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The Final Moments Of Slayer: November, 30th at The Los Angeles Forum

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I filmed this video myself – I have to admit, I was a little choked up after watching the final moments of Slayer: November, 30th at The Los Angeles Forum. Tom Arrays gives an emotional farewell to the crowd in attendance.

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TOP HEAVY METAL ALBUMS FROM “THE (EARLY) GOLDEN AGE OF HEAVY METAL”  1981 – 1991 

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There are some titles add from the Golden Age of Extreme Metal 1981-1992 This list is not my list and was originally posted here, but the formatting is so poor and the years on the records were incorrectly labeled 1981-1985. This is why I reposted it here.

Abattoir “Vicious Attack” 

Accept “Restless & Wild” 

Acid “Acid” 

Acid “Manic” 

AGENT STEEL BAND IN THE 1980S

Agent Steel “Skeptics Apocalypse” 

Agent Steel “Mad Locust Rising” 

Anacrusis “Screams And Whispers” 

Angel Dust “Into The Dark Past” 

Angel Witch “Angel Witch” 

Angel Witch “Dr. Phibes” 

Annhilator “Alice In Hell” 

Anthrax “Fistful Of Metal” 

Anthrax “Armed And Dangerous” 

Anthrax “Spreading The Disease”

Anvil “Metal On Metal”

Anvil “Forged In Fire” 

Anvil “Live In Concert” 

Anvil “Worth The Weight” 

Anvil Chorus “Thought Criminals” 1983 Cassette Album

Armored Saint “March of the Saint” 

Artillery “Fear Of Tomorrow” 

Artillery “Terror Squad” 

Artillery “By Inheritance” 

Athiest “Piece Of Time” 

Athiest “Unquestionable Presence” 

Attacker “Battle At Helm’s Deep”

Attacker “The Second Coming”

Bathory “Bathory” 

BATHORY BLACK METAL BAND QUORTHON

Bathory “The Return….

Bitch “Be My Slave”

Bitch “The Bitch Is Back” 

Black Death “Black Death”

Black Flag “Damaged”

Black Flag “My War”

Black Flag “Slip It In”

Black Flag “Live ’84”

Black Flag “Loose Nut”

Black Flag “In My Head”

Black Sabbath “Mob Rules” 

Blessed Death “Kill or Be Killed”

Blind Illusion Band Vinyl LP With Les Claypool and Larry LaLonde of Primus
Blind Illusion Band Vinyl LP With Les Claypool and Larry LaLonde of Primus

Blind Illusion “The Sane Asylum” 

Bloodlust “Guilty As Sin” 

Cacophony “Speed Metal Symphony” 

Cage “Astronomy”

Candlemass “Epicus Doomicus Metallicus” 

Candlemass “Nightfall” 

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Celtic Frost “Morbid Tales” 

Celtic Frost “Emperor’s Return” 

Celtic Frost “The Mega Therion

Celtic Frost “Into The Pandemonium” 

Chastain “Mystery of Illusion” 

Chastain “Ruler Of The Wasteland” 

Chastain “The Seventh Of Never” 

Chastain “The Voice of Cult” 

Chastain “For Those Who Dare”

Cirith Ungol “Frost And Fire” 

Cirith Ungol “King of The Dead” 

Crimson Glory “Crimson Glory” 

Coven “Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Destroys Souls”

Coven13 “Worship New Gods” 

Crytptic Slaughter “Convicted”

Culprit “Guilty As Charged” 

Cynic “Focus” 

Dark Age “Dark Age”

Dark Angel “Darkness Descends” 

Dark Angel “Leave Scars” 

Dark Angel “Time Does Not Heal” 

Darkness “Death Squad” 

Darkness “Defenders of Justice” 

Deaf Dealer “Keeper of The Flame” 

Deaf Dealer “Journey Into Fear” 

Death “Scream Bloody Gore” 

Death “Leprosy” 

Death “Spiritual Healing”

Death “Human” 

Death “Individual Thought Patterns” 

Death “Symbolic” 

Death Angel “The Ultra-Violence” 

Death Angel “Frolic Through The Park” 

Death Angel “Act III” 

Death Strike “Fuckin’ Death” 

Ded Engine “Ded Engine” 

Ded Engine “Hot Shot”

Ded Engine “Hold A Grudge” 

Deep Switch “Nine Inches of God” 

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Destruction “Infernal Overkill” 

Destructor “Maximum Destruction” 

 Détente “Recognize No Authority” 

Diamond Head “Lighting To The Nations” 

Diamond Head “Behold The Beginning” 

Discharge “Hear Nothing, See Nothing, Say Nothing” 

Dream Death “Journey Into Fear” 

Doctor Butcher “Doctor Butcher” 

Exciter “Heavy Metal Maniac”

Exciter “Violence And Force”

Exciter “Double Play Classic” CD Megaforce/ Caroline 

Exhorder “Slaughter In The Vatican” 

Exodus “A Lesson In Violence”

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Exodus “Bonded By Blood” 

Exodus “Pleasures of The Flesh” 

Exodus “A Lesson In Violence” Ultimate Revenge Soundtrack plus March 1986 Demo With Paul Baloff

Exodus “Another Lesson In Violence”

Exodus “Bonded By Baloff” A.L.I.V Remastered

Exorcist “Nighmare Theatre” 

Exumer “Possessed By Fire” 

Exumer “Rising By The Sea” 

Fates Warning “Night on Bröcken”

Fear of God “Beyond The Veil”

Marty Friedman “Dragon’s Kiss” 

Forbidden “Forbidden Evil” 

Forbidden “Twisted Into Form” 

Grave Digger “Heavy Metal Breakdown”

Grave Digger “Witch Killer” 

The Great Kat “Worship Me Or Die” 

The Great Kat “Beethoven On Speed”

Griffin “Flight Of The Griffin” 

Hawaii “One Nation Underground” 

H-Bomb “Coup De Metal” 

H-Bomb “Attack” 

Hades “Resisting Success” 

Halloween “Don’t Metal With Evil” 

Halloween “No One Gets Out!” 

Halloween “No One Gets Out!” Molten Metal Records Version / “Vicious”

Hallows Eve “Tales Of Terror

Heathen “Breaking The Silence” 

Heathen “Victims of Deception”

Hellhammer “Apocalyptic Raids” 

Hellion “The Black Book”

Hirax “Raging Violence” 

Hirax “Not Dead Yet” CD

Holocaust “The Nightcomers” 

Holy Moses “The New Machine of Liechtenstein”

Ice Age “Breaking The Ice” 

Imagika “Imagika” 

Imagika “Worship” 

Imagika “And So It Burns” 

Infernäl Mäjesty “None Shall Defy” 

Infernäl Mäjesty “Unholier Than Thou”

Infernäl Mäjesty “One Who Points To Death” 

Insanity “Death After Death” 

Iron Maiden “Iron Maiden” 

Iron Maiden “Killers” 

Iron Maiden “The Number of the Beast” 

Jag Panzer “Ample Destruction” 

Jaguar “Power Games” 

Judas Priest “Hell Bent For Leather” 

Judas Priest “Unleashed In The East”

Judas Priest “British Steel” 

Judas Priest “Painkiller” 

King Diamond “Fatal Portrait” 

King Diamond “Abigail” 

King Diamond “Them”

Kreator “Endless Pain

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Kreator “Pleasure To Kill” 

Liege Lord “Burn To My Touch” 

Liege Lord “Master Control”

Malediction “Condamnés”

Manowar “Battle Hymns” 

Manowar “Into Glory Ride” 

Manowar “Hail To England” 

Manowar “Sign Of The Hammer” 

Manowar “Kings Of Metal” 

Manowar “The Trimph of Steel” 

Manowar “Louder Than Hell” 

Manowar “Fighting The World” 

Manowar “Kings of Metal”

Massacre “From Beyond” 

Master “Master” 

Macbre “Gloom” 

Medieval “Cassette Album” 

Medieval “All Knobs To The Right” 

Medieval “Reign Of Terror” 

Medieval “Medieval Kills” 

Megadeth “Rust In Peace” 

Mercyful Fate “Mercyful Fate” 

Mercyful Fate “Melissa” 

Mercyful Fate “Don’t Break The Oath” 

Mercyful Fate “Live From The Depths of Hell” 

Mercyful Fate “Curse Of The Pharaohs” 

Mercyful Fate “The Beginning”  

Mercyful Fate “Return Of The Vampire” 

Mercyful Fate “In The Shadows”

Messiah Force “The Last Day” 

Metal Church “Metal Church” 

Metallica “No Life “Til Leather” 

Metallica “Kill ’em All” 

Metallica “Ride The Lighting” 

Metallica “Master of Puppets” 

Morbid Angel “Abominations Of Desolation” 

Morbid Angel “Altars of Madness” 

Morbid Angel “Blessed Are The Sick” 

Morbid Angel “Covenant” 

Morbid Angel “Domination” 

Morbid Angel “Entangled In Chaos” 

Mötley Crüe “Too Fast For Love” 

Mötley Crüe “Shout At The Devil”

Motörhead “Ace of Spades” 

Motörhead “No Sleep “Til Hammersmith” 

Motörhead “Iron Fist” 

Motorhead “Another Perfect Day” 

Motörhead “No Remorse”

Motörhead “Orgsamatron” 

Naplam Death “Harmony Corruption”

Naplam Death ” Utopia Banished”

Nasty Savage “Nasty Savage” 

Nasty Savage “Indulgence” 

Nightmare “Astral Deliverance” 

Nuclear Assault “Something Wicked” 

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Obituary “Slowly We Rot” 

Obituary “Cause Of Death” 

Oblivion “Nemesis” 

Onslaught “The Force” 

Original Sin “Sin You Find You Out” 

Overkill “Feel The Fire” 

Ozzy Osbourne “Blizzard Of Ozz” 

Ozzy Osbourne “Diary of A Madman” 

Ozzy Osbourne “Tribute” 

Pagan Altar “Pagan Altar” 

Pagan Altar “Volume 1” 

Pagan Altar “Judgement of The Dead” 

Pantera “Power Metal” 

Pantera “Cowboys From Hell” 

Pantera “Vulgar Display of Power”

Pantera “Far Beyond Driven”

Pentagram “Pentagram” 

Pentagram “Day Of Reckoning”

Pentagram “Relentless” 

Pestilence “Mallevs Maleficarum”

Piledriver “Metal Inquisition”

Piledriver “Stay Ugly” 

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Possessed “Seven Churches” 

Raven “All For One”

Raven “Live At The Inferno””

Razor “Exectuioner’s Song” 

Razor “Evil Invaders” 

Repulsion “Slaughter Of The Innocent” 

Replusion “Horrified” 

Riot “Fire Down Under” 

Riot “Thundersteel” 

Riot “Privilege of Power” 

Ripper “….and The Dead Shall Rise

Rush “A Farewell To Kings” 

Rush “Hemispheres” 

Rush “Permanent Waves” 

Rush “Moving Pictures”

Rush “Exit…Stage Left” 

Rush “Signals” 

Rush “Grace Under Pressure” 

Rush “Power Windows” 

Rush “Hold Your Fire”

Rush “Presto” 

Rush “Test For Echo”

Rush “Different Stages—Live” 

Sabbat “History of A Time To Come” 

2 SACRIFICE THRASH BAND VINYL CANADA FORWARD INTO TERMINATION

Sacrifice “Torment In Fire” 

Sacrifice “Forward To Termination” 

Sacrifice “Soldiers of Misfortune”  

Sacrifice “Apocalypse Inside” 

Satan “Into The Fire” 

Satan “Court In The Act” 

Savatage “Sirens” 

Scorpions “Taken By Force” 

Sentinel Beast “Depths of Death” 

Sepultura “Beneath The Remains” 

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Skullview “Kings Of The Universe” 

Slaughter “Strappado” 

Slauter Xstroyes “Winterkill” 

Slauter Xstroyes “Free The Beast” 

Slayer “Show No Mercy” 

Slayer “Haunting The Chapel” 

Slayer “Hell Awaits” 

Slayer “Reign In Blood” 

Slayer “South of Heaven” 

Slayer “Season In The Abyss”

Syris “Unseen Forces” 

Tank “Filth Hounds of Hades” 

Tank “Power Of The Hunter” 

Tank “This Means War” 

Testament “The Legacy” 

Tension “Breaking Point”

Terrorizer “World Downfall” 

The Gathering “Mandylion” 

The Gathering “Nighttime Birds” 

The Gathering “In Motion” DVD

Trouble “Live 1983” Cassette Album

Trouble “Psalms 9”

Trouble “The Skull” 

Trouble “Run To The Light” 

Twisted Sister “Under The Blade” 

Tygers Of Pan Tang “WIld Cat” 

Tygers of Pan Tang “Spellbound” 

U.F.O “The Wild, The Willing, The Innocent” 

Unseen “Terror” 

Venom “Welcome To Hell” 

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Venom “Black Metal” 

Venom “At War With Satan” 

Vicious Rumors “Soldiers of the Night” 

Vicious Rumors “Digital Dictator” 

Vio-Lence “Eternal Mightmare” 

Voi Vod “War And Pain” 

W.A.S.P “Wasp” 

Warfare “Pure Filth” 

Warfare “Metal Anarchy” 

Warfare “Mayhem, Fuckin’ Mayhme

Warhead “Speedway” 

Warhead “The Day After” 

Warlock “Triumph And Agony”

Watchtower “Energetic Disassembly” 

Watchtower “Control & Resistance” 

Witch Cross “Fit For Fight” 

Witchfinder General “Death Penalty” 

Witchfinder General” Friends From Hell”

Witchkiller “Day Of THe Saxons” 

Zoser Mez “Vizier Of Wastland” 

Do you have albums like this?

I PAY TOP $$$ FOR METAL AND PUNK COLLECTIONS!

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Sodom 2019 New Track “Out Of The Frontline” Released

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This new Sodom track was released this week from the forthcoming EP “Out Of The Frontline Trench”, which will be available on November 22nd, The band is planning to release a full-length album later this year or early 2020.

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James Hetfield Returns To Rehab, Metallica Cancels All Remaining 2019 Tour Dates

James Hetfield of Metallica has re-entered rehab, forcing the band to postpone a tour in Australia, New Zealand, and all appearances through the end of 2019. The next scheduled Metallica show is a March 28th benefit in San Fransico. The band has not stated what substance(s) James was abusing though it is widely believed to be alcohol.

A statement on the band website read…

“As most of you probably know, our brother James has been struggling with addiction on and off for many years. He has now, unfortunately, had to re-enter a treatment program to work on his recovery again.”

https://www.metallica.com/news/2019-09-27-a-note-from-lars-kirk-and-rob.html

There has been an outpouring of support for James on social media wish him well in his latest round of recovery.

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Metallica Is The Most Profitable Heavy Metal Band Of All Time – Clocking In At 1.4 Billion In Concert Ticket Sales Alone!

Who is the most profitable rock band of all time? Fox News says it is Metallica – clocking it at 1.4 Billion in concert tickets alone.

Metallica may be right behind another famous rock band, U2, who with their 360 tour in 2011 became the highest-grossing concert tour in history pulling in $736 million. But the metal band’s profits continue to grow putting them alongside the Rolling Stones and Taylor Swift.

Metallica, the heavy metal band from Los Angeles, circa 1981, has grossed over $1.4 billion touring over their almost 40-year career, according to Pollster, making them arguably the world’s biggest, most profitable heavy metal band of all time.


Formed by vocalist James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich, the group is known for fast tempos, instrumentals and aggressive rock known as thrash metal.

From Fox News…
https://www.foxbusiness.com/media/metallica-biggest-heavy-metal-band-of-all-time
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Exhorder “Desecrator” Live In Los Angeles Sept 13, 2019

Exhorder “Desecrator” Live In Los Angeles Sept 13, 2009 Exhorder plays brutal thrash metal classic “Desecrator” live In Los Angeles Sept 13 2009 on tour supporting the new album “Mourn The Southern Sky” – which drops this week on Nuclear Blast!

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Dave Mustaine “Feels Positive” About Cancer Treatment Progress

Earier this week Dave Mustaine said “doctors are feeling very positive regarding my progress” on Twitter and also on Megadeth.com. As of now, plus for the Megacruise are still on schedule.

I wanted to take a moment to give you all an update on the current status of my health. I’m almost through the last round of treatment and my doctors are feeling very positive regarding my progress. I want to thank all of you for the support and well wishes these last few months. I can’t express enough gratitude as it has made this hard road easier knowing you are in my corner fighting with me!
Over the next few weeks my condition will be evaluated, and I will keep you posted on my progress as we get closer to the sailing date of the first Megacruise! We can’t wait to see you, and I know all of the other wonderful artists feel the same way. Let’s make this event one for the record books. Less than 30 days till we are Thrashing through the Pacific!
See you all very soon.
Dave

https://megadeth.com/news/2019/a-message-from-dave-mustaine/

This is the latest update after Dave announced publicly he was battling cancer earlier this year.

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Poll: What Was The Best Year For Thrash Metal 1983-1991?

Since it’s pretty clear many of us (including me) are living in the past (rightfully so)…what is your favorite year for Thrash Metal? You can choose from 1983-1991. Personally, I’m going to have to choose 1986 with classic such as Pleasure To Kill, Darkness Descends and Reign In Blood pulling much of the weight, but what is your pick?

Poll: What Was The Best Year For Thrash Metal 1983-1991?

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Steve Grimmett From Grim Reaper: Somebody Should Make Movie About That Guy!

I had the pleasure of getting to meet Steve of Steve Grimmett’s  aka Grim reaper – he was a fucking awesome guy and a great singer who’s life should be made into a Hollywood movie IMO. The guy is 60 years old, had a leg amputated, still sings metal because it’s the only thing he knows how to do, and can still deliver Ronnie James Dio caliber vocals – saw their show and forgot how many awesome songs the have – including this one.

I got to have drinks with him at The Rainbow Bar and Grill, Los Angeles before the show and he was a super cool guy…we talked about Trump, why Bud Light is the best beer on Earth, how even though getting his leg chapped of sucked, it was cool to see fans line up around the block to donate blood (which 3 eventually did) and how the one album he sang on with Onslaught outsold all of the Grim Repear albums (which was something I didn’t expect)

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“The Hardship Of The Scots” by Darkthrone – Best New Metal Song of 2019

This is my pick for best metal song of 2019 – I’ll have to admit I hadn’t listened to Darkthrone since “The Cult Is Alive”, so it took me a minute to catch on to this one even though it’s been out for a minute – check it out if you hadn’t already!