I love Carnivore. One of the most underrated thrash bands around. Retaliation isn't as good as the debut, but your review is pretty spot on. "Race War" is a favourite of mine as well.
5/21 - Alice Cooper
6/01 - Primal Fear (?)
6/04 - Untimely Demise
6/09 - Striker, Axxion, Manacle (?)
6/10 - Annihilator, Razor