World Painted Blood

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World Painted Blood
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 3, 2009
RecordedOctober 2008 and January-March 2009 at The Pass in Los Angeles[1]
GenreThrash metal
Length39:51
LanguageEnglish
LabelAmerican, Sony Music
ProducerRick Rubin (exec.)
Greg Fidelman
Slayer chronology
Christ Illusion
(2006)
World Painted Blood
(2009)

World Painted Blood is the tenth studio album by American thrash metal band, Slayer. World Painted Blood was released on November 3, 2009 through American Recordings and Sony Music Entertainment.[2] It is Slayer's last album to feature drummer Dave Lombardo who was fired and guitarist Jeff Hanneman who died of liver failure, both in 2013.[3][4]

The album peaked at #12 on the Billboard 200,[5] #18 on the Digital Albums,[6] #2 on the Top Hard Rock Albums,[7] #4 on the Top Rock Albums,[8] and at #1 on the Top Tastemaker Albums charts.[9] In 2010, the song "Hate Worldwide" was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Metal Performance.[10] The next year, the song "World Painted Blood" was nominated for a Grammy Award in the same category.[11]

Songs[change | change source]

No. TitleLyricsMusic Length
1. "World Painted Blood"  Tom Araya, Jeff HannemanHanneman 5:53
2. "Unit 731"  HannemanHanneman 2:40
3. "Snuff"  Kerry KingKing 3:42
4. "Beauty Through Order"  Araya, HannemanHanneman 4:37
5. "Hate Worldwide"  KingKing 2:52
6. "Public Display of Dismemberment"  KingKing 2:35
7. "Human Strain"  Araya, HannemanHanneman 3:09
8. "Americon"  KingKing 3:23
9. "Psychopathy Red"  HannemanHanneman 2:26
10. "Playing with Dolls"  Araya, Hanneman, KingHanneman 4:14
11. "Not of This God"  KingKing 4:20
Total length:
39:51
Limited bonus track
No. TitleLyricsMusic Length
12. "Atrocity Vendor"  Araya, KingKing 2:53
Japanese bonus track
No. TitleLyricsMusic Length
12. "Psychopathy Red" (Explicit Live Version)HannemanHanneman 2:47

References[change | change source]

  1. "Slayer Talks About 'World Painted Blood' Title Track; Video Available". Blabbermouth.net. 15 October 2009. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  2. "World Painted Blood - Slayer - Releases". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  3. "Slayer: We Do Not Agree With Dave Lombardo's Substance Or Timeline Of Events". Blabbermouth.net. 21 February 2013. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  4. "Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dead at 49". Billboard. 2 May 2013. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  5. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  6. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Digital Albums)". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2015-10-19. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  7. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2015-10-18. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  8. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2015-10-19. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  9. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Tastemaker Albums)". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2015-10-19. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  10. "52nd Grammy Awards - 2010". Rock On the Net. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
  11. "53rd Grammy Awards - 2011". Rock On the Net. Retrieved 2015-03-23.

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