Eyes of the Insane
|"Eyes of the Insane"|
|Single by Slayer|
|from the album Christ Illusion|
|Released||November 20, 2006|
|Slayer singles chronology|
"Eyes of the Insane" is a song by American thrash metal band Slayer. The song was released in November 23, 2006. It was the second single on their ninth studio album Christ Illusion. The song is based on an article in Texas Monthly entitled "Casualty of War". The lyrics explore the mental torment of an American soldier after he returns home from the second Gulf War.
In 2007, the song won a Grammy Award in the category of Best Metal Performance. Vocalist Tom Araya commented on the win, saying: "Jeff [Hanneman] and I put a lot into 'Eyes of the Insane' so we're thrilled that the Grammy voters took the time to listen to it, and then vote for it. We're out here on the road and we're all really, really happy."
References[change | change source]
- "Slayer - Eyes Of The Insane". Tracklisten. Archived from the original on May 26, 2014. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
- "Slayer Chart History". UK Singles Chart. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
- "Slayer Wins Grammy In 'Best Metal Performance' Category". Blabbermouth.net. February 11, 2007. Retrieved March 13, 2015.