The gods of metal are certainly proud papas when it comes to Slayer: The demonic quartet has been creating some of the best music the hard-rock genre can muster since the early '80s. The California-based bruisers offer more of the same with their eighth studio effort, "God Hates Us All." The Christian Coalition will surely have nightmares for years after hearing lyrics like "I wont be force fed prophecies/ from a book of untruths for the weakest mind/ I keep a Bible in a pool of blood/ so that none of its lies can affect me."
Guitarist Kerry King has said that this album was influenced by nŸ-metal bands like Slipknot. Hey King, where do you think they got it from? Diehards will salivate listening to "Disciple," "Exile" and the new mosh-pit anthem "Warzone." This is simply another brutal effort from one of the best hard-edged bands on the planet. Heck, even the uninitiated might convert after one listen.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.
Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.
Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.
Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.