Complete List Of Slayer Albums And Songs

Slayer Albums

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This Complete List Of Slayer  Albums And Songs presents the full discography of  Slayer studio albums. The band Slayer was first formed in 1981.  The group Slayer hails from the area of Huntington Park, California. This complete Slayer discography also includes every single live album. All these heavy duty Slayer albums have been presented below in chronological order. We have also included all original release dates with each Slayer album as well as all original album covers. Every Slayer album listed below showcases the entire album tracklisting.

SLAYER STUDIO ALBUMS

Show No Mercy

Released 1983

Slayer’s debut album Show No Mercy featured a lineup that consisted of Tom Araya on bass and vocals, Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King on guitars, and Dave Lombardo on drums. The album was produced by Brian Slagel. It was recorded at Track Record Studios, in Los Angeles. It was released on the Metal Blade Records label.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Evil Has No Boundaries” – 3:09
  2. “The Antichrist” – 2:49
  3. “Die by the Sword” – 3:36
  4. “Fight Till Death” – 3:37
  5. “Metal Storm/Face the Slayer” – 4:53
  6. “Black Magic” – 4:05
  7. “Tormentor” – 3:45
  8. “The Final Command” – 2:32
  9. “Crionics” – 3:29
  10. “Show No Mercy” – 3:02

Hell Awaits

Released 1985

Hell Awaits saw the same lineup as Show No Mercy. The album was produced by Slayer and Brian Slagel, recorded at Eldorado Studios in Los Angeles, and released on Metal Blade Records.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Hell Awaits” – 6:16
  2. “Kill Again” – 4:56
  3. “At Dawn They Sleep” – 6:17
  4. “Praise of Death” – 5:20
  5. “Necrophiliac” – 3:45
  6. “Crypts of Eternity” – 6:38
  7. “Hardening of the Arteries” – 3:54

Reign in Blood

Released 1986

Reign in Blood is often hailed as one of the greatest heavy metal albums of all time, featuring Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and Dave Lombardo. The album was produced by Rick Rubin, recorded at Hit City West, Los Angeles, and released on Def Jam Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Angel of Death” – 4:51
  2. “Piece by Piece” – 2:02
  3. “Necrophobic” – 1:40
  4. “Altar of Sacrifice” – 2:50
  5. “Jesus Saves” – 2:54
  6. “Criminally Insane” – 2:23
  7. “Reborn” – 2:11
  8. “Epidemic” – 2:23
  9. “Postmortem” – 3:27
  10. “Raining Blood” – 4:58

South of Heaven

Released 1988

For South of Heaven, Slayer retained the classic lineup and saw Rick Rubin returning as producer. The album was recorded at Hit City West, Los Angeles, and released on Def Jam Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “South of Heaven” – 4:58
  2. “Silent Scream” – 3:06
  3. “Live Undead” – 3:50
  4. “Behind the Crooked Cross” – 3:14
  5. “Mandatory Suicide” – 4:05
  6. “Ghosts of War” – 3:53
  7. “Read Between the Lies” – 3:20
  8. “Cleanse the Soul” – 3:02
  9. “Dissident Aggressor” (Judas Priest cover) – 2:35
  10. “Spill the Blood” – 4:49

Seasons in the Abyss

Released 1990

Seasons in the Abyss again features Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and Dave Lombardo. It was produced by Rick Rubin and Andy Wallace, recorded at Hit City West, Los Angeles, and released on Def American Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “War Ensemble” – 4:51
  2. “Blood Red” – 2:48
  3. “Spirit in Black” – 4:07
  4. “Expendable Youth” – 4:09
  5. “Dead Skin Mask” – 5:20
  6. “Hallowed Point” – 3:23
  7. “Skeletons of Society” – 4:41
  8. “Temptation” – 3:26
  9. “Born of Fire” – 3:07
  10. “Seasons in the Abyss” – 6:34

Divine Intervention

Released 1994

Divine Intervention features Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and introduces Paul Bostaph replacing Dave Lombardo on drums. Produced by Rick Rubin and Toby Wright, the album was recorded at Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, and released on American Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Killing Fields” – 3:57
  2. “Sex. Murder. Art.” – 1:50
  3. “Fictional Reality” – 3:37
  4. “Dittohead” – 2:30
  5. “Divine Intervention” – 5:33
  6. “Circle of Beliefs” – 4:30
  7. “SS-3” – 4:06
  8. “Serenity in Murder” – 2:36
  9. “213” – 4:52
  10. “Mind Control” – 3:04

Undisputed Attitude

Released 1996

Undisputed Attitude features Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and Paul Bostaph on drums. This album is notable for being a collection of punk covers and Slayer’s own songs inspired by punk. It was produced by Rick Rubin and Slayer, recorded at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, and released on American Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Disintegration / Free Money” – 1:41
  2. “Verbal Abuse / Leeches” – 1:57
  3. “Abolish Government / Superficial Love” – 1:47
  4. “Can’t Stand You” – 1:27
  5. “Ddamm” – 1:01
  6. “Guilty of Being White” – 1:07
  7. “I Hate You” – 2:16
  8. “Filler / I Don’t Want to Hear It” – 2:28
  9. “Spiritual Law” – 3:00
  10. “Mr. Freeze” – 2:23
  11. “Violent Pacification” – 2:38
  12. “Richard Hung Himself” – 3:21
  13. “I’m Gonna Be Your God” (a.k.a. “I Wanna Be Your Dog”) – 2:58
  14. “Gemini” – 4:53

Diabolus in Musica

Released 1998

Diabolus in Musica retains the lineup of Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and Paul Bostaph. The album was produced by Rick Rubin and Slayer, recorded at Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, and released on American Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Bitter Peace” – 4:32
  2. “Death’s Head” – 3:29
  3. “Stain of Mind” – 3:25
  4. “Overt Enemy” – 4:41
  5. “Perversions of Pain” – 3:30
  6. “Love to Hate” – 3:05
  7. “Desire” – 4:18
  8. “In the Name of God” – 3:38
  9. “Scrum” – 2:18
  10. “Screaming from the Sky” – 3:12
  11. “Point” – 4:12

God Hates Us All

Released 2001

For God Hates Us All, the band features Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and Paul Bostaph. Produced by Matt Hyde and Slayer, the album was recorded at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, Canada, and released on American Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Darkness of Christ” – 1:30
  2. “Disciple” – 3:36
  3. “God Send Death” – 3:46
  4. “New Faith” – 3:05
  5. “Cast Down” – 3:27
  6. “Threshold” – 2:29
  7. “Exile” – 3:55
  8. “Seven Faces” – 3:41
  9. “Bloodline” – 3:37
  10. “Deviance” – 3:09
  11. “War Zone” – 2:45
  12. “Here Comes the Pain” – 4:32
  13. “Payback” – 3:03

Christ Illusion

Released 2006

Christ Illusion marked the return of original drummer Dave Lombardo. The lineup includes Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and Dave Lombardo. It was produced by Josh Abraham and recorded at NRG Studios, North Hollywood, and released on American Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Flesh Storm” – 4:14
  2. “Catalyst” – 3:07
  3. “Skeleton Christ” – 4:22
  4. “Eyes of the Insane” – 3:23
  5. “Jihad” – 3:30
  6. “Consfearacy” – 3:06
  7. “Catatonic” – 4:53
  8. “Black Serenade” – 3:16
  9. “Cult” – 4:40
  10. “Supremist” – 3:52

World Painted Blood

Released 2009

World Painted Blood features Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and Dave Lombardo. Produced by Greg Fidelman, the album was recorded at The Pass in Los Angeles and released on American Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “World Painted Blood” – 5:53
  2. “Unit 731” – 2:40
  3. “Snuff” – 3:42
  4. “Beauty Through Order” – 4:37
  5. “Hate Worldwide” – 2:52
  6. “Public Display of Dismemberment” – 2:35
  7. “Human Strain” – 3:09
  8. “Americon” – 3:23
  9. “Psychopathy Red” – 2:26
  10. “Playing with Dolls” – 4:14
  11. “Not of This God” – 4:20

Repentless

Released 2015

Repentless features Tom Araya, Kerry King, and introduces Gary Holt on guitars, replacing the late Jeff Hanneman, and Paul Bostaph returns on drums. The album was produced by Terry Date, recorded at Henson Recording Studios in Los Angeles, and released on Nuclear Blast.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Delusions of Saviour” – 1:55
  2. “Repentless” – 3:19
  3. “Take Control” – 3:14
  4. “Vices” – 3:32
  5. “Cast the First Stone” – 3:43
  6. “When the Stillness Comes” – 4:21
  7. “Chasing Death” – 3:45
  8. “Implode” – 3:49
  9. “Piano Wire” – 2:49
  10. “Atrocity Vendor” – 2:55
  11. “You Against You” – 4:21
  12. “Pride in Prejudice” – 4:14

SLAYER LIVE ALBUMS

Live Undead

Released 1984

Live Undead is a live album by Slayer featuring the band’s classic lineup: Tom Araya on bass and vocals, Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King on guitars, and Dave Lombardo on drums. The album captures the ferocity of their live performances and was recorded live in New York City. Produced by Slayer, it was released on Metal Blade Records.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Black Magic” – 3:56
  2. “Die by the Sword” – 4:01
  3. “Captor of Sin” – 3:31
  4. “The Antichrist” – 3:12
  5. “Evil Has No Boundaries” – 2:58
  6. “Show No Mercy” – 3:04
  7. “Aggressive Perfector” – 2:30

Decade of Aggression

Released 1991

Decade of Aggression is a double live album that features recordings from various concert performances during their 1990 tour. The lineup includes Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and Dave Lombardo. The album was produced by Rick Rubin and Slayer, and it was released on Def American Recordings.

CD Track Listings:

Disc 1:

  1. “Hell Awaits” – 6:50
  2. “The Antichrist” – 3:55
  3. “War Ensemble” – 4:53
  4. “South of Heaven” – 4:25
  5. “Raining Blood” – 2:32
  6. “Altar of Sacrifice” – 2:48
  7. “Jesus Saves” – 4:12
  8. “Dead Skin Mask” – 4:58
  9. “Seasons in the Abyss” – 7:01
  10. “Mandatory Suicide” – 4:01

Disc 2:

  1. “Angel of Death” – 5:20
  2. “Hallowed Point” – 3:36
  3. “Blood Red” – 3:12
  4. “Die by the Sword” – 3:17
  5. “Black Magic” – 3:42
  6. “Captor of Sin” – 3:26
  7. “Born of Fire” – 3:00
  8. “Postmortem” – 4:04
  9. “Spirit in Black” – 4:25
  10. “Expendable Youth” – 4:10

The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria

Released 2010

The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria features live performances by Slayer along with Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax, collectively known as “The Big Four” of thrash metal. Slayer’s lineup for this concert included Tom Araya, Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King, and Dave Lombardo. The album was produced by the respective bands and recorded during a concert in Sofia, Bulgaria. It was released on Warner Bros. Records.

CD Track Listings for Slayer’s performance:

  1. “World Painted Blood” – 6:27
  2. “Jihad” – 4:31
  3. “War Ensemble” – 5:10
  4. “Hate Worldwide” – 3:12
  5. “Seasons in the Abyss” – 6:24
  6. “Angel of Death” – 5:34
  7. “Beauty Through Order” – 5:14
  8. “Disciple” – 5:07
  9. “Mandatory Suicide” – 4:14
  10. “Chemical Warfare” – 5:49

The Repentless Killogy (Live at the Forum in Inglewood, CA)

Released 2019

The Repentless Killogy is a live album and video that features Slayer’s performance at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The lineup includes Tom Araya, Kerry King, Gary Holt, and Paul Bostaph. The album was produced by Terry Date and captures one of the band’s ferocious live performances during their final tour. It was released on Nuclear Blast.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Delusions of Saviour” – 3:55
  2. “Repentless” – 3:20
  3. “The Antichrist” – 2:43
  4. “Disciple” – 3:42
  5. “Postmortem” – 3:37
  6. “Hate Worldwide” – 2:52
  7. “War Ensemble” – 4:53
  8. “When the Stillness Comes” – 4:21
  9. “You Against You” – 4:21
  10. “Mandatory Suicide” – 4:05
  11. “Hallowed Point” – 3:15
  12. “Dead Skin Mask” – 5:22
  13. “Born of Fire” – 3:00
  14. “Cast the First Stone” – 3:43
  15. “Bloodline” – 4:03
  16. “Seasons in the Abyss” – 6:24
  17. “Hell Awaits” – 4:57
  18. “South of Heaven” – 4:25
  19. “Raining Blood” – 2:31
  20. “Chemical Warfare” – 5:30
  21. “Angel of Death” – 5:07

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