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Title
Slayer
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Ruebsamen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
1984
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph included in the Exhibit: From Pop to the Pit, The LAPL Photo Collection Celebrates the L.A. Music Scene, 1978-1989.
A thrash metal band from Orange County, Slayer has attracted tremendous negative attention over the years from its depiction of satanic rituals and violence both lyrically and visually, causing a backlash of outrage from retail stores, religious groups and the mainstream public. Despite their notoriety, Slayer has released ten studio albums, four of which went gold. They have won two of five nominated Grammy awards.
Photograph caption dated March 19, 1984 reads, "Heavy metal group Slayer's lyrics include lines like, 'Hold high his name we must. ... In Lord Satan we trust." From left to right, Kerry King, Dave Lombardo, Jeff Hanneman and Tom Araya.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00121781
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Musical Groups--Slayer
CARL0005343109
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/34057
Subject
King, Kerry,--1964-
Lombardo, Dave
Slayer (Musical group)
Rock groups--United States
Heavy metal (Music)--United States
Drummers (Musicians)--United States
Singers--United States
Guitarists--United States
Bass guitarists--United States
Rock musicians--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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