SLAYER's TOM ARAYA Visits ESP Factory (Video)

Scion, sponsor of SLAYER’s fall U.S. tour, gives fans an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look in a new video clip posted to Scion AV's YouTube channel. The clip finds SLAYER frontman Tom Araya at the ESP factory, home of his signature series bass.

Scion previously announced that a project car designed by SLAYER and featuring excessive speaker power, would be unveiled at Specialty Equipment Market Association's annual trade event in November.

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SLAYER is currently recording its new album for an early 2015 release. The CD is being produced by Terry Date, who previously worked with the band on the song "Implode", which was made available as a free download as a "thank you" to the band's fans for their continued support following SLAYER's surprise performance at this past April's Revolver Golden Gods awards in Los Angeles.

Joining guitarist Kerry King and bassist/vocalist Tom Araya during the sessions for SLAYER's new album are returning drummer Paul Bostaph, who replaced Dave Lombardo last year, and guitarist Gary Holt (also of EXODUS), who stepped in for Jeff Hanneman after Jeff became ill four and a half years ago.

Original SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo was effectively fired from SLAYER after sitting out the band's Australian tour in February/March 2013 due to a contract dispute with the other members of the group. Filling in for him was Jon Dette (TESTAMENT, ANTHRAX).

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