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Release date: 1987
Style: Bay Area thrash metal


8.4 | 110 votes


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01. Death By Hanging
02. Goblin's Blade
03. Open The Grave
04. Pray For Death
05. Set Me Free [Sweet cover]
06. Breaking The Silence
07. Worlds End
08. Save The Skull
09. Heathen [bonus]

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Heathen is positively one of, if not the most underrated of the Bay Area Thrash bands formed in the 80's. Breaking The Silence is an excellent debut album I can recommend to both fans of the "extreme" and "melodic" sub-genres. This is definitely one of my top melodic thrash releases of all time. These guys have got some serious chops; it surprises me that they are almost never mentioned when people talk about their favorite bands. They play with a cleaner, melodic, less aggressive sound than other thrash bands of the era, but they will still have you banging your head along to the tracks all the same.

published 12.02.2011 | Comments (7)

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Guib The Metal Art Of Thrashing (Ordered By Years)  | #45
Erik M. A List Of Great Debut Albums  | #345
R'Vannith Best Of Thrash Metal  | #14
Vasil de Shumen Best of US THRASH [ without The Big Four ]  | #49
Thrasher Hungary My TOP 100 Metal Albums - At 2011 May  | #38
Syk Some Of The Best Music Ever Made: Syk's Picks Of Les '80s  | #21
Thrasher Hungary ...under Making...  | #46
JCJen7 Top 20 Albums Of 1987  | #16
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Bad English - 26.07.2015 at 16:32  
  Classic thrash album from 80's brilliant, aggressive thrash but somehow band didn't get much attention
My 1th thrash album what was not mentioned in media, and my friends didn't had it

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