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Reign in Blood

Slayer

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 7th, 1986
Label:
Def Jam Recordings
Reviews:
30 reviews (avg. 82%)
1. Angel of Death 04:51   Show lyrics
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2. Piece by Piece 02:02   Show lyrics
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3. Necrophobic 01:41   Show lyrics
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4. Altar of Sacrifice 02:50   Show lyrics
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5. Jesus Saves 02:55   Show lyrics
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6. Criminally Insane 02:22   Show lyrics
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7. Reborn 02:12   Show lyrics
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8. Epidemic 02:23   Show lyrics
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9. Postmortem 03:27   Show lyrics
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10. Raining Blood 04:16   Show lyrics
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Band members
Jeff Hanneman (R.I.P. 2013) Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9, 10)
Tom Araya Vocals, Bass
Dave Lombardo Drums
Kerry King Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 2-8, 10)
Miscellaneous staff
Stephen Byram Design
Charly Rinne Photography
Andy Wallace Engineering
Howie Weinberg Mastering
Larry W. Carroll Cover art
Rick Rubin Producer
Roger Lian Remastering
Jeff Hanneman (R.I.P. 2013) Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9, 10)
Tom Araya Vocals, Bass
Dave Lombardo Drums
Kerry King Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 2-8, 10)
Stephen Byram Design
Charly Rinne Photography
Andy Wallace Engineering
Howie Weinberg Mastering
Larry W. Carroll Cover art
Rick Rubin Producer
Roger Lian Remastering
Read Bleeding its horror now I... 93% Korgul The Terminator January 25th, 2014
Read Quite simply the best album... 100% hammersmashedeverything January 20th, 2014
Read Rn n Bld 75% LordThurisaz February 17th, 2013
Read The Greatest Metal Album... 100% Xenokrist January 13th, 2013
Read Reign In Bullshit. 71% Metal_Jaw September 17th, 2012
Read Too freaking fast for some... 100% mastodon_t August 14th, 2012
Read 3 amazing songs and 7 awful... 30% DomDomMCMG July 3rd, 2012
Read Not Bad, But Drastically... 68% octavarium April 27th, 2012
Read Overrated, underdeveloped. 80% Stormrider2112 February 7th, 2012
Read Enter To The Realm Of SATAN 91% grain_silo July 24th, 2011
Read Inspiring; except the... 80% perishnflames May 27th, 2011
Read So… This is Slayer’s... 54% Evil_Carrot May 8th, 2011
Read Thrash metal for dummies 20% torment159 July 25th, 2010
Read The best metal record. A... 100% Commando673 April 28th, 2010
Read Slayer - Reign in Blood 100% Orbitball January 22nd, 2010
Read The year is 1986… 99% morbert December 23rd, 2009
Read Mosquitoes Dying Horrible... 72% 1stMetalheads September 16th, 2008
Read Blood Reign o'er me 82% marktheviktor September 15th, 2008
Read Decent, but c'mon now... 70% delayedreaction July 30th, 2008
Read A quick fix of musical... 100% AndySlayer April 8th, 2008
Read The Memory Gap. 80% hells_unicorn December 12th, 2007
Read Not so Good, Just... 100% CHRISTI_NS_ANITY8 October 8th, 2007
Read Slaytanic Intensity: This... 100% super_bum August 3rd, 2007
Read Hate, gore, and Satan...a... 100% SouthofHeaven11 June 25th, 2007
Read You keep pushing faster,... 55% Woolie_Wool June 24th, 2007
Read Tearing limbs for 20 years. 92% ISadistikI May 30th, 2007
Read Singin' in the reign 100% Cheeses_Priced May 12th, 2007
Read Intense, to say the least. 90% woeoftyrants May 8th, 2007
Read Tearing limb from limb! 84% Nightcrawler February 10th, 2004
Read This is the be-all end-all... 81% UltraBoris August 10th, 2002
Recorded in L.A., mixed at New Fresh, N.Y.C. Co-produced by Slayer.

Expanded edition with bonus tracks ("Aggressive Perfector" and a remix of "Criminally Insane"). Songs were recorded for the Postmortem 12-inch single.

Def Jam/Geffen also released the album on red, purple and green vinyl, limited edition picture vinyl with a different cover (bloody logo) and regular picture vinyl.

Trivia: On all older versions of the CD and LP, "Postmortem" ends at 2:44 before the fast part. This error was corrected on the Expanded Edition reissue CD.

Three different versions of the outro to "Raining Blood" exist. On some LP versions, the sound of the storm is created by a looped groove which continues indefinitely until the stylus is lifted. On other LP versions, the storm just fades after about 15 seconds. On the CD and cassette version, the storm outro lasts for 50 seconds.

The lyrics here are taken from the booklet of the expanded edition.
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