In their self-titled, lightning quick debut, Wraith shows what they can do with a minimal approach to crossover thrash, and leaves us wanting more. The mouths of madness are fast and furious!
Have your neck braces ready. Nightmare Logic, Power Trip’s sophomore effort, is truly modern thrash, indebted to the genre’s giants and infused with their glorious energy.
The greats of thrash would be proud of Tyranex’s “Death Roll,” the rare album that imparts G-forces to the listener with its blazing speed and blistering riffs. Not for the faint of heart.
No, that’s not a Muppet metal band fronted by Sweetums. That’s the best of Bavarian thrash. “DressAge” is destined to become a classic of the genre.
A study in economy, Face of the Unknown demonstrates that tight songwriting and purposeful composition are Prayers of Sanity’s greatest strengths. Thrash riffs for days!
If listening to metal were archeology, “Evil Aggressor” would ruin your expected evolutionary timeline. How else to explain perfectly mid-80s metal that dates only to 2016? Trust me, you’ve been missing this link.