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SLAYER (1981–PRESENT). Tom Araya (vocals/bass), Kerry King (guitar), Jeff Hanneman (guitar), Dave Lombardo (drums, replaced by Paul Bostaph, John Dette, Lombardo again). Slayer are one of the key bands of the thrash metal scene and have been considered by some critics to be categorized in either the black or death metal scenes as well. Slayer are certainly one of the more ferocious and dark bands of the eighties and their music’s obsession with death, darkness, the satanic, and evil made them Read more [...]


EXODUS (1981–92, 1997–PRESENT). Paul Baloff (vocals, replaced by Steve Souza), Gary Holt (guitar), Kirk Hammett (guitar, replaced by Rick Hunolt), Geoff Andrews (bass, replaced by Rob Mckillop), Tom Hunting (drums, replaced by John Tempesta). Exodus were one of the most influential thrash metal bands of the eighties. The band formed in San Francisco in 1981 and soon established themselves as one of the most ferocious of the new thrash bands, but the band lost major momentum when guitarist Read more [...]