Slayer's album cover confirmed
2006-06-17 by Kit Brown | 16 Comments

The "final" cover artwork for SLAYER's new album, "Christ Illusion" complete with the band's logo and album title. Larry Carroll, who did the cover artwork for SLAYER's "Reign in Blood", "South of Heaven", and "Seasons In the Abyss" album, painted this original piece for the "Christ Illusion" cover. Working only from the song titles and early lyrics, Carroll has produced a classic SLAYER masterpiece a portrait of the Christ whose forearms have been chopped off, standing in an ocean of blood surrounded by floating, decapitated heads.

Carroll created the painting on a 4-by-4-foot slab of wood using a combination of mediums. SLAYER guitarist Kerry King already has placed dibs on ownership of the original wooden canvas.

"Christ Illusion" is SLAYER's first new studio album since 2001, and the first recorded by the band's original line-up King; Tom Araya (bass, vocals); Jeff Hanneman (guitars); Dave Lombardo (drums) since 1990's "Seasons In The Abyss". "Christ Illusion" was produced by Josh Abraham and executive produced by Rick Rubin.
"Christ Illusion" is scheduled for release on August 8, 2006 via American Recordings/Warner Bros. Records.

The album's picture can be found on this website:
http://www.slayersaves.com/albumchristillusion.htm

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niobium
June 17th 2006

238 Comments


Man do something about the paragraphs... And they call you a MOD...

EDIT: nvm, I read the Dragonforce comments...This Message Edited On 06.17.06

Thor
June 17th 2006

10183 Comments


There, fixed. I posted it with the paragraphs and it didn't show up that way.

Hatshepsut
June 17th 2006

1997 Comments


Geez. Some cover art :amaze:

Killtacular
June 18th 2006

1314 Comments


The link doesn't work for me.

Fix it, "Mod."

fisky009
June 18th 2006

813 Comments


Me niether

Thor
June 18th 2006

10183 Comments


It worked for a while, but now it doesn't seem to work anymore.

I've found a smaller picture for now because all of the bigger ones aren't working. I hope it suffices.

fisky009
June 18th 2006

813 Comments


Nice and brutal I see.

gigi666
June 18th 2006

257 Comments


I dont like the coverart at all

spoon_of_grimbo
June 18th 2006

2240 Comments


hahaha. i wanna see how this goes down in the ol' bible belt...

christians eh? fuck em if they cant take a goddamn joke!!!

Mikesn
Emeritus
June 18th 2006

3709 Comments


I can't say I like it.

south_of_heaven 11
June 19th 2006

5433 Comments


I see Slayer tommorow.

EDIT: I mean, today.This Message Edited On 06.19.06

anonym
June 19th 2006

7 Comments


yuck..

masada
June 19th 2006

2733 Comments


that's a stupid title.

slayer need to get over themselves already

The Nu-Spawn
June 19th 2006

97 Comments


that is a very stupid title

victim of changes
June 19th 2006

42 Comments


classic slayer artwork hopefully a classic slayer album

WARPATH_88
June 22nd 2006

514 Comments


Slayer is awesome, but i think they try and take the anti-christ thing to far. Just my opinion.



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