German Thrash: The 35 Greatest Old-School Albums!

With a rich history of underground gems and a devastating array of tech/prog thrash masterpieces nestling next to classics from Kreator, Destruction, Sodom and Tankard, the German thrash metal scene of the 80’s and the early 90’s was as fertile as anywhere in the world! With that in mind, Worship Metal has selected 35 of the greatest old-school German thrash albums in existence…… Risk – The Daily Horror News (1988) Roll up, roll up, read all about it….daft Germans in excellent speed/thrash shocker! With a pedigree dating all the way back to 1967(!), Risk took the relatively safe gamble of updating their hard rock/prog rock sound originally finessed when they carried the Faithful Breath moniker and went hell for leather with ‘debut’, The Daily Horror News. With precise riffing and unruly speed, the raw nature of this obscurity may prove to be a shock to those expecting something a little cleaner from a band who had originally played their trade two decades prior. As it turned out, Risk proved more than adept at out-riffing the majority of their peers and seemed to have thrash flowing through their veins; a more cohesive and intelligent late 80’s speed/thrash album you’d be hard … Continue reading German Thrash: The 35 Greatest Old-School Albums!