In case you are scared of Slayer or you are just getting into the music of this Thrash Metal titans, here are some facts about SLAYA'!
Wait a minute, before we get into the SLAYA' facts, lets all scream SLAYER!!!!!
- The band was formed by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King, in Huntington Park, California, in 1981
- They got their big "break" when they released "Reign In Blood" in 1986.
- Slayer is part of the Big Four, alongside Metallica, Megadeth & Anthrax.
- Their musical style involves fast tremolo picking, lots of double bass drumming, & insane screaming vocals.
- Famous for controversial themes, which have always been depicted in the band's lyrics and artwork, which cover topics about serial killers, Satanism, religion and warfare. As a result, the band has faced many legal battles and lots of criticism from religious groups and the general public.
- Slayer has received two Grammy's. The first one in 2007 for the song "Eyes of the Insane", and the second one in 2008 for the song "Final Six".
- Here is Slayer's discography:
\m/ Studio albums
- Show No Mercy (1983)
- Hell Awaits (1985)
- Reign in Blood (1986)
- South of Heaven (1988)
- Seasons in the Abyss (1990)
- Divine Intervention (1994)
- Undisputed Attitude (1996)
- Diabolus in Musica (1998)
- God Hates Us All (2001)
- Christ Illusion (2006)
- World Painted Blood (2009)
\m/ Live albums:
- Live Undead (1984)
- Decade of Aggression (1991)
\m/ Box sets:
- Soundtrack to the Apocalypse (2003)
- The Vinyl Conflict (2010)
Here are some Slayer videos for your eyes to get infected with!
SEASONS IN THE ABYSS:
ANGEL OF DEATH:
Official site of SLAYER