- Metal/ Thrash
Grammy award-winning Californian metal band in 1981 founded by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King.
Current line-up features: Tom Araya - lead vocals, bass and Kerry King - guitar.
Their key albums since 1983 include "Show No Mercy", "Reign In Blood", "Divine Intervention" and "World Painted Blood".
Original guitarist Jeff Hanneman died in May 2013.