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Slayer's Araya Was Worried About Making Repentless Without Hanneman (A Top Story)


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On Thursday Slayer's Araya Was Worried About Making Repentless Without Hanneman was a top story. Here is the recap: (Classic Rock) Tom Araya has admitted he was worried about guitarist Kerry King writing Slayer's 11th album on his own. Repentless was mainly created after the death of co-founder Jeff Hanneman, who'd always co-written the band's material. His replacement, Exodus axeman Gary Holt, did not write for the record.

Araya tells Full Metal Jackie: "Kerry has a different style of writing to Jeff. Kerry's very chaotic - fact, in-your-face stuff. He writes good songs, but I was thinking, 'How is this going to sound?'

"On previous records, Kerry would say, 'This is how I want it done,' and that's how he expects it. Jeff would give you feedback. That's what I like, having someone give me feedback. So that was my concern: how everything was going to sound compared to a record that would have Jeff there."

Araya concluded that he'd have to change his approach to recording, and found an ally in producer Terry Date. Read about that - here.

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