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D.R.I. - 78% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This thrash metal band was formed in Houston, Texas, USA, in 1982. The band’s original line-up comprised Kurt Brecht (vocals), Spike Cassidy (guitar), Dennis Johnson (bass) and Kurt’s brother Eric Brecht (drums). Originally calling themselves Dirty Rotten Imbeciles, they shortened the name to D.R.I. Their debut album, Dirty Rotten LP, was initially released in limited Read more

Toxic Holocaust - 75% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Nuclear Assault - 59% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in New York, USA, in 1985, this extreme and influential outfit initially comprised John Connelly (guitar/vocals), Dan Lilker (18 October 1964, USA; bass), Mike Bogush (guitar) and Scott Duboys (drums), although Anthony Bramante and Glenn Evans quickly replaced the latter pair. Lilker formed Nuclear Assault while still a member of Anthrax, making them one of the earlie Read more

Exodus - 43% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Suicidal Tendencies - 43% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mike Muir (14 March 1964, Venice, California, USA; vocals) formed Suicidal Tendencies in the early 80s in the Venice Beach area of Los Angeles, California, USA, enlisting Grant Estes (b. Canada; guitar), Louiche Mayorga (bass) and Amery Smith (drums). Despite an inauspicious start, being voted ‘worst band and biggest assholes’ in Flipside magazine’s 1982 polls Read more

Sodom - 40% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This German black metal/thrash trio was formed in 1983 by Tom Angelripper (bass, vocals), Aggressor (vocals, guitar) and Chris Witchhunter (drums), drawing inspiration from bands such as Motörhead, Anvil and Venom. Aggressor was replaced by the similarly pseudonymous Grave Violator on the agenda-setting debut EP, In The Sign Of Evil. By the time Obsessed By Cruelty emerged Read more

Destruction - 38% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Along with Kreator, this speed metal band was at the forefront of the 80s German thrash scene, although Destruction never quite achieved the former’s level of success. Destruction was formed in 1983 in Weil am Rhein, Germany by Schmier (Marcel Schmier Schirmer; bass, vocals), Mike Sifringer (guitar) and Tommy Sandmann (drums) made a rather raw debut with 1984’s min Read more

Hirax - 34% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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Hirax first formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1984 - the band’s original line-up comprising Katon W. De Pena (vocals), Scott Owen (guitar), Gary Monardo (bass) and John Tabares (drums). Their promising demos attracted the attention of Metal Blade who included one of the band’s tracks on the Metal Massacre VI compilation album, released in 1985. A debut album, Read more

Kreator - 34% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Essen, Germany, in 1984, under the name Tormentor, this heavy metal band originally comprised Milan ‘Mille’ Petrozza (guitar/vocals), Rob Fioretti (bass) and Jürgen ‘Ventor’ Reil (drums). Their vicious thrash style was inspired by the filth and industrial pollution problem that Essen, on the River Ruhr, was experiencing. After changing their n Read more

Dark Angel - 32% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1981, Dark Angel specialize in ‘ultra-heavy thrash metal’. The original line-up comprised Don Doty (vocals), Jim Durkin (guitar), Eric Meyer (guitar), Rob Yahn (bass) and Mike Andrade (drums), although the latter was quickly replaced by Jack Schwartz. Early demos saw the band sign to Azra Records, resulting in the release of Read more

Death Angel - 32% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This group was formed in San Francisco, California, USA, the home of the Bay Area ‘thrash’ phenomenon, in 1982. The band comprised five cousins, namely Mark Osegueda (vocals), Rob Cavestany (guitar), Gus Pepa (guitar), Dennis Pepa (bass) and Andy Galeon (drums). Their debut, The Ultra-Violence, was a brutal blend of high-speed thrash riffs and thunderous drums. The ba Read more

M.O.D. - 32% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Following his work in legendary New York hardcore act S.O.D. , vocalist Billy Milano formed M.O.D. (aka Method Of Destruction) with Tim McMurtrie (guitar), Ken Ballone (bass) and Keith Davis (drums). The quality of the groove-based hardcore on U.S.A. For M.O.D. was overshadowed by controversy over apparently racist and near-fascist lyrics, although Milano later explained in an Read more

Overkill - 32% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This thrash metal quartet was formed in New York, USA, in 1984 by vocalist Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth, guitarist Bobby Gustafson, bass player D.D. Verni and drummer Rat Skates. Together they self-financed the recording of a mini-album. Desperately short of cash and exposure, they sold the rights to the small Azra label and made a net loss. They were soon picked up by Meg Read more

Anthrax - 27% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This New York, USA-based thrash metal outfit was formed in 1981 by Scott ‘Not’ Ian (Scott Rosenfeld, 31 December 1963, Queens, New York City, New York, USA; rhythm guitar) and Dan Lilker (b. 18 October 1964, USA; bass). After a series of personnel changes, Ian and Lilker were joined by Neil Turbin (vocals), Dan Spitz (b. 28 January 1963, USA; guitar) and Charlie Be Read more

Dekapitator - 24% match to Municipal Waste

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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