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Okay, this is one for you thrash fans on HH. Rather than picking the most influencial list of thrash albums (we'd surely see albums like "Reign In Blood", "Black Metal", "Master of Puppets", "Peace Sells", "Doomsday for the Deceiver" etc, in that list), which are YOUR FAVOURITE albums. If you've had a shit day at work & need some raging thrash metal to accompany your mood, what do you play? Categorise anything you like as thrash, from early Metal Church through Watchtower/Mordred & Sacred Reich to S.O.D or even VENOM...

 

This is mine....

 

1. SEPULTURA - Arise

2. OVERKILL - The Years of Decay

3. METALLICA - ...And Justice For All

4. TESTAMENT - The Legacy

5. SLAYER - South of Heaven

6. FLOTSAM & JETSAM - No Place For Disgrace

7. TESTAMENT - Practise What You Preach

8. EXODUS - Fabulous Disaster

9. NUCLEAR ASSAULT - Survive

10. SABBAT - Dreamweaver

11. METALLICA - Master of Puppets

12. MEGADETH - Countdown to Extinction

13. SEPULTURA - Beneath The Remains

14. OVERKILL - Horrorscope

15. FORBIDDEN - Forbidden Evil

16. VIO-LENCE - Eternal Nightmare

17. ZNOWHITE - Act of God

18. ATROPHY - Violent By Nature

19. SODOM - Agent Orange

20. EXHORDER - Slaughter in the Vatican

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SLAYER - Reign In Blood

NUCLEAR ASSAULT - Survive

SEPULTURA - Arise

SEPULTURA - Beneath The Remains

OVERKILL - Under The Influence

METALLICA - ...And Justice For All

TESTAMENT - Practice What You Preach

ANTHRAX - Persistance Of Time

NUCLEAR ASSAULT - Handle With Care

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES - How Will I Laugh Tomorrow...

ANNIHILATOR - Alice In Hell

FLOTSAM & JETSAM - No Place For Disgrace

MERCYFUL FATE - Dead Again

LAAZ ROCKIT - Annihilation Principle

MEGADETH - Rust In Peace

METAL CHURCH - Metal Church

SACRED REICH - Independent

ANTHRAX - Among The Living

SLAYER - Seasons In The Abyss

HADES - Damnation

METALLICA - Master Of Puppets

LAAZ ROCKIT - Know Your Enemy

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No particular order:

 

1. Metallica- Kill Em All

2. Megadeth- Rust in Peace

3. Testament- Practice What you Preach

4. Metallica- Master of Puppets

5. Metallica- Ride the Lightning

6. Testament- Low

7. Anthrax- Among the Living

8. Testament- The Legacy

9. Metallica- ....and Justice for All

10. Megadeth- Peace Sells

11. Testament- The New Order

12. Megadeth- So far, so good.....so what

13. Anthrax- Persistence of Time

14. Anthrax- State of Euphoria

15. Anthrax- Spreading the Disease

16. Pantera- Cowboys from Hell

17. Megadeth- Countdown to Extinction

18. Pantera- Vulgar Display of Power

19. Pantera- Far Beyond Driven

20. Megadeth- Killing is my business

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Woo... tough to do off the top of my head, but I'll give it a shot...

In no particular order...here's 20:

 

Annihilator - ALICE IN HELL

Overkill - FEEL THE FIRE

Carnivore - RETALIATION

Megadeth - PEACE SELLS BUT WHO'S BUYING?

Testament - LOW

Overkill - FROM THE UNDERGROUND AND BELOW

Exodus - FABULOUS DISASTER

Deliverance - WEAPONS OF OUR WARFARE

Anthrax - AMONG THE LIVING

Slayer - REIGN IN BLOOD

Metallica - MASTER OF PUPPETS

Fight - WAR OF WORDS (note: maybe Fight technically were not a thrash band but I thrashed like a muthafugga to this one back in the day...!)

Flotsam & Jetsam - NO PLACE FOR DISGRACE

Metallica - RIDE THE LIGHTNING

Exodus - BONDED BY BLOOD

Suicidal Tendencies - LIGHTS, CAMERA, REVOLUTION

Slayer - HELL AWAITS

Sepultura - CHAOS A.D.

Metal Church - S/T (note: Metal Church may have been considered a trad/power metal band on later releases, but their debut was a thrash disc through and through!)

Stormtroopers of Death - SPEAK ENGLISH OR DIE

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This is hard! In no particular order from top of my head on the moment:

 

INFERNAL MAJESTY - None Shall Defy

ANACRUSIS - Manic Impressions

DESTRUCTION - Release From Agony

MEKONG DELTA - Mekong delta

SABBAT - Dreamweaver

KREATOR - Pleasure to Kill

HOLY MOSES - The New Machine of Liechtenstein

FORBIDDEN - Forbidden Evil

TARGET - Mission Executed

EXUMER - Possessed By Fire

S.D.I. - Sign of the Wicked

TANKARD - Chemical Invasion

PARADOX - Product of Imagination

VENDETTA - Go and Live... Stay and die!

LIVING DEATH - Vengeance of Hell

ARTILLERY - By Inheritance

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From #10 down to #1

 

10.) SACRED REICH ~ Ignorance

9.) KILLER ELITE ~ Mad As Hell

8.) CELTIC FROST ~ Into The Pandemonium

7.) WRATHCHILD AMERICA ~ 3-D

6.) OVERKILL ~ The Years Of Decay

5.) FLOTSAM AND JETSAM ~ Doomsday For The Deceiver

4.) OVERKILL ~ I Hear Black

3.) METALLICA ~ Master Of Puppets

2.) MEGADETH ~ Countdown To Extinction

1.) WRATHCHILD AMERICA ~ Climbin' The Walls

 

Thats my top 10.... :banana:

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Here's a bunch in no particular order that I LOVE!!

 

Overkill - Taking Over

Testament - The Legacy

Malice - License To Kill

Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King

Anthrax - Among The Living

Exodus - Bonded By Blood

Helloween - Keeper Of The Seven Keys

Wrathchild America - Climbin' The Walls

Metallica - Ride The Lightning

Megadeth - Peace Sells

Pantera - Cowboys From Hell

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Wow..a tough one....in sorta order..kinda

1)Slayer-Rein In Blood

2)Metallica-Ride The Lightning

3)Slayer-South of Heaven

4)Metallica-Master of Puppets

5) Overkill-Taking Over

6)Vengeance Rising-Human Sacrifice

7)Coroner-No More Color

8)Suicidal Tendencies-How Can I Laugh..

9)Anthrax-Spreading the Disease

10)Sacred Reich-Surf Nicaragua

 

Of Course this could change at any time cause I know I'm forgetting

some bands...and cause of how I'm feeling at the time..

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7)Coroner-No More Color

8)Suicidal Tendencies-How Can I Laugh..

 

These are 2 I totally forgot about but probably shouldve gone in my list. XENTRIX "For Whose Advantage" is another one missing. Most people seem to be adding a SACRED REICH album, a band I just cannot get into. I have "Ignorance" & it just 'aint heavy enough for me, a bit plodding....

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Here's my list....

 

(In no particular order):

 

RECON - Behind enemy lines (1990)

HEATHEN - Victims of deception (the production alone on this makes it an all time classic) (1990)

MELIAH RAGE - Solitary Solitude (1989)

SACRED REICH - American Way (1990)

OBLIVEON - From this day forward (1989)

BELIEVER - Sanity Obscure (1990)

METAL CHURCH - Blessing in disguise (1989)

KAT - Oddech wymarlych swiatow (1987)

RAGE - The Missing Link (1994)

MARSHALL LAW - Power Game (1993)

 

 

 

Cheers!

PJ

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WOW, it doesn't look like there are any Laaz Rockit fans in here.

 

I dig L.R. (esp. the CITY'S GONNA BURN album) but obviously I dig the other bands I listed in my previous post a lot more. ANNIHILATION PRINCIPLE is pretty bad-ass too!

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WOW, it doesn't look like there are any Laaz Rockit fans in here.

 

I dig L.R. (esp. the CITY'S GONNA BURN album) but obviously I dig the other bands I listed in my previous post a lot more. ANNIHILATION PRINCIPLE is pretty bad-ass too!

 

Freddy, I figured you would have some Laaz Rockit, I thought since they are part of that big bay area thrash movement with Metallica and Testament there would be more LR on peoples list.

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7)Coroner-No More Color

8)Suicidal Tendencies-How Can I Laugh..

 

These are 2 I totally forgot about but probably shouldve gone in my list. XENTRIX "For Whose Advantage" is another one missing. Most people seem to be adding a SACRED REICH album, a band I just cannot get into. I have "Ignorance" & it just 'aint heavy enough for me, a bit plodding....

Ignorance is a bit ploddy I'll admit...Surfs much better...I know I have forgotten so many..

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O yeah! I forgot CORONER too, but R.I.P. and Punishment for Decadence come first on my list.

 

Regarding Laaz Rockit - not a bad band, but I never really considered them thrash - more like a power outfit. Although with Annihilation Principle they almost got into thrash waters...

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O yeah! I forgot CORONER too, but R.I.P. and Punishment for Decadence come first on my list.

 

Regarding Laaz Rockit - not a bad band, but I never really considered them thrash - more like a power outfit. Although with Annihilation Principle they almost got into thrash waters...

 

I'd classify Laaz Rockit as thrash...their later albums anyway, ANNIHILATION PRINCIPLE kinda reminds me of the Zetro Sousa-fronted Exodus. There were some vocal similarities.

 

Their debut (CITY'S GONNA BURN, 1984) sounds more like early power metal though...and I don't have it, but I understand their second (NO STRANGER TO DANGER) was almost Crue/Ratt style... so I think maybe they were a little confused when they started out and it took 'em a few albums to find their direction...

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Not a big thrash fan,but here's some i like,in no order -

 

seasons in the abyss - Slayer

ride the lightning - Metallica

master of puppets - Metallica

morbid tales - Celtic frost

peace sells... - Megadeth

spreading the disease - Anthrax

killbox 13 -Overkill :drink:

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O yeah! I forgot CORONER too, but R.I.P. and Punishment for Decadence come first on my list.

 

Regarding Laaz Rockit - not a bad band, but I never really considered them thrash - more like a power outfit. Although with Annihilation Principle they almost got into thrash waters...

 

I'd classify Laaz Rockit as thrash...their later albums anyway, ANNIHILATION PRINCIPLE kinda reminds me of the Zetro Sousa-fronted Exodus. There were some vocal similarities.

 

Their debut (CITY'S GONNA BURN, 1984) sounds more like early power metal though...and I don't have it, but I understand their second (NO STRANGER TO DANGER) was almost Crue/Ratt style... so I think maybe they were a little confused when they started out and it took 'em a few albums to find their direction...

 

Their last three efforts were all thrash, check out Know Your Enemy, Annihilation Princilple, and Nothing Sacred.

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O yeah! I forgot CORONER too, but R.I.P. and Punishment for Decadence come first on my list.

 

Regarding Laaz Rockit - not a bad band, but I never really considered them thrash - more like a power outfit. Although with Annihilation Principle they almost got into thrash waters...

 

I'd classify Laaz Rockit as thrash...their later albums anyway, ANNIHILATION PRINCIPLE kinda reminds me of the Zetro Sousa-fronted Exodus. There were some vocal similarities.

 

Their debut (CITY'S GONNA BURN, 1984) sounds more like early power metal though...and I don't have it, but I understand their second (NO STRANGER TO DANGER) was almost Crue/Ratt style... so I think maybe they were a little confused when they started out and it took 'em a few albums to find their direction...

 

Their last three efforts were all thrash, check out Know Your Enemy, Annihilation Princilple, and Nothing Sacred.

 

I love "Annihilation Principle", is their best album IMO & was very close to my list. But - & maybe this is because I probably bought a bootleg copy - it sounds shit. Like demos. My CD is black & white so it's probably a cd-r, but if not then it urgently needs a remaster...

 

Surprised no-one's mentioned SODOM - "Agent Orange", or KREATOR - "Extreme Agression". Other thrash classics IMO.

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Some of my Thrash favorites in no particular order

 

Megadeth - Rust In Peace

Megadeth - Killing Is My Business

Metallica - Ride The Lightning

Metallica - Master Of Puppets

Exodus - Bonded By Blood

Anvil - Metal On Metal

Znowhite - Act Of God

Slayer - Hell Awaits

Slayer - Reign In Blood

Anthrax - Spreading The Disease

Metal Church - Metal Church

Flotsam & Jetsam - No Place For Disgrace

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