Register Forgot login?

© 2002-2014
Encyclopaedia Metallum

Best viewed
without Internet Explorer,
in 1280 x 960 resolution
or higher.

Kerry King

Kerry King

Real/full name:
Kerry Ray King
Age:
50 (born Jun 3rd, 1964)
Place of origin:
United States (Los Angeles, California)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Kerry King is one of the guitarists of Slayer. He co-founded the band with Jeff Hanneman in 1981 and has been a member ever since.

King was also a member of Megadeth in their earliest days, performing at the band's first three gigs.

Trivia

King graduated high school as valedictorian.

He was born on the same day as Billy Milano of Stormtroopers of Death, M.O.D. and Mastery, who is considered an important figure in the crossover thrash community.

He has made guest appearances for acts including the Beastie Boys, Marilyn Manson, Pantera, Ice-T, and Witchery. As a musician, he is known for playing B.C. Rich guitars with Marshall ...

Slayer

Guitars (1981-present)

1983 Show No Mercy Lyrics (tracks 5, 6, 8-10), Guitars
1984 Haunting the Chapel (EP) Guitars, Lyrics
1984 Live Undead (Live album) Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 1, 3, 5-7)
1985 Hell Awaits Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 5, 6)
1985 Combat Tour Live: The Ultimate Revenge (Split video) Guitars
1986 Postmortem (Single) Guitars, Lyrics
1986 Raining Blood (Single) Lyrics, Guitars
1986 Reign in Blood Guitars (lead), Lyrics (tracks 2-8, 10)
1987 Criminally Insane (Single) Guitars, Lyrics
1988 South of Heaven Guitars, Lyrics (3, 6-8)
1990 Seasons in the Abyss (Single) Guitars
1990 Seasons in the Abyss Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 3, 7-9)
1991 Decade of Aggression (Live album) Guitars
1994 The Tour '95 (Split) Guitars
1994 Divine Intervention Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 3, 6, 10)
1995 Live Intrusion (Single) Guitars
1995 Serenity in Murder (EP) Guitars
1995 Live Intrusion (Video) Guitars
1996 I Hate You (Single) Guitars
1996 Undisputed Attitude Guitars
1996 Abolish Government (Split) Guitars
1998 Diabolus in Musica Guitars, Lyrics (3, 5-6, 8-11)
1998 Stain of Mind (EP) Guitars
2001 God Send Death (Single) Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 2, 3)
2001 God Hates Us All Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 4-8, 11-13)
2003 War at the Warfield (Video) Guitars
2004 Still Reigning (Video) Guitars
2006 Eternal Pyre (Single) Guitars
2006 Cult (Single) Guitars
2006 Christ Illusion Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 6, 7, 9, 10), Guitars
2006 Eyes of the Insane (Single) Guitars
2007 The Unholy Alliance (Split video) Guitars
2009 Psychopathy Red (Single) Guitars
2009 Hate Worldwide (Single) Guitars, Lyrics
2009 World Painted Blood (Single) Guitars
2009 World Painted Blood Lyrics (tracks 3, 5-6, 8, 10-11), Guitars
2010 Exclusive Members Only DVD (Video) Guitars
2010 The Big 4: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria (Split video) Guitars
2010 World Painted Blood / Atrocity Vendor (Single) Guitars
2014 Implode (Single) Guitars
(show all)

Megadeth

Guitars (1984)

Pantera

1993 Vulgar Video (Video) Unknown
2000 Reinventing the Steel Guitars (lead) (on track 2)

Stormtroopers of Death

2000 Kill Yourself: The Movie (Video) Cameo appearance (8)

Witchery

2010 Witchkrieg Guitars (lead) (Track 1)

Slayer

1984 Haunting the Chapel (EP) Cover art concept
1995 Live Intrusion (Video) Producer
Added by: themostoriginal Modified by: aloof
Added on: 2011-04-09 03:35:02 Last modified on: 2014-11-27 22:59:54
View update history | View report history
Duplicate? Please file a report for merging.