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If any album deserves to be called a "landmark" this is it.
on August 19, 2001
Without this album,or this band,the evolution of "Heavy/Thrash Metal" would have been totally different or not at all.If this record had not been released and Motorhead had folded(which was a distinct possibility at the time)then it is conceivable that you would not now have the Metallicas and Slayers of this world. What has to be understood about this album is the musical environment it was released into.At the time there was NOTHING that sounded like this or was as heavy as this and it took the rock fraternity of the time and blew the top of its collective head off.This is also a damned good album and most of the songs here are classics,real rip-roarers that have stood the test of time.OK,by todays standards the recording quality is not quite up to scratch but don't let that bother you.Just turn your hi-fi up as loud as it can phisycaly go and enjoy an album which changed the course of rock forever.