World Painted Blood

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World Painted Blood
Studio album by Slayer
Released November 3, 2009
Recorded October 2008 and January-March 2009 at The Pass in Los Angeles[1]
Genre Thrash metal
Length 39:51
Language English
Label American, Sony Music
Producer Rick Rubin (exec.)
Greg Fidelman
Slayer chronology
Christ Illusion
(2006)Christ Illusion2006
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. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "World Painted Blood - Slayer - Releases". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Slayer: We Do Not Agree With Dave Lombardo's Substance Or Timeline Of Events". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dead at 49". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Digital Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  9. "Slayer Album & Song Chart History (Tastemaker Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  10. "52nd Grammy Awards - 2010". Rock On the Net. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  11. "53rd Grammy Awards - 2011". Rock On the Net. Retrieved 2015-3-23.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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