Thrash Anthems

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Thrash Anthems
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Studio album / Compilation album by
Released19 January 2007 (2007-01-19)
RecordedOctober–November 2006
Genre Thrash metal
Label AFM Records
Producer Destruction
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Exclaim! favorable [4]
Rock Hard9/10 [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 was released in November 2017, 10 years after the release of the original Thrash Anthems and also features a compilation of other classic songs that have been newly re-recorded.

Track listing

All tracks are written by Destruction except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Original AlbumLength
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 Butcher5:52
6."Death Trap" Infernal Overkill4:52
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 Overkill3:44
12."Sign of Fear" Release from Agony6:36
13."Tormentor" Infernal Overkill3:55
14."Unconscious Ruins" Release from Agony4:17
15."Curse the Gods" Eternal Devastation5:16
Total length:72:14
Limited digipack edition bonus track
No.TitleOriginal AlbumLength
16."Eternal Ban"Eternal Devastation3:14
Total length:75:28


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


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