came up at the beginning of the 1980s as a faster and more extreme type of Heavy Metal
. Often, Thrash Metal
is seen as the fusion of the energy and the speed of the Hardcore
Punk with the techniques of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal
The original Thrash Metal
featured a extremely fast riffing. Typical topics are politics and violence.
Generally, ""Kill Em All"" by Metallica
and ""Show No Mercy"" by Slayer
are often considered to be the birth albums of Thrash Metal
. Those albums melted high speed with precision, a certain, then rudimental technique and - above all - loads of aggression.
As the most important scene the San Francisco Bay Area should be named which brought us bands like Metallica
or Death Angel
and had a tremendous impact on the Thrash Metal
The Thrash Metal
Thrash Metal bands
Examples for Thrash Metal bands are:
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and much more...