Founded in 1981 in Chicago, ILL.Thrust started the metal scene in Chicago opening for such acts as Motorhead,Michael Schenker,Twisted Sister,Gathering a quick and large following THRUST began headlining and soon was signed to ERECT RECORDS releasing the classic “LIVE EP- ”ROCK FOR POLAND” in front of 10,000 metal maniacs.Thrust than was signed to METAL BLADE RECORDS and recorded “DESTUCTER” on the classic”METAL MASSACRE 4″ album and soon was opening for JUDAS PRIEST on the Screaming for Vengeance tour.Touring for awhile THRUST released the famous classic legendary debut album with Metal Blade Records called “FIST HELD HIGH”which became a cult classic.Now in 2015 THRUST releases FIST HELD HIGH/REINCARNATION “The 35TH Anniversary Collection” with 31 songs including the hits and never before “demo” songs which were recently discovered!Also the UNRELEASED album ‘REINCARNATION” !!Engineered by Pat Regan and produced by Grammy Award Winning Producer Bob Kulick! THRUST has come full circle and is ready to conquer the world!See you on tour!!!!
THRUST – 6 album credit releases -“Rock For Poland”, “Metal Massacre”,”Best Of Metal Blade” “Fist Held High” and 2015 New Album- FIST HELD HIGH/REINCARNATION! “35TH Anniversary Collection Box Set” go to www.metalblade.com/thrust. Also featured in the book”Sound of the Beast-The Complete Head Banging History Of Heavy Metal”