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Release date: 1989
Style: Speed thrash metal, US power metal

Rating:

8.7 | 72 votes

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90 have it
14 want it


01. Rhapsody In Black
02. Baptized In Blood
03. To Sleep, Perchance To Scream
04. Harker's Tale (Mass Of Death)
05. Perseverance And Desperation
06. Curse Has Passed Away
07. Benediction
08. Harsh Reality
09. Swirling Madness
10. Von Am Lebem Destro Sturm
11. Aieliaria And Everonn

Top 20 albums of 1989: 15

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Guest review by
ponderer

Rating:
9.8
In 1988, Helstar's release of Distant Thunder saw the band break away from the pure thrash metal genre and expand in a more progressive direction. The blistering dual guitars were relentless, but now the picking became a little more intense and the soloing went into the stratosphere. Titles like The King is Dead and Abandon Ship were merely portents of things to come in 1989. Although A Distant Thunder was well produced, the band wouldn't peak until their next release.

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Found in 12 lists
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Guib The Metal Art Of Thrashing (Ordered By Years)  | #113
JÄY Jay's Top Metal Albums...no Particular Order 2.0  | #54
R'Vannith Best Of Thrash Metal  | #24
R'Vannith Best Of American Power Metal  | #4
Vasil de Shumen Top 200 Metal Masterpieces of All Time  | #110
SamuelSanchezAlvarez Top 25 Power Metal Albums  | #18
ChapuLviz Top 100 US Thrash Albums  | #35
JÄY US Power -GO LISTEN-  | #6
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JÄY - 25.01.2010 at 18:25  
Rating: 10 Goddamn i love this album
Zoka - 09.12.2010 at 13:48  
Rating: 10 Old school!

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