Thrash Metal The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time  

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List Rules Only albums by bands/artists associated with the thrash metal genre belong in this list.

Vote for the greatest thrash metal album of all time. You can vote for as many albums as you want, and if there is at least one album that is not listed, you can add it. It is also okay to add another album by the same band/artist.

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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

2
234 77
Reign in Blood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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158 46
Ride the Lightning is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
but chickens double d added Ride the Lightning Metallica

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204 73
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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176 59
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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161 57
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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125 52
Seasons in the Abyss is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
baireikawagishi added Seasons in the Abyss Slayer

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72 21
South of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added South of Heaven Slayer

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138 64
Bonded by Blood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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104 47
Pleasure to Kill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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95 41
The Legacy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
EliasNekrosMosquera added The Legacy Testament

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126 66
Among the Living is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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102 51
Arise is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Arise Sepultura

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96 47
…and Justice for All is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
but chickens double d added …and Justice for All Metallica

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58 20
Beneath the Remains is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Beneath the Remains Sepultura

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59 23
Killing Is My Business… and Bu... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good! Megadeth

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90 46
The Years of Decay is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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60 25
Hell Awaits is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Hell Awaits Slayer

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48 17
Spreading the Disease is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Spreading the Disease Anthrax

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81 43
The New Order is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
The New Order Testament

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88 50
Agent Orange is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Agent Orange Sodom

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72 39
Fabulous Disaster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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79 45
Alice in Hell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Alice in Hell Annihilator

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42 16
Extreme Aggression is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Extreme Aggression Kreator

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52 25
So Far, So Good… So What! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added So Far, So Good… So What! Megadeth

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39 15
Show No Mercy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Show No Mercy Slayer

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36 14
The Ultra-Violence is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added The Ultra-Violence Death Angel

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29 9
Forbidden Evil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
schlurp added Forbidden Evil Forbidden

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49 26
Countdown to Extinction is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Countdown to Extinction Megadeth

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63 38
Speak English or Die is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
EliasNekrosMosquera added Speak English or Die Stormtroopers of Death

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45 23
Taking Over is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
NealWexler added Taking Over Overkill

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31 12
Coma of Souls is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Coma of Souls Kreator

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72 48
Vulgar Display of Power is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
but chickens double d added Vulgar Display of Power Pantera

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55 34
Practice What You Preach is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time

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33 15
Persecution Mania is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
schlurp added Persecution Mania Sodom

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26 10
Horrorscope is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Horrorscope Overkill

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26 10
Metal Church is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Metal Church Metal Church

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38 21
Symbolic is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Symbolic Death

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31 15
State of Euphoria is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added State of Euphoria Anthrax

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58 40
Feel the Fire is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Feel the Fire Overkill

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24 10
Seven Churches is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
schlurp added Seven Churches Possessed

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53 37
Survive is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Survive Nuclear Assault

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57 41
Cowboys From Hell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
but chickens double d added Cowboys From Hell Pantera

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44 29
Doomsday for the Deceiver is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Doomsday for the Deceiver Flotsam and Jetsam

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28 15
Killing Technology is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
schlurp added Killing Technology Voivod

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28 16
Persistence of Time is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Persistence of Time Anthrax

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21 10
Twisted Into Form is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
schlurp added Twisted Into Form Forbidden

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46 34
How Will I Laugh Tomorrow When... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
ChrisDude added How Will I Laugh Tomorrow When I Can't Even Smile Today Suicidal Tendencies

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30 19
Fistful of Metal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
constantinos-nikolaou added Fistful of Metal Anthrax

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52 41
Darkness Descends is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Thrash Metal Albums of All-Time
Darkness Descends Dark Angel