List of Speed Metal Bands
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List of Speed Metal Bands

This is a list of speed metal bands. Speed metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music that originated in the late 1970s from NWOBHM and hardcore punk roots. It is described by AllMusic as "extremely fast, abrasive, and technically demanding" music.

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Annihilator playing live in 2007 at Sentrum Scene in Oslo, Norway

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Body count performing in Prague, 2006

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DragonForce in Melbourne in 2007

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Helloween Live at Löwensaal in Nuremberg, January 18, 2006

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Kurdt Vanderhoof and Jay Reynolds of Metal Church performing at Gernika's Metalway Festival 2006, in Spain

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Overkill performing at Metalmania 2008

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Their 1974 song "Stone Cold Crazy" is mentioned in popflock.com resource article as first Speed metal song.

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Slayer at the Mayhem Festival 2009

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X Japan in Hong Kong, 2009

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References

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  57. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Toxik biography". Allmusic. Retrieved .
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