Slayer - Reign In Loud (2012) Live at Zepp Namba, Osaka, Japan, October 24th
Slayer is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981. The band was founded by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King.Slayer rose to fame with their 1986 release, Reign in Blood,
and is credited as one of the "Big Four" thrash metal acts, along with Metallica, Megadeth and Anthrax.
Slayer's musical traits involve fast tremolo picking, atonal guitar solos, double bass drumming, and shouting vocals. The band's lyrics and album art, which cover topics such as serial killers, Satanism, religion and warfare, have generated album bans, delays, lawsuits and strong criticism from religious groups and the public.
Since their debut album in 1983, the band has released two live albums, one box set, six videos, two extended plays, and eleven studio albums, four of which have received gold certification in the United States. The band has received four Grammy nominations, winning one in 2007 for the song "Eyes of the Insane", and one in 2008 for the song "Final Six". They have played music festivals worldwide, including Unholy Alliance, Download and Ozzfest.
Tom Araya – vocals, bass (1981–present)
Jeff Hanneman – guitar (1981–present)
Kerry King – guitar (1981–present)
Dave Lombardo – drums (1981–1986, 1987–1992, 2001–present)
02. World Painted Blood
03. War Ensemble
04. Die by the Sword
05. Chemical Warfare
06. Hate Worldwide
07. Spirit in Black
11. Mandatory Suicide
12. Altar of Sacrifice
13. Jesus Saves
01. Hell Awaits
04. Angel of Death
05. South of Heaven
06. Silent Scream
07. Dead Skin Mask
08. Raining Blood