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South Of Heaven

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South of Heaven is the fourth studio album by the American thrash metal band Slayer. Released on July 5, 1988, the album was the band’s second collaboration with record producer Rick Rubin, whose production skills on Slayer’s previous album Reign in Blood had helped the band’s sound evolve. South of Heaven was Slayer’s second album to enter the Billboard 200, and their last to be distributed by Def Jam Records. The release peaked at number 57 and in 1992 was awarded a gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America. In order to offset the pace of the group’s previous album, Slayer deliberately slowed down the album’s tempo. In contrast to their previous albums, the band utilised undistorted guitars and toned-down vocals. While some critics praised this... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ On and on south of heaven ... An age of distrust ... Confrontations

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Popular in Trash Metal (See Charts): For Whom The Bell Tolls, €and Justice For All, Battery, Orion, Blackened, Ride The Lightning, Welcome Home (Sanitarium), The Four Horsemen, and Angel Of Death.


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