, 11:55 AM
#1

Demolition Hammer - Epidemic of Violence

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_p61z2enroU4/SqHc5fthzvI/AAAAAAAAFXA/kvoWQzl1WqI/s400/Demolition+Hammer+-+Epidemic+of+violence.jpg

And here it is, my favorite thrash metal album of all time. Everything I could possibly love in thrash metal is in this album, and the four genius monsters behind this album perfect it like no other. This is also one of the very few albums, if not the only album, that's labeled "brutal thrash metal".

I'll start off with the production. It's basically your typical late 80s/early 90s production, think Altars of Madness. It's absolutely perfect for this album. Everything is audible and doesn't sound overly produced at all like you'd find on modern thrash albums. The production adds to the intensity and chaos of this album.

Speaking of chaos, this album is on par with Spectrum of Death and Chemical Exposure for being one fucking violent album. There is not one single moment where you're not feeling like trashing something or banging your head hard. This album is consistent from the moment it begins to the very second it ends. It will pulverize your skull and leave your body in shreds.

For the instruments, I think I will start off talking about the drums because they are possibly the biggest highlight of this album. To sum it up: Vinny Daze is a god damn MONSTER. I don't want to imagine how many sticks he went through recording this album. It has to number into the hundreds because he is beating the living fuck out of the drums on here. This album is full of incredibly fast parts and it's all thanks to him. He can keep up an incredibly fast beat for extended periods of time. He's one hell of a drummer, and it's a shame that he passed away in 1996. R.I.P.

The guitar riffs on here are just incredible. If they're not catchy, they, along with the drums, make up a very fast part of a song. Both of their guitarists are incredibly talented. The solos are amazing as well. They are usually fast, but if there's more than one guitar solo in a song, the guitarists switch off on who plays the solo. The perfect example of this is my favorite song off the album, Pyroclastic Annihilation. Everything about that song is brutal, fast, and the solo-off to end it is amazing.

The vocals and lyrics are big highlights on here as well. The vocals are kind of rapsy yet aggressive and coherent sometimes. Think Kreator but a LOT more pissed off. With the style of music Demolition Hammer plays, they fit perfectly. Along with these crazy vocals come the lyrics. These aren't your standard thrash "hail satan!" or "into the pit!" lyrics. There really isn't a lyrical concept to this album. All the songs are about different things. There are songs about torture devices, volcanos, sharks, abortions, and a ton of awesome stuff. The lyrics to these songs aren't basic at all. These are some of the most educated and advanced lyrics I've ever seen. Example:

Terminal mouth with tricuspid teeth
Revealing all the inner sights of hell
Contorting velocities
Of crushing violent rage
Shattering pain evolves
Blood-soaked chunks from wounded prey
Mangled flesh abounds
Succumb to nefarious mandibles
Dragged underneath
Immersed in fear of death

... :bowdown: :wow:

Steve Reynolds is a monster, a genius, and a hell of a musician! He also plays bass on here as well as vocals. The bass follows the guitar for the most part but it's still audible. His roles as a vocalist really stick out, though.

From the moment after the building feedback of the first track, you're pummeled with fast paced brutal death/thrash in your face. You get this for a few songs until the slower song Carnivorous Obsession. Even though it's a lot slower than the rest of the album, it's still brutal and real easy to headbang to. If you thought you could re-cope from the brutality and insanity during this song, you're out of luck. The filler song Orgy of Destruction, which is like 46 seconds long is even good! It has an amazing riff and then a huge build up to the title track which is one of the most violent songs ever. After that, there's 2 more songs which are also relentless and will kick your ass. There is not one dull or boring moment on here. The album doesn't end on a soft or slow note, nor are there acoustic or clean passages in this album at all. This is straight, in your face, ultra violent thrash metal.

This album is not for pussies. This is all why Epidemic of Violence is my favorite thrash metal album. It has everything I want in thrash metal done 100% accurately right. If you haven't heard this album yet, oh man, you have no idea how much you're missing out on. This is considered one of the best thrash albums of all time, I consider it my personal favorite.

Track listing:
Skull Fracturing Nightmare (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDUwK5bbqhU)
Human Dissection (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrYHIkyp7j8)
Pyroclastic Annihilation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOIxuawdVLA)
Envenomed (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5XN03pPq8E)
Carnivorous Obsession (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIc2bc5a9ao)
Orgy of Destruction (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVRjknaCY18)
Epidemic of Violence (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kv6XYkF-5z4)
Omnivore (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsUlc5k79KY)
Aborticide (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUOmQhYvuL8)

I hope you have all enjoyed this list as much as I had making it. I can see that I got a lot of people into some new bands which I am happy about. I love recommending good music to people and I hope I did a good job here. Thanks for following!

:shred: :rocker: :shred:

christopher
09-09-2011, 12:01 PM
Never heard them before, but loving the shit out of it:rocker:

jd091
09-09-2011, 12:01 PM
It will pulverize your skull and leave your body in shreds.

Don't think I want to hear this one. :eyes:

GarageMetal468
09-09-2011, 12:04 PM
Don't think I want to hear this one. :eyes:

Of course you do! ;)

jd091
09-09-2011, 12:08 PM
Of course you do! ;)

:D I'm playing Skull Fracturing Nightmare now. Pretty good! I'm dig the vocals. Very riffy. Cool choice! Never, ever heard of these guys before, so thanks for the list!

larvtard
09-09-2011, 12:16 PM
Yeah hopefully everyone will dig it, probably not logan though

Nah, I dig Demolition Hammer, they're pretty sick :cool:

AnataFan4Life
09-09-2011, 12:33 PM
Fuck yeah! I find it awesome when thrash bands are so brutal that they are just a HAIR away from being death metal. Demolition Hammer is the shit :rocker:

mankvill
09-09-2011, 12:49 PM
fuck yeah. been looking to get into this band for so long. :shred:

idrinkwine732
09-09-2011, 12:51 PM
A very, very worthy #1. There are few albums I would put above it, a brilliant release.

holy_nick1991
09-09-2011, 03:46 PM
Fucking righteous list brother!

Demo Hammer is actually my favorite thrash band but as much as all of my friends agree with you and praise EoV, I'm actually in love with Tortured Existence.

This si my favorite lyric:

Searing with the pain of ravaged world
Destined to collide
Struggle, in vain, to exist
Knowing you soon will die
Unable to accept, your forthcoming death
Burial a crime
Carbonizing cremation
Consummation horrified
Double insulated stainless tanks
Liquid nitrogen
Housed, within a concrete vault
Preservation capsule
Biological suspension
Sub-zero bloodless state
Hypodermic continment
Cryo-hybernate

Rocco44
09-09-2011, 04:04 PM
Great fucking list. I got a lot of listening to do.

Sepultura69
09-09-2011, 04:14 PM
Great thread. Really enjoyed it my man, good stuff. :fist:

jhdeity
09-09-2011, 05:41 PM
Yeah man, very cool thread. The fact that many of these releases came out before you were born is even more impressive. My only beef with the Top 5 would be I don't really consider Coroner thrash. Maybe I'm wrong but they have too many slow songs and the songs I'm most familar with are slower.

You might want to check out Sadus also. Actually everyone should check out Sadus. The album Swallowed in Black will forever be one of my Top 10 albums of all time and they epotimize thrash to me. The song Certain Death off their 1st cd is incredible also.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90bgtLRQIEE

Steve DiGiorgio is one of the most beastly bass players to ever live. Most people know his work with Death and Testament but I still rate his work with Sadus as his best. His did kick ass with Autopsy too though.

smearCampaign
09-09-2011, 05:58 PM
You might want to check out Sadus also.

They're #7 on this list!

daimonos
09-09-2011, 06:00 PM
Yeah man, very cool thread. The fact that many of these releases came out before you were born is even more impressive. My only beef with the Top 5 would be I don't really consider Coroner thrash. Maybe I'm wrong but they have too many slow songs and the songs I'm most familar with are slower.

You might want to check out Sadus also. Actually everyone should check out Sadus. The album Swallowed in Black will forever be one of my Top 10 albums of all time and they epotimize thrash to me. The song Certain Death off their 1st cd is incredible also.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90bgtLRQIEE

Steve DiGiorgio is one of the most beastly bass players to ever live. Most people know his work with Death and Testament but I still rate his work with Sadus as his best. His did kick ass with Autopsy too though.


Unfortunately the only album I've heard by them is Out For Blood, which is very good, I think. I've been meaning to check out their older stuff for awhile now.

jhdeity
09-09-2011, 08:48 PM
They're #7 on this list!

Ah cool. I was wondering how they could be missed. My bad. I lost track during all the Slayer debating and funny Metallica pictures. Yeah off the top of my head my Top 10 would be:

1) Slayer - Reign in Blood
2) Sadus - Swallowed in Black
3) Metallica - Kill Em All
4) Dark Angel - Darkness Descends
5) Slayer - Hell Awaits
6) Sepultura - Beneath The Remains
7) Testament - The New Order
8) Sodom - Persecution Mania
9) Kreator - Pleasure To Kill
10) Overkill - Taking Over

With Sacred Reich, Vio-lence, Vektor, Exhorder & Anthrax in the next tier. Pretty similar actually. I also think Flotsam & Jetsam wrote some great thrash songs. No Place for Disgrace and Doomsday for the Deceiver have some great songs.

GarageMetal468
09-09-2011, 11:07 PM
Fucking righteous list brother!

Demo Hammer is actually my favorite thrash band but as much as all of my friends agree with you and praise EoV, I'm actually in love with Tortured Existence.

This si my favorite lyric:

Searing with the pain of ravaged world
Destined to collide
Struggle, in vain, to exist
Knowing you soon will die
Unable to accept, your forthcoming death
Burial a crime
Carbonizing cremation
Consummation horrified
Double insulated stainless tanks
Liquid nitrogen
Housed, within a concrete vault
Preservation capsule
Biological suspension
Sub-zero bloodless state
Hypodermic continment
Cryo-hybernate

If Tortured Existence had the same production as Epidemic of Violence, that may have taken over but who knows. The best I can do is watch the live videos of them performing TE songs back in like 1990-1991. It's a damn shame I can't find any videos of them in 1992-1993.

And thanks everyone, glad you all enjoyed it!

El Gordo
09-10-2011, 07:07 AM
Wow, your #1 came out of left field for me, clearly! I've never listened to Demolition Hammer, but I obviously need to! Great list though, dude! Some glaring omissions and questionable picks as far as I'm concerned, but it ain't my list!

idrinkwine732
09-10-2011, 09:51 AM
Wow, your #1 came out of left field for me, clearly! I've never listened to Demolition Hammer, but I obviously need to! Great list though, dude! Some glaring omissions and questionable picks as far as I'm concerned, but it ain't my list!

You'll listen to Epidemic of Violence and understand why it is a worthy #1 contender, even if it isn't yours. Simply one of the best thrash releases of all time.

jhdeity
09-11-2011, 03:57 PM
You'll listen to Epidemic of Violence and understand why it is a worthy #1 contender, even if it isn't yours. Simply one of the best thrash releases of all time.

You know what's funny is I own this cd and bought it for $1 in a budget bin and maybe listened to it once. Between the shitty artwork and the fact it had a hole punched through the case I really never gave it a shot. Funny how things like that influenced me but I own so many cd's that it got lost in a pile somehow. Same thing with Toxic actually. I'll have to give both a few listens and see if I really did have some gems right under my nose all these years.

Wrathchild_84
09-20-2011, 03:30 PM
I think you all need to give this one a listen

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/88/Leeway_borntoexpire.jpg

This is one of the most ferocious thrash albums I have ever heard but also it make me wanna move my body.

Stand out tracks
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C63L7cO97fk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lfu4N1KmHCE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLkYv9KRymc&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ai53a18uVFE&feature=related