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Give me 80s thrash albums to listen to

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Im basically known as the djent kid here when I really dont listen to that much djent, so I want to listen to some REAL music that was made before I was born. I already have iced earth on tap. What else?
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I was just listening to this, which I think qualifies:

I'm going to assume you're already familiar with pretty well-known staples like Slayer's Reign in Blood or Megadeth's Rust in Peace, Anthrax's Among the Living or any of the first four Metallica albums? Otherwise:

If you want the more extreme end of 80s thrash, this shit here is a gem:

^ Has Gene Hoglan from SYL/Fear Factory/Testament/etc/etc/etc in it.

The further back you go in Slayer's catalog, the better the albums get:

Forbidden is fairly classic:

Holy Terror:

Best thing to come from Germany:

Rigor Mortis is the shit:


Back when Robbbbb Flynn and Phil demmel wrote awesome songs instead of machine head songs:
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Oh man where to start... apart from the "regular" Metallica/Slayer/Exodus/Testament/Megadeth etc etc give this a spin and you might be surprised how some of them were so raw and brutal for its time.

The NEW Rigor Mortis was awesome, too:

Yes! This album owns. :eddie:
[Metallica fanboy mode ON]

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