Nuclear Assault is a Thrash Metal band from New York City that was formed in 1984 by former Anthrax members Dan Lilker and John Connelly. The band rose to fame in the mid-to-late 1980s with albums such as Game Over, Survive, and Handle with Care.
- Game Over (1986)
- Survive (1988)
- Handle with Care (1989)
- Out of Order (1991)
- Something Wicked (1993)
- Third World Genocide (2005)
- After the End: "Letter After the Holocaust" from Game Over
- Atomic Hate: One of the driving themes of the band, especially in the late 1980s.
- Brutal Honesty: Dan Lilker is one the chief writers of the band. Of course the lyrics are going to be like this!
- Instrumental: "Live, Suffer, Die", "Mr. Softee Theme" both from Game Over.
- Take That!: "Butt Fuck (You Figure It Out)" is a gigantic one to Vince Neil, specifically his infamous car crash in December of 1984.
- Thrash Metal: One of the most successful examples of East Coast thrash metal.