Thrashing 2018: The Best Thrash of 2018!
2/26/2019 by Frank Hill

When I looked back at my top releases of the year I was surprised to see an abundance of thrash albums making my list. Generally, my fondness of the genre deteriorated drastically soon after the New Wave of Thrash Metal stopped being a term we threw around. The sheer volume of the genre, now more fertile than ever, is a bulk of each Friday's new releases. With so many thrash records widely available, here's who we thought did it better than anyone else...

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Demons and Wizards LA Guns
Racer X Opeth
Slipknot The Great Deceiver
White Skull Solemnity
Rebellion Regurgitate
Impellitteri Commit Suicide
Warhorse Mark Boals
Usurper Advent
Rawhead Rexx Agoraphobic Nosebleed
Sickspeed Legend
Crematorium Wizard
October 31 Pyn Siren
Pelican Byfist
Godiva Morbid Angel
Sludge! Savatage
Vhaldemar Secret Sphere
Volbeat Force Of Evil
Outworld Low Earth Orbit
Jorn Cyst
Hatework Fabrizio Bonanno
Destructor Devil In The Kitchen
Krokus Fireaxe
Insomnium Skeletonwitch
Katagory V I.C.E.
Mine Within Temptation
Acheron Negative Creeps
Behemoth Angra
Avenue F Cryme
Mercenary Of Infinity
Bloody Sign Entombed
Kings X Veni Domine
Astral Doors Sabaton
Heartcry Carbomb
Nevermore Backyard Babies
Samael Argument Soul
Alex Skolnick Trio Meshuggah
Lord Gore Soul SirkUS
Fire Alley Ignitor
Callenish Circle Impiety
Hatesphere Rudra
Mirador Subterranean Masquerade
Sentenced Goddess Of Desire
Taake Evemaster
Supagroup Gaia
The Father Panic Riot Orchestra Holy Blood
Morgana Lefay Edenbridge
A Lower Deep Flotsam & Jetsam
To The Bone Future is Tomorrow
Loits Orphaned Land
Third Degree Savage Circus
The Absence Mistress
Dreamland Asrai
Torture Killer Detonation
Absu Machina
Sodom Grimfist
End My Sorrow Tandjent
Cardinale Intronaut
Codeon 286
Wolves in the Throne Room Pyramaze
Elvenking Imagika
Hirax 8th Sin
Stormcrow TK-421
Non-Human Level Cult of Luna
Anata Setherial
Belphegor The Finals
Amputated Mastodon
Satyricon Eighteen Visions
Twinball Starkweather
Skullflower Fu Manchu
Throne of Katarsis The Chronicles of Israfel
Merciless Death Cruachan
Blood of the Black Owl White Willow
Pantera The Prophecy
Spit Like This Katrina Johansson
Tears Transmission 0
Retrospective Glorior Belli
Kruger Ulcerate
Echoes of Eternity Cauldron
Pathosray Frosthardr
Alkemyst Bilocate
40 Below Summer Ost Est Ima
SOS Godhead
Virgin Black Luna Mortis
Ihsahn Something Beautiful