Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. Slayer rose to fame with its 1986 release Reign in Blood, and is credited as one of the “big four” thrash metal bands, along with Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax. Since its debut album in 1983, the band has released twelve studio albums, two live albums, a box set, six music videos, two extended plays and a cover album. Four of the band’s studio albums have received gold certification in the United States. The band has received five Grammy nominations, winning one in 2007 for the song “Eyes of the Insane”, and one in 2008 for the song “Final Six” (both from 2006’s Christ Illusion)...Read More
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List of Controversial Album Art : 2000s
The following is a list of notable albums with Controversial Album Art 2000s (based on nudity and sexuality / religion / copyright / violence & others), especially where the controversy resulted in the album being banned, censored or sold in packaging other than the original one.
Marilyn Manson – Holy Wood In the Shadow… (2000)
The cover art, which portrays Manson as a crucified Christ with his jawbone torn off, is intended as a criticism of censorship and America’s obsession with media martyrs. It is a cropped version of the reinterpreted Hanged Man card. Under it is an obscured copy of the coroner’s report for John F. Kennedy with the words “clinical record” and “autopsy”...Read More