Slayer reveal Repentless cover art; title track to premiere on Friday

Slayer have revealed the cover art for their upcoming eleventh studio release Repentless. Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco – whose previous works include Soulfly’s Enslaved, Keep Of Kalessin’s Introspection, and more recently Machine Head’s Bloodstone & Diamons – worked with bassist/vocalist Tom Araya and guitarist Kerry King on the work. Araya said of working with Vasco:

“We had a number of submitted ideas for the cover artwork. And we felt Marcelo’s was the best. We made some suggestions and the result is an awesome album cover.“

The band have also announced that the album’s title track will be released digitally worldwide this Friday, June 19th. King said of the song:

‘Repentless’ is my Jeff tribute. I call it the ‘HannemAnthem’. It’s my perspective of Jeff’s perspective, it’s what I think…if Jeff wrote a song for himself, ‘Repentless’ would be it.”

The lyrics for the song are available online and can be found here. Repentless is scheduled for release on September 11th through Nuclear Blast. A limited Metal Eagle Edition (3,000 copies worldwide) of the album is currently available for pre-order and comes with the following:

Repentless Metal Eagle Edition contents:

Diecast metal Slayer eagle (7.8 lbs of diecast steel; 15x17x3 in [395x452x85 mm])
Deluxe digipak (folds out into inverted cross)
Blu-Ray and DVD of Slayer live at Wacken 2014 and Making of Repentless Documentary
Bonus live CD Slayer live at Wacken 2014
Fold out poster
Album sticker
Numbered Certificate

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