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Photo Credit: Andrew Stuart

Photo Credit: Andrew Stuart

LOS ANGELES, CA – Wednesday, December 2, 2015 — Slayer’s brutal, -and-gore prison clip for “Repentless,” the title track from the band’s most recent album, was just voted 2015’s Best in the 5th Annual Music Awards, beating out stellar entries from Slipknot, Iron Maiden, Mastodon, and Ghost.

The “Repentless” video, shot at the women’s prison Sybil Brand, features cameos by some of the film genre’s most iconic actors including Danny Trejo (“Machete,” “From Dusk Til Dawn”), Tony Moran (“Halloween’s” Michael Myers), Derek Mears (“Predators,” “Friday the 13th”) and Sean Whalen (“Men In Black,” “ II”).  The was produced by Felissa Rose and directed by BJ McDonnell, marking his directing a music video.  McDonnell directed the 2013 film “ III,” and his rich resume as a motion cameraman includes “Jack Reacher,” “Tomorrowland,” and “The Inteview.”

“We were against some serious talent and great videos all around,” said McDonnell, “and I’m just overjoyed that we won.  Everyone in our cast and crew worked their butts off to have the truly represent the song and the band, and we think we achieved that.  Working with has been a dream and I really hope to do it again soon.  Thanks to everyone who voted for ‘Repentless.’

The “Repentless” made its debut on 9-11-15 and has since logged more than seven-million online views

Slayer’s 12th studio Repentless (9-11-15/Nuclear Blast) is the band’s highest-charting U.S. release with a #4 debut, a Top debut in 25 international territories, and media kudos like “‘Repentless’ is prime fucking Slayer…”/ Hammer, “…as unrelenting as their 11 previous…”/SPIN, and “ of the Year”/ World.


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