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Artist Biography For Slayer

Slayer Was An American Thrash Metal Band From Huntington Park California. The Band Was Formed In 1981 By Guitarists Kerry King And Jeff Hanneman Drummer Dave Lombardo And Bassist/vocalist Tom Araya. Slayer's Fast And Aggressive Musical Style Made Them One Of The "big Four" Bands Of Thrash Metal Alongside Metallica Megadeth And Anthrax. Slayer's Final Lineup Comprised Araya King Drummer Paul Bostaph Who Replaced Lombardo In 1992 And Again In 2013 And Guitarist Gary Holt Who Replaced Hanneman In 2011 . Drummer Jon Dette Was Also A Member Of The Band. In The Original Lineup King Hanneman And Araya Contributed To The Band's Lyrics And All Of The Band's Music Was Written By King And Hanneman. The Band's Lyrics And Album Art Which Cover Topics Such As Serial Killers Torture Genocide Organized Crime Secret Societies Occultism Terrorism Religion Or Antireligion Fascism Racism And War Have Generated Album Bans Delays Lawsuits And Criticism From Religious Groups. However Its Music Has Been Highly Influential Being Cited By Many Bands As An Influence Musically Visually And Lyrically The Band's Third Album Reign In Blood 1986 Has Been Described As One Of The Heaviest And Most Influential Thrash Metal Albums. Slayer Released Twelve Studio Albums Three Live Albums A Box Set Six Music Videos Two Extended Plays And A Cover Album. Four Of The Band's Studio Albums Have Received Gold Certification In The United States. Slayer Sold 5 Million Copies In The United States From 1991 To 2013 According To Nielsen SoundScan And Over 20 Million Worldwide. The Band Has Received Five Grammy Award Nominations Winning One In 2007 For The Song "Eyes Of The Insane" And One In 2008 For The Song "Final Six" Both Of Which Were From The Album Christ Illusion 2006 . After More Than Three Decades Of Recording And Performing Slayer Announced In January 2018 That It Would Embark On A Farewell Tour Which Took Place From May 2018 To November 2019 After Which The Band Disbanded. Full Wikipedia Article Https //en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/Slayer 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 Repentless 2015

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