Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. They rose to fame with their 1986 album Reign in Blood, and is credited as one of the big four of thrash metal bands, the others being Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax.

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Top Ten Heaviest Metal Bands Best Heavy Metal Bands
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Most Overrated Metal Bands Best Rock Bands of All Time
Top Ten Best American Metal Bands Best Bands In the Big Four of Thrash

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