Welcome to the Thrash Zone where we take a look at seminal thrash bands that to this day are still banging. From strictly thrash, to blackened thrash and cross-over we will look at most recent music rather than what the bands were made famous for.

So bang that melon of yours and get thrashed! \m/

Slayer

Origin: California, United States

Years Active: 1981- Present

“You Against You” taken off Repentless (2015)

Megadeth

Origin: Los Angeles, California

Years Active: 1983-2002, 2004-present

“Dystopia” taken off Dystopia (2016)

Anthrax

Origin: New York, United States

Years Active: 1981- Present

“Monster at the End” taken off For All Kings (2016)

 

Testament

Origin: Oakland, California

Years Active: 1986-present

“The Pale King” taken off  Brotherhood of the Snake (2016)

 

Overkill

Origin: New York City, United States

Years Active: 1980-Present

“Shine On” taken off  The Grinding Wheel (2017)

Kreator

Origin: Germany

Years Active: 1984- Present

“Satan Is Real” taken off Gods of Violence (2017)

 

Havok

Origin: Denver, Colorado

Years Active: 2004-present

“Intention to Deceive” taken off Conformicide (2017)

 

Municipal Waste

Origin: Richmond, Virginia

Years Active: 2001-present

“Breathe Grease” taken off Slime and Punishment (2017)

Suicidal Tendencies

Origin: Los Angeles (Venice Beach), California

Years Active:  1981-1995, 1996-present

“Living for Life” taken off World Gone Mad (2017)

D.R.I.

Origin: Houston, Texas (early), San Francisco, California (later)

Years Active: 1982-present

But Wait… There’s More! (2016) EP
1. “Against Me” (2:12)
2. “Anonymity” (2:47)
3. “As Seen On TV” (1:34)
4. “Mad Man” (1:02)
5. “Couch Slouch” (1:43)

 

Australian Made

 

Alkira

Origin: Strathalbyn, South Australia

Years Active: 2009- Present

“Karmaphala” taken off Klotho (2016)

 

 

 

Hobbs’ Angel of Death

Origin: Melbourne, Victoria

Years Active: 1987-1996, 2002-present

“Son of God” taken off Heaven Bled (2016)

 

 

 

Nocturnal Graves

Origin: Melbourne, Victoria

Years Active: 2004-2010, 2012-present

“Sharpen the Knives” taken off the EP “Lead Us to the Endless Fire / Sharpen the Knives” (2016)

 

 

 

Vomitor

Origin: Brisbane, Queensland

Years Active: 1999-present

“Pitch Black” taken off Prayers to Hell (2015)

 

 

 

Deströyer 666

Origin: Melbourne, Victoria

Years Active: 1994-present

“Wildfire” taken off Wildfire (2016)

4Arm

Origin: Melbourne, Victoria

Years Active: 2004-Present

“Poisoned Mind” taken from Survivalist (2015)