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6 Under-Appreciated Classics Of German Thrash Metal (Part 2)

It's not all about Sodom, Kreator and Destruction you know!

3. Protector – A Shedding Of Skin (1991)

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Approaching the genre in a similar way to Brazil’s Sarcofago on their The Laws Of Scourge masterpiece, Protector’s A Shedding Of Skin experimented wildly with daringly diversified dynamics and pacing while still remaining resolutely committed to stripping skin from bone!

Barring a few moments of slower-paced bruising on tracks such as “Death Comes Soon” and “Thy Will Be Done” this blasts harder than ten-tonnes of dynamite down a mine-shaft and should be as revered as a progressive death/thrash masterpiece.

If Testament’s dalliances with death metal on the underrated Demonic caused you to suffer from involuntary liquid explosions then A Shedding Of Skin will require you to be hospitalised with dehydration; death/thrash has arguably never been executed better!

Liked that? Try this: Protector’s The Heritage was a worthy follow-up; proving that thrash still had something to say in 1993, even amidst the dominance of grunge!

About Chris Jennings (1564 Articles)
I love Heavy Metal. Always have. Always will. As editor of Worship Metal - a site dedicated to being as positive about Metal and its myriad of sub-genres as possible - my aim is to 'worship' Metal through honest reviews, current news and a wide variety of features; offering the same exposure to underground bands as we do to mainstream/well known acts. Our mantra; the bands are partners and we exist to serve the bands \m/

2 Comments on 6 Under-Appreciated Classics Of German Thrash Metal (Part 2)

  1. Patrick Haines // July 16, 2017 at 8:04 pm // Reply

    Dude don’t let Pyracanda’s Two Sides of a Coin get snubbed!

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