Originally Posted by JRA
And that Destruction EP...awesome, but I've heard from Ian Christe and Fenriz that both that and Infernal Overkill are black metal, not thrash. Not giving you're wrong for putting it here or anything, as well, I would too if I were making this sort of thing, just something I found interesting worth thinking about.
I don't care if Cliff Burton came back from the dead and told me that Destruction EP isn't thrash... it's fucking thrash. Was it important to the fledgling black metal movement at that time? Yes, but it's thrash, especially in 1984.