Best Thrash Metal Bands


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102Living Sacrifice
103Gama BombGama Bomb is a thrash metal band based in Northern Ireland. Their 2009 album Tales from the Grave in Space was one of the first albums ever released as a completely free download while signed to a record label.
105CarnivoreV1 Comment
106NihilistNihilist was a Swedish death metal band formed in 1987 by Nicke Andersson and Alex Hellid. The band split-up in 1989 when Johnny Hedlund left to form Unleashed.V1 Comment
107In FlamesV1 Comment

One of the best thrsh bands to come from Germany, and Germany produced a lot of great thrash bands.

109Living DeathV1 Comment

Genial and innovative conception of thrash.

Best polish thrash metal band m/

112ToxikToxik is an American thrash metal band originally from Peekskill, New York. Initially active from 1985 to 1992, in 2013 it was announced that Toxik would reform again and start work on its third album.

This list serves no purpose to indicate which band is better than which other. People usually vote for Metallica and megadeth because those are the first thrash bands they get into and therefore have the fondest memories associated with hence all other bands are pale in comparison. The only good thing about this list is that maybe the people who vote for the top 4 bands will hopefully take a look at what's lower on the list. I personally dig toxik, Metallica and pantera because they are so melodic. If you're into more evil dissonant music then slayer, kreator, sepultura are you're things. Voivod are the best of both worlds.

They only did two albums, but they were fantastic.

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115Laaz RockitLääz Rockit is a thrash metal band formed in San Francisco, California in 1982. Although one of the lesser-known groups of the Bay Area thrash metal scene, each album in their career has received high critical marks. One of their signature elements were Ibanez guitars adorned with elaborate airbrushed more.

Brazilian thrash metal band formed in 2002. They are awesome.

One of the best old school thrash metal bands! Underrated band...

They formed in 2002 so they can't be old school...

118The Haunted

No Raven? One of the founders of thrash metal. Metallica opened for Raven on their Kill 'em All tour.

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