List of thrash metal bands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Various bands have played thrash metal at some point of their career. The genre evolved in the early 1980s from combining the drum beats of hardcore punk with the guitar style of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. It emerged partially as a reaction to the more conventional and widely acceptable glam metal, a less aggressive, pop music-infused heavy metal subgenre which appeared simultaneously.

Thrash Metal Bands | List of Best Thrash Artists & Groups

You can click on the thrash metal band names to see more information about that particular notable thrash metal group. If they're near the top of the best thrash metal artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top thrash metal bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the thrash metal band names themselves.

Megadeth - Holy Wars...The Punishment Due

Official video of Megadeth performing Holy Wars...The Punishment Due from the album Rust In Peace.

Cassie Muniz
Megadeth is one of the "Big Four" of thrash metal and helped popularize/pioneer the genre.
Have a comment or suggestion?