Forever Reigning (Compilation) - A Tribute To Slayer - Reviewed by Metal Gods TV ! check it out here at this link: https://metalgodstv.com/forever-reigning-compilation-album-review-a-tribute-to-slayer/
A Tribute To Slayer’ is the debut release from American entertainment media company Satyrn Studios, featuring twelve cover versions of classic Slayer songs, by an array of up and coming metal bands.
Slayer, formed in 1981, are recognised as one of heavy metals greatest ever bands, helping to found and shape the sound and direction of the thrash metal genre, with their 1986 album ‘Reign In Blood’ regarded as a pivotal release in the genres history. Quintessential listening for any metal fan, ‘Reign In Blood’ is the gold standard of thrash, with many bands citing the album as a number one influence to become musicians.
Throughout a thirty six year recording career, Slayer have released twelve albums, numerous singles and music videos, appeared on a high number of movie soundtracks – including Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990), Bride Of Chucky (1998), and Saw III (2006) – and have had songs appear on the music video games Guitar Hero, Rocksmith, and Rock Band.
The majority of songs featured on this compilation are taken from the earlier part of Slayer’s career, namely the bands first five albums – ‘Show No Mercy’ (1983), ‘Hell Awaits’ (1985), ‘Reign In Blood’ (1986), ‘South Of Heaven’ (1988), and ‘Seasons In The Abyss’ (1990).
From the iconic dark, haunting mood of ‘South Of Heaven’ from Skrog, to Eulogy In Blood’s re-imagining of ‘Bloodline’ to Skull Fuckers Incorporated rendition of ‘Raining Blood’, each cover packs a hefty punch – see below for a full tracklist.
Forever Reigning ‘A Tribute To Slayer’ is a dynamic collaboration drawing artists together through their adoration of Slayer’s work. Comments Jay Reiter, executive producer of Satyrn Studios “it’s been fun and challenging to both learn the songs I did, but also put my own twist onto the songs (while) keeping it true to the originals”.
Overall, a weighty tribute album celebrating one of metals pioneering thrash metal bands – Slayer. - Metal Gods TV
Release Date: 4/29/22
FFO: Slayer, Pantera, Lamb Of God
Forever Reigning – A Tribute To Slayer is the debut release from Satyrn Studios’ bringing together talented underground bands to honour the thrash metal titans. Featuring twelve of SLAYER’s best tracks covered by an array of up-and-coming metal acts, the new record is a celebration of heavy metal.
Executive Producer of Satyrn Studios Jay Reiter comments:
“As a fan this is a really big deal for me. It’s been fun and challenging to both learn the songs I did, but also put my own twist onto the songs [while] keeping it true to the original source material. As a business owner, this is my first major album drop. I’m learning a lot about the music industry, as well as the recording industry. I’m really excited to see where this album takes me!”
The metal giants helped to define the genre with their brutal assault on the heavy music world. Over their long-spanning career, they have been highly influential to musicians, bands and metal fans all around the globe. Forever Reigning demonstrates an intense passion for heavy music, with each track fusing the sheer power of SLAYER’s sound with the distinctive style of each guest band. From the iconic dark, haunting mood of “South of Heaven” with an enhanced demonic edge from SKROG, to EULOGY IN BLOOD’s brutal reimagining of “Bloodline”, to SKULL FUCKERS INCORPORATED’s ruthless rendition of “Raining Blood”, each cover packs a heavy punch.
Forever Reigning – A Tribute To Slayer is a dynamic collaboration drawing artists together through their adoration of SLAYER’s work. It’s a hard-hitting record, embodying the crushing sound that went onto inspire generations, a dynamic tribute to SLAYER’s continuing legacy. - Kick Ass Forever !
‘South Of Heaven’ – Skrog
‘Show No Mercy’ – Disinter
‘Expendable Youth’ – Distal Descent
‘Dead Skin Mask’ – Skull Fuckers Incorporated
‘Bloodline’ – Eulogy On Blood
‘Delusions Of Savior’ – Distal Descent
‘Mandatory Suicide’ – Distal Descent
‘Disorder’ – SloKill
‘At Dawn They Sleep’ – Overt Enemy
‘Spill The Blood’ – Bloat Toad
‘Divine Intervention’ – Skrog
‘Raining Blood’ – Skull Fuckers Incorporated
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