Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
MAGAZINEON-AIRDOWNLOADSCHATBOARDSCONTESTSSTORE
News

SLAYER Announces The Limited Repentless - Metal Eagle Edition

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Monday, June 1, 2015 @ 4:11 PM


New Album Repentless Out September 11

- advertisement -

- advertisement -
With the title and release date just announced for SLAYER's Repentless, due out September 11, 2015 (Nuclear Blast), today the thrash icons announce their heaviest release ever - literally - Repentless, Metal Eagle Edition. Made of aluminum alloy, measuring 15" X 17" X 3" and weighing in at a hefty seven pounds, the Metal Eagle Edition will house a deluxe digipak of the new Repentless CD plus exclusive bonus content to be detailed soon. The limited (only 3000 copies worldwide) and numbered Metal Eagle Edition will be a direct-to-consumer item and available exclusively via the Nuclear Blast mail-order online stores. Pre-orders are available now, so go HERE for purchasing info.

Repentless is SLAYER's 11th studio album, the first since 2009's Grammy-nominated World Painted Blood and the first with producer Terry Date. The band - Tom Araya/bass, vocals, Kerry King/guitar, Paul Bostaph/drums and EXODUS/SLAYER touring guitarist Gary Holt, who recorded lead guitar parts for about a half-dozen of the album's new tracks - started recording Repentless in March 2014, and made the track "Implode" available as a free download in April of that year. The band continued to record between September 2014 and mid-January 2015 at Henson Studios in Los Angeles. For the album, "Implode" was completely re-recorded from the ground up, and "When The Stillness Comes", used as an instrumental track in a Scion commercial, got a revamped intro and all new vocals.

Repentless also includes "Piano Wire" an unfinished song from the World Painted Blood sessions written by Hanneman. King had this to say: "When I hear it, I think 'Jeff.' It sounds like a Jeff Hanneman song."

The 12-track Repentless is, according to those who have heard it, a sonic assault of brutal, ominous, lightening-fast and heavy-as-hell music with lyrics that unmask what SLAYER knows best - the terror, the corruption and the societal turmoil that dominates our world.

"The new album sounds like SLAYER," said Araya. "In the past, our fans have always known what to expect, this time they don't. But we really like it, and I don't think the fans are going to be disappointed."

As is expected from SLAYER, the band will support the release of Repentless with extensive touring across the globe, beginning this summer when the band headlines the Mayhem Festival. That tour kicks off June 26 at Sleep Train Amphitheater in San Diego, CA. The complete routing is below.

  • 6.13 - Bonnaroo, Manchester, TN
  • 6.16 - Paramount, Huntington, Long Island NY
  • 6.17 - Paramount, Huntington, Long Island NY
  • 6.19 - State Theatre, Portland, ME
  • 6.20 - Amnesia Rock, Montebello, Montreal
(Mayhem headline dates):
  • 6.26 - Sleep Train Amphitheatre, San Diego, CA
  • 6.27 - San Manual Amphitheatre, San Bernardino, CA
  • 6.28 - Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
  • 6.30 - White River Amphitheatre, Seattle, WA
  • 7.1 - Idaho Center Amphitheatre, Boise, ID
  • 7.3 - Ak-Chin Amphitheatre, Phoenix, AZ
  • 7.4 - Isleta Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, NM
  • 7.5 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, CO
  • 7.7 - Harrah's Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs, IA
  • 7.8 - Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI
  • 7.10 - Kilpsch Amphitheatre, Indianapolis, IN
  • 7.11 - DTE Energy Amphitheatre, Detroit, MI
  • 7.12 - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Chicago, IL
  • 7.15 - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, ON CANADA
  • 7.17 - Susquehanna Bank Arts Center, Camden, NJ
  • 7.18 - First Niagara Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 7.19 - Xfinity Theatre, Hartford, CT
  • 7.21 - PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
  • 7.22 - Meadowbrook (Bank of NH Pavilion), Gilford, NH
  • 7.24 - Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA
  • 7.25 - Xfinity Center, Boston, MA
  • 7.26 - Nikon at Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY
  • 7.29 - Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA
  • 7.31 - Whitewater Amphitheatre, San Antonio, TX
  • 8.1 - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston, TX
  • 8.2 - Gexa Energy Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
DAVEY SUICIDE Says "Torture Me" With New Video
BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Stream "All That Once Shined"
AMON AMARTH, Ride & Crash Games Launch New Viking Mobile Video Game In 80's Retro Style
FALLING IN REVERSE Drop "Fuck You And All Your Friends" Video
LIV SIN Releases Video For "King Of The Damned"
W.A.S.P. Unveil Details For Release Of ReIdolized (The Soundtrack To The Crimson Idol)
BABYLON A.D. Release Video For "One Million Miles"
KREATOR Reveal Record Store Day Black Friday Picture Disc
PHIL CAMPBELL & THE BASTARD SONS Release Brand New Single, Lyric Video For "Ringleader"
CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Premiere Video For "Spectral War"
TRIBULATION Reveal Details, Pre-Order For New Album Down Below
ANVIL Stream New Single "Ego"
MACHINE HEAD Release New Song, New Album Details
JEFF SCOTT SOTO Drops Video For "Retribution"
PANORAMA Reveal "Around The World" Album Details
TRESPASS Unleash "Momentum" With New Music Video
METAL BLADE RECORDS Launches "Chrismassacre" Holiday Promotion
SNAKEYES Releases New "Metal Monster" Video
STARSET Debut "Satellite" Video
AC/DC Guitarist MALCOLM YOUNG Passes Away At 64
IRON MAIDEN Announce "Legacy Of The Beast" 2018 European Tour
BLACK WATER RISING Premieres "Payback" Video
FATES WARNING Reissue Two Fan-Favorite Albums, Perfect Symmetry And Parallels
KING'S X Guitarist TY TABOR Set To Release Alien Beans Album
URIAH HEEP Are Living The Dream With New Album
PRETTY BOY FLOYD Stream New Song "We Got The Power"
DIO RETURNS: THE WORLD TOUR New Schedule Revealed
THE VEER UNION Stream New Track "Last Regret"
A PERFECT CIRCLE Debut "The Doomed" Video
NORDIC NOISE FESTIVAL Adds To 2018 Lineup
JOE PERRY Readies Sweetzerland Manifesto Solo Album
JACKYL Dawg Eat Dawg Cookbook Available For Pre-Order
STONE SOUR Confirm More 2018 North American Dates
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Join 2018 WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Lineup
OPERATION: MINDCRIME Stream New Track "Under Control"
SOULFLY, NILE Announce 2018 "From The Amazon To The Nile" U.S. Co-Headlining Tour
BRUCE, BOB KULICK Tear Up KISS KRUISE VII
RED FANG Announce 2018 North American Winter Tour Dates
LETHAL INJEKTION Release Video For IMAGINE DRAGONS Cover "Believer"
WALKING PAPERS Announce New Album, WP2
INSOMNIUM Announce "Winter's Gate" Headlining North American Spring Tour
BARB WIRE DOLLS Reveal Music Video For "Fade Away" - A Tribute To The Victims Of The Bataclan Tragedy
POP EVIL Announce 2018 US Headline Tour
SLEEP SIGNALS Announce "The High Tides Tour" With ELISIUM
OF MICE & MEN Reveal New Album, Defy
LEATHERWOLF To Play First Southern Califonia Show With New Addition LUKE MAN
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Release No Cross No Crown Full-Length
WIZARDS OF WINTER Release New Single "A Christmas Dream"





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CHAT | BOARDS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2017 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News