Slayer/Exodus/Suicidal Tendencies: Live at the Comerica Theatre

Comerica Theater – Phoenix, AZ, USA – November 14, 2015 Review by David Svendsen, photos by Lauri Svendsen A curtain draped over the stage at the Comerica in Phoenix was glowing in red as the members of Slayer took their places behind it. When the curtain came crashing down the band showed they were ready for war with the set opener World Painted Blood. The usual pentagram and giant upside down crosses hung from towards the back of the stage. Pits raged and sweat flew as the band — barely stopping between songs — churned out Postmortem, Hate Worldwide, Die by the Sword, Chemical Warfare, War Ensemble and Mandatory Suicide. Except for songs like Seasons in the Abyss, the band never gave you enough time to wipe the sweat from your head. Everything you would expect, and want, from a Slayer show. During the last two encore songs, South of Heaven and Angel of Death, there was a touching backdrop tribute to the late Jeff Hanneman of a giant Heineken logo that read “Hanneman 1964-2013, Angel of Death Still Reigns.” Setlist: World Painted Blood Postmortem Hate Worldwide Die by the Sword Chemical Warfare War Ensemble Mandatory Suicide Necrophiliac Spill the Blood Hell Awaits At Dawn They Sleep Altar of Sacrifice Jesus Saves Disciple Seasons in the Abyss Snuff Dead Skin Mask Raining Blood Psychopathy Red Encore: South of Heaven...

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