Soundtrack To The Apocalypse (Explicit, Box Set)
Released: Nov 2003
Label: American Recordings
With an entire disc of unreleased material, including live stuff, rehearsal tapes and home recordings, Soundtrack to the Apocalypse skirts the usual box set problem of being unnecessary for longtime fans. For the newcomer, Slayer is simply one of the most important metal bands of all time, from the death and black metal blueprints they laid down (in 1985!), to their pervasive influence on heavy music back in the day. Things start off with their most famous song, "Angel of Death," but don't miss the sludgy, slow death of the South of Heaven/Seasons in the Abyss era.