Brief introduction to the big 4 of thrash metal

This post is aimed towards those who are completely new to thrash metal



formed in 1979. The creators of thrash metal. Also the first metal band ever. To this day they have released 234 studio albums.
Members (from R to L) 

Nick Mustaine ( 4 string guitar, backing vocals) 

Lars king (lead guitar,stunts and cries)  

 Frank hammett (vocals, kazoo and electric triangle on tracks 2 and 9)

David Ian (irrelevant guitar, backing vocals, flute)

Tom Hetfield (drums, backing vocals and keyboard)

recommended albums: roots, darkness descends


Formed in 1990, the most comercially succesful of them all. Also the Creators of the teenage mutant ninja turtles metal genre.
Members (from R to L):

Scott Newsted: guitar we all care about, occasional screams

Joey Ellefson: irrelevant guitar, lead mouth farting, magic tricks.

Jeff Ulrich: longer guitar, backing mouth farts

James Spitz: drums, piano, 1 string guitar on track “untitled”

recommended albums: game over, powerslave


formed in 1985 in texas, they have the most varied style and albums. Famous for being slayer’s enemies and for kicking dogs on-stage
Memberz: 

 Marty burton: lead drums, vocals 

 Jason menza: lead dog kicker, more important guitar, backing screams for mercy   

Dave hanneman: less important guitar, irrelevancy  

Charlie belladonna: lead vocals, weird guitar, xilophone, nun chucks

recommended albums: world circus, think this


formed in 1986 theyre the most mysterious of them all. Few things are known about the band members. We do not even know their real names

Members:

“kirk”:GUITAR, ukulele 

“ putrid pervert”: lead vocals, not so important guitar, violin

“skullcrusher”: bongs, drums, skulls

“morbid corpse love maker”: long 4 string electric harp

recommended albums: killing is my business, de mysteriis dom sathanas

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