Megadeth‘s Rust In Peace is their fourth studio album and their second album on the list of 1001 Albums… This album was universally acclaimed and often listed as one of the best thrash metal albums ever. I was not impressed with their music on the last album so I have my doubts. Lead singer Dave […]Read More #671 Megadeth – Rust In Peace
Anthrax is the last of the influential thrash metal bands from the 80s. Yippee!! I mentioned in a previous blog post that there were four of those bands and one more was on the way. Among the Living is Anthrax’s third album. I will keep this one short since it has been a long day. I […]Read More #586 Anthrax – Among the Living
Slayer is definitely not a band I have heard. I have had my fill of thrash metal. Unfortunately, there are three albums in 1986 and one in 1987: Megadeth’s Peace Sells… but Who’s Buying?, Metallica’s Master of Puppets, Slayer’s Reign in Blood and Anthrax’s 1987 album Among the Living, that are influential in this genre and […]Read More #576 Slayer – Reign in Blood
Megadeth‘s Peace Sells… but Who’s Buying? is their first of two albums on the list. Oddly, I have never heard their music, but I knew the name of their frontman Dave Mustaine. I have never been a fan of thrash metal so I skipped this one when it was released. It should be interesting. After listening to […]Read More #573 Megadeth – Peace Sells… but Who’s Buying?
Venom is another unknown band to me. I do not listen to thrash or black metal so I have never heard their second album Black Metal or any album from them. At least one song “Teacher’s Pet” showed they could play the blues. Most of the music sounds like amateur hour at your local pub. It […]Read More #510 Venom – Black Metal