Kill 'Em All

Metallica - Kill 'Em All
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1983 Ratings: #5 / 133
User Score
Based on 632 ratings
1983 Ratings: #13
Liked by 33 people
July 25, 1983 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra, Megaforce / Label
Paul Curcio / Producer
Thrash Metal, Metal / Genres / Website
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This blows any metal debut out of the water. Metallica, right off the bat, knew what they wanted to be. Brute force. Thrash. Clean and heavy metal. This album showcases some of the best metal songs on a debut album ever. One hell of a good time.
Metallica revisited part 1/12

When Metallica released their first studio album in 1983, they came crashing down all the doors, taking the speed metal of Motorhead and elevating it to the extreme. Kill 'Em All, alongside Slayer's debut album which released the same year, essentially created the thrash metal genre, one of my personal favourite subgenres of metal and one of my favourite genres in general, and also started the lengthy career of hands down the most famous and popular metal band to ... read more
This album is simple but potent. I like Metallica's sound and style.
The start of an entire subgenre. Metallica starts it's career with a bang, forever changing the sound of metal music.
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Added on: February 2, 2013