Thrasher Skate Rock 5: Born to Skate

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Thrasher Skate Rock 5: Born to Skate
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Compilation album
Released 1987
Genre Crossover thrash
Thrash metal
Skate punk
Label High Speed

Thrasher Skate Rock 5: Born to Skate [1] is the fifth of seven volumes of compilation albums of crossover thrash and skate punk bands from the 80's. The album was only released on cassette tape.

Crossover thrash is a fusion genre of thrash metal and hardcore punk. The genre lies on a continuum between heavy metal and hardcore punk. Other genres on the same continuum, such as metalcore and grindcore, may overlap with crossover thrash.

Skate punk is both a skater subculture and a subgenre of punk rock music. Originally a genre of hardcore punk closely associated with skate culture, skate punk changed into a more melodic genre of punk rock in the 1990s. Since the 1990s, skate punk has been a genre that features fast tempos, lead guitar playing, fast drumming, and singing. Featuring the fast tempos of hardcore punk and melodic hardcore, skate punk occasionally combines these with the catchy hooks of pop punk. Skate videos have traditionally featured this fast style of punk rock. This played a big part in the coining of the term "skate punk".


  1. "Visiting The Bad Again" – SNFU
  2. "Happy Go Happy" – Racer X-AZ
  3. "Born To Built To Grind" – The Stupids
  4. "What's So Strange About Me?" – Eight days a week
  5. "Homeless Crew" – Condemned Attitude
  6. "Die Or Be Killed" – No Mercy
  7. "Scraping The Top Of The Barrel" – Naked Lady Wrestlers
  8. "1-10" – JFA
  9. "Insecurity" – Excel
  10. "Shu Du Vwa" - Dehumanizers
  11. "Pray For Sur" - The D.I.'S
  12. "When World's Collide" – Condemned Attitude
  13. "Blarin' In The Chair" - Racer X-AZ
  14. "Different Worlds" – Eight days a week
  15. "Turkeys Carved By UFO's" - J.F.A.
  16. "Time To Buy A Futon" - SNFU
  17. "Wipeout" - The Stupids
  18. "Hussy" - Beowülf
  19. "Halfpipe" - Dehumanizers
  20. "Kings Of Trash" - Screamin' Lord SAlba & his heavy friends

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