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Re: New thrash acts? I know alotta them are pretty bad (my band's probably one of them haha), but hopefully a few good bands will come out of it. So far the only one i've found and liked has been Grand Magus, and they've been around for the past decade, just unknown.

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I know alotta them are pretty bad (my band's probably one of them haha)' date=' but hopefully a few good bands will come out of it. So far the only one i've found and liked has been Grand Magus, and they've been around for the past decade, just unknown.[/quote'] Grand Magus isn't even thrash... :?

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Re: New thrash acts? I'm with NT on this one retro thrash sucks ass though there are a few good bands. Witchaven play a black/thrash style highly influenced by bands like Venom, Aura Noir, and others and uh well thats the only one I can think of.. Warbringer have way too polished of a production, Evile suck ass and worship Metallica, Toxic Holocaust are one of the worst bands in existence and Municipal waste are a novelty frat boy band.

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Re: New thrash acts? Rachael, Erik and David of Vektor are friends of mine, killer band with a great live show. I'll echo the sentiments here that retro thrash is mostly dog shit, but Vektor is good because they skip the retro bullshit and do something different and original.

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Re: New thrash acts? that's the reason I've thrown away about half the riffs I've written because they sound too much like something one of my favourite bands has already done, and after comparing the band I mentioned to Exodus it's almost impossible for me to tell which is which, were it not for the fact that the Exodus albums I have are way more brutal then what I've heard of Konskriptor I don't think I could tell the difference, unless there are some new thrash bands that actually do something different I think we should kill off the movement ASAP (and I mean no disrespect to the great bands that thrash has produced but nowadays there is very little of note being produced in this area)

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Re: New thrash acts? I think the evolution of thrash will be similar to that of dm, with bands generally getting heavier and more technical, sharpening and modernizing their sound/production while playing the fastest riffs imaginable but still retaining the groove and headbanging-ness that makes thrash. I can't really cite any examples but that's at least the direction that I'm taking for the album I'm working on..... I believe there is still lots that can be done with thrash in terms of ingenuity without having to stray too much from the original style. Thrash is my favorite style of metal and I will always enjoy it as long as it's fast, energetic, unique, and well-executed. But there will always be newer bands who choose to keep playing the same retro/oldschool style of thrash and I personally have no interest in that....

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Re: New thrash acts? Haiduk, Thrash already pushed forward the speed, technicality, and heaviness while branching away from their Heavy Metal roots towards the late 80's and early 90's. Most bands jumped to groove or broke up after that, and many newer bands went unnoticed due to a flood of music coming out in the style, much like death metal. I personally think that retro-death has produced more successes than retro-thrash and retro-heavy metal, but every retro movement produces plenty of hero-worshipping duds no matter how many succeed.

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Re: New thrash acts? I agree that bands have pushed every physical aspect of the genre to the extreme, and I don't expect anything massively innovative to come out and turn thrash on its head anytime soon. I think it will be bands who go for a slightly different, niche sound of their own and ones who focus on unorthodox styles of riffing/playing will set themselves apart and help keep the genre fresh.

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Re: New thrash acts? That would be the way to do it, but there's very little of it happening. Vektor and Mastery are the only newer thrash bands I can think of that do things their own way instead of being content with hanging out in their idols shadows.

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Re: New thrash acts?

Sylosis are at the same standards as the thrash legends' date=' they're the new Metallica, but better[/quote'] They sound technically proficient but they aren't doing anything ground breaking. Death vocals, awful Scandinavian-style melodic-pop-radio sections, with fast riffs in between. I don't think they've done anything to justify the claim that they are up there with any of the thrash legends, yet. My opinions could be influenced by my age though. Plenty of other on-line reviewers seem to like what they are doing.

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Re: New thrash acts? I'm not a huge Metallica fan, as there are TONS of better thrash bands out there, but Sylosis isn't anywhere near as good as they were. I hadn't heard them at the time of MetalRevolutionary's post, but I recently rated one of their songs in another section. First of all, it's not thrash, it's melodeath/metalcore with maybe 1-2 repetitious and generic thrash riffs per song. Second, the quality of their songs isn't even as high as 2nd or 3rd tier thrasher's material (I'm looking at you Testament).

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