Destruction



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Also known as Knight Of Demon (1983)

Country: Germany
Label: Nuclear Blast Records

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Formed in: 1983

1983- Teutonic thrash metal

Line-up

1983-  Mike Sifringer - guitars
1983-1989  Schmier - vocals, bass
› 1999-  -//-
2018-  Randy Black - drums
› 2018  -//-
2019-  Damir Eskic - guitars
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1983-1987  Thomas "Tommy" Sandmann - drums
1987-1990  Harald "Harry" Wilkens - guitar
1987-1999  Oliver "Olli" Kaiser - drums
1990  André Grieder - vocals
1993-1999  Michael Piranio - guitar
1993-1999  Thomas Rosenmerkel - vocals
1994-1998  Christian Engler - bass
1999-2001  Sven Vormann - drums
2001-2010  Markus "Marc" Reincke - drums
2010-2018  Vaaver - drums
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1986  Chris Dudek - drums
2004  Hoest - vocals
2009  Ol Drake - guitars
2015  Randy Black - drums
2005  Doro Pesch - vocals
2005  Peter Tägtgren - vocals
2005  Paul Di'Anno - vocals
2005  Björn "Speed" Strid - vocals
2005  Peter "Peavy" Wagner - vocals
2005  Messiah Marcolin - vocals
2005  Shagrath - vocals
2005  Biff Byford - vocals
2008  Vinnie Moore - guitar
2008  Gary Holt - guitar
2008  Jeff Waters - guitars
2010  Ol Drake - guitars, backing vocals
2010  Olof Mörck - guitar solo
2016  Alex Camargo - vocals

Discography

1984 Bestial Invasion Of Hell [Demo] 8.1
1985 Speed Kills Vol. I [VA] 9.1
1987 Mad Butcher / Eternal Devastation [Compilation] 8.8
1988 Mad Butcher / Sentence Of Death [Compilation] 8.3
1988 Sentence Of Death / Infernal Overkill [Compilation] 8.3
1989 Live Without Sense [Live] 8.7
1989 Release From Agony / Eternal Devastation [Compilation] 8.7
1990 Super Best Destruction Collection [Compilation] 8
1990 Cracked Brain [Single] 7.7
1992 Best Of [Compilation] 7.3
1993 Live Without Sense / Mad Butcher [Compilation] 9
1999 The Butcher Strikes Back [Demo] 9
2000 2 Originals Of Destruction (Mad Butcher / Eternal Devastation / Sentence Of Death / Infernal Overkill) [Boxset] 9
2001 Nuclear Blast Festivals 2000 [VA] 8.8
2001 Death Comes...9 [Split] [VA] 7
2001 The Antichrist / All Hell Breaks Loose [Boxset] 8
2001 Whiplash [Single] 8.3
2002 Alive Devastation [Live] 8.3
2002 A Tribute To The Four Horsemen [VA] 7
2002 Armageddon: The Tribute To Destruction [VA] 6
2003 A Tribute To The Beast Vol. 2 [VA] 7
2004 Armageddon Over Wacken - Live 2004 [VA] 8.1
2004 Live Discharge (20 Years Of Total Destruction) [DVD] 8.6
2004 Fenriz Presents: The Best Of Old School Black Metal [VA] 9.2
2007 A Spanking Good Song Collection [VA] 6.5
2007 All Hell Breaks Loose + The Antichrist [Compilation] 8.3
2007 Thrash Anthems [Compilation] 8.5
2008 Metal Mania 2007 [DVD] 7
2009 The Curse Of The Antichrist - Live In Agony [Live] 9
2010 A Savage Symphony - The History Of Annihilation [DVD] 9.1
2010 The Price [Single] 6.5
2011 15 Years - Metal Addiction [VA] 9
2017 A Tribute To Iron Maiden [VA] 6.2
2017 Thrash Anthems II [Compilation] 8.5
2018 The Nuclear Blast Recordings [Compilation] 8
2020 Born To Thrash - Live In Germany [Live] 7.6

Latest reviews

It's scary how quickly time goes by; it seems like only yesterday Day Of Reckoning was the latest Destruction album. It also might not be apparent to some that Destruction are about to celebrate their 30th anniversary as a band; a milestone deserving of respect.   Review by Baz Anderson ››
I've never been the biggest fan of the German Thrash Metal scene but even if I prefer the Bay Area one, I like it a lot. Sodom, Kreator or Destruction are, of course, among the best Thrash Metal bands on Earth and nobody can say that they've...   Review by Jeff ››
Haaa a good old thrashy Destruction!!! Six years after the re-formation and two years after their last production "Metal Discharge" they're back again with this "Inventor Of Evil". A true and really thrashy album in the pure spirit...   Review by Jeff ››

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