Metal

Blackened Thrash

Some of my earliest memories in life included thrash metal, with the Big Four leading…

Bay Area Thrash

Growing up in the Bay Area throughout the ’80s and early ’90s was quite a…

Thrash Turns Evil

By the mid-1980s, the sound of heavy metal had come a long way from the…

Meet the Big Four

Thrash is all about feeling. It’s about low-register riffs that hit you in the gut,…

Essential Thrash

Thrash represents that pivotal point at which heavy metal turns extreme. Of course, extreme music…

The Best Metal of 1987

In 1987, heavy-music scenes were strictly divided and definitely did not play nice with each…