Thrash Metal

D.R.I.

D.R.I. (or Dirty Rotten Imbeciles) is a crossover thrash band frformed in 1982 in Houston, Texas.  Media has often called D.R.I. the major band of the "crossover" movement, a style that combined hardcore punk and heavy metal.  

Witchaven

Witchaven is a black/thrash metal band from San Bernandino, California.  They originally formed in 2005 as a band called Witching Hour.  Their sound is a cross of black metal and thrash metal with elements of crust punk.

Bad Acid Trip

Bad Acid Trip was formed in North Hollywood, California in 1989 during the beginnings of the West Coast power violence scene.  The band is recognizable as being one of the more coherent grindcore acts.  

Nocturnal

Nocturnal is a German thrash metal band formed in 2000.  Their sound is heavily influenced by thrash greats, Destruction.

Nokturnel

Nokturnel is an old school style death metal band originally formed in 1989 in Austin, Texas.  They were on hiatus during the mid-late 1990's before reforming in 2001.

Gravehill

Gravehill is a death metal metal band from Anaheim, California.  Their sound incorporates elements of thrash and black metal with old school death metal.

Sacred Reich

Sacred Reich is a Phoenix, Arizona-based thrash metal band that formed in 1985.  They disbanded in 2000 but have since reuinted on the festival circuit across Europe and North America.

Vitamin X

Vitamin X or VX is a hardcore punk and thrashcore band from Amsterdam, Netherlands that was formed in 1997. They are considered one of the best and most influential hardcore punk bands.

Gehenna

Gehenna is a hardcore band from California formed in 1993.  Their music blends elements of death metal, black metal, thrash and punk.

Atheist

Atheist is a death metal band from Florida, founded in 1984 by drummer Steve Flynn and singer/guitarist Kelly Shaefer. Atheist are noted for their highly technical playing style, often reminiscent of jazz.

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