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Rust in Peace is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Rust in Peace Megadeth

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Ride the Lightning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Ride the Lightning Metallica

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Reign in Blood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Master of Puppets is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Master of Puppets Metallica

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Peace Sells... but Who's Buyin... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Kill 'Em All is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Kill 'Em All Metallica

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Seasons in the Abyss is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Pleasure to Kill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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…and Justice for All is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Among the Living is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Bonded by Blood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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The Legacy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
The Legacy Testament

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The Years of Decay is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Countdown to Extinction is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Arise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Arise Sepultura

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The New Order is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
The New Order Testament

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Beneath the Remains is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Agent Orange is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Agent Orange Sodom

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Spreading the Disease is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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So Far, So Good… So What! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Killing Is My Business… and Bu... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Extreme Aggression is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Hell Awaits is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Hell Awaits Slayer

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Killing Technology is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Vulgar Display of Power is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Symbolic is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Symbolic Death

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Fistful of Metal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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South of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Fabulous Disaster is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Alice in Hell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Alice in Hell Annihilator

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Release From Agony is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Release From Agony Destruction

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Persecution Mania is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Schizophrenia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Schizophrenia Sepultura

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Feel the Fire is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Feel the Fire Overkill

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Taking Over is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Taking Over Overkill

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Eternal Devastation is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Eternal Devastation Destruction

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Morbid Tales is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Morbid Tales Celtic Frost

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No Place for Disgrace is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
No Place for Disgrace Flotsam and Jetsam

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Speak English or Die is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Speak English or Die Stormtroopers of Death

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Dimension Hatröss is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Nothingface is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Nothingface Voivod

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Doomsday for the Deceiver is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Doomsday for the Deceiver Flotsam and Jetsam

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Cowboys From Hell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Survive is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Survive Nuclear Assault

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Darkness Descends is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Darkness Descends Dark Angel

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Beyond the Gates is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Beyond the Gates Possessed

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How Will I Laugh Tomorrow When... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Practice What You Preach is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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Eternal Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Eternal Nightmare Vio-Lence

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By Inheritance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
By Inheritance Artillery