Thrash Anthems

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Thrash Anthems
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Studio album by Destruction
Released 19 January 2007 (2007-01-19)
Recorded October–November 2006
Studio (see Studios)
Genre Thrash metal
Length 72:14
Label AFM Records
Producer Destruction
Destruction chronology
Inventor of Evil
(2005)
Thrash Anthems
(2007)
D.E.V.O.L.U.T.I.O.N.
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Blabbermouth.net 8/10[3]
Exclaim! favorable[4]
Rock Hard 9/10[5]

Thrash Anthems is a studio album released by thrash metal band Destruction in 2007. The album is a compilation of re-recordings of old songs and two new songs: "Deposition (Your Heads Will Roll)" and "Profanity".

The limited digipack edition includes one bonus track ("Eternal Ban") and a videoclip for "Total Desaster". The 2-LP version does not include the bonus track and the running order of the tracks is partly different. A sequel to this album titled 'Thrash Anthems II' will be released in June 2017, 10 years after the release of the original Thrash Anthems and will similarly feature a compilation of other classic songs that have been newly rerecorded.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Destruction except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Original Album Length
1. "Bestial Invasion"   Infernal Overkill 4:38
2. "Profanity" Sifringer, Schirmer   5:56
3. "Release from Agony"   Release from Agony 4:36
4. "Mad Butcher"   Mad Butcher 3:45
5. "Reject Emotions"   Mad Butcher 5:52
6. "Death Trap"   Infernal Overkill 4:52
7. "Cracked Brain"   Cracked Brain 3:46
8. "Life Without Sense"   Eternal Devastation 6:22
9. "Total Desaster"   Sentence of Death 3:26
10. "Deposition (Your Heads Will Roll)" Sifringer, Schirmer   5:11
11. "Invincible Force"   Infernal Overkill 3:44
12. "Sign of Fear"   Release from Agony 6:36
13. "Tormentor"   Infernal Overkill 3:55
14. "Unconscious Ruins"   Release from Agony 4:17
15. "Curse the Gods"   Eternal Devastation 5:16
Total length: 72:14

Credits[edit]

Writing, performance and production credits are adapted from the album liner notes.[6]

Personnel[edit]

Destruction
Guest musicians
  • Harry Wilkens – guitar solo on "Release from Agony", "Cracked Brain"
  • Jacob Hansen – guitar solo on "Death Trap", "Invincible Force"
  • V.O. Pulver – guitar solo on "Unconscious Ruins"
Additional musicians
  • V.O. Pulver – backing vocals
  • Franky Winkelmann – backing vocals
  • Harry Wilkens – backing vocals
  • Andre Grieder – backing vocals
  • Ramona Götz – backing vocals
Production
Artwork and design
  • Marco Schirmer – artwork
  • Katja Piolka – photography

Studios[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bowar, Chad. "Destruction - Thrash Anthems". heavymetal.about.com. About.com. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ Thrash Anthems at AllMusic. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
  3. ^ Bergman, Keith. "Blabbermouth "Thrash Anthems" Review". www.blabbermouth.net. BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ carman, Keith. "Destruction Thrash Anthems". exclaim.ca. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ Kühnemund, Götz. "RH #237". www.rockhard.de. Rock Hard. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ Thrash Anthems (liner notes). Destruction. AFM. 2007.