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I must not have ever seen the 5 word rule... My favorite Aussie thrash band is Slaughter Lord. They might be a little too rough for you, but there's a good amount of early Slayer in their sound that you should find appealing.
How my taste in metal has evolved. Also it is dawning on me that many of my posts are juvenile and immature. As for the topic at hand Metallica were once a decent thrash band. They were never masters of the genre but provided a foundation, along with Anthrax, Slayer and Megadeth, upon which the genre could be constructed.

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Random thought about the black album: the only songs I ever want to hear off that album are Of Wolf and Man, The God that Failed, and Don't Tread on Me.  The other songs are either over played or forgettable to me.

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7 hours ago, Parker said:

Random thought about the black album: the only songs I ever want to hear off that album are Of Wolf and Man, The God that Failed, and Don't Tread on Me.  The other songs are either over played or forgettable to me.

Lots of great songs on that album, if you break them down into individual tracks. That's what makes the album such a huge seller. Heaps of great tracks. 

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10 hours ago, Parker said:

Random thought about the black album: the only songs I ever want to hear off that album are Of Wolf and Man, The God that Failed, and Don't Tread on Me.  The other songs are either over played or forgettable to me.

I feel the same way about the black album but my song picks are 66.6% different - The God That Failed, Sad But True, My Friend Of Misery. It's weird how difficult I find it to sit through that album as a whole given how "accessible" it is. I can't even have it on as background music.

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4 hours ago, Requiem said:

Lots of great songs on that album, if you break them down into individual tracks. That's what makes the album such a huge seller. Heaps of great tracks. 

That's my thought too.  I don't go to the album for a well-put-together whole (as I would Filosofem, for instance), but to listen to/treat it as a compilation of great tracks.

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