“When I work with Jeff we tend to be pretty much on the same page,” Araya said. This is an authentic Kerry King Guitar Pick that was obtained during the Slayer 2004 God Hates Us All concert tour. Viewed outside of the context of its release, God Hates Us All is a bludgeoning return to form following the underwhelming 1998 album Diabolus in Musica. Both songs were written by Hanneman. The liner notes intersperse the lyrics between passages from the biblical Book of Job, partly crossed out with a black marker. God Hates Us All is the ninth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer. Cast Down 10. Slayer Original Handbill Mini Flyer Lot God Hates The World Tour 2001 Concert. [18] AllMusic reviewer Jason Birchmeier commented that "nearly 20 years into their evolution, Slayer have abandoned the extravagancies and accessibility of their late-'80s/early-'90s work and returned to perfect the raw approach of their early years. Once Slayer finished recording God Hates Us All they headed back on tour. So when the opportunity presented itself he jumped back into the fire. Spooky stuff that makes you feel at home. [27] The ceremony took place on February 27, 2002, with Tool winning the award for their song "Schism". The collaboration went well and Slayer and Hyde entered Bryan Adams’ The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, in spring 2001. [3] King told Guitar World: I definitely wanted to put more realism in it, more depth. Bostaph does not regret his time spent with the band, and described the period as a high point in his career. [33], This article is about the album by Slayer. King wrote a majority of the lyrics, which he based on "street" subjects which everyone could relate to, rather than "Satan this," "Satan that," and "the usual Dungeons & Dragons shit" from the band's previous records. [9], The original album cover depicts a Bible spiked with nails placed in a pentagram star shape, covered in blood with the word "Slayer" burnt across it. King's concept for the cover was to show nails in the shape of a pentagram, and have them miss keywords in Bible verses so it appeared as if it had been created by a sociopath who knew where every word appears. [2] Araya and King had similar feelings about Rubin, and King remarked he "wanted to work with someone into the heavy-music scene, and Rubin's not anymore. To date, Bostaph has not viewed the footage; he has likened the experience to "breaking up with a girlfriend," and wants to move on with his life. Brand new, twelfth studio album, REPENTLESS, out worldwide via Nuclear Blast Records. Exile 08. "[4], The song "Threshold" is about reaching one's limit with a person in a situation where one is about to break—and are about to blow up as they get "under your skin", while "Cast Down" features a fallen angel who falls into drugs. The idea was suggested by the band's record company, although King wanted more time to develop a better cover. $26.98. The lyrics are in reference to God's allowance of acts such as suicide and terrorism, while seemingly doing nothing to prevent them[2][5] (see problem of evil). I just thought that was weird because we got along and everything when he was in the band and we never had a falling out. He later complained that the outcome was typical of "a record company with absolutely no idea what the fuck they were going to do", and said that the cover "looked like a seventh grader defaced the Bible." That’s what I’m going to sing. Exile 08. He does lyrics as well, and I’ll look at what he has and put my own thoughts in there and it will end up being a real collaboration.”, Soon after entering the studio, Slayer drummer Paul Bostaph tracked his drums. Listen free to Slayer – God Hates Us All (Darkness Of Christ, Disciple and more). Seven Faces 09. Free shipping. 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