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One of the best thrash metal bands easily. 4 Epic albums across 40 years in two phases by the band. Exumer is thrash at it's best

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82ArtilleryArtillery is a Danish thrash metal band. They participated in the early development of the genre, and their highly energetic, riff-centric and often fast-paced music is similar in style to that of Voivod, Coroner, Megadeth and Sabbat from the same era.

It's kind of sickening that this band isn't on this list already, yet Trivium, Bullet For My Valentine, As I Lay Dying, and Slipknot are extremely overrated, let alone on this list at all.

Artillery should be in the top 15, perhaps top 10. They're the Iron Maiden of Thrash Metal.

It saddens me to see pioneers of thrash being forgotten and rated so low in this list. There are too many bands listed that firstly shouldn't be because of their style, and secondly commercially overrated. Same as for Metallica; the black album was their point of no return when they decided going mainstream... What a pity.

What the hell! I'm disgusted seeing pantera bullet for my valentine trivium and other non thrash bands. How the hell can a true thrash metal fan not like artillery. All albums are kickass. Seriously it's a must as they are pure thrash

Very underrated.

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83Lich King

If you're looking for something new after listening to Megadeth and Metallica all day? (Not that they're not amazing bands) Listen to these guys. Shredding riffs, flying solos, and decent songwriting for the most part. The vocals can be a bit off putting at first, but you come to like them after a bit. Listen to anything from Born of the Bomb, and Do-Over and you'll realize just how much potential they have. (Had. Not sure if they're getting another singer and continuing to make music)


Power flows from barrel of the powersurge

Extreme riffs,powerful growling and energetic stage performance-this combination means Powersurge!

Powersurge is the Thrash / Groove metal band from Bangladesh... Their songs are awesome... Jameshed is the powerful vocalist m/ ( Ishrafil Islam Nur Jewel)

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85SylosisV1 Comment
86Hobbs Angel of Death
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88GhoulGhoul is a thrash/death metal band from Oakland, California. Though the members' actual identities are meant to be concealed, it is known that some members or past members of Ghoul also play or have played in other bands such as Impaled, Dystopia, Wolves in the Throne Room, Exhumed, Phobia, Asunder more.
89Channel Zero

Underrated Belgian band. Though I prefer the first albums.

90Black Fast

These guys are awesome technical thrash! - ryanrimmel

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91Mekong Delta
92Iron Reagan
93PestilencePestilence were a death metal band from the Netherlands founded in 1986. They are known for incorporating jazz and fusion elements into their music.
94RepugnantRepugnant are a Swedish death metal band from Stockholm formed in 1998. According to Swedish Death Metal author Daniel Ekeroth, "Their amazingly old school-sounding death metal is something you must hear to believe." The band has been pointed out as one of the first revivalists of the Swedish death more.
96VulcanoVulcano is an extreme metal band from Santos, São Paulo, Brazil. Founded in 1981, it is one of the first Brazilian heavy metal bands of note; with reference to their influence on the South American black metal scene, Terrorizer reported that "many believe that Vulcano not only kick-started musical more.
97OverdoseOverdose was a Brazilian thrash metal band that was active from 1983-1995. Although the band never gained a huge following, they are considered the forerunners of the Brazilian thrash metal scene, and are cited as Sepultura's biggest influence.
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