Top Ten Thrash Metal Songs


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61 Darkness Descends - Dark Angel

Fastest thrash band and song of all time!

Awesome song - fast and heavy. - Metal_Treasure

This is real thrash,is this place full of posers?

62 The Toxic Waltz - Exodus
63 Whiplash - Metallica

First and best thrash metal track! Should at least be in top 5. I personally think that Master of Puppets is better than Holy Wars in the top

64 In My Darkest Hour - Megadeth

You poor thing. You must be in your darkest hour not having the 20th Megadeth song inside the top 30. Life's not fair, life's just life, death, not suicide.

One of the best songs of MegadetH

Go to hell everyone. Whats this song doing here? Not even single sec of this song is boring. Arguibly the best song from megadeth (Tgough they're not the best).

65 Poisonous Shadows - Megadeth
66 The Four Horsemen - Metallica

The FACTS (there's no rip off): Dave Mustaine co-wrote a big share of this song while he was still with Metallica. So both Metallica and Mustaine have equal copy rights/credits. Originally, Dave Mustaine wrote lyrics about a sexual intercourse at a gas station or something like that (he used them later in Mechanix by Megadeth). But Hetfield said the lyrics were silly and wrote new ones - lyrics you hear in The Four Horsemen.

Later, when Mustaine formed Megadeth, he recorded his own version of this Metallica song (originally it was a Metallica song although music was basically written by Mustaine). So music of the two songs is essentially the same but Mustaine used his lyrics rejected by Hetfield. - Metal_Treasure

Don't know why this isn't anywhere on the list, this is a massive over site. Legit a top 20 song, top 5 of Metallica

Actually, Mustaine wrote pretty much all of it. Did Metallica rip off? A bit. But that's okay. And yeah, Mustaine's lyrics are dumb. If only they could meet halfway with Mustaine's fast version and Metallica's lyrics.

Lol! Metallica, the inventors of thrash, accused of ripping off another song from another thrash band. At-least James and co. Are apocalyptic with their 'rip-off' of Mechanix, because I'm not really interested in cars. You may like Metallics's 'Fuel' though, but I doubt it, because it's dreadful.

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67 Bonded by Blood - Exodus

Bay Area thrash, excellent!

It's power, it's agression, it's speed, it's THRASH!

For the record Exodus was the very first thrash metal band... but got famous after Metallica
This album proves that exodus is truely better than many ofthe other supposed to be thrash bands...
Yeah and to this day they are still kicking ass

Fast with great solos and iconic riffing, what more could you want from thrash?

68 Stone Cold Crazy - Queen

It was the first thrash metal song ever!

I wouldn't say it was the first thrash metal song and just because it has an amazing riff I wouldn't call it thrash metal. If anything I would say it might have influenced the genre. The song is too pop to be considered metal, it would be like call a Beatles song thrash Metal, just because it had a heavy riff. - germshep24

This is the first thrash metal song like @AggressiveBlaze said.And yes metallica didn't create thrash metal song.Just listen this songs riffs.thrashy riffs - zxm

69 Ironbound - Overkill

Overkill are the fathers of thrarh metal.. Can't believe they are so underrated

This is really classic overkill song! Amazing song pure overkill!

Very good song, pre classic thrash demonstration

This song is great!

70 I'm Broken - Pantera V 1 Comment
71 Inner Self - Sepultura
72 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera

I don't know but have you heard dime on this song believe you will change your opionion

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73 Walk - Pantera

It's not thrash - it's groove metal. - Metal_Treasure

Wrong. Pantera is GROOVE metal, not thrash.

#34? You kidding me?
This got to be the most badass thrash song ever!
Rip dime, god of shreds!

74 Beneath the Remains - Sepultura

Why the hell is "Whiplash" higher than Beneath the Remains? Beneath the remains deserves to bet at least at the top 15. - Halt

The fast drumming... I just can't explain they are just mind blowing.

The best not American band.

75 Eyes of the Insane - Slayer
76 People of the Lie - Kreator V 2 Comments
77 Rust in Peace... Polaris - Megadeth
78 Pull Harder On the Strings of Your Martyr - Trivium

Trivium is on the list? OK, who's guilty of buying the 12 year old kiddies laptops?

79 Almost Easy - Avenged Sevenfold

This is nit thrash

Speaking as a diehard fan of a7x who owns all of their albums and listens to all their music, they are NOT thrash metal. They just more straightforward heavy metal than anything.

Crap song this isn't even thrash metal

Avenged Sevenfold fan girls voting for this cause Avenged Sevenfold is on the list. Will you people understand that A7X will never be Thrash and aren't really metal anymore. They're more like rock to me - SirSkeletorThe3rd

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80 Good Mourning / Black Friday - Megadeth

This song should be top... Greatest thrash metal song ever...

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