Top Ten Thrash Metal Songs


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81 Madhouse - Anthrax

A thrash metal classic. Just a killer opening riff by Scott Ian.

How the hell is this #75. It should be in the top 20 at least. Awesome riffs, great vocal performance from Joey Belladonna, a real classic. And St. Anger is ranked above this.

I like this more than Caught In a Mosh honestly, still a great song though. This needs to be higher.

Nurse: "It's time for your medication, Mr. Brown.

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82 Five Magics - Megadeth

Awesome song, incredible musicianship. Starts slow and builds into a incredible thrash metal song.

Best intro no doubt. Don't listen to the remastered (re-recorded) version though.

Great song great bass, vocal and guitar riffs

83 Poison Was the Cure - Megadeth

I can't believe this song doesn't get any credit, it's pure thrash! Fast, explosive and precise as hell. Also, hands down one of the best riffs ever written by Dave.

I voted for this because it definitely should be higher than 249. That riff is fast and technical, it deserves more credit... - somekindofaguy

84 Arise - Sepultura

This was the first Sepultura song I ever heard. And I instantly loved the band! - IronSabbathPriest

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85 Ace of Spades - Motörhead

not thrash - dubsinthetubs

86 After Lifeless Years - Sylosis
87 Head Crusher - Megadeth
88 Motorbreath - Metallica
89 World Painted Blood - Slayer
90 More Than Meets the Eye - Testament
91 Practice What You Preach - Testament
92 Glos Z Ciemnosci - Kat

You really have to check this song! And those awesome riffs-masterpiece! IDZIE ARMIA!

You have to listen it

The best polish thrash band ever

93 Riot of Violence - Kreator

Yeah, mighty Kreator song. But has there ever been a Riot Without Violence?

Yeah this is on kreator's pleasure to kill album... the title clearly says it all.

Just hear ventor (DRUMMER) singing this song

94 Nuclear Winter - Sodom

Dude why at 75?!?
This jam clearly deserves to be at the top 20 at least.
This song has to be one of Frank gosdzik's best ones when he was in sodom!

95 Phantom Antichrist - Kreator

Great song, it deserves very better position...

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96 Kreator - Pleasure to Kill Kreator - Pleasure to Kill Kreator is a German thrash metal band from Essen. Their style of music is similar to that of their compatriots Destruction, Sodom and Tankard; along with those three bands, Kreator has been referred to as one of the "big four" of Teutonic thrash metal, and they are often credited with helping pioneer more.

Ultra intense

97 I Am the State - Havok
98 Feel the Fire - Overkill

Killer riffs, killers vocals, I love the part about sligher throat and when blitz scream! What an amazing vocalits!

99 Dead Skin Mask - Slayer
100 Metal Thrashing Mad - Anthrax

Thrash metal is called thrash because of this song! It metals!

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