Top Ten Heaviest Thrash Metal Albums

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The Top Ten

1 Reign In Blood - Slayer

It's fast, brutal, pushed the limits, just all around heavy. When you listen to this album, by the time it's over, you have no idea what just hit you. - ryanrimmel

In my book this would be the third heaviest thrash metal album after Obsessed by Cruelty and Pleasure to Kill. - somekindofaguy

2 Black Metal - Venom

Created Black Metal... This is 1 hour and 6 minutes of brutal, satanic lyrics and crazy guitar riffs. - ryanrimmel

3 Obsessed by Cruelty - Sodom

Sodom was an influential Black Metal act. Their early work was Black Thrash, scary, crazy, dark music while still being Thrash. - ryanrimmel

4 Seven Churches - Possessed

Possessed is credited with being the first band to use Death Metal vocals, although they are still pure thrash from the Bay Area scene. - ryanrimmel

5 Schizophrenia - Sepultura

Sepultura was Thrash as Thrash can be, but they had the Death Metal vocals in their music which made them the greatest Brazilian Thrash Band ever. - ryanrimmel

6 Pleasure to Kill - Kreator

Haha, people say bands like Metallica influenced extreme metal. Metallica are awesome in their own right, but Creeping Death and Pleasure to Kill are to COMPLETELY different sides of thrash. - Brobusky

This should be number one. Reign in Blood is heavy too, but this album is a little bit heavier! - somekindofaguy

How is Obsessed by Cruelty and Show No Mercy above this? Have people even listened to this?

7 Show No Mercy - Slayer

Slayer's debut scared everyone! About 30 years later, they are still as brutal as ever. - ryanrimmel

8 Persecution Mania - Sodom
9 Darkness Descends - Dark Angel
10 Welcome to Hell - Venom

Venom's debut is crazy. They aren't actually satanic, but people did not know that back then, they were scared of Venom - ryanrimmel

The Contenders

11 Beneath the Remains - Sepultura
12 Hell Awaits - Slayer
13 Kill 'Em All - Metallica

That was the first thing I noticed about it - CastlevaniaFanboy128

14 Coma of Souls - Kreator
15 Far Beyond Driven - Pantera

This groove metal

16 Arise - Sepultura
17 Epidemic of Violence - Demolition Hammer
18 The Great Southern Trend Kill - Pantera
19 Enemy of God - Kreator
20 Ironbound - Overkill
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1. Pleasure to Kill - Kreator
2. Reign In Blood - Slayer
3. Seven Churches - Possessed
somekindofaguy
1. Reign In Blood - Slayer
2. Black Metal - Venom
3. Obsessed by Cruelty - Sodom
ryanrimmel
1. Pleasure to Kill - Kreator
2. Reign In Blood - Slayer
3. Far Beyond Driven - Pantera
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