Slayer is a thrash metal band from US, formed in 1981. The band was founded by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. The band was credited as one of the "Big Four" thrash metal bands, along with Metallica, Anthrax, and Megadeth. Slayer's musical traits involve fast tremolo picking, guitar solos, double bass drumming, and shouting vocals. The band's lyrics and album art, which cover topics such as death, deviants, suicide, genocide, necrophilia, insanity, Nazism, religion, Satanism...
Assaulter are a METAL metal band from New South Wales, Australia. With the guard of S. Berserker on vocals and guitars, T. Hellfinder armed with the ripping of strings on lead and the out-and-out power and precision of P. Hunt (Razor of Occam) on the battering of the skins - Assaulter have just completed their sophomore LP »Boundless!«. Following up from 2008's »Salvation Like Destruction« Assaulter have honed in their sound and style to deliver 8 cuts of ripping metal ode to power, propaganda and proselytism.
Motörhead are a British hard rock band formed in 1975 by bassist, singer and songwriter Lemmy Kilmister, who has remained the sole constant member.
While Motörhead are typically classified as heavy metal, speed metal or thrash metal (and often regarded as a foundational influence on the later two styles), Lemmy dislikes such labels, preferring to describe the band's music simply as "rock n' roll".
Incite is a thrash-metal band formed in Phoenix, AZ at the end of 2004 by Richie Cavalera. The band continued writing and performing local shows and eventually began to work with Gloria Cavalera's Oasis Management. Their first demo, entitled Murder was created in 2006 at the Saltmine Studio in Mesa, AZ, and it featured songs such as "You Should Be Killed", and "Follow Me". Through Oasis, Incite landed on several U.S tours with bands like Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, Cradle of Filth, Dillinger Escape Plan, Throwdown, Bloodsimple, Thine Eyes Bleed, Bury Your Dead, Scars of Tomorrow,M.
Hobbs' Angel of Death are an Australian thrash metal band that began in the mid 1980s and continue to this day, together with Mortal Sin they are one of the earliest successful Australian thrash metal bands. The band began in 1985 as a solo project for ex-Tyrus guitarist Peter Hobbs, with the help of ex-Nothing Sacred members Mark Woolley (guitar), Sham (drums) and Karl Lean (bass), who recorded a number of demos which attracted interest from overseas labels.
Mortal Sin is a thrash metal band that formed in 1985. The group formed around singer Mat Maurer and drummer Wayne Campbell in Sydney, Australia. At first Campbell had attempted to get Maurer into another band called Wizzard but the rest of that band was reluctant to support the idea so the pair struck out on their own, quickly recruiting Wizzard's guitar Keith Krstin, bass player Andy Eftichiou from a band called Judge and a second guitarist Neville Reynolds. Reynolds was fired for not being available to play at the band's very first show and was replaced by Paul Carwana.
Suicidal Tendencies is an American hardcore punk band formed in 1982 in Venice, California. Sometimes regarded as the progenitors of skate punk, they later incorporated significant heavy metal and thrash elements. The group, led by Mike Muir ("Cyco Miko"), had a rough start that included being voted "Worst Band/Biggest Assholes" in Flipside in 1982. Using the opposition to fuel creativity, they quickly gained a following, performing larger and larger gigs.
DevilDriver is a metal band from California, United States that formed in 2002. The group was started by Dez Fafara, formerly of the band Coal Chamber, as a result of frustrations stemming from the more mainstream direction his former band mates were attempting to take their music. After the demise of Coal Chamber, DevilDriver became his main focus. Their debut album, the self-titled "DevilDriver", was released on October 23, 2003 under Roadrunner Records.
Two bands known under the name Barbarian:
1. Thrash metal band from Spain. The guitarist and vocalist Pep Casas is an old member of the mythical thrash metal band Fuck Off. They play old school thrash metal and released a live cd called 'Seguimos avanzando' that contains some old themes from Fuck Off. They also released a studio album called 'Heavy metal resureccion'. Their songs are in spanish.