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Collectors information & Description: 

This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by Slayer and photos of the Slayer-band.

"Hell Awaits" is the second studio album by the American thrash metal band Slayer, released through Metal Blade Records in 1985. The band's previous release, "Show No Mercy", became Metal Blade Records' highest selling release; as a result, producer Brian Slagel desired to release a second Slayer album. To that end, Slagel financed a recording budget (Show No Mercy was paid for by band members) and recruited several experienced producers to help in the studio.

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Music Genre:  Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal 
Production information:

The album: "SLAYER HELL AWAITS" was produced by: Brian Slagel and Slayer

Notes: Brian Slagel is the founder and CEO of Metal Blade Records. Slagel is known for giving Metallica their first break in 1982, with an appearance on Metal Massacre, a compilation album on Metal Blade, and has since released seminal albums by Slayer, Mercyful Fate, Cannibal Corpse, Fates Warning, Amon Amarth and The Black Dahlia Murder, among others.

In 1982, Slagel organized the release of a compilation album, featuring all local Los Angeles metal bands, called The New Heavy Metal Revue Presents Metal Massacre. The album featured the first recordings of Ratt, Steeler, Black 'n Blue, Malice, Avatar, Cirith Ungol, Bitch and Metallica.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Ron Fair

Assistant engineered by Carolyn Collins (Carolyn Collins started her sound engineering career with Omen's Battle Cry as one of the first projects in which she participated, in 1985. She also participated in the sound engineering of Slayer's Hell Awaits album.)

This album was recorded at: Eldorado Studios, Hollywood, USA

Album cover design: Albert Cuell

Album cover photography: Lowell Ketz

Record Label:  Roadrunner RR 9795  
Record Format 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1985 Made in Netherlands  

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: SLAYER HELL AWAITS

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Tom Araya - Bass, Vocals
  • Jeff Hanneman - Lead Guitar
  • Kerry King - Lead Guitar
  • Dave Lombardo - Drums

Complete Track-listing of the album "SLAYER HELL AWAITS"

The detailed tracklist of this record "SLAYER HELL AWAITS" is:

  1. Hell Awaits (Lyrics: King) (Music: Hanneman/King) 6:12
  2. Kill Again (Lyrics: King) (Music: Hanneman/King) 4:53
  3. At Dawn They Sleep (Lyrics: Araya/Hanneman/King)(Music: Hanneman) 6:16
  4. Praise of Death (Lyrics: Hanneman) (Music: King) 5:17
  5. Necrophiliac (Lyrics: Hanneman/King)(Music: Hanneman) 3:43
  6. Crypts of Eternity (Lyrics: Araya/Hanneman/King)(Music: Hanneman/King) 6:37
  7. Hardening of the Arteries (Lyrics & Music: Hanneman) 3:57

Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

Vinyl: Very Good Plus (VG+) - A Very Good Plus record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it. Record surfaces may show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches.

Cover: Very Good Plus (VG+). LP cover may have slight signs of wear, . In general, if not for a couple of minor things wrong with it, this would be Near Mint.

Inner Sleeve: Very Good will have light signs of wear and repair



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