100 Greatest Thrash Metal Songs

Criteria: Songs were ranked for their musical influence, impact, instrumental creativeness, and popularity within the genre of Thrash Metal.

Definition: Thrash metal songs are fast and aggressive, characterised by using high speed low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead work.
Greatest Thrash Metal Songs
1. Master of Puppets
Metallica
2. Raining Blood
Slayer
3. Holy Wars... The Punishment Due
Megadeth
4. Ace of Spades
Motorhead
5. Seek & Destroy
Metallica
6. Angel of Death
Slayer
7. Symptom of The Universe
Black Sabbath
8. The Four Horsemen
Metallica
9. Cowboys From Hell
Pantera
10. Hangar 18
Megadeth
11. Caught In A Mosh
Anthrax
12. Fast As A Shark
Accept
13. The Antichrist
Slayer
14. Witching Hour
Venom
15. The New Order
Testament
16. Hit The Lights
Metallica
17. Creeping Death
Metallica
18. Elimination
Overkill
19. War Ensemble
Slayer
20. Souls Of Black
Testament
21. Battery
Metallica
22. Primal Concrete Sledge
Pantera
23. Practice What You Preach
Testament
24. Indians
Anthrax
25. Painkiller
Judas Priest
26. Peace Sells
Megadeth
27. Cemetery Gates
Pantera
28. Bounded By Blood
Exodus
29. For Whom The Bell Tolls
Metallica
30. Too Late Too Late
Motorhead
31. Iron Fist
Motorhead
32. Symphony of Destruction
Megadeth
33. Lesson in Violence
Exodus
34. Hello From The Gutter
Overkill
35. The Mechanix
Megadeth
36. Tyrant
Judas Priest
37. Overkill
Motorhead
38. Madhouse
Anthrax
39. Set The World Afire
Megadeth
40. War Is My Shephard
Exodus
41. Ride The Lightning
Metallica
42. Black Magic
Slayer
43. Damage Inc.
Metallica
44. Do or Die
Testament
45. Blackened
Metallica
46. Jesus Saves
Slayer
47. Fucking Hostile
Pantera
48. Tornado of Souls
Megadeth
49. Hell Awaits
Slayer
50. Coma
Overkill
51. South Of Heaven
Slayer
52. Burnt Offerings
Testament
53. Mouth For War
Pantera
54. Good Mouring/Black Friday
Megadeth
55. My Last Words
Megadeth
56. Blood Red
Slayer
57. Black Metal
Venom
58. Escape to the Void
Sepultra
59. Metal Command
Exodus
60. Seasons In The Abyss
Slayer
61. Sodomy and Lust
Sodom
62. Overkill
Overkill
63. First Strike Is Deadly
Testament
64. Pleasure To Kill
Kreator
65. Strike Of The Beast
Exodus
66. Horrorscope
Overkill
67. Return To Serenity
Testament
68. Antichrist
Destruction
69. Piece By Piece
Slayer
70. The Toxic Waltz
Exodus
71. Crionics
Slayer
72. Dante's Inferno
Iced Earth
73. Alice In Hell
Annihilator
74. Riot Of Violence
Kreator
75. Remember The Fallen
Sodom
76. Mad Butcher
Destruction
77. And Then There Were None
Exodus
78. Beneath The Remains
Sepultura
79. Whiplash
Metallica
80. Hunter Kill
Annihilator
81. The Burning Of Sodom
Dark Angel
82. Chemical Warfare
Slayer
83. Into The Pit
Testament
84. Blood And Iron
Overkill
85. Voivod
Voivod
86. Motorbreath
Metallica
87. Infectious Hospital Waste
Demolition Hammer
88. I Am The Law
Anthrax
89. War Is Hell
Toxic Holocost
90. Possessed By Fire
Exumer
91. Calling In The Coroner
Vio-Lence
92. Pace Till Death
Bathory
93. Kill Yourself
S.O.D.
94. Masked Jackal
Coroner
95. Battalions
Metal Church
96. Death Rattle
Pantera
97. Tear It Down
D.R.I.
98. Thrash 'til Death
Destruction
99. Thrown To The Wolves
Death Angel
100. Heavy Metal Maniac
Exciter

List Begun: 2008-02-28