Slayer's Album Art Revealed
2009-09-16 by Evan Lacey | 45 Comments

Los Angeles thrash legends Slayer have posted the album art for their new album World Painted Blood, which is scheduled for release on November 3.

A posting on the band's website explains the concept: "World Painted Blood will initially ship with four special collector's edition CD covers. Each of the four covers will display one-fourth of a continental map illustrated with human skulls and bones; when placed together, the four images form a complete and grisly map of the world.

"All four of the initial CD packages will include a special blood-red, see-through top panel with the map displayed beneath it.

"The World Painted Blood Deluxe Edition will have its own special layout of the map cover art and will be in a double-digipak housed in a blood-red, see-through plastic sleeve. The Deluxe Edition will include the World Painted Blood CD, the "Playing With Dolls" DVD, a 20-minute animated graphic novel featuring music from the album (including part of a new non-album song), and an expanded booklet."


http://www.slayer.net/us/news/album-art-revealed

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Laceye
September 16th 2009

64 Comments


BRUTAL

Titan50
September 16th 2009

4588 Comments


*br00tal

Phantom
September 16th 2009

8930 Comments


Over the top slayer as usual. I dig it

Inveigh
September 16th 2009

24946 Comments


It kind of does look like Converge artwork... it's cool nonetheless.

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south_of_heaven 11
September 16th 2009

5433 Comments


it's alright

BallsToTheWall
September 16th 2009

44197 Comments


Not very fitting. Looks like the cover for some (insert here) emotional hardcore band.

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BassDemon333
September 16th 2009

3366 Comments


pretty cool

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bloc
September 16th 2009

34780 Comments


very handsome artwork.

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BallsToTheWall
September 16th 2009

44197 Comments


Not for Slayer.

bloc
September 16th 2009

34780 Comments


true, but generally handsome, no?

BallsToTheWall
September 16th 2009

44197 Comments


I'm having a hard time coming to terms with Slayer and "handsome" being used in the same sentence.

BallsToTheWall
September 16th 2009

44197 Comments


Mind as well put out a duet ballad with Tarja Turunen then.

Jesuslaves
September 16th 2009

4655 Comments


How did I know there would be a map involved? I'm good.

Poet
September 16th 2009

5926 Comments



actually that'd be amazing. They could collab on a cover of "Bye Bye Beautiful"


lol. That would be kinda cool. Even though it would be weird for her to sing a song that's clearly about her.

Zip
September 16th 2009

5312 Comments


pretty brutal

weareshadenow
September 16th 2009

175 Comments


it looks like someone spilled chunky jam on a piece of whole grain bread

himynameisaaron
September 16th 2009

45 Comments


I didn't even look at it yet; but I bet it's over the top, has grisly images, maybe an upside down
cross or Jesus himself, blood, maybe an American flag and skulls.

bloc
September 16th 2009

34780 Comments


surprisingly, no.

weareshadenow
September 16th 2009

175 Comments


its good artwork then, very tasty

LepreCon
September 16th 2009

4002 Comments


I'll have to get the one with Ireland on it. br00tul |m/

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Eakflanderyof
September 16th 2009

2143 Comments


Eww, artwork's pretty core.

weareshadenow
September 16th 2009

175 Comments


here is the artwork if you dont wanna click


[img]http://i30.tinypic.com/ncbdb7.jpg[/img]

weareshadenow
September 16th 2009

175 Comments


like the artwork, brutal

Phantom
September 16th 2009

8930 Comments


that looks like a used...

R6Rider
September 16th 2009

4580 Comments


nice

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Bfhurricane
September 16th 2009

6197 Comments


I think this is pretty awesome.

XulOnerom
September 16th 2009

1818 Comments


I'm getting the special edition

taylormemer
September 16th 2009

4917 Comments


Why's the blood all over Australia, what did we ever do.

Oh wait...

convectuoso526
September 16th 2009

10 Comments


I wish this band would just stop.

LepreCon
September 16th 2009

4002 Comments


If you don't like them then stop paying attention to anything they do. Sheesh

weareshadenow
September 16th 2009

175 Comments


ye man

The_Oath
September 16th 2009

24 Comments


That's pretty bad ass.

KTV
September 16th 2009

760 Comments


cool artwork

Klekticist
September 16th 2009

1259 Comments


i likes.

weareshadenow
September 16th 2009

175 Comments


benzum sounds like a sweet ride bro

weareshadenow
September 16th 2009

175 Comments


4 me?

Cesar
September 16th 2009

2732 Comments


I really liked it actually

weareshadenow
September 16th 2009

175 Comments


you shouldnt of had

;D

weareshadenow
September 16th 2009

175 Comments


here is your prize;

[img]http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_Q9TKC2w0XQM/SVgRtjhIpNI/AAAAAAAABPs/-rWlpBoc3Bo/s320/Fab+Fit+and+40+001.JPG[/img]

zaruyache
September 16th 2009

6284 Comments


Looks tasty! Album seems overdone until you remember that this is SLAYER, then it's just the standard cover. I hope this will be worth the long wait.

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beans
September 16th 2009

2332 Comments


looks pretty good considered me interested

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
September 17th 2009

1987 Comments


Lame for any band.

Asiatic667
September 17th 2009

4648 Comments


slayer, moar like gayer

Laceye
September 17th 2009

64 Comments


I think it looks alright when considering
ITS FUCKING SLAYER.

JimmyTwoTimes
September 18th 2009

216 Comments


HOW CONTROVERSIAL.



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