1985 to 2003
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Exhorder is an American thrash metal band from New Orleans, Louisiana. They are considered progenitors of the groove-oriented thrash sound later made famous by bands such as Pantera, Lamb of God, White Zombie, and Machine Head. Their debut LP was regarded as a large influence on the NOLA metal scene. Initially active from 1985 to 1994, they have since reformed in 2008.