Who Are The Big 4 Thrash Metal?

What is the most famous metal band?

Readers’ Poll: The Top 10 Metal Bands of All TimeMetallica.

Metallica fans love to complain.Dream Theater.

Dream Theater is the perfect marriage of prog rock and heavy metal.

Black Sabbath.

Black Sabbath did heavy metal first, and they may have done it best.

Iron Maiden.

There’s almost no such thing as a casual Iron Maiden fan.

Slayer.

Megadeth.

Judas Priest.

Led Zeppelin.

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Who are the big 5 metal bands?

In alphabetical order, Anthrax, Megadeth, Metallica and Slayer — who all played at Yankee Stadium in a thorough and memorable seven-hour concert on Wednesday night — were the most popular bands of mid-1980s thrash-metal. (Some would prefer a Big Five, and include Testament or Exodus.)

Who created thrash metal?

Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield of Metallica (pictured in 2008). Metallica’s early work is regarded as essential to the development of the genre in the 1980s.

Why is anthrax part of the Big 4?

Anthrax is fun to listen to but kind of sucks musically. They also could have done without the whiny lyrics (“Indians,” “The Enemy”). From what I remember, “The Big Four” refers to the four thrash bands that started during that time period.

Who is the richest metal band?

Top 10 Richest Heavy Metal Singers In 2018 With Net WorthM. … Dave Mustaine (Megadeth) – $20 million.Rob Halford (Judas Priest) – $30 million.Jonathan Davis (Korn) – $50 million.Maynard James Keenan (Tool) – $60 million.Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) – $115 million.Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath) – $220 million.James Hetfield (Metallica) – $300 million. SOURCECelebritynetworth.com.More items…•

Finland leads the list of countries by far with 53.2 heavy metal bands per 100,000 residents. Sweden is the second most dense country with 37.14 metal bands per 100,000 residents. Interestingly, the Encyclopaedia Metallum lists Svalbard, an archipelago that makes up the northern part of Norway as its own country.

Why thrash metal is the best?

A cutthroat mixture of heavy metal’s big riffs and hardcore punk’s ferocious speed, thrash is metal at its most vital. It has the loudest choruses, the fastest gallops, the spikiest logos, and the worst smell, and was a product of perfect timing.

Who sold more albums Megadeth or Metallica?

Twenty-five years after the 1991 release, Metallica’s iconic self-titled record sold nearly twice as many copies (267,500 copies) as Megadeth’s 2016 album, Dystopia, which moved 148,000 units in the U.S.

Who is king of heavy metal?

Andrew Bansal might be one of the hardest-working metalheads in the L.A. scene, and he’s not even in a band. The 32-year-old proudly devotes his life to promoting heavy metal and hard rock through his website, Metal Assault.