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What's your favourite Slayer album?

Reign In Blood122
Seasons In The Abyss57
South Of Heaven40
Hell Awaits21
Show No Mercy16
God Hates Us All11
Other5
Haunting The Chapel3
Christ Illusion1

Total votes: 277


The original post

Posted by on 04.03.2007 at 10:57
Hey guys, I made this poll because i'm a pretty big Slayer fan and I just wanted to know what their most appreciated album is. Personally I liked Reign in Blood the most because of its wicked fast speed and drumming, a close runner up would've been Show No Mercy for the same reasons. I know I left out a couple of albums but I'm sure we can all agree that I got their best works over all, and if I missed one that you personnally liked just vote "other". Just say which album you liked best by Slayer and give a little explanation to why you liked it. Also if you feel the need to bash one of the albums do it respectfuly and state why you don't like it in a polite way.



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Skandino

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Age: 21
From: Sweden

  02.09.2008 at 18:19
Hell Awaits hands down... That album is actually evil. It sounds evil at least for me and it has some progressives touches in it that are brilliant.

Good stuff. Their pre-RiB is awesome.
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Age: 29
From: USA

  05.09.2008 at 20:42
Went with South of Heaven. The album is just solid from beginning to end. But Show No Mercy, Hell Awaits, and Reign in Blood are extremely good albums too.
EaTNaLiVe666
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  06.09.2008 at 22:34
Reign In Blood had to be my favorite album from slayer
Timelord

Posts: 140

Age: 43
From: USA

  07.09.2008 at 09:18
Reign in Blood hands down!! I bought it the week it came out and it hasn't left my rotation since.
Demonmayonnaise

Posts: 361

Age: 23
From: USA

  20.09.2008 at 04:17
In my opion all their first five are pretty good.
Show No Mercy: Was a pretty cool thrashy punkish metal album.
Hell Awaits: Brings out a progressive side of Slayer, never to be seen again.
Reign in Blood: This album is total fucking carnage, trapped on a disc.
South of Heaven: Great mid-tempo stuff, Dave can even rip the kit at slower speeds.
Seasons in the Abyss: Combines the previous two, so you get some mid-tempo stuff, mixed with more carnage.
Dragonforce89
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  27.09.2008 at 14:56
Why do you give Chrish Illusion so bad votes. Its the second best.:)
Branzig

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Age: 26
From: USA

  01.10.2008 at 23:19
SHOW NO MERCY!!! What's not to like? It has the aggression of a hardcore album, the awesome satanic verses of an early venom release, and the pure animosity of thrash. It's a win, win, WIN!
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Elio
Red Nightmare

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Age: 24
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  01.10.2008 at 23:36
Written by Guest on 27.09.2008 at 14:56

Why do you give Chrish Illusion so bad votes. Its the second best.:)

Have you actually listened to more than 2 albums by them??
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Demonmayonnaise

Posts: 361

Age: 23
From: USA

  02.10.2008 at 03:39
I actually really enjoy Christ Illusion. I dont think that it is their second best by any means. Their top 5 albums will always be the first five for me. In no particular order.
Elio
Red Nightmare

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Age: 24
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  02.10.2008 at 19:25
Written by Demonmayonnaise on 02.10.2008 at 03:39

I actually really enjoy Christ Illusion. I dont think that it is their second best by any means. Their top 5 albums will always be the first five for me. In no particular order.


That's what I meant...Christ Illusion is miles from the great 5.
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Guib

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Age: 23
From: Canada

  09.10.2008 at 04:24
Ok this poll was too obvious lol.. RIB always win.
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Bubblehead 101

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Age: 30
From: Costa Rica

  09.10.2008 at 19:45
In my concern Reign In Blood and Seasons In The Abyss are better, but I dont' have any preference!!

Slayer is one of the best bands of the World!!
Yossarian

Posts: 323

Age: 41
From: Spain

  17.10.2008 at 17:04
Well if you attend to significance, they will be their debut showing no mercy to current metal scene and helping to create the ambiance for Death and most savage Thrash. Reign in blood was the consecration of their style, their climax and it is amazing in every sense, but.....fuck I like more Seasons in the Abyss: the slow and middle tempo songs there are simply beautiful and the lyrics are also impressive.
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Mastercommander

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Age: 24
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  29.10.2008 at 04:43
Written by Guest on 05.09.2008 at 11:39

Ok, my opinion: I always found Slayer to be totally consistent and at no point in their career do they fail to bring on the thrash . For this reason I tend to just go on Slayer binges with no particular preference for any album. I will say that the "Payback" kicks excruciating quantities of ass, though.


Thats a good opinion. Slayer has been extremely consistent their entire career and have never made a terrible album. I don't care what people say but God Hates us All is a killer album. Seasons in the Abyss is my favorite though. fallowed by South of Heaven
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Demonmayonnaise

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Age: 23
From: USA

  03.11.2008 at 21:07
I gave DIM a listen not too long ago, and its actually pretty good. Still not in the same league as the first 5.
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  26.11.2008 at 06:57
Written by Demonmayonnaise on 03.11.2008 at 21:07

I gave DIM a listen not too long ago, and its actually pretty good. Still not in the same league as the first 5.


It's not even on the list lol.

I voted Reign In Blood because overall it's there most solid album IMO but all there releases are good in one way or another. Even though the pre-seasons releases weren't that great, at least the songs had more than one riff-per song. And atleast they didn't ReRelease an album (yes, that's pointed at Metallica)
Luciferion

Posts: 139

Age: 29
From: Canada

  26.11.2008 at 22:38
This was a definite gimme. Reign in Blood is the best among great albums. Slayer has been solid and all their releases have been worth listening to.
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MiseryKing

Posts: 410
From: UK

  27.11.2008 at 00:13
Written by -DC-002- on 29.10.2008 at 04:43

Written by Guest on 05.09.2008 at 11:39

Ok, my opinion: I always found Slayer to be totally consistent and at no point in their career do they fail to bring on the thrash . For this reason I tend to just go on Slayer binges with no particular preference for any album. I will say that the "Payback" kicks excruciating quantities of ass, though.


Thats a good opinion. Slayer has been extremely consistent their entire career and have never made a terrible album. I don't care what people say but God Hates us All is a killer album. Seasons in the Abyss is my favorite though. fallowed by South of Heaven

christ illusion was a terrible album, it was every slayer claim not to be, it was slayer by numbers, nothing more.
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Age: 50
From: USA

  27.11.2008 at 02:06
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Chriss26

Posts: 12

Age: 22
From: Lebanon
  28.12.2008 at 11:23
Reign In Blood gets my vote !
But Christ illusion is one of the bests also !
Thrashard

Posts: 60

Age: 22
From: Canada

  29.12.2008 at 03:18
Reign in blood! But Show No Mercy and Hell Awaits are close seconds.Also, Seasons in the Abyss. SLAYER!! m/
Andresopeth

Posts: 175

Age: 30
From: Venezuela

  27.03.2009 at 14:46
I don't know why, but Season In The Abyss seems to me their best album. Then Reign In Blood
ms68

Posts: 260

Age: 25
From: Iran

  29.03.2009 at 17:23
Why people love reign in blood this much? i think show no mercy is really better.
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BuzzPhil

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From: Canada

  02.04.2009 at 02:05
I vote for Other, my favorite is Divine Intervention, but not by so far. South of Heaven almost got my vote... And Show No Mercy was not too far in back.
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TormentoR.

Posts: 160
From: Bosnia and Herzegovina

  06.04.2009 at 02:17
Well.. i think every slayers album is awesome .. but if i had to chose one , it would be RiB
1 : Reign in Blood

i cant decide whos on 2, 3, 4 .....so ill just put them all
2 : Show no mercy, Season, South, Hell, Chapel, CI, GHUA...

and man.. what the hell.. the guy that voted for CI as best Slayer album o.O .. dude go listen to every album and then come back and talk about Slayers best album
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Necrobutcher

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Age: 26
From: Greece

  03.06.2009 at 23:03
One of the easieast polls to answer.. reign...
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Pagan Angel

Posts: 351

Age: 27
From: USA
  03.08.2009 at 05:37
I love Reign in Blood. Definitely my favorite. But Seasons of the Abyss is my favorite song named after an album.
Razorback

Posts: 220

Age: 26
From: Serbia

  11.08.2009 at 16:29
Even if most of metalheads consider reign in blood as best album,i found god hate us all as my favorite.
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Panterica

Posts: 240
From: Israel

  28.08.2009 at 16:34
Seasons in the Abyss for me. Has also crazy tempo that Slayer are known for and also mid-tempo. Much more varied than RIB, you can actualy recognize when one song has been end and another one has started. Great catchy riffs with insane solos, dark and brutal lyrics and creative drumming. Slayer at their best .
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False Prophecy
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  28.08.2009 at 17:14
I have to go with reign in blood its a masterpiece .... i also like alot of of slayers albums but this album stands alone

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