South Of Heaven

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  • I was lucky enough to get to go and see the boys play in Camden last night. The show was awesome! Typically tight sounding thrashing Slayer show. Getting to see "Old School Slayer Night" was perfect for me as 85-90 was when my musical taste was developed and I know the lyrics of every album front to back from that time period. Absolutely all my favorites! The pit was a little active throughout the show but I can tell that the Slayer audience is getting a little older as I ...
  • Just saw Slayer in Columbus for the first time, and also the first metal show I've been too. Big eye opener getting clocked in the face in the first 5 minutes, but it was rad as hell. Shit got gnarly and heavy and it was exactly how I imagined it'd be
  • Ok so I just signed up for an account n I am 25 been to plenty of metal shows, super big fan of Megadeth, I've seen them like 5 times. Any way I'm like 5"11' benching 365 n pretty much fuck up shit in the pit!!! So i haven't been to a Slayer concert yet!!! I'm going to see them this Friday in Las Vegas. I hear stories about the Slayer shows my older cousins been to back in the 90's but they don't get down in the pit like I do!! Some ppl like sky ...
  • My first Slayer shows were when they co-headlined Pantera's two final U.S. Tours. I was 15. Went to the show alone, don't remember how I got home a hour away. concerts pre-9/11 were fucking crazy! First thing I wanted to do was get high and mosh, held my own for awhile until some fat kid started skanking and punched me in the mouth. Got cheap shotted in the back by a skinhead, there were a lot of them there for Pantera obviously. I remember making it through WAR ENSEMBLE. The ...
  • buzzgud
    After being in the Army for four years and missing you guys all four years, YOU GUYS COME TO MASS!! I'll be there and can't wait to fucking mosh my way to hell!!
  • In summer 2011 Slayer was playing the Heavy festival in Toronto so I knew I'd have to make the journey to the big city. The last night's top three headliners (in order of time playing) were Slayer, Billy Talent and then Rob Zombie. Well everyone thought that Slayer was going to close out the festival but to everyone's dismay it looked as if Slayer would technically be opening for Rob Zombie... and Billy Talent. This did not sit well with the hardcore metal crowd of ...
  • by jedi68
    Good afternoon, I wish I could have contact with the band manager, since they Slayer band is comming to Mexico City I would like to know if they will be willing to do something with low resources young people that is good fan of the band. Please send me an e-mail to jedisonic68@hotmail.com
  • I first heard Slayer in 1998. I was 11 at the time. My older brother just bought the Diabolus In Musica tape. I'll probably make a pussy out of myself but at first I was so fucking afraid of this whiteheaded motherfucker on the cover that I didn't want to get anywhere near this tape. But finally curiosity won. I've put the tape in, pressed play and I waited. It was on side A and the first track was Bitter Peace. At first it was normal. Some guitars, some drums. Just music. ...
  • SLAYER WERE IN TOWN MUST HAVE BEEN EARLY 90S ONLY PASSING THROUGH TO DO A SOUND CHECK , ME AND A LOAD OF OTHER KIDS FROM LIVERPOOL. DENIM OVER BIKER JACKETS ETC STOOD IN THE RAIN FOR HOURS MAN. LISTENING TO THE LADS PULL THE SOUND SYSTEM APART . AFTER ABOUT FIVE HOURS THE CAME OUT AND THROUGH A FEW SIGNATURES AND DONE A LEGGER , IVE STILL GOT MY SEASONS IN THE ABYSS PICTURE DISC SIGNED BY JEFF AND KERRY 20 YEARS LATER . RIP BIG MAN SOUTH OF HEAVEN
  • I still remember this day as it was yesterday..... Heavy Sound Festival in Belgium (1985).... You guys joined us at the festival bar drinking beers, telling jokes.... This was fun ! From that day on, Slayer was in my heart.
  • i went to my first slayer concert either in 2012 or 2011 and everybody was headbanging including me and it was a fucking awesome concert
  • Me and My friend went on a bike ride the day before the mayhem fest in scranton in 2012. I got into a really bad bike crash and broke 2 ribs and brused my left hip. The next day i went and i was in so much pain but i still fucking moshed to every Anthrax song, every Slipknot song, and every fucking Slayer song. I will not let anything get in my way to see and mosh to SSSSLLLAAAAYYYYYEERRRR!!!
  • gruponaya
    WOW! No one like Slayer guys! What a crazy motherfucking show! These guys are a freaking punch in da face!!! Slayer did it once again, no one can take from them the heavy weight title of Trash Metal! SLAYER FUCKIN RULE!!! GNA
  • by BigG
    Im a 37 year old Slayer fanatic from Ireland!! Ive been following Slayer since the South of Heaven Days and no other band gives me goose bumps like they do!!!!! Ive seen them live 9 times so far over the years, twice in the UK and 7 times in Ireland, 6 times in Dublin and once in my home city of Cork. I recently moved to Edmonton, Alberta in Canada and long for Slayer to come back here, so I can put my gigs into double digits!!! Being a metal drummer of 20 years, Dave Lombardo and Paul ...

Comments

This is my first Slayer album, and would have been my first tour...something magical about this, Tom's screaming and melodic brooding as I like to call it, this album is definitely tormented. One of my top 3.

i walk, step by step with Death, where all blungeoned bodies lie, you will see my face of rage, cut your heart out of your chest, leaving impaled the consumation of Mankind.

This album is a great follow-up to Reign In Blood and here's why: it doesn't sound like they tried to record Reign In Blood II. They experiment with more depth and different tempos. It doesn't have the same energy as Reign In Blood but it still holds up. Silent Scream and Ghosts of War are my faves on this one. This album and Seasons In The Abyss are number 2 and 3 of my favorite Slayer records - its just hard to pick one over the other.

before you see the light......
you must dieeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!

this lyric is..........AWESOME!!!!!!

Now this is what I call a killer follow up from reign in blood, which indroduces a more mellow style even though still containing all the classic killer traits, stand out songs here are "South of Heaven" "Silent Scream" and for a real good mellow song "Spill the Blood"

When I first bought this album I was really hoping for something along the lines of RIB and when the title track started playing I was a bit disappointed. As the album progressed though, I picked up on some of the faster stuff and thought it was okay. The song SOH has grown on me over the last 21 years, particularly due to its intensity and of course some of the other songs are cool too but overall, I found this album to be quite patchy and haven't played it in its entirety for nearly 20 years.

this album follws up RIB thats why some fans look so disapointed but no album is so perfect as reb but south of heaven is a great album

It would have been a shame if Slayer had tried to repeat RIB, and thankfully they never. SOH is a classic in itself and just as heavy in a different way. Nothing will fully compare to RIB so I think this album suffered being the follow up, but I would urge people to listen to it again with impartialiaty and enjoy the originallity of this album. Awesome......

Read between the lies... classic!

Mandatory Suicide... Epic!

South of Heaven... WOW!!!

This was my first Slayer album. I had RIB on tape but this was the first that I actually went out and bought. And it was worth every penny and every bit of the 5 mile round trip I had to walk to go buy it. Never looked back since. And now I own a proper copy of RIB aswell......

This album is completely different from all the past with mid tempo on few songs.
Lots of classic songs too with south, silent, live, mandatory & ghost and Judas song is really cool.
Another master piece of Thrash metal.

Chaos rampant in an age of distrust
Confrontation impulsive sabbath
On and on south of heaven
On and on south of heaven...

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