Slayer

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Slayer


CountryUnited States
Style Heavy Metal
Trash Metal
Year1981


Slayer is an American thrash metal band formed in Huntington Park, California in 1981. The band has endured a strong series of backlashes from both Christianity and the general public for controversial titles such as South Of Heaven and God Hates Us All.

Members

  • Tom Araya- Bass/vocals
  • Kerry King- Guitars
  • Jeff Hanneman (deceased)- Guitars
  • Dave Lombardo- Drums

Awards

  • Best Metal Performance, Grammy Awards 2007
  • Best Metal Performance, Grammy Awards 2008

Discography

  • Show No Mercy - 1983
  • Hell Awaits - 1985
  • Reign In Blood - 1986
  • South of Heaven - 1988
  • Seasons In The Abyss - 1990
  • Divine Intervention - 1994
  • Diabolus en Musica -1998
  • God Hates Us All - 2001
  • Christ Illusion - 2006
  • World Painted Blood - Set for release in late 2009
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