The lyrics here are taken from the booklet of the expanded edition. Even now, after the countless extreme metal albums I have heard, this is still possibly the heaviest. Tracklisting No. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Matrix / Runout (Side A - Variant 1): GHS - 2 24131 - A B SR1 MASTERDISK O B - 2541.8 - SHI Δ14362 1-1 Co-Produced by Slayer. One of the founding fathers of thrash metal, they helped turn it from a feral underground movement into a game-changing force of nature, whose impact can still be heard today. Released on October 7, 1986, the album was the band's first collaboration with record producer Rick Rubin, whose input helped the band's sound evolve. Nothing. Amazon's Choice recommends highly rated and well-priced products. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I think it was probably just a young, growing-up misunderstanding.”, Dave Lombardo: “I had been going on tour and I was coming back with no money to pay my basic bills. The guitar riffs on this album from Kerry King and the late Jeff Hanneman are just outstanding, just like their guitar work on Hell Awaits; Dave Lombardo's drum work is excellent as well, along with the bass guitar work and vocals from Tom Araya. On the CD and cassette version, the storm outro lasts for 50 seconds. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. Guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King fire out of the gate with the infamous "Angel of Death" and don't take a respite until the fifth cut, "Jesus Saves." So I decided to split.”, Tom Araya: “We got Tony [Scaglione, from New York thrashers Whiplash] in for the rest of the WASP tour.”, Dave Lombardo: “I remember Rubin calling me practically every other day: ‘How are you doing? We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 2, 2019, Classic Thrash from the pioneer's of the genre Fast and furious delivery of the sound this band play with power and precision and speed Music may be a bit formalistic and simular but this band is all about producing guality thrash that provides excitement for the listener so stick to what they know and do so well because it is a winning formula that appeals to Thier large army of fans So l recommend that you view this band openly accept Thier limitations appreciate the brilliance of what they do purchase there music put on their Cd and then turn the volume up loud thrash to your hearts content and thrash the life out your copy of this briliant masterpiece, I will repeat once again what most people has said about this jewel, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 9, 2019. Opening up with the unforgiving Angel of Death and closing with the pure evil combination of Postmortem and the iconic Raining Blood, every song on this bad boy is a masterpiece. This was pretty much just pounding your head in for 29 minutes.”, Kerry King: “At that point, there was no internet. Formed by guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman, drummer Dave Lombardo, and bassist/vocalist Tom Araya, Slayer's extremely fast and aggressive musical style made them one of the 1980s "Big Four" bands of the, Slayer was an American metal band from Huntington Park, California, active from 1981-2019. It was like somebody had laid there and bled for a while. In June 1986, Slayer entered Hit City West Studios in Los Angeles with Rubin and engineer Andy Wallace to begin work on the album that would become Reign In Blood. Reign in Blood's release wa…, Reign in Blood is the third studio album and major label debut by the American thrash metal band Slayer. The album also contains two bonus tracks, a re-recording of "Aggressive Perfector" (the original recording of this song is on their 1984 EP Haunting the Chapel) and a remix of "Criminally Insane". Their records, from 1983’s Show No Mercy through to 2015’s Repentless, stand among metal’s holy texts. The only coverage they got in Rolling Stone was when Columbia Records refused to distribute the album because of Angel Of Death.”. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. He said, ‘Hey if you come with me, I’ll do this and this and this’, and they chose to go with him.”. It didn’t take long for more clued-in major label A&R executives to spot thrash metal’s potential. Title Lyrics Music Length 1. All rights reserved. Matrix / Runout (Side B - Variant 2): GHS-2 24131-B SR2 MASTERDISK O B-25419 SH2 Δ14362-X 1-1 Mixed at New Fresh, N.Y.C. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Are you scared of us?’”, Tom Araya: “I think it was on the WASP tour that Dave quit for the first time.”, Kerry King: “I don’t remember why he quit. Other than that, we just kept recording until he said, ‘I got that one.’”, Kerry King: “Somebody at some time said, ‘You don’t need reverb to be good.’ Once we got that in our heads, we were like, ‘OK, that’s pretty fucking tight.’”, Rick Rubin: “It’s very close to being a live album, very well recorded in a studio. The third studio album from Slayer, originally released on: October, 1986. Slayer kicked off their Reign In Blood tour on Halloween 1986 at The Moore Theater in Seattle. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I don’t know.”, Rick Sales: “They were committed to their art, it was 24/7 for them. Please, please, please get this album if you haven't heard it before and want to start dabbling in the world of extreme metal, and even if you have heard it just get it anyway. I have another company. Recorded in L.A. He didn’t understand it at first. Dave Lombardo: “We were getting cocky. One comes with an all poly sleeve, the other with a poly lined-white paper sleeve. Reign in Blood’s release was delayed because of concerns regarding its graphic artwork and lyrical subject matter. Out of print in the U.S.! (Metal Hammer) 07 October 2020, Kerry King, Tom Araya, Dave Lombardo, Rick Rubin and more look back on the making of one of the greatest albums in metal history. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Vinyl, Explicit Lyrics, December 10, 2013. So this pressing comes in 2 flavors. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. Shop now for the official Slayer T Shirts, Slayer Music, Slayer Hoodies, and all things Slayer Merch! The album was the band’s first collaboration with record producer Rick Rubin, whose input helped the band’s sound evolve. "Piece by Piece" Kerry King King 2:03 3. There is not a single moment on this album that gives you a break from the sheer speed and intensity of it. ‘Come on, Dave, go back. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. He had a very Zen-like personality. That way, if all this failed, I wouldn’t find myself out on the street doing nothing. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. It was released on October 7, 1986, by Def Jam Recordings. Reign In Blood is their 1986 mind-numbing opus featuring 12 tracks including 'Angle Of Death', 'Necrophobic', 'Altar Of Sacrifice' and more. This is the ULTIMATE THRASH METAL ALBUM, NONE, NOT EVEN SLAYER HIMSELF COULD CREATE ANOTHER ABOMINATION LIKE THIS! We work hard to protect your security and privacy. This error was corrected on the Expanded edition CD reissue. People yell out, ‘Slayer!’ or come up and say ‘Reign In Blood saved my life.’ That’s one thing I hear a lot. It will never be matched by anyone. Just a blistering fast thrash album with zero weak tracks. That was the song that didn’t have any lyrics.”, Kerry King: “I remember finishing the lyrics to Raining Blood in the lobby of the studio.