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Personally' date=' I always have more fun listening to Metallica, but I can't deny that there are so many better thrash bands out there; Slayer and Megadeth being two of them. I've heard like 1 Anthrax song[/quote'] Check out the thread that Relentless made in the thrash section titled "advanced thrash". I did a series of posts with videos recommending tons of thrash bands, you can probably find a great deal more stuff there that you would like. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2
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Not even close' date=' nothing any of the "big four" did could be described as "the best thrash of all time" in fact one could not even call any of their work the best thrash of the eighties.[/quote'] It's just what I enjoy and grew up with, so it has a special place in my heart. Sent from my GT-I9100T using Tapatalk
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In my opinion I enjoy them in this order: Megadeth Slayer Metallica Anthrax Can understand why people would prefer Slayer over Megadeth, vocals seem much better with Slayer, but I do enjoy Dave's lyrics and their guitar style with songs like Holy Wars, Tornado of Souls and Hangar 18(all in the same album too). Just my opinion in order though, more or less understand why people would prefer certain ones of these bands over the other.

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1.metallica no doubt then 2. megadeth 3.anthrax lastly 4.slayer. i know personal opinions differ. i m stating mine. have a nice day!!! metal4ever!
I'd be totally the opposite way round. Other than Slayer and Anthrax, these bands are a little too soft for my tastes. Don't get me wrong; I like softer music and a lot of non-metal stuff, but if I fancy some thrash I want it to be straight to the point with no fannying about.
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Slayer Metallica Megadeth Anthrax I also believe Testament should be there instead of Anthrax Testament's been most consistent of the two....
It's nothing to do with consistency or none of the "big four" would be there. It's simply a term coined to promote the four most commercially viable thrash bands going.
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It's nothing to do with consistency or none of the "big four" would be there. It's simply a term coined to promote the four most commercially viable thrash bands going.
I agree to a point, I still believe Slayer and megadeth belong there. the other two have changed styles and except for some of their older stuff, they now sound like shit. In my opinion those other two slots are open to debate.
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I liked about half of Worship Music so Anthrax, to me at least, have more thrash credibility in recent times then Metallica (or Megadeth, those last two albums, ugh). Options are limited for other commercially successful thrash bands. Testament would probably be the next biggest band but they're a minnow compared to the earning power of the "big four"

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For my order, my opnion over the Big 4 of the bands would defently be: Slayer (Most Aggressive Thrash Band i've heard, Slayer's one of the birth of death metal subgenre of metal because of how much aggression and lyrical content there is into it's albums) Megadeth (Best Technical Thrash Band out of BIG 4) Anthrax (Same as Slayer, bit more punkish style) Metallica (Was the best thrash band like Megadeth 'till the album called "Lulu" with Lou Reed)

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