What Is the Greatest Thrash-Metal Band? Spiritbox, GWAR, Halestorm and More Weigh in
For many metalheads, thrash is their entry-point into the genre. Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax — these are some of the biggest bands in heavy music, and that's just scratching the surface of all the fast, furious and shred-tastic groups that make up thrash's vast ecosystem. But what's the single greatest thrash band ever? It's a question we posed to bigwig metal and rock musicians — including members of Spiritbox, GWAR, In Flames and Halestorm, as well as Lars Ulrich's sons, Myles and Layne, who play in the band Taipei Houston — and the answers ranged from undeniable titans to underground heroes. Watch now.