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  • Trivia

    • Slayer is #50 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artist of Hard Rock.

    • In November, 2003, Slayer released an elaborate box set, 'Soundtrack to the Apocalpyse.' The five-disc collection came in an olive-drab box resembling an ammunition case.

      Among the items inside were a group logo flag, a laminated pass, a packet of fake blood enclosing the fifth cd, a large photo booklet and the rest of the discs themselves.

      Music included classic tracks from the studio albums, rare b-sides, demos, cover songs and compilation tracks, and live and previously unreleased material.

    • On June 6, 2006, a date which reads 6/6/06 in short notation, Slayer released a commemorative t-shirt to mark the day. The item sold out within hours via the group's website.

    • Discography

      2006 Live Undead [Bonus Tracks]
      2006 Christ Illusion [Clean Cover]
      2006 Christ Illusion
      2002 God Hates Us All [DVD Bonus Tracks]
      2001 God Hates Us All [Bonus Tracks]
      2001 God Hates Us All
      1998 Stain of Mind [Japan]
      1998 Reign in Blood [Japan]
      1998 Diabolus in Musica [Japan]
      1998 Diabolus in Musica [Australia Bonus Track]
      1998 Diabolus in Musica
      1996 Undisputed Attitude [Germany]
      1996 Undisputed Attitude
      1994 Divine Intervention
      1991 Live
      1991 Decade of Aggression: Live
      1990 Seasons in the Abyss
      1988 South of Heaven
      1986 Reign in Blood
      1985 Live Undead
      1985 Hell Awaits
      1984 Live Undead 2
      1983 Show No Mercy

    • Current members
      Tom Araya - Bass, vocals (1982-Present)
      Kerry King - Guitars (1982-Present)
      Jeff Hanneman - Guitars (1982-Present)
      Dave Lombardo - Drums (1982-1986, 1987-1992, 2001-Present)

    • Slayer's first album, Show No Mercy, was released in 1983 on Metal Blade Records

    • Originally known as Dragonslayer.

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