Best of US THRASH [ without The Big Four ]


RANKING CRITERIA :

1. Originality

2. Songwriting

3. Vigorous performance

Created by: Vasil de Shumen | 29.07.2012



1. Anacrusis - Screams And Whispers
1993
2. Overkill - Feel The Fire
1985
3. Nuclear Assault - Game Over
1986
4. Souls At Zero - 3-D
1991, actually by Wrathchild America
5. Toxik - World Circus
1987
6. Testament - The Legacy
1987
7. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
1990
8. Anacrusis - Manic Impressions
1991
9. Holy Terror - Mind Wars
1988
10. Anacrusis - Suffering Hour
1988
11. Metal Church - Blessing In Disguise
1989
12. Holy Terror - Terror And Submission
1987
13. Exodus - Bonded By Blood
1985
14. Death Angel - The Ultra-Violence
1987
15. Pantera - Vulgar Display Of Power
1992
16. Flotsam And Jetsam - Doomsday For The Deceiver
1986
17. Testament - The New Order
1988
18. Watchtower - Energetic Disassembly
1985
19. Realm - Endless War
1988
20. Fear Of God - Within The Veil
1991
21. Détente - Recognize No Authority
1986
22. Overkill - The Years Of Decay
1989
23. Znowhite - Act Of God
1988
24. Nuclear Assault - The Plague
1987
25. Exhorder - Slaughter In The Vatican
1990
26. Vektor - Black Future
2009
27. Rigor Mortis - Rigor Mortis
1988
28. Forbidden - Forbidden Evil
1988
29. Demolition Hammer - Epidemic Of Violence
1992
30. Ulysses Siren - Above The Ashes
2003, recorded: 1985 + 1987
31. Vio-Lence - Eternal Nightmare
1988
32. Sacred Reich - Ignorance
1987
33. Dark Angel - Darkness Descends
1986
34. Sadus - Swallowed In Black
1990
35. Overkill - Under The Influence
1988
36. I.N.C. - The Visitor
1988
37. Defiance - Product Of Society
1989
38. Nuclear Assault - Handle With Care
1989
39. Cyclone Temple - I Hate Therefore I Am
1991
40. Intruder - Live To Die
1987
41. Testament - The Gathering
1999
42. Vengeance Rising - Human Sacrifice
1988
43. Morbid Saint - Spectrum Of Death
1990
44. Anacrusis - Reason
1990
45. Stormtroopers Of Death - Speak English Or Die
1985
46. Tourniquet - Pathogenic Ocular Dissonance
1992
47. Forbidden - Twisted Into Form
1990
48. Death Angel - Act III
1990
49. Overkill - Taking Over
1987
50. Tynator - Living In Pain
1989
51. Tourniquet - Psycho Surgery
1991
52. Realm - Suiciety
1990
53. I.N.C. - Razorback
1987
54. Torture - Storm Alert
1989
55. Sadus - Illusions / Chemical Exposure
1988
56. Exodus - Pleasures Of The Flesh
1987
57. Heathen - Breaking The Silence
1987
58. Testament - Practice What You Preach
1989
59. Whiplash - Power And Pain
1985
60. Indestroy - Indestroy
1987
61. Dementia - Recuperate From Reality
1991
62. Atrophy - Socialized Hate
1988
63. Atrophy - Violent By Nature
1990
64. D.R.I. - Crossover
1987
65. Deliverance - Weapons Of Our Warfare
1990
66. Lääz Rockit - Annihilation Principle
1989
67. Acrophet - Corrupt Minds
1988
68. Acrophet - Faded Glory
1989
69. Gothic Slam - Just A Face In The Crowd
1989
70. Heathen - Victims Of Deception
1991
71. Demolition Hammer - Tortured Existence
1990
72. Exodus - Fabulous Disaster
1988
73. Flotsam And Jetsam - No Place For Disgrace
1988
74. Nuclear Assault - Survive
1988
75. Death Angel - The Art Of Dying
2004
76. Leeway - Born To Expire
1989
77. Watchtower - Control And Resistance
1989
78. Intruder - A Higher Form Of Killing
1989
79. Mordred - Fool's Game
1989
80. Testament - Low
1994
81. Whiplash - Ticket To Mayhem
1987
82. Acridity - For Freedom I Cry
1991
83. Wrath - Insane Society
1990
84. Forced Entry - Uncertain Future
1989
85. Vektor - Outer Isolation
2011
86. Devastation - Idolatry
1991
87. Num Skull - Ritually Abused
1988
88. Suicidal Tendencies - How Will i Laugh Tomorrow... When I Can't Even Smile Today
1988
89. Dover Trench - Exhibition Of Speed
1991
90. Whiplash - Insult To Injury
1989
91. Sacred Reich - The American Way
1990
92. Wrekking Machine - Mechanistic Termination
1993
93. Impact - Take The Pain
1991
94. Exodus - Impact Is Imminent
1990
95. Last Descendants - One Nation Under God
1988
96. Dark Angel - Leave Scars
1989
97. Overkill - The Killing Kind
1996
98. Solstice (USA) - Solstice
1992
99. Suicidal Tendencies - Lights... Camera... Revolution!
1990
100. Post Mortem (USA) - Coroner's Office
1986
101. Cabal - Midian
1990
102. Powermad - The Madness Begins...
1988
103. Testament - The Formation Of Damnation
2008
104. Blind Illusion - The Sane Asylum
1988
105. Lääz Rockit - Know Your Enemy
1987
106. Municipal Waste - Hazardous Mutation
2005
107. Wehrmacht - Shark Attack
1987
108. Intruder - Psycho Savant
1991
109. Lääz Rockit - Nothing'$ $acred
1991
110. Vengeance Rising - Once Dead
1990
111. Testament - Dark Roots Of Earth
2012
112. Overkill - The Grinding Wheel
2017
113. Municipal Waste - The Art Of Partying
2007
114. Denial (USA) - Antichrist President
1991
115. Bitter End - Harsh Realities
1990
116. Napalm - Cruel Tranquility
1989
117. Necropolis - Contemplating Slaughter
1988
118. Wrath - Nothing To Fear
1987
119. Defiance - Void Terra Firma
1990
120. Overkill - Horrorscope
1991
121. Sadus - Elements Of Anger
1997
122. Wargasm - Why Play Around
1988
123. Abomination - Tragedy Strikes
1991
124. Nasty Savage - Penetration Point
1989
125. Rigor Mortis - Slaves To The Grave
2014
126. Evildead - The Underworld
1991
127. Evildead - Annihilation Of Civilization
1989
128. Overkill - W.F.O.
1994
129. Lääz Rockit - City's Gonna Burn
1984
130. Vio-Lence - Oppressing The Masses
1990
131. Believer - Sanity Obscure
1990
132. Testament - Souls Of Black
1990
133. Gothic Slam - Killer Instinct
1988
134. Overkill - White Devil Armory
2014
135. Savage Thrust - Eat 'Em Raw
1990
136. Silence (USA) - Vision
1990
137. Overkill - Ironbound
2010
138. Testament - Brotherhood Of The Snake
2016
139. Vektor - Terminal Redux
2016
140. Sacrament - Haunts Of Violence
1992
141. The Accüsed - Grinning Like An Undertaker
1990
142. Harter Attack - Human Hell
1989
143. Dark Angel - Time Does Not Heal
1991
144. Believer - Extraction From Mortality
1989
145. Hirax - Raging Violence
1985
146. Viking - Man Of Straw
1989
147. Devastation - Signs Of Life
1989
148. Sacrament - Testimony Of Apocalypse
1989
149. Tormenter - Pulse Of Terror
2010
150. Dark Angel - We Have Arrived
1985
151. Gammacide - Victims Of Science
1989
152. Hirax - Hate, Fear And Power
1986
153. Zombie Holocaust - Strike Force
2009
154. Psychosis - Lifeforce
1992
155. Destructor - Maximum Destruction
1985
156. Warbringer - War Without End
2008
157. Hirax - El Rostro de la Muerte
2009
158. Heathen - The Evolution Of Chaos
2010
159. Sacrilege B.C. - Party With God
1986
160. Stygian - Planetary Destruction
1992
161. Coven - Death Walks Behind You
1989
162. Warbringer - One By One, The Wicked Fall
2006
163. Hirax - Assassins Of War
2007
164. Ironchrist - Getting The Most Out Of Your Extinction
1990
165. Sacrilege B.C. - Too Cool To Pray
1988
166. Eviction - The World Is Hours Away
1990
167. Overkill - The Electric Age
2012
168. Hirax - The New Age Of Terror
2004
169. Warbringer - Waking Into Nightmares
2009
170. Death Angel - The Evil Divide
2016
171. Warbringer - Worlds Torn Asunder
2011
172. Hirax - Barrage Of Noise
2001
173. Power Trip - Manifest Decimation
2013
174. Dismantle - Enter The Forbidden
2012
175. Meltdown - Executioner
2007
176. Bonded By Blood - Feed The Beast
2008
177. Crucified Mortals - Converted By Decapitation
2004
178. Premunition - Creepers
2009
179. Insinnerator - Hypothermia
2012



Disclaimer: All top lists are unofficial and do not represent the point of view of the MS Staff.
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22.11.2012 - 23:42
AndMetalForAll
kual21
Great list! . The Big 4 takes way too much recognition and there are so many bands that should deserve other type of recognition..
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22.11.2012 - 23:46
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck
Where the hell is Fear Of God - Within The Veil? More original than 90% of the bands on the list great songs and extremely energetic.


How can one have energetic performance as a criterium and mention Testament - Practice What You Preach? If there is one TAME album it's that one.
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23.11.2012 - 00:38
Vasil de Shumen
tolerant
Written by AndMetalForAll on 22.11.2012 at 23:42

Great list!

Thank you, man
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23.11.2012 - 00:40
Vasil de Shumen
tolerant
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 22.11.2012 at 23:46

Where the hell is Fear Of God - Within The Veil? More original than 90% of the bands on the list great songs and extremely energetic.


Thanks for the reminder, Marcel Here I had forgotten about 'Within The Veil'.
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12.12.2012 - 21:59
K†ulu
Seeker of Truth
Obviously forgot Beliver's third album. Great list, lot's of stuff I have not listened to yet.
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12.12.2012 - 23:17
Urs Blank
Nice list, though I must admit I haven't listened to at least one third of the albums present here. I'll have to dig it

My main complain would be the absence of Paradox's Heresy. Do you disregard this album or do you just consider it not Thrash enough to be on your list? I would also add Impact - Take The Pain
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13.12.2012 - 01:32
Vasil de Shumen
tolerant
Written by K†ulu on 12.12.2012 at 21:59

Obviously forgot Beliver's third album. Great list, lot's of stuff I have not listened to yet.

Thanks
For me 'Dimensions' isn't thrash album. This is a very good technical avant-garde metal.
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13.12.2012 - 01:38
Vasil de Shumen
tolerant
Written by Urs Blank on 12.12.2012 at 23:17

... My main complain would be the absence of Paradox's Heresy. Do you disregard this album or do you just consider it not Thrash enough to be on your list?

Thank you for the opinions, man
I like 'Heresy' - high quality thrash (for me) ... but Paradox is a German band.
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13.12.2012 - 03:17
Urs Blank
Written by Vasil de Shumen on 13.12.2012 at 01:38

Thank you for the opinions, man
I like 'Heresy' - high quality thrash (for me) ... but Paradox is a German band.


I guess it's a good reason then

My bad, for some reason I always thought Paradox were an American Thrash Metal band
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13.12.2012 - 10:25
Vasil de Shumen
tolerant
Written by Urs Blank on 13.12.2012 at 03:17

My bad, for some reason I always thought Paradox were an American Thrash Metal band


In fact there are two or three American bands of the same name (mainly heavy metal)
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03.07.2014 - 00:14
Guib
Thrash Talker
Vasil De Shumen, very nice list you got there pal, one of the best concerning US thrash IMO. Yes there's stuff missing, but overall good job man.
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03.07.2014 - 08:29
Vasil de Shumen
tolerant
Written by Guib on 03.07.2014 at 00:14

Vasil De Shumen, very nice list you got there pal, one of the best concerning US thrash IMO. Yes there's stuff missing, but overall good job man.

thanks
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