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Thrashback Episode 1: What Is Thrash?

With Thrashback celebrating three mighty decades of thrash this year, a new video series has been put together looking at the genre's amazing history.

Episode 1 discovers the roots of thrash. Where did it all come from? Who influenced thrash’s greats to pick up a guitar and start making fast, brutal music of their own? And where did the term “thrash” even come from? Have a look below…

Merlin Alderslade

Metal Hammer editor Merl heads up the world's biggest metal brand and is probably responsible for 90% of all nu metal-related content making it onto the site.