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List Rules Slayer studio albums only.

Slayer is considered one of the greatest metal bands of all time. This is a list of the best Slayer albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Slayer discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Slayer albums can be found at the top of the list. No singles, EPs, or compilations. Just studio albums.

If you think the greatest Slayer album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Slayer album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the Best Slayer album of all time?" or "What are the top Slayer albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List ranges from Reign in Blood to South of Heaven and more.

This list of popular Slayer CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis.
Reign in Blood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Slayer Albums of All Time, Ranked
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Reign in Blood


1. Angel of Death
2. Piece by Piece
3. Necrophobic
4. Altar of Sacrifice
5. Jesus Saves
6. Criminally Insane
7. Reborn
8. Epidemic
9. Postmortem
10. Raining Blood

Release Date: 1986

Artist: Slayer

Tracks: Postmortem, Raining Blood, Reborn, Necrophobic, Piece by Piece, + more

Genres (Music): Death metal, Speed metal, Thrash metal

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#6 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

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Seasons in the Abyss is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Slayer Albums of All Time, Ranked
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Seasons in the Abyss


1. War Ensemble
2. Blood Red
3. Spirit in Black
4. Expendable Youth
5. Dead Skin Mask
6. Hallowed Point
7. Skeletons of Society
8. Temptation
9. Born of Fire
10. Seasons in the Abyss

Release Date: 1990

Artist: Slayer

Producer: Rick Rubin, Slayer, Andy Wallace

Tracks: Temptation, Seasons in the Abyss, Skeletons of Society, Spirit in Black, War Ensemble, + more

Length (mins): 00:42:31

Genres (Music): Thrash metal

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#19 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

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South of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Slayer Albums of All Time, Ranked
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South of Heaven


1. South of Heaven
2. Silent Scream
3. Live Undead
4. Behind the Crooked Cross
5. Mandatory Suicide
6. Ghosts of War
7. Read Between the Lies
8. Cleanse the Soul
9. Dissident Aggressor
10. Spill the Blood

Release Date: 1988

Artist: Slayer

Producer: Rick Rubin, Slayer

Tracks: Live Undead, Ghosts of War, Read Between the Lies, South of Heaven, Cleanse the Soul, + more

Length (mins): 00:36:56

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Doom metal, Thrash metal

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#29 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

#69 on The Best Halloween Songs

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Hell Awaits is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Slayer Albums of All Time, Ranked
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Hell Awaits


1. Hell Awaits
2. Kill Again
3. At Dawn They Sleep
4. Praise of Death
5. Necrophiliac
6. Crypts of Eternity
7. Hardening of the Arteries

Release Date: 1985

Artist: Slayer

Producer: Slayer

Tracks: Praise of Death, Hardening of the Arteries, Hell Awaits, Kill Again, Crypts of Eternity, + more

Length (mins): 00:37:14

Genres (Music): Speed metal, Thrash metal

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