Slayer, a band that needs no introduction, left an indelible mark on the heavy metal landscape. In an era where metal reigned supreme, Slayer carved their path of chaos and creativity, setting the stage for countless sub-genres and influencing millions of headbangers worldwide.
Now, get ready to embark on a visual journey that will blow your thrash metal-loving mind. Portraits Of Slayer is an electrifying celebration of their illustrious career, brought to you by Rufus Publications in their brand-new "Portraits" series. This upcoming coffee table photobook is a treasure trove of rare and never-before-seen photographs from some of rock's most renowned photographers.
Between 1991 and 2013, Slayer sold a staggering five million albums in the United States alone, a testament to their unwavering influence. As Dave Grohl put it, "Me and my friends, we just wanted to listen to fucking Slayer and take acid and smash stuff."
The book boasts 240 pages of heavyweight content, printed on luxurious 170gsm matt-coated paper. This exquisite tome, measuring 230mm square, is encased in a sleek black slipcase, featuring a striking blood-red foil logo, plus a fold-out poster. The main edition is limited to just 666 numbered copies and can be yours for £55, plus shipping.
For the true Slayer die-hard fans, there's an opportunity that's as rare as an unreleased Slayer guitar solo – the ultra-limited black leather and metal edition. This giant, measuring 375mm square, is presented in recycled leather and a hand-welded aluminum metal slipcase with a screen-printed logo. It's an exclusive run of only 50 numbered copies, each a piece of heavy metal history. This exclusive edition can be yours for £500.
Portraits Of Slayer is available for pre-order now.