11 Songs, 40 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

In 1984, Slayer left Los Angeles on their first cross-country tour. The band made hardly any money from the shows. They often stayed at fans’ houses, and what they did earn went toward the purchase of food and beer. It was a crucial time for Slayer. They were young and hungry and they had a mission — to spread word of their seminal brand of thrash. Live Undead is the record of that tour. Recorded live in a New York City Studio in front of 50 metal maniacs personally invited by the band, the first seven songs on this collection capture the band’s awe-inspiring onslaught. In the few months since recording Show No Mercy, Slayer had already refined its attack. The band’s barbaric blitz is punctuated by the guitar of Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman, whose leads on “Evil Has No Boundaries” and “Show No Mercy” are even more unhinged than the already-impressive studio versions. This package is filled out by the four-song Haunting the Chapel EP, which was released during the tour and shows the band finding its way as an infernal, grinding machine, especially on the classic “Chemical Warfare.”

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.

EDITORS’ NOTES

In 1984, Slayer left Los Angeles on their first cross-country tour. The band made hardly any money from the shows. They often stayed at fans’ houses, and what they did earn went toward the purchase of food and beer. It was a crucial time for Slayer. They were young and hungry and they had a mission — to spread word of their seminal brand of thrash. Live Undead is the record of that tour. Recorded live in a New York City Studio in front of 50 metal maniacs personally invited by the band, the first seven songs on this collection capture the band’s awe-inspiring onslaught. In the few months since recording Show No Mercy, Slayer had already refined its attack. The band’s barbaric blitz is punctuated by the guitar of Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman, whose leads on “Evil Has No Boundaries” and “Show No Mercy” are even more unhinged than the already-impressive studio versions. This package is filled out by the four-song Haunting the Chapel EP, which was released during the tour and shows the band finding its way as an infernal, grinding machine, especially on the classic “Chemical Warfare.”

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.
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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
94 Ratings
94 Ratings
DANOWAR ,

AWESOME!!!!!!

they DID have the other albums until dumass itunes took them off...VERY DISSATISFIED CUSTOMER HERE...

but all that aside, this is a great album. the production isn't anything to be proud of, but it's still a very exciting record. KICKASS IN THE EXTREME

I SEE THESE GUYS LIVE TWO DAYS FROM NOW!!!!!! \m/

MetalMike92 ,

Early Thrash Metal

Just get the Haunting the Chapel EP songs
if u dont know them here they are
-Chemical Warfare
-Captor of Sin
-Haunting the Chapel
-Aggressive Perfector (the last one)

Jonathanbmx ,

BOTH in one package!

I have every Slayer album but of course many would agree their best material was from Show No Mercy up to Seasons In The Abyss and I have stood by that.

Anyway LIVE Undead is simply stated, live material. But you also have Haunting The Chapel in there too. Haunting The Chapel and Chemical Warfare are two of Slayers greatest songs and the only place you will find the original recorded version of those 2 songs is here. So what are you waiting for? GET IT!

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