1980s

  • Angel Witch: Self-titled debut (1980)

  • O.A.: Something Better Change (1980)

  • Dead Kennedys: Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables (1980)

  • Diamond Head: Lightening to the Nations (1980)

  • Judas Priest: British Steel (1980)

  • Mötorhead: Ace of Spades (1980)

  • Quartz: Stand Up and Fight (1980)

  • White Spirit: Self-titled debut (1980)

  • Accept: Breaker (1981)

  • Anvil: Hard n’ Heavy (1981)

  • O.A.: Positively D.O.A. (1981)

  • Dayglow Abortions: Out of the Womb (1981)

  • Discharge: Why? (1981)

  • Exploited: Punks Not Dead (1981)

  • Minor Threat: In My Eyes (1981)

  • Minor Threat: Self-titled debut (1981)

  • Venom: Welcome to Hell (1981)

  • Accept: Restless and Wild (1982)

  • Anti Cimex: Anarkist Attack (1982)

  • Anvil: Metal on Metal (1982)

  • Bad Brains: Self-titled debut (1982)

  • Dead Kennedys: Plastic Surgery Disasters (1982)

  • Diamond Head: Borrowed Time (1982)

  • Discharge: Hear Nothing, Say Nothing (1982)

  • Exploited: Troops of Tomorrow (1982)

  • The Faith/Void Split: A Side (The Faith) (1982)

  • The Faith/Void Split: B Side (Void) (1982)

  • Fear: The Record (1982)

  • B.H.: City Attacked by Rats (1982)

  • Iron Maiden: The Number of the Beast (1982)

  • Kaoos: Totaalinen Kaaos (1982)

  • D.C.: Self-titled debut (1982)

  • Misfits: Walk Among Us (1982)

  • Mötorhead: Iron Fist (1982)

  • The Shitlickers: Self-titled debut (1982)

  • Witchfinder General: Death Penalty (1982)

  • Agnostic Front: United Front (1983)

  • Anti Cimex: Raped Ass (1983)

  • Anvil: Forged in Fire (1983)

  • Antisect: In Darkness There Is No Choice (1983)

  • Black Flag: My War (1983)

  • Crumbsuckers: The Demos (1983)

  • Armored Saint: Self-titled EP (1983)

  • R.I.: Dirty Rotten EP/LP (1983)

  • Exciter: Heavy Metal Maniac (1983)

  • Exploited: Lets Start a War… (Maggie Said) (1983)

  • B.H.: City Babys Revenge (1983)

  • Grim Reaper: Self-titled debut (1983)

  • Hüsker Dü: Everything Falls Apart (1983)

  • Hüsker Dü: Metal Circus (1983)

  • Iron Maiden: Piece of Mind (1983)

  • Metallica: Kill ‘Em All (1983)

  • Minor Threat: Out of Step (1983)

  • Misfits: Earth A.D./Die, Die My Darling (1983)

  • Negative Approach: Tied Down (1983)

  • The Picture: Eternal Dark (1983)

  • Slayer: Show No Mercy (1983)

  • Suicidal Tendencies: Self-titled debut (1983)

  • Swans: Filth (1983)

  • The Varukers: Blood Suckers (1983)

  • Witchfinder General: Friends of Hell (1983)

  • Agnostic Front: Victim in Pain (1984)

  • Anthrax: Fistful of Metal (1984)

  • Armored Saint: March of the Saint (1984)

  • Bathory: Self-titled debut (1984)

  • Broken Bones: Dem Bones (1984)

  • Celtic Frost: Morbid Tales (1984)

  • Cirith Ungul: King of the Dead (1984)

  • Cloven Hoof: Self-titled debut (1984)

  • Corrosion of Conformity: Eye for an Eye (1984)

  • Destruction: Sentenced to Death (1984)

  • Discharge: Never Again (1984)

  • English Dogs: To the Ends of the Earth (1984)

  • Exciter: Violence & Force (1984)

  • Hellhammer: Apocalyptic Raids (1984)

  • Helstar: Burning Star (1984)

  • Iron Maiden: Powerslave (1984)

  • Laaz Rockit: City’s Gonna Burn (1984)

  • Living Death: Vengeance of Hell (1984)

  • Manifest Destiny: We Love Our Country, It’s the Government We Can’t Stand (1984)

  • Metal Church: Self-titled debut (1984)

  • Metallica: Ride the Lightening (1984)

  • Mob 47: Kärnvapen Attack (1984)

  • Mob 47: Sjuk Värld (1984)

  • Pentagram: Be Forewarned (1984)

  • Ratos de Parão: Crucificados pelo Sistema (1984)

  • Trouble: Psalm 9 (1984)

  • Venom: At War with Satan (1984)

  • Voivod: War and Pain (1984)

  • Warlord: And the Cannons of Destruction Have Begun… (1984)

  • Znöwhite: All Hail to Thee (1984)

  • Accept: Metal Heart (1985)

  • Agent Steele: Skeptics Apocalypse (1985)

  • Amebix: Arise! (1985)

  • Anthrax: Spreading the Disease (1985)

  • Antisect: Out from the Void (1985)

  • Artillery: Fear of Tomorrow (1985)

  • Attacker: Battle at Helm’s Deep (1985)

  • Black Flag: In My Head (1985)

  • Blessed Death: Kill or Be Killed (1985)

  • Carnivore: Self-titled debut (1985)

  • Celtic Frost: To Mega Therion (1985)

  • Concrete Sox: Your Turn Next (1985)

  • Corrosion of Conformity: Animosity (1985)

  • R.I.: Dealing with It! (1985)

  • Dark Angel: We Have Arrived (1985)

  • Destruction: Infernal Overkill (1985)

  • Destructor: Maximum Destruction (1985)

  • English Dogs: Forward Into Battle (1985)

  • Exodus: Bonded by Blood (1985)

  • Hallows Eve: Tales of Terror (1985)

  • Hirax: Raging Violence (1985)

  • Iron Angel: Hellish Crossfire (1985)

  • Kreator: Endless Pain (1985)

  • Korzuz: Ao Vivo (1985)

  • Living Death: Metal Revolution (1985)

  • Ludachrist: Demos (1985)

  • Megadeth: Killing Is My Business and Business Is Good (1985)

  • Nasty Savage: Self-titled (1985)

  • Onslaught: Power from Hell (1985)

  • Overkill: Feel the Fire (1985)

  • The Possessed: Seven Churches (1985)

  • Raw Power: Screams from the Gutter (1985)

  • Razor: Evil Invader (1985)

  • Razor: Executioner’s Song (1985)

  • O.D.: Speak English or Die (1985)

  • Septic Death: Cleanse the Bacteria (1985)

  • Slayer: Hell Awaits (1985)

  • Trouble: The Skull (1985)

  • The Varukers: One Struggle One Fight (1985)

  • Venom: Possessed (1985)

  • Youth of Today: Can’t Close My Eyes (1985)

  • Znöwhite: Kick ‘Em When They’re Down (1985)

  • The Accüsed: The Return of Martha Splatterhead (1986)

  • Agnostic Front: Cause for Alarm (1986)

  • Anti Cimex: Self-titled (1986)

  • Anvil Bitch: Rise to Offend (1986)

  • Attitude Adjustment: American Paranoia (1986)

  • At War: Ordered to Kill (1986)

  • Bad Brains: I Against I (1986)

  • Beowülf: Self-titled debut (1986)

  • BL’AST: The Power of Expression (1986)

  • Candlemass: Epicus Doomicus Metallicus (1986)

  • Crimson Glory: Self-titled debut (1986)

  • The Cro-Mags: The Age of Quarrel (1986)

  • Crumbsuckers: Life of Dreams (1986)

  • Cryptic Slaughter: Convicted (1986)

  • Dark Angel: Darkness Descends (1986)

  • Dayglow Abortions: Feed Us a Fetus (1986)

  • Destruction: Eternal Devastation (1986)

  • Détente: Recognize no Authority (1986)

  • Exciter: Unveiling the Wicked (1986)

  • Exumer: Possessed by Fire (1986)

  • Flotsam & Jetsam: Doomsday for the Deceiver (1986)

  • Gang Green: Another Case of Brewtality (1986)

  • Hallows Eve: Death and Insanity (1986)

  • Hellbastard: Ripper Crust Demo (1986)

  • Hirax: Hate, Fear, and Power (1986)

  • Holy Moses: Queen of Siam (1986)

  • Iron Angel: Winds of War (1986)

  • Kat: Metal and Hell (1986)

  • Kreator: Pleasure to Kill (1986)

  • Lobotomia: Self-titled debut (1986)

  • Ludachrist: Immaculate Deception (1986)

  • Megadeth: Peace Sells…But Whose Buying (1986)

  • Metal Church: The Dark (1986)

  • Metallica: Master of Puppets (1986)

  • Murphy’s Law: Self-titled debut (1986)

  • Nuclear Assault: Game Over (1986)

  • Onslaught: The Force (1986)

  • Poison Idea: Kings of Punk (1986)

  • The Possessed: Beyond the Gates (1986)

  • Ratos de Parão: Descanse em Paz (1986)

  • Raw Power: After Your Brain (1986)

  • Rigor Mortis: Demo 1986 (1986)

  • Sacrifice: Torment of Fire (1986)

  • Saint Vitus: Born to Late (1986)

  • Sentinel Beast: Depths of Death (1986)

  • Sepultura: Morbid Visions (1986)

  • Slayer: Reign in Blood (1986)

  • Sodom: Obsessed by Cruelty (1986)

  • Tankard: Zombie Attack (1986)

  • Voivod: Rrröööaaarrr (1986)

  • Vulcano: Blood Vengeance (1986)

  • Whiplash: Power and Pain (1986)

  • Youth of Today: Break Down the Walls (1986)

  • The Accüsed: More Fun than an Open Casket Funeral (1987)

  • Agent Steele: Unstoppable Force (1987)

  • Aggression: The Full Treatment (1987)

  • Amebix: Monolith (1987)

  • Anthares: No Limite da Força (1987)

  • Anthrax: Among the Living (1987)

  • Artillery: Terror Squad (1987)

  • Attomica: Self-titled demo (1987)

  • BL'AST: Blood! (1987)

  • Blessed Death: Destined for Extinction (1987)

  • Blood Feast: Kill for Pleasure (1987)

  • Carnivore: Retaliation (1987)

  • Concrete Sox: Whoops Sorry Vicar! (1987)

  • Coroner: R.I.P. (1987)

  • Corrosion of Conformity: Technocracy (1987)

  • Cryptic Slaughter: Money Talks (1987)

  • R.I.: Crossover (1987)

  • Dayglo Abortions: Here Today Guana Tomorrow (1987)

  • Death: Scream Bloody Gore (1987)

  • Death Angel: Ultra-Violence (1987)

  • Deathrow: Raging Steel (1987)

  • Devastation: Violent Termination (1987)

  • Dream Death: Journey Intro Mystery (1987)

  • Electro Hippies: The Only Good Punk Is a Dead One (1987)

  • Excel: Split Image (1987)

  • Exodus: Pleasures of the Flesh (1987)

  • Exumer: Rising from the Sea (1987)

  • Heathen: Breaking the Silence (1987)

  • Holy Terror: Terror and Submission (1987)

  • Indestructible Noise Command: Razorback (1987)

  • Infernäl Mäjesty: None Shall Deny (1987)

  • Indestroy: Self-titled debut (1987)

  • Intruder: Live to Die (1987)

  • Korzuz: Sonho Maniaco (1987)

  • Kreator: Terrible Certainty (1987)

  • Living Death: Protected from Reality (1987)

  • O.D.: USA for M.O.D. (1987)

  • Mekong Delta: Self-titled debut (1987)

  • Metallica: Garage Days Re-revisited (1987)

  • Mortal Sin: Mayhemic Destruction (1987)

  • Mutilator: Immortal Force (1987)

  • Napalm Death: Scum (1987)

  • Nasty Savage: Indulgence (1987)

  • Neurosis: Pain of Mind (1987)

  • No Mercy: Widespread Bloodshed Love Runs Red (1987)

  • Overdose: Conscience (1987)

  • Overkill: Taking Over (1987)

  • Pentagram: The Day of Reckoning (1987)

  • Poison Idea: War All the Time (1987)

  • Ratos de Parão: Cada Dia Mais Sujo e Agressivo (1987)

  • Sacred Reich: Ignorance (1987)

  • Sacrifice: Forward to Termination (1987)

  • Sarofago: I.N.R.I. (1987)

  • Sepultura: Schizophrenia (1987)

  • Sick of It All: Self-titled debut (1987)

  • Sodom: Persecution Mania (1987)

  • Suicidal Tendencies: Join the Army (1987)

  • Tankard: Chemical Invasion (1987)

  • Testament: The Legacy (1987)

  • Unseen Terror: Human Error (1987)

  • Voivod: Killing Technology (1987)

  • Vulcano: Anthropophagy (1987)

  • Warzone: Don’t Forget the Struggle/Don’t Forget the Streets (1987)

  • Warzone: Lower East Side Crew (1987)

  • Whiplash: Ticket to Mayhem (1987)

  • Acrophet: Corrupt Minds (1988)

  • Anihilated: Created in Hate (1988)

  • Anthrax: State of Euphoria (1988)

  • At War: Retaliatory Strike (1988)

  • Atrophy: Socialized Hate (1988)

  • Attacker: Second Coming (1988)

  • Beowülf: Lost My Head…But I’m Back on the Right Track (1988)

  • Blind Illusion: Insane Asylum (1988)

  • Bolt Thrower: In the Battle There Is No Law (1988)

  • Confessor: The Secret (1988)

  • Coroner: Punishment for Decadence (1988)

  • Crumbsuckers: Beast on My Back (1988)

  • Cryptic Slaughter: Stream of Consciousness (1988)

  • R.I.: 4 of a Kind (1988)

  • Death: Leprosy (1988)

  • Death Angel: Frolic Through the Park (1988)

  • Despair: History of Hate (1988)

  • Destruction: Release from Agony (1988)

  • Deviated Instinct: Rock ‘n’ Roll Conformity (1988)

  • Doom: War Crimes (Inhuman Beings ) (1988)

  • Exodus: Fabulous Disaster (1988)

  • Final Conflict: Ashes to Ashes (1988)

  • Flotsam & Jesam: No Place for Disgrace (1988)

  • Forbidden: Forbidden Evil (1988)

  • Hades: If at First You Don’t Succeed (1988)

  • Hallows Eve: Monument (1988)

  • Hellbastard: Heading for Internal Darkness (1988)

  • Helstar: A Distant Thunder (1988)

  • Heretic: Breaking Point (1988)

  • Hobbs’ Angel of Death: Self-titled (1988)

  • Holy Terror: Mind Wars (1988)

  • Indestructible Noise Command: The Visitor (1988)

  • Ludachrist: Powertrip (1988)

  • MX: Simoniacal (1988)

  • MX Machine: Manic Panic (1988)

  • Mekong Delta: The Music of Eric Zann (1988)

  • Metallica: …And Justice for All (1988)

  • Mucky Pup: Can’t You Take a Joke? (1988)

  • Mutilator: Into the Strange (1988)

  • Nuclear Assault: Survive (1988)

  • Num Skull: Ritually Abused (1988)

  • Opprobrium: Serpent Temptation (1988)

  • Overkill: Under the Influence (1988)

  • Pestilence: Malleus Maleficarum (1988)

  • Protector: Golem (1988)

  • Razor: Violent Restitution (1988)

  • Rigor Mortis: Self-titled (1988)

  • Sabbat: History of a Time to Come (1988)

  • Sadus: Illusions (1988)

  • Sanctuary: Refuge Denied (1988)

  • Slayer: South of Heaven (1988)

  • Suicidal Tendencies: How Can I Laugh Tomorrow When I Can’t Even Smile Today? (1988)

  • Tankard: The Morning After (1988)

  • Testament: The New Order (1988)

  • Tormentor: The 7th Day of Doom (1988)

  • Vengeance: Human Sacrifice (1988)

  • Viking: Do or Die (1988)

  • Vio-lence: Eternal Nightmare (1988)

  • Wargasm: Why Play Around? (1988)

  • Youth of Today: We’re Not in This Alone (1988)

  • Znöwhite: Act of God (1988)

  • Acid Reign: The Fear (1989)

  • Acid Reign: Obnoxious (1989)

  • Acrophet: Faded Glory (1989)

  • Annihilator: The Ultimate Desecration (1989)

  • Attomica: Limits of Insanity (1989)

  • Broken Bones: Losing Control (1989)

  • Confessor: Uncontrolled (1989)

  • Coroner: No More Color (1989)

  • Cro-Mags: Best Wishes (1989)

  • R.I.: Thrash Zone (1989)

  • Dark Angel: Leave Scars (1989)

  • Dead Horse: Horsecore (1989)

  • Deathrow: Deception Ignored (1989)

  • Defiance: Product of Society (1989)

  • Deliverance: Self-titled debut (1989)

  • The Devastation: Signs of Life (1989)

  • Deviated Instinct: Guttural Breath (1989)

  • Excel: The Joke’s On You (1989)

  • Extreme Noise Terror: A Holocaust in Your Head (1989)

  • Gammacide: Victims of Silence (1989)

  • Helstar: Nosferatu (1989)

  • Hermetica: Self-titled debut (1989)

  • Intruder: A Higher Form of Killing (1989)

  • Killing Time: Brightside (1989)

  • Kreator: Extreme Aggression (1989)

  • O.D.: Gross Misconduct (1989)

  • MX: Mental Slavery (1989)

  • Mekong Delta: The Principle of Doubt (1989)

  • Metal Church: Blessing in Disguise (1989)

  • The Mist: Phantasmagoria (1989)

  • Morbid Angel: Altars of Madness (1989)

  • Mordred: Fool’s Game (1989)

  • Mortal Sin: Face of Despair (1989)

  • Mucky Pup: A Boy in a Man’s World (1989)

  • Nasty Savage: Penetration Point (1989)

  • Nuclear Assault: Handle with Care (1989)

  • Overdose: You’re Really Big (1989)

  • Pestillence: Consuming Impulse (1989)

  • Poltergeist: Depression (1989)

  • Powermad: Absolute Power (1989)

  • Ratos de Paão: Brasil (1989)

  • Raw Power: Mine to Kill (1989)

  • Re-animator: Condemned to Eternity (1989)

  • Repulsion: Horrified (1989)

  • Sabbat: Dreamweaver (Reflections of Our Yesteryears) (1989)

  • Sarcófago: Rotting (1989)

  • Sepultura: Beneath the Remains (1989)

  • Sick of It All: Blood, Sweat, and No Tears (1988)

  • Sodom: Agent Orange (1989)

  • Soothsayer: Have a Good Time (1989)

  • Testament: Practice What You Preach (1989)

  • Torture: Storm Alert (1989)

  • Unseen Terror: Hardcore Holocaust (1989)

  • Viking: Man of Straw (1989)

  • Warzone: Self-titled (1989)

  • Whiplash: Insult to Injury (1989)

  • Xentrix: Shattered Existence (1989)