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The 10 Greatest Thrash Albums Of 2017!

2017......an outstanding year for THRASH!

2. Power Trip – Nightmare Logic

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Power Trip’s Nightmare Logic was one mean mutha of an album, hyped up on hardcore’s rancour and thrash metal’s speed and precision and it was simply a joy to behold. Frankly, we thought album’s like this would not (could not) materialise this late in the game…..how wrong we were!

Opening up with the S.O.D-esque stomp of “Soul Sacrifice”, Riley Gales’s feral howl brings everything to life as Power Trip unleash all hell in the name of crossover thrash! Frankly, each track crushes all in its path, never dipping in intensity, never delivering anything but the most spine-splintering selection of chugging riffs and Kerry King inspired solos.

Power Trip are a serious enterprise and this album had something to say, with hefty weight behind both the music and the message. Fashioning some sense of logic out of the nightmarish world of conformity and nanny-state politics we’re currently living in, Nightmare Logic tried to makes sense of this fever dream known as reality and came out the other side, bruised, battered but belligerently in control of our own destiny. That’s an alternative manifest right there!

Speaking of alternative manifest’s….Power Trip’s debut, Manifest Decimation, was fuckin’ great but Nightmare Logic was absolutely outstanding.

Crossover thrash has found its new leaders in the formidable shape of Power Trip!

About Chris Jennings (1986 Articles)
I love 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/

6 Comments on The 10 Greatest Thrash Albums Of 2017!

  1. Great place for Sepultura. Annihilator’s ‘For The Demented’ also deserves a mention.

  2. Wow, what a weak list… Only 3 of that list deserve to be part of a top 10.

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