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Seasons in the Abyss

Seasons in the Abyss is an album by thrash metal band Slayer. It was recorded in 1989 and released in 1990 (see 1990 in music) through American Recordings.

Although "War Ensemble" starts the album off at high speed, harking back to Reign in Blood, the album mostly continues the melodic growth seen on South of Heaven. Track two, "Blood Red", is somewhat reminiscent of Iron Maiden (one of the bands formitive influences) and there is a strong Black Sabbath influence thoughout the record. "Seasons in the Abyss" ends the album in a similar fashion to "Spill The Blood" from South of Heaven, with a clean guitar part at the start.

Table of contents
1 Track listing
2 Chart positions
3 Personnel

Track listing

  1. "War Ensemble"
  2. "Blood Red"
  3. "Spirit In Black"
  4. "Expendable Youth"
  5. "Dead Skin Mask"
  6. "Hallowed Point"
  7. "Skeletons Of Society"
  8. "Temptation"
  9. "Born Of The Fire"
  10. "Seasons In The Abyss"

Chart positions

1990 Seasons In The Abyss        The Billboard 200          No. 40