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Kerry King

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Kerry Ray King (born June 3, 1964) is an American musician, best known as a guitarist and chief songwriter for the American thrash metal band Slayer. [1]

96 relations: Abbreviation, Adrian Smith, AllMusic, American Recordings (record label), B.C. Rich, Beastie Boys, Blabbermouth.net, Black Sabbath, Blender (magazine), Boss Corporation, Brooklyn's Finest, California, Christ Illusion, CMJ, Corona, California, Dallas, Dave Murray (musician), Dead Girl Superstar, Decade of Aggression, Deep Purple, Def Jam Recordings, Diabolus in Musica, Dimebag Darrell, Divine Intervention (album), Downey, California, Dunlop Manufacturing, Eddie Van Halen, EMG 81, EMG 85, Eternal Pyre, Ethan Hawke, Eventide, Inc, Fernandes, Glenn Tipton, God Hates Us All, Guitar World, Hatebreed, Haunting the Chapel, Hell Awaits, Herpetology, Hollywood, Iron Maiden, Jägermeister, Jeff Hanneman, Judas Priest, Kahler Tremolo System, KKV guitar, LA Weekly, Licensed to Ill, Live Undead, ..., Los Angeles, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Metal Blade Records, Monster Cable, Motörhead, MXR, No Sleep 'til Hammersmith, No Sleep till Brooklyn, Nuclear Blast, Omnibus Press, Ozzfest, Pantera, Perseverance (Hatebreed album), Randy Rhoads, Rape of the World Tour, Reign in Blood, Reinventing the Steel, Repentless, Revolver (magazine), Ritchie Blackmore, Rob Zombie, Ronnie Montrose, Seasons in the Abyss, Show No Mercy, Shure, Slayer, Snake, Sony Music, Soulfly, South Gate, California, South of Heaven, Sum 41, Ted Nugent, Thrash metal, Tony Iommi, Undisputed Attitude, Universal Amphitheatre, Venom (band), Warren High School (Downey, California), What We're All About, Witchery, Witchkrieg, World Painted Blood, (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!), 33⅓. Expand index (46 more) »


An abbreviation (from Latin brevis, meaning short) is a shortened form of a word or phrase.

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Adrian Smith

Adrian Frederick "H" Smith (born 27 February 1957) is an English guitarist, best known as a member of Iron Maiden, for whom he writes songs and performs live backing vocals on some tracks.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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American Recordings (record label)

American Recordings (formerly known as Def American Recordings) is a Los Angeles-based record label headed by record producer Rick Rubin.

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B.C. Rich

B.C. Rich is an American brand of acoustic and electric guitars and bass guitars founded by Bernardo Chavez Rico in 1969.

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Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys were an American rap rock band from New York City, formed in 1979.

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Blabbermouth.net is a website dedicated to heavy metal and hard rock news, as well as album and music DVD reviews.

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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.

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Blender (magazine)

Blender was an American music magazine that billed itself as "the ultimate guide to music and more".

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Boss Corporation

Boss is a manufacturer of effects pedals for electric guitar and bass guitar.

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Brooklyn's Finest

Brooklyn's Finest is a 2009 American crime film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by Michael C. Martin.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Christ Illusion

Christ Illusion is the tenth studio album by the American thrash metal band Slayer. Released on August 8, 2006, the album received generally favorable critical reviews, and it entered the ''Billboard'' 200 at number 5—the band's second highest U.S. chart position. Christ Illusion includes the Grammy Award-winning songs "Eyes of the Insane" and "Final Six", and is the band's first studio album to feature original drummer Dave Lombardo since Seasons in the Abyss (1990). It is also the first time since Divine Intervention that they recorded songs in D# tuning. The songs "Jihad", "Flesh Storm", "Catalyst" and "Consfearacy" were recorded in D# tuning, while the songs "Catatonic", "Eyes of the Insane", "Skeleton Christ", "Supremist", and "Final Six" (bonus track) were recorded in Drop B tuning. The songs "Black Serenade" and "Cult" were recorded in C# tuning. Depicting a mutilated Christ painted by longtime collaborator Larry Carroll, the album's graphic artwork courted controversy. An alternative cover was issued to conservative retailers who felt uncomfortable with the original. The band also put out a censored cover which censored out the offensive artwork. Lyrics, particularly in the song "Jihad", describe the September 11 attacks from the perspective of a terrorist. Following protests, all Indian stocks of the album were recalled and destroyed by EMI India.

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CMJ Holdings, Corp. was a music events and online media company which ran a website, hosted an annual festival in New York City, and published CMJ New Music Monthly.

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Corona, California

Corona is a city in Riverside County, California, United States.

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Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Dave Murray (musician)

David Michael "Dave" Murray (born 23 December 1956) is an English guitarist and songwriter best known as one of the earliest members of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

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Dead Girl Superstar

"Dead Girl Superstar" is a promotional single taken from Rob Zombie's second album The Sinister Urge.

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Decade of Aggression

Decade of Aggression is a double live album by Slayer, released on October 22, 1991, through Def American Records (later renamed to American Recordings) and produced by Rick Rubin.

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Deep Purple

Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.

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Def Jam Recordings

Def Jam Recordings is an American record label focused predominantly on hip hop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group (UMG).

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Diabolus in Musica

Diabolus in Musica is the eighth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Dimebag Darrell

Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004), also known as Dimebag Darrell and Diamond Darrell, was an American musician and songwriter who was a co-founder of Pantera alongside his brother Vinnie Paul, and founder of Damageplan.

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Divine Intervention (album)

Divine Intervention is the sixth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Downey, California

Downey is a city located in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States, southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

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Dunlop Manufacturing

Dunlop Manufacturing, Inc. is a manufacturer of musical accessories, especially effects units, based in Benicia, California, United States.

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Eddie Van Halen

Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-American musician, songwriter, and producer.

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EMG 81

The EMG 81 is a popular active humbucker guitar pickup manufactured by EMG, Inc..

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EMG 85

The EMG 85 is a popular active humbucker guitar pickup manufactured by EMG, Inc..

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Eternal Pyre

Eternal Pyre is an EP by the thrash metal band Slayer.

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Ethan Hawke

Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an American actor, writer, and director.

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Eventide, Inc

Eventide, Inc. (also known earlier as Eventide Clock Works Inc., or today simply Eventide) is an audio and broadcast, communications, and avionics company in the United States whose audio division manufactures digital audio processors and DSP software, and guitar effects.

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Fernandes is a surname in the Portuguese-speaking countries.

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Glenn Tipton

Glenn Raymond Tipton (born 25 October 1947) is an English Grammy Award-winning guitar player and songwriter.

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God Hates Us All

God Hates Us All is the ninth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Guitar World

Guitar World is a monthly music magazine devoted to guitarists, published since July 1980.

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Hatebreed is an American metalcore<!--- PLEASE READ! Please do NOT change this without discussing on the talk page. To get to the talk page, use this URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Hatebreed ---> band from Bridgeport, Connecticut, formed in 1994.

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Haunting the Chapel

Haunting the Chapel is an EP released by American thrash metal band Slayer in 1984 through Metal Blade and Enigma Records.

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Hell Awaits

Hell Awaits is the second studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer, released through Metal Blade Records in 1985.

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Herpetology (from Greek "herpein" meaning "to creep") is the branch of zoology concerned with the study of amphibians (including frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians (gymnophiona)) and reptiles (including snakes, lizards, amphisbaenids, turtles, terrapins, tortoises, crocodilians, and the tuataras).

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Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.

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italic is a digestif made with 56 herbs and spices at a strength of 35% alcohol by volume (61 degrees proof, or US 70 proof).

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Jeff Hanneman

Jeffrey John "Jeff" Hanneman (January 31, 1964 – May 2, 2013) was an American musician, best known as a founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Judas Priest

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969.

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Kahler Tremolo System

The Kahler Tremolo System is an electric guitar bridge with a cam operated vibrato arm system.

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KKV guitar

The KKV (Kerry King V), also known as the Speed V, is an electric guitar designed by Kerry King of Slayer for B.C. Rich guitars.

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LA Weekly

LA Weekly is a free weekly alternative newspaper in Los Angeles, California.

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Licensed to Ill

Licensed to Ill is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Beastie Boys.

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Live Undead

Live Undead is the first live album by American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Marilyn Manson

Brian Hugh Warner (born January 5, 1969), known by his stage name, Marilyn Manson, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, actor, painter, author, and former music journalist.

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Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California.

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Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is a heavy metal record label founded by Brian Slagel in 1982.

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Monster Cable

Monster Inc. is an American company that manufactures and markets about 6,000 products, but is best known for audio and video cables.

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Motörhead were an English rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member, guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox.

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MXR was a Rochester, New York-based manufacturer of effects pedals, co-founded in 1972 by Keith Barr and Terry Sherwood and incorporated as MXR Innovations, Inc.

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No Sleep 'til Hammersmith

No Sleep ’til Hammersmith is the first live album by the band Motörhead, released on 27 June 1981, on Bronze Records.

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No Sleep till Brooklyn

"No Sleep till Brooklyn" is a song by the New York hip hop group the Beastie Boys, and the sixth single from their debut studio album Licensed to Ill.

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Nuclear Blast

Nuclear Blast is an independent record label and mail order record distributor with subsidiaries in Germany, the United States and Brazil.

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Omnibus Press

Omnibus Press is the world’s largest specialist publisher of music-related books.

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Ozzfest is an annual festival tour of the United States and sometimes Europe (and for the first time Japan in 2013) featuring performances by many heavy metal and hard rock musical groups.

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Pantera was an American heavy metal band from Arlington, Texas.

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Perseverance (Hatebreed album)

Perseverance is the second studio release and the major-label debut by the American metalcore band Hatebreed.

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Randy Rhoads

Randall William Rhoads (December 6, 1956 – March 19, 1982) was an American heavy metal guitarist who played with Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne.

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Rape of the World Tour

Rape of the World was a worldwide arena tour by American rock band Marilyn Manson.

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Reign in Blood

Reign in Blood is the third studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer, released on October 7, 1986 by Def Jam Recordings.

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Reinventing the Steel

Reinventing the Steel is the ninth and final studio album by American heavy metal band Pantera, released on March 21, 2000 by EastWest Records.

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Repentless is the twelfth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Revolver (magazine)

Revolver is a metal music and hard-rock magazine, publishing in North America.

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Ritchie Blackmore

Richard Hugh Blackmore (born 14 April 1945) is an English guitarist and songwriter.

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Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie (born Robert Bartleh Cummings; January 12, 1965) is an American musician, filmmaker and screenwriter.

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Ronnie Montrose

Ronald Douglas Montrose (November 29, 1947 – March 3, 2012) was an American rock guitarist, who led the bands Montrose (1973-77 & 1987) and Gamma (1979-83 & 2000) and also performed and did session work with a variety of musicians, including Van Morrison (1971–72), Herbie Hancock (1971), Beaver & Krause (1971), Boz Scaggs (1971), Edgar Winter (1972 & 1996), Gary Wright (1975), The Beau Brummels (1975), Dan Hartman (1976), Tony Williams (1978), The Neville Brothers (1987), Marc Bonilla (1991 & 1993), Sammy Hagar (1997), and Johnny Winter.

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Seasons in the Abyss

Seasons in the Abyss is the fifth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Show No Mercy

Show No Mercy is the debut studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer, released in December 1983 through Metal Blade Records.

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Shure Incorporated is an American audio products corporation.

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Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California.

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Snakes are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes.

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Sony Music

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.

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Soulfly is an American metal band formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1997.

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South Gate, California

South Gate is the 17th largest city in Los Angeles County, California, with.

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South of Heaven

South of Heaven is the fourth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Sum 41

Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario.

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Ted Nugent

Theodore Anthony Nugent (born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and activist.

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Thrash metal

Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.

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Tony Iommi

Anthony Frank Iommi (born 19 February 1948) is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer.

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Undisputed Attitude

Undisputed Attitude is the seventh studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.

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Universal Amphitheatre

Universal Amphitheatre (later known as Gibson Amphitheatre) was an indoor amphitheatre located in Los Angeles, California within Universal City.

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Venom (band)

Venom are an English extreme metal band formed in 1978 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Warren High School (Downey, California)

Warren High School, formerly Earl Warren Senior High School, is a public secondary school located in Downey, California (United States).

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What We're All About

"What We're All About" is a song recorded by Sum 41.

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Witchery is a Swedish blackened thrash/speed metal band, formed by former members of Satanic Slaughter in 1997.

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Witchkrieg is the fifth full-length studio album by the Swedish thrash metal band Witchery, released on June 21, 2010, in Europe and June 29, 2010, in North America.

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World Painted Blood

World Painted Blood is the eleventh studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.

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(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)

"(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)" (sometimes shortened to "Fight for Your Right") is a song by American group the Beastie Boys, released as the fourth single released from their debut album Licensed to Ill (1986).

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33⅓ (Thirty-Three and a Third) is a series of books with each volume written about a single album.

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