Most Talented Thrash Metal Bandsryanrimmel
The Top Ten
This list are placed by personal taste not for real knowledge, Nick Menza way above that the unskilled lars, Lombardo win for 1 stick, Ellefson is two picks better than Araya but is obviously beyond skilled than trujillo, Friedman it's the only one who can bang heads with Mustaine and is overwhelming the difference between them and the couple of kirkfield... sorry hetfield, Hanneman was the skilled but with King there are no more aggressive players in the history of thrash!
The battle will continue against Petrozza/Ventor or Urbinati/Watss/Rico/Pynn make a constructive contribution not vote by taste!
The combo of Mustaine and Friedman was great, plus Nick Menza on drums, just great lineup. - ryanrimmel
Megadeth is thrash metal, thrash metal is megadeth
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Their early lineup is better;
-Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo are great too. - ryanrimmel
Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King on guitar, Tom Araya on vocals/bass, and Dave Lombardo (best thrash drummer ever). - ryanrimmel
Being honest Lombardo it's more than a virtuous in the drums, Hanneman was a wizard when combining evil melodies with thrash, king is a wild animal composing and Araya it's the perfect match in the bass/voice anybody knows something better? no... only Slayer!
OK then, lets make the names of the key players familiar (it's fast technical thrash so guitars and drums are most important):
Jeff Waters - guitar virtuoso, one of the 3 best lead G players in thrash, riffmaster, primary songwriter, primary lyricist and ... lead singer on 3-4 albums! Overall, one of the multi-talented metal musicians;
Mike Mangini - played drums on 25% of the band's songs. His name became familiar when joined Dream Theater (2011). It's strange how popularity works - Mangini was a great drummer 10, 15 and 25 years ago but he got attention when joined a very popular band;
Randy Black - played drums on 45% of the band's songs. He is awesome, too, but unlike Mike Mangini, he joined another underrated band - Primal Fear. So he will be underrated but I swear Randy Black is a better drummer than Nick Menza and Lars. - Metal_Treasure
The names may be unfamiliar, but the have a very good technical sound that not a lot of bands can compete with. - ryanrimmel
Alex Skolnick not listed? I love him.
Jeff Waters, Marty Friedman and Alex Skolnick - the best lead G players in thrash. - Metal_Treasure
The Cavalera brothers were an excellent duo, Igor is one of the best thrash drummers ever and Max is an amazing bassist/vocalist. - ryanrimmel
They have one of the fastest sounds ever, which is present in Pleasure to Kill. Not many bands can match their speed without being completely awful - ryanrimmel
Kreator are best thrash metal Band today...
Scott Ian on guitar, Frank Bello on bass, and Charlie Benante on drums - ryanrimmel
Agree, Pete Webber is one of the drummers from the new generation who really impressed me. Havok are very good and yes - underrated. - Metal_Treasure
Pete Webber is one of the best metal drummers ever, and he is in an extremely underrated band (Havok) - ryanrimmel
Gene Hoglan is one of the best drummer ever, he brought Dark Angel's musical sound up so much. - ryanrimmel
Agree - Gene Hoglan is a beast, Force Of Nature! Dark Angel is amazing - fast and heavy. - Metal_Treasure
In general, technical thrash requires more talent than regular thrash because technical thrash also has prog elements - Coroner, Annihilator, Voivod. - Metal_Treasure
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