Question: Who was the first thrash metal band?

In Europe, the earliest band of the emerging thrash movement was Venom from Newcastle upon Tyne, formed in 1979. Their 1982 album Black Metal has been cited as a major influence on many subsequent genres and bands in the extreme metal world, such as Bathory, Hellhammer, Slayer, and Mayhem.

What was the first thrash album?

Kill Em All On July 25, 1983, Metallica released Kill Em All, the worlds first-ever thrash album, igniting a fresh new movement in metal as the U.S. finally had a response to the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. The rest of the world would quickly follow and, here, we look back on the 40 Best Debut Thrash Albums of All Time.

What was the first thrash song?

Among the earliest songs credited with influencing future thrash musicians was Queens Stone Cold Crazy, recorded and released in 1974. The song was described as being thrash metal before the term had been invented.

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