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Yeah. For a while, I wondered if Dave should have called an attorney or something. I mean if someone owes you for work you've already done (i.e. Kerry should have seen that Dave got paid), and then doesn't pay, hmmm... I guess they decided to handle it a different way.

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Just bought Reign In Blood, WOW! It's bloody amazing. Angel of death was such a great song.

I'll always remember the only time I watched Slayer live back at 2005. They played the main stage @ Exit festival in Serbia. Anyway, it was a rainy day, and black clouds were all around. The whole pit

Yeh..it is..

Soo... my all-time favourite thrash metal band. There's only one more band which possessed me with comparable power, and it was Polish Kat. why not, everyone here rate every album, so I will do the same (only LPs):Show No Mercy - 8Hell Awaits - 7Reign In Blood - 10South Of Heaven - 9Seasons In The Abyss - 10Divine Intervention - 8Undisputed Attitude - 6 Diabolus In Musica - 5God Hates Us All - 8Christ Illusion - 7World Painted Blood - 5Notice, that even "5" for Slayer album would mean minimum 9 for any other band.

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Soo... my all-time favourite thrash metal band. There's only one more band which possessed me with comparable power' date=' and it was Polish Kat. why not, everyone here rate every album, so I will do the same (only LPs):Show No Mercy - 8Hell Awaits - 7Reign In Blood - 10South Of Heaven - 9Seasons In The Abyss - 10Divine Intervention - 8Undisputed Attitude - 6Diabolus In Musica - 5God Hates Us All - 8Christ Illusion - 7World Painted Blood - 5Notice, that even "5" for Slayer album would mean minimum 9 for any other band.[/quote'] I've never understood the love for Reign in Blood, it just seems really incoherent to me. I prefer their older stuff, but I dig the atmosphere on South of Heaven.
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So you've got a problem :D South of Heaven is great too' date=' but Slayer mixed aggression with atmosphere perfectly proportionally only on Seasons. This album is unbelievably good.[/quote'] I disagree. Other than the title track, most of Seasons in the Abyss just seems limp and stale to me. Dead Skin Mask is a pretty lame sounding single, the most vicious track War Ensemble is okay, but little more than a dull retread of what they had already been doing, and Tom's vocals are at their most uninspired. I can still listen to it sometimes, but seeing them on the tour where they played that album from start to finish really showed me that it was not up to the standard they had previously set.
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What year exactly? You surprised me. Every show, every freakin' song with original lineup was total madness for me. Whole SITA should induce some kind of ecstatic state for every man without a dick in his ears. But I was 17-18 these days, so maybe my pov was little... childish? Regardless of time lapse, my favs list stays unchanged. RiB is killing machine and fucking evergreen in thrash, just like "Darkness Descends" or "Oddech wymarlych swiatow" (or maybe "Bastard" of the same band).

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What year exactly? You surprised me. Every show' date=' every freakin' song with original lineup was total madness for me. Whole SITA should induce some kind of ecstatic state for every man without a dick in his ears. But I was 17-18 these days, so maybe my pov was little... childish? Regardless of time lapse, my favs list stays unchanged. RiB is killing machine and fucking evergreen in thrash, just like "Darkness Descends" or "Oddech wymarlych swiatow" (or maybe "Bastard" of the same band).[/quote'] I've just always thought their tone was much more rich and dark sounding on their older works. Everything after Hell Awaits just sounds too stripped down and lifeless for me, which is not to say that there weren't good songs in that period, but the writing suffered in addition to the sound. RiB excels when it allows its ideas to fully develop, which really only occurs on the first and last tracks, the rest are just unfinished half-songs that don't really go anywhere. There are good riffs in those songs, but their construction and arrangement into songs is horrible. South of Heaven brought back the dark feel and creativity, and Seasons fell flat trying to tread the same path. The same can be said for Divine Intervention, which failed as an RiB 2 type of album, just a rehashing of former ideas without anywhere near as much soul or power. I can't remember exactly what year this was, but I believe it was after World Painted Blood was released a few years ago. The only member of the band that didn't seem bored to be there was Lombardo, but the rest of them performed poorly. Even after they finished SitA, their spirit didn't improve, but at least they played some better songs.
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I saw them a few years ago with Soulfly (barf). I had a similar experience to BAN's. I felt bored, underwhelmed, and I left after about half an hour. I used to enjoy RIB and Seasons in high school, always hated the vocals on South Of Heaven, but the band as a whole has aged extremely poorly for me, to the point where I can't listen to them at all anymore.

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You're first people I've met who are complaining on Slayer gigs with Hanneman&Lombardo, no joking! You guys must have big expectations. But "there are biggest expectations from the biggest", so I can understand your disappointment. You've expected something more. But what? Maybe technicians failed? (how to call guy who's working on mixer?)

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You're first people I've met who are complaining on Slayer gigs with Hanneman&Lombardo' date=' no joking! You guys must have big expectations. But "there are biggest expectations from the biggest", so I can understand your disappointment. You've expected something more. But what? Maybe technicians failed? (how to call guy who's working on mixer?)[/quote'] Nope, the sound was fine, it was the performances that were weak. I've seen many of Slayer's contemporaries live, and nearly all of them have put on better live shows with better set lists. The only exceptions to this that I can think of were Flotsam and Jetsam and Testament, both of whom were horrible. Every other 80's thrash band I've seen was far better than Slayer live, and I've seen quite a few, like Dark Angel, Overkill, Kreator, D.R.I., The Accüsed, Megadeth, Anthrax, Exodus, Sacrifice, Tankard, etc...
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