Top Ten Thrash Metal Songs


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21 I Am the Law - Anthrax

Masterpiece, deserves to be #1, every time I hear this song, I wanna get out of my seat and run around and air guitar.

The most perfect of anthrax

22 Souls of Black - Testament

Such a mainstream list. testament should replace anthrax (much love brahs but if big four is the best thrash.. ) don't worry Metallica is only there for the early work and being pioneers.
Big 4 for real: 1metallica (tip that hat to the kill em all boys)2megadeth only because they don't step out of thrash ever and a LITTLE variety is nice 3slayer.. only because many slayer songs are similar, not to undercut the drumming of lombardo or the guitars of jeff RIP 4testament because they are the consistency of slayer instrumentally with a very good vocalist in chuck billy

Yeah, big four of thrash now is something like Testament (Still doing great albums), Kreator (Their new stuff is easily as good as their 80's stuff), Megadeth (Hit and miss nowadays, but Endgame and Dystopia were epic; Endgame may be the best thrash album of the 21st century), and Slayer (still doing albums).

There are way too many Metallica songs in the top 10. I know Testament were late for the thrash metal scene

This isn't really a thrash song. This is a weak album - Sabbath

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23 Phantom Lord - Metallica

This songs defines thrash at its finest.. one of mustaine's masterpiece is this song.

An underrated song. I especially like the bridge just before the awesome solo. - IronSabbathPriest

24 Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth

My favourite song by Iced Earth. All 16 minutes are awesome. - IronSabbathPriest

Amazing song but not thrash metal, and neither is Ace of Spades below it - germshep24

Should be in top 20

Not really thrash. Still awesome.

25 Fight Fire with Fire - Metallica

So underrated.



26 Enemy of God - Kreator

Best (real) thrash metal classic group ever!

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27 Cemetery Gates - Pantera

Wow just Metallica and megadeth are the top 10?

28 Wake Up Dead - Megadeth

Underrated song should be in top 5

This is a very good song, one of the best of this LP

29 Fade to Black - Metallica

Thrash Too? Why just not change the topic to Best Metallica songs..

To me fade to black should be #1

30 Indians - Anthrax

As happy as I am with anthrax making the top ten, I think this song is much more deserving than caught in a mosh. - gemcloben

This is the coolest Anthrax's song with Joey Belladonna!

31 Salem, Ark - Byzantine
32 Spit Out the Bone - Metallica

Return of Metallica

Spit Out the Bone should number 1

So good man

33 War Ensemble - Slayer

Not one second of this song is boring

War ensemble @64? I am out to.

Should be in the first 5!

34 Blackened - Metallica

Best solo, best vocals and lyric, best riffs, this is the ultimate metal song

Definitely one of my favorites, great riffs all through the song.

Real Thrash

35 Elimination - Overkill

Overkill is the best thrash band out there. megadeth-overkill-sodom- destruction are the real big four

First time I heard this, I thought it was Iron Maiden. Boy, was I ever wrong. It belongs to one of the best (not the best, for me, that's Testament) thrash metal bands.

Damn, I love that incredible amount of energy Blitz spits out! Its AMAZING!

Easily Overkill's best. Thrashy, but still musically amazing.

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36 Disciples of the Watch - Testament
37 Desperate Cry - Sepultura

This is an awesome song from a masterpiece album

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38 Neon Knights - Black Sabbath

Why is this on here?


39 Painkiller - Judas Priest

What is happening on the second page of this list? Painkiller, Almost Easy, and Neon Knight are not thrash songs - germshep24

A song and album which sounds powerful but is named after a soluble aspirin.

Oh, made me crazy, greatest metal song ever, great singing, everything great.


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