Top Thrash Metal Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
169
Metallica Master of Puppets 1986
2
286
Slayer Reign in Blood 1986
3
718
Metallica Kill 'Em All 1983
4
856
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power Groove Metal 1992
5
1034
Metallica Ride the Lightning 1984
6
1237
Metallica ...And Justice for All 1988
7
1992
Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? Speed Metal 1986
8
2061
Anthrax Among the Living 1987
9
2072
Megadeth Rust in Peace Speed Metal 1990
10
2287
Slayer South of Heaven 1988
11
2308
Slayer Seasons in the Abyss 1990
12
2623
Sepultura Chaos A.D. Groove Metal 1993
13
2801
Machine Head Burn My Eyes Groove Metal 1994
14
2932
Body Count Body Count Crossover Thrash Rap Metal 1992

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Sepultura Arise 1991
Sepultura Beneath the Remains 1989
Pantera Cowboys from Hell Groove Metal 1990
Metallica Death Magnetic 2008
Anthrax Spreading the Disease 1985
Power Trip Nightmare Logic 2017
Voivod Dimension Hatröss Technical Thrash Metal Progressive Metal 1988
Slayer Christ Illusion 2006