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Yes! It's a modern metal killer. Another diverse album from a mature band at the peak of their powers, and Heafy delivers his finest vocal performance yet. The new drummer fills the void with ease.
A few listens in, and it's a grower. They never do the same thing twice, which frustrates some, but not me. Class metal.
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Lambesis is in prison, the Metalcore community have disowned them for liking strippers - and execution orders aside - this album is an ode to As I Lay Dying's love of thrash. It is swift, it is aggressive, it has immense breakdowns, and any band that can cover Slayer songs like they can (Decas) deserve membership into the thrash community. This album is melodic and skull-crushing. Long live beer and strippers!
Hey, it's your show, but Patton and Trey go from Zappa to Slayer and back in a heartbeat. Magic album, even if it gets removed.
It's not thrash, though it certainly is at times. Just a stark bonkers album.
At $70, how can you go wrong with 2 immense shows and 3 live cds? Great value, and certainly welcome because very few bands on here released live thrash on VHS or DVD etc.V 1 Comment
FNM best at their best, with their best guitarist. Is it thrash? 'Zombie Eaters', 'The Real Thing', 'Surprise, You're Dead' and 'War Pigs' mount a strong case. Over to you...V 1 Comment
Regarded as their best album, and I had the pleasure of seeing them tour with it. Yes, it's commercial at times, but Martin ensures that it's still metal. 'King for a Day' was good, but Martin was sorely missed afterwards.
FNM at their best, with their best guitarist. Is it thrash? 'Caffeine', 'Malpractice', 'Jizzlobber' claim a strong case. Over to you...
FNM with Bungle's Spruance taking over guitar duties. Is it thrash? 'Digging the Grave', 'Cuckoo for Caca! And others provide a strong case. Over to you...
Before Between The Buried And Me came along and wrecked the joint, this was the best prog/death album for decades.
A prog/ death classic from the...dunno? Late 80's or early 90's? Classic, either way.
I'm seeing and hearing so much great metal from up and coming acts that I don't even care whether Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax or Megadeth are the best anymore. When bands like Born of Osiris, Sylosis, Within The Ruins, Trials, Between The Buried and Me, and god knows whoever else are out there, I'm too busy and broke to care anymore - and that's a good thing, because metal hasn't been great for a while now, but it's getting there at long last.
I just found out about this technical deathcore outfit, and it's a beast of an album. These guys match Within The Ruins, that's how progressive they are. Do yourself a favour...
We all know Jeff Waters shreds, but he takes on vocal duties on this 2 cd set, and is pretty good. But it's his shredding that matters, and whilst it this album isn't as frenetic as 'Feast' and 'Annihilator', it's still pretty solid. And for the purists, he re-records some old classics. Any fan of solid metal/thrash will like it.
Pretty brutal debut from Dino and co. There's a different vocalist than on 'Bringer of Plagues', and he's not as good, but he is still bloody good.
The Swede's excellent follow-up to 'In Search of Truth'. Chugging riffs, plenty of hooks, and bluesy vocals abound in this classy release.
Builds upon the excellent 'Subliminal Verses', this one demonstrates their intelligence and skill. Many prefer their first two albums, but it's the latter two that are superior in my 'always right' opinion.
It's a good album but its not thrash
More influenced by the NWOBHM than thrash, Mercyful Fate were often thrown in among the thrash heap for their heaviness and Satanic imagery. A classic either way.
Hey, who suggested that this was thrash? Oh, it was me. You've been subjected to almost my entire catalogue. Is it thrash? I don't even know what that word means anymore, but this is a classic. Cheers!
An interesting release from the once mighty greats, both on cd and dvd, this orchestral collaboration throws in 2-discs of a pretty solid song selection, but the highlights are 2 new tracks, with.'No Leaf Clover' being the standout. Not all of it works, but most of it does - particularly the extra dynamics on 'Call of Cthulhu'. Probably Hetfield's last decent recorded vocal outing before he started talking us to death.
Regarded as a pretty depressing album, this one is actually a high calibre thrash record which had Obituary's James Murphy on guitar duties, and the results are good. My memory is a bit rusty, but 'PC' and the manga-based instrumental 'Urotsukidoshi' were standouts, along with a classy ballad thrown in there as well. I can't think if many mediocre releases from Testament.
A theatrical concept album from the prince of darkness' solo effort is regarded as a progressive metal classic, thanks largely to the great guitar work from the mighty Andy La Roche.
I think this was their last studio album, and although they were running low on petrol tickets at this stage of their career, it still has its moments.
This, in my opinion, was Exodus' best line-up, and the album is a little patchy, but there's some killer tracks on here that make it essential, like 'Fabulous Disaster', 'Toxic Waltz' etc.
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