Or browse results titled :. As a genre, thrash metal has always been elastic. This is, in part, what yielded crossover, a punk-inspired strain of thrash that came into vogue when hardcore bands started reaching outside their confines. But the genre was formally christened when the Texas band D. While thrash had a revival in the mids, it was only a matter of time before crossover had its day in the sun. Over the past year, Power Trip have risen to a place of prominence in underground music.
Thrash metal or simply thrash is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo. The songs usually use fast percussive beats and low-register guitar riffs , overlaid with shredding -style lead guitar work. The lyrical subject matter often deals with criticisms of The Establishment and concern over the destruction of the environment , and at times shares a disdain for Christian dogma resembling that of their black metal counterparts.
Thrashcore also known as fastcore is a fast tempo subgenre of hardcore punk that emerged in the early s. Thrashcore is essentially sped-up hardcore, often using blast beats. Songs can be very brief, and thrashcore is in many ways a less dissonant , less metallic forerunner of grindcore.