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A Beginners Guide To Thrash Metal

19 May 2013 2:19 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Ahh…Thrash. The much revered sub – genre of Heavy Metal, that has caused many an internet/bar room/kitchen table debate on whom, and what credentials, makes a band, or a particular album one worthy enough to be called ‘Thrash’!  Fans of Thrash have a reputation that precedes them.  Known for being elitist, close minded and stubborn they are however, some of the most enduring and devoted fans, any style of music has ever seen.

Thrash has also given us the most well known name in Metal …Metallica. They have gone on to become one of the biggest names in music, period. Not bad for four greasy metal heads from California.

Thrash Metal was a happy accident. American kids, mainly from the Bay area of San Francisco, that were fans of the Nwobhm (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal – that peaked between 1979 and 1981) mixed the sound of outfits such as Angel Witch, »

- Ben Timpson

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