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“Thrash Anthems” by Destruction

Artist: Destruction
Title: “Thrash Anthems”
Label: Candlelight Records
Release Date: 1/23/2007
Genre: Thrash Metal
Rating: 3.5/5

Destruction have been giving Metal fans a good Thrashing for over twenty years and now to celebrate their continuation of the process we have a greatest HITS release from them that offers up what the band is most adept at with some levels of difference. For this album, the band decided that instead of simply delivering a comprehensive compilation of their most revered anthems from the back catalog that they would go into the studio once again and re-record these numbers using the newest technology and engineering. The final product will remind the listener why this veteran group is perhaps one of the best in the business of inciting the circle pits in this music’s history. Yes, there are those who found Kreator to be the heavier of the masters from Germany, and there are others who would say that it was definitely Sodom who put the region on the map. Yet I have to assure you that as a band Destruction was exactly what the Thrash Metal genre was defined as (brutal, intense and steadfast in delivery).
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