Slayer "Hell Awaits" LP


When it was released in 1985, Slayer's second full album, "Hell Awaits," seemed to many a nearly impenetrable cacophony of sound. This may rightfully be considered Slayer's first important record, and while ultimately less potent in its entirety, its drawn-out compositions would arguably prove just as influential as its timeless successor, the greatest thrash metal album ever recorded, "Reign In Blood."

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