New interview confirmed: Kerry King [Slayer]
Kerry King is guitarist for the American band Slayer. King co-founded the band with Jeff Hanneman in 1981. Slayer is credited as one of the "big four" thrash metal bands, along with Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax.
Early albums, such as Hell Awaits and Reign in Blood, featured a "wailing style" and "demented soloing often mimicking the screams of the song's victims.
Slayer forever changed the rules of the game in ‘86 when they released 'Reign in Blood' which was hailed by fans, peers and critics alike as the greatest thrash metal album of all time. “We are the AC/DC of heavy metal”, guitarist Kerry King once stated, “whenever we put out a new album you know exactly what to expect.”
More than three decades later, armed with walls of Marshalls, Slayer continues to rule-the-roost and set the standard by which all others are judged…