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Slayer - RepentlessToday, unveil the album artwork for their 11th studio album, Repentless, due out September 11, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork was created by Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco in collaboration with the band’s Tom Araya and Kerry King.

“We had a number of submitted ideas for the cover artwork,“ said Araya. “And we felt Marcelo’s was the best. We made some suggestions and the result is an awesome album cover.“

The band also announces that the album’s title and first official track will be available digitally virtually everywhere (Amazon, iTunes, Google) around the globe this Friday, June 19.

“’Repentless’ is my Jeff tribute,“ said ’s Kerry King. “I call it the ‘HannemAnthem.’ It’s my perspective of Jeff’s perspective, it’s what I think…if Jeff wrote a song for himself “Repentless“ would be it.“

 

Arrogance, violence, world in disarray

Dealing with insanity every fuckin’ day

I hate the life, hate the fame, hate the fuckin’ scene

Pissing match of egos, fuck their vanity*

*Click here for full lyrics: http://herfitzpr.com/hpr.com/Slayer_Repentless_Song_Lyrics.html

Repentless is ’s first new studio album since 2009’s critically-acclaimed, Grammy-nominated World Painted Blood. The twelve songs were produced by Terry Date and recorded between August 2014 and mid-January 2015 at Henson Studios in Los Angeles. SLAYER will tour extensively to support the release of the album, and will headline this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival that kicks off July 26 in San Diego, CA.

 

SLAYER tour dates 2015:

JUNE

17   Paramount, Huntington, Long Island NY

19   State Theatre, Portland, ME

20   Amnesia Rock, Montebello, Montreal

 

(Mayhem headline dates):

26   Sleep Train Amphitheatre, San Diego, CA

27   San Manual Amphitheatre, San Bernardino, CA

28   Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA

30   White River Amphitheatre, Seattle, WA

 

JULY

1    Idaho Center Amphitheatre, Boise, ID

3    Ak-Chin Amphitheatre, Phoenix, AZ

4    Isleta Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, NM

5    Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, CO

7    Harrah’s Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs, IA

8    Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI

10   Kilpsch Amphitheatre, Indianapolis, IN

11   DTE Energy Amphitheatre, Detroit, MI

12   First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Chicago, IL

15   Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, ON  CANADA

17   Susquehanna Bank Arts Center, Camden, NJ

18   First Niagara Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA

19   Xfinity Theatre, Hartford, CT

21   PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ

22   Meadowbrook (Bank of NH Pavilion), Gilford, NH

24   Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA

25   Xfinity Center, Boston, MA

26   Nikon at Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY

29   Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA

31   Whitewater Amphitheatre, San Antonio, TX

 

AUGUST

1    Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston, TX

2    Gexa Energy Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX

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