This American trash command was formed in Los Angeles (USA) in 1981. Before «Slayer» King taking guitar lessons has united four participants, 16-year-old Kerry, began to play to the group of the teacher carrying the name «Quits». In the same group executing in basic cover-version, he has got acquainted with Tom Araja. Further, when participants of group have dispersed divergently, King began to look for to itself a new command and has soon got acquainted with Jeff Hanneman. After that they have found the professional drummer Dejv Lombardo living in steam of quarters from the house of King. The last group has joined That Araja.« Slayer »for the first time have started to act in 1982, playing songs of other groups, such as« Judas Priest "," Black Sabbath "," Scorpions "and" Iron Maiden ». Also at a newly made command rendered a great influence« Venom "and" Motorhead ». At first guys acted in small clubs. In 1983 during performance in one of such institutions they were noticed by Bryan Sledzhel who posessed known studio« Metal Blade records ». After performance«Slayer»Sledzhel has suggested them to write down the song for the collection« Metal Massacre III ». The group has supported this idea provided that Bryan will help to let out it an album.
For «Metal Massacre III» «Slayer» have written down a composition «Agressive Perfector». «Metal Blade» has signed with group the contract, and the command has started to work over the debut album «Show No Mercy». Though it is impossible to name the given release an unsuccessful disk, it in a greater degree represented the intermediate stage which has allowed group to be prepared for record of rather experimental album «Hell Awaits». Hide review