Best New Wave Thrash Metal Bandsdragon13304
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Albums like Ride the Lightning, Rust in Peace, and The New Order blew my mind and got me into music. Then I spent the 2000s saying that there would never again be a life changing album or even a metal classic for that matter to come out. I just stuck with the thrash classics of the 80's. Then one day, I came across Time is Up by Havok and got the same feeling I had when listening to Megadeth or Metallica for the first time. This band completely restored my faith in good music and good thrash metal to reemerge. And sure enough, this decade is bringing us great albums from all thrash bands old and new. I may have never known that if it weren't for Havok. Since I heard Time is Up, havok became my favorite new wave band of all time.
The best! A friend of mine is lead guitar for Havok and they rule! Seen them live a bunch of times and you're really missing out of you sleep on this rec.
There was a time when I thought that only old thrash bands, like Kreator or Testament, could do good thrash nowadays, I've never been so wrong.
HAVOK are the thrash kings!V12 Comments
EXACTLY! Evile absolutely deserves to be up at the top of this list. They don't have a lot of albums but the stuff they already have are comparable to the Big Four's material. EVILE RULES!
ONE OF THE BEST BANDS EVER! My favourite modern thrash band, their work is incredibly fantastic, enter the grave was probably the best album of the 2000s
Thrasher it's a classic already. - renanborges
Havok and Evile are great don't get me wrong, but the skill on instruments, songwriting, lyrics and structure and live performances for Vektor blow them out of the water
Musical talents like no other, out of the ordinary, "space thrash" I guess you could call it. Vektor is one of a kind and deserves the love.
The best of this list, in my opinion. Originality, musical talent and overall very solid albums. Their first 2 are my favorites.
Bach + Metal + Speed + TrashV5 Comments
The best of new thrash bands great live band
Warbringer should be in different genre with the rift & the lyric they should be call pioneer of "Dark Thrash"
Listen to Living In A Whirlwind.
War Without End as a whole just makes for a great listen. Even their instrumentals from other album are just very well made. Highly suggest giving them a listen. One of my favourites is definitely "Combat Shock" from War Without End.
Worlds torn Asunder is a work of art in its own way.
Amazing. Joel really did well with this band. Great live too I saw them with Napalm Death and Agnostic Front and they sounded the best in my opinion.
Deserves to be in the top 3. Serpents Unleashed is all I have to say. The first track to the last track is non stop, in your face, and doesn't let up. Beats Evile in my opinion. Skeletonwitch will burn a hole in your head
Just listen to Toxic Zombie Onslaught or Predator from the album Do-Over. Those songs give you the same feeling as listening Holy Wars... I love anything from Born of the Bomb and Do-Over. Also the cover of Hot for Teacher is amazing
Think Nuclear Assault combined with Exodus, but better. Agnosticism is easily better than even the classic Fade to Black
They sound a bit like Exodus(with Duxes), which is pretty obvious as we get from their name, with a little insparation of Old school thrash
The vocals for mantic ritual are some f my favourite vocals out of any thrash band they are so good. - dragon13304
Gama Bomb Should be on top of the list good rift & better soloV1 Comment
Not my favorite, but way too low on here. Both of their albums are excellent and Carlos Cruz of Warbringer was able to effectively showcase his melodic side. It's a shame that the band split up. - surgeonsanic
Best New Thrash Band ever. I love State of Insurgency
Fueled By Fire are one of my favorite Thrash bands... period. They sort of have a Death Angel sound, but pushed to the extreme.
Greatest greek band ever. Listen to apokathilosis, begger of scorn, bleeding holocaust, dead again.
Even better thane evile and havok
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