Assuming thrash is required, the following results were found.

  • ANTHRAX - For All Kings (Review)

    For All Kings picks up where Worship Music Left off and shows the band claiming their crown, not only as the monarchs of thrash but as one of rock’s most outstanding acts. Opening with classical strings that soon give way to a heavy metal death march of...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/252-anthrax-for-all-kings-review
  • TESTAMENT - Brotherhood Of the Snake (Review)

    Brotherhood Of the Snake Nuclear Blast http://www.testamentlegions.com Release date: October 28, 2016 If the Big 4 of thrash metal were to be expanded to the Big 5, Testament would surely be a shoe in for the open position. The California natives...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/372-testament-brotherhood-of-the-snake-review
  • PSYCHOSOMATIC - Clicking Sound of a Hammer Pulled Back (Review)

    genre. With that in mind, let's climb the tree, visit the metal branch, and take a look at one of the bands residing on the thrash twig; “Psychosomatic”. Psychosomatic is a veteran thrash metal band originating in the late 1980’s California, and their...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/189-psychosomatic-clicking-sound-of-a-hammer-pulled-back-review
  • GAMA BOMB - Untouchable Glory (Review)

    Release date: October 30, 2015 Ah, the 1980s. Aqua Net, Smurfs, Care Bears and speed metal. That crossover between thrash and punk that was birthed from the collective womb of bands like Megadeth and Metallica has gone unnoticed in the past few years....

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/114-gama-bomb-untouchable-glory-review
  • FLOTSAM & JETSAM - Flotsam & Jetsam (Review)

    of The Cold and Ugly Noise , as well as the experimentation of Cuatro , have all been set aside in favor of the Progressive Thrash sound that put the band on the map way back when. “Seventh Seal” and “Iron Maiden” are the most notably bombastic. Both...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/319-flotsam-jetsam-flotsam-jetsam-review
  • PODCAST: Havok

    Havok is one of the best thrash bands on the scene today. Their ever evolving sound marries the best of classic thrash with an updated energy and approach. Jim1340 caught up with the band at the Niagara Falls, NY tour stop of the Dystopia World tour,...

    http://www.1340mag.com/podcast/288-podcast-havok
  • SLAYER - Repentless (Review)

    Release Date: September 11, 2015 “Violence” and “aggression” are two words that have always been associated with thrash metal gods Slayer. For over thirty years Slayer has been leading the charge as one of the pioneers of the most aggressive thrash...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/74-slayer-repentless-review
  • FINAL SIGN - Hold High the Flame (Review)

    might change that with their debut album entitled Hold High the Flame which is an energetic blend of US style power metal, thrash, and classic metal. Equal parts melody and muscle, guitarist Brian “Hellstorm” Williams shreds some serious riffage here...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/218-final-sign-hold-high-the-flame-review
  • NEURONIA - Under the Same Sky (Review)

    return with their third full-length record, Under the Same Sky . While the band is certainly rooted in the early days of thrash, their music transcends it by offering a progressive element alongside the thrash-core. When listening, bands like Sadus,...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/212-neuronia-under-the-same-sky-review
  • ADRENECHROME - Tales From Adrenechrome (Review)

    good starting point. Although the term sludge is used to describe their sound, Adrenechrome alternately throws out bits of thrash, punk, and classic rock, with a ton of guts, swagger, and just plain heavy guitars. The result is seven spectacular songs...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/200-adrenechrome-tales-from-adrenechrome-review
  • DRAGONFORCE - Reaching Into Infinity (Review)

    more speed metal leaning origins. It sounds like something early Blind Guardian would’ve come up with. It’s damn near a thrash tune, with the obligatory DF melody present of course. Speaking of unexpectedly heavy, there’s a bit in the “The Edge of the...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/437-dragonforce-reaching-into-infinity-review
  • SISTER - Stand Up, Forward, March! (Review)

    heavy as hell take on glam fits beside bands like their countrymen Crashdiet, but adds a level of aggression more akin to thrash. Jamie Anderson’s gravelly shriek is downright menacing, and along with Tim Tweak’s take no prisoners guitar riffing, the...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/402-sister-stand-up-forward-march-review
  • EXCEL - The Joke's On You (Review)

    Certainly, the label has its share of original acts as well, but the past few years have seen reissues of seminal punk and thrash bands like Poison Idea, Battalion of Saints, and now Excel. For those who didn’t catch Excel the first time around, this...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/400-excel-the-joke-s-on-you-review
  • Jeff1340's Album of the Year List

    is in my opinion definitely one of my top three Anthrax albums of all time. It’s heavy, It’s melodic and it’s good ole thrash metal at its best. 4. Testament - Brotherhood of the Snake - Nuclear Blast This album is HEAVY period. Wow, Chuck Billy sounds...

    http://www.1340mag.com/2-uncategorised/385-jeff1340-album-of-the-year-list
  • Jim1340's Album of the Year List

    This was the most surprising release of the year. 3. Anthrax - For All Kings - Megaforce Records 2016 was a good year for thrash. Genre veterans Anthrax gave us an incredible album mixing classic, punishing metal and sing along melodies. This is one of...

    http://www.1340mag.com/2-uncategorised/384-jim1340-album-of-the-year-list
  • HARLEY FLANAGAN - Cro-Mags (Review)

    MVD Audio http://www.mvdaudio.com/ Release Date: January 15, 2016 Harley Flanagan is best known for his work with hardcore/thrash originators the Cro-Mags. His first namesake album, cleverly titled after his former band, is the result of his much...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/310-harley-flanagan-cro-mags-review
  • DISCHARGE - End of Days (Review)

    do they need to. Fans expect to hear the kind of hardcore punk that influenced not only future generations of punks but the thrash and speed metal scenes birthed in the 1980s. The barked vocals of Jeff “JJ” Janiak are a staple of the genre. Bones’ lead...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/295-discharge-end-of-days-review
  • AUTOPSY - Skull Grinder (Review)

    EP that follows 2014’s disturbingly brutal Tourniquets, Hacksaws,& Graves . Skull Grinder opens by rising from the bands Thrash and Death Metal roots with the pummeling “Strung Up and Gutted.” This song, as well as the title track and the slightly more...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/214-autopsy-skull-grinder-review
  • THE MALEDICT - Dread (Review)

    of different sounds. There’s the upbeat energy of power metal, the depressing dirge of doom, and the frenetic fury of thrash among many other facets of the genre. Truly heavy metal is like the mythological hydra, one beast with many heads. I’ve heard a...

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/201-the-maledict-dread-review
  • BATTALION OF SAINTS - Battalion Of Saints (Review)

    incarnation of the band has some seriously hardcore royalty among its membership. Mike Vega’s regular gig is drummer for thrash masters Hirax, while bassist Matt Vicknair and guitarist Nate Javier have played in legendary hardcore band Angry Samoans....

    http://www.1340mag.com/reviews/107-battalion-of-saints-battalion-of-saints-review

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