Slayer - Christ Illusion


7.7 | 1028 votes |
Release date: 8 August 2006
Style: Thrash metal

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01. Flesh Storm
02. Catalyst
03. Skeleton Christ
04. Eyes Of The Insane
05. Jihad
06. Consfearacy
07. Catatonic
08. Black Serenade
09. Cult
10. Supremist
11. Final Six [Re-release bonus]
+ Slayer On Tour '07 [Re-release bonus]

The best Thrash Metal album of 2006

Additional info
A special edition re-release in July 24th 2007 was released,
featuring the previously unreleased track "Final Six" and an alternate
version of "Black Serenade". That last song replaced the original
version. This edition also contains a bonus DVD called "Slayer on Tour '07", a
clip of the "Unholy Alliance Tour" and some behind-the-scenes footage.

Guest review by
Passenger
Rating:
8.4
Well, this is really one of those reviews where you just don't know where to start, even though you clearly have a lot to say about the work and everyone wants you to discuss every single characteristic, impression and detail of it. Slayer needs no introduction, their career and influence is well known and respected, so much that sometimes I almost feel intimidated for stating my opinion on their entire discography. In any case, I think it's important. A lot has been said before about the post-"Seasons In The Abyss" era, how the following releases followed undesirable modern tendencies or how they are inconsistent and pretentious. I agree. As you may understand I didn't have high expectations for "Christ Illusion."

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published 04.12.2006 | Comments (32)

Guest review by
Stuart
Rating:
7.0
Five long years we waited for this latest chapter of the Slayer story. Dave Lombardo was back after a hiatus lasting more than a decade and prior to its release the media hailed this album as a great return to form. I finally got my hands on this disc, put it in my CD player, turned the volume up to the maximum, sat back and waited to be blown away. Forty minutes later and I was still waiting. Thinking that it may grow on me I put it straight back on and… nothing. There is not a single track on this album which catches my attention. Of course they are all very Slayer-esque, there are some catchy riffs which emerge every now and again and some good thrash guitar solos. Drumming is top-notch as we all expected. Vocals are angry, like always. So where did this album go wrong? Well, where do I begin?

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published 03.05.2008 | Comments (4)

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27.05.2010 - 23:22
akeot
This album is good but why this album is awarded as best thrash of 06 ?!!!
Maybe there wasn't any other thrash metal album in that year... ..
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09.03.2011 - 03:00
ProjectEndgame
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Written by akeot on 27.05.2010 at 23:22

Maybe there wasn't any other thrash metal album in that year... ..


Oh, there was thrash metal albums in 2006. It's just that most of them sucked since they were coming out of the 1990-2000s depression of grunge-nu metal scenes...
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09.03.2011 - 06:02
Rating: 7
Deadmeat
Necrobutcher
Written by akeot on 27.05.2010 at 23:22

This album is good but why this album is awarded as best thrash of 06 ?!!!
Maybe there wasn't any other thrash metal album in that year... ..

vektor-demolition for example is easily better!
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25.04.2012 - 03:22
Rating: 9
infernaldeath87
Deserves a higher rating!
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28.07.2012 - 05:59
Rating: 6
I_Die_Often
6 years later this still sucks and can't listen to it.
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Old enough to be your Daddy... speaking of which... you look familiar... do I know your mother???
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07.11.2013 - 13:38
Rating: 7
Hex_Omega
Gem Seeker
Maybe it isn't a very good album but it is still their best since Seasons.
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23.04.2014 - 23:11
Rating: 8
Toxik
This is better than God Hates Us All and World Painted Blood and have some really good tracks like "Flesh Storm", "Catalyst" and "Supremist"
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25.04.2014 - 00:34
Rating: 8
Jannik
I actually kind of like it. atleast it is the best album since 1990 by them imo
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26.06.2015 - 05:30
Joe Zombie
Probably my favorite Slayer album of this century. Plenty of great tracks on this one although the lyrics are cringe-inducing on others. Oh well. I'd say this is their best effort since Seasons.
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21.10.2018 - 23:52
Angelic Man
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THIS IS THE WORST SLAYER ALBUM! THEY MUTILATE JESUS! HOW COULD THEY DO THIS?! HOW COULD TOM ARAYA DO THIS AND EVEN CALL HIMSELF A CHRISTIAN! IF HE WAS A TRUE CHRISTIAN, HE WOULD REFUSE TO HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THIS, OR BETTER YET, REBUKE HIS BANDMATES! I HATE SLAYER! I HATE SLAYER! I HATE SLAYER! I HATE SLAYER! I WISH THEY NEVER FORMED! I HATE REIGN IN B AND WORST YET, THE C ILLUSION! MORE LIKE SLAYER ILLUSION! MORE LIKE METAL ILLUSION!
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22.10.2018 - 10:46
JoHn DoE
You're a rather angry hateful man for a christian. (all caps, you're yelling at us, why?)
I don't like this album either, but not because of lyrics, but because I find it bland, a tedious listen (got bored listening to it last time I tried).

Kerry King always aims to spark controversy, and even he admits his lyrics are made just to match the music.
You don't like the band, just do not listen to them, hatred will get you nowhere (d'oh).
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23.10.2018 - 14:10
Rating: 7
tominator
At best deranged
Written by Guest on 21.10.2018 at 23:52

THIS IS THE WORST SLAYER ALBUM! THEY MUTILATE JESUS! HOW COULD THEY DO THIS?! HOW COULD TOM ARAYA DO THIS AND EVEN CALL HIMSELF A CHRISTIAN! IF HE WAS A TRUE CHRISTIAN, HE WOULD REFUSE TO HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THIS, OR BETTER YET, REBUKE HIS BANDMATES! I HATE SLAYER! I HATE SLAYER! I HATE SLAYER! I HATE SLAYER! I WISH THEY NEVER FORMED! I HATE REIGN IN B AND WORST YET, THE C ILLUSION! MORE LIKE SLAYER ILLUSION! MORE LIKE METAL ILLUSION!


Needs more mutilation

7/10
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23.10.2018 - 21:38
Angelic Man
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Written by tominator on 23.10.2018 at 14:10

Written by Guest on 21.10.2018 at 23:52

THIS IS THE WORST SLAYER ALBUM! THEY MUTILATE JESUS! HOW COULD THEY DO THIS?! HOW COULD TOM ARAYA DO THIS AND EVEN CALL HIMSELF A CHRISTIAN! IF HE WAS A TRUE CHRISTIAN, HE WOULD REFUSE TO HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THIS, OR BETTER YET, REBUKE HIS BANDMATES! I HATE SLAYER! I HATE SLAYER! I HATE SLAYER! I HATE SLAYER! I WISH THEY NEVER FORMED! I HATE REIGN IN B AND WORST YET, THE C ILLUSION! MORE LIKE SLAYER ILLUSION! MORE LIKE METAL ILLUSION!


Needs more mutilation

7/10


NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! MUTILATION IS BAD! THEY NEED TO SING LOVE SONGS!
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24.10.2018 - 10:42
JoHn DoE
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20.12.2018 - 02:44
Angelic Man
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Written by JoHn DoE on 24.10.2018 at 10:42



GOD IS OFFENDED BY SLAYER! HOW COULD YOU SAY SUCH A THING?! SLAYER MOCKS HIS GOOD NAME AND CRITICIZES HIS STANDARDS! HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF A BAND CRITICIZED YOU AND HAD AN ALBUM COVER WITH YOUR MUTILATED CORPSE?! HUH?! >:( that guy ILLUSION! HOW DOES THAT SOUND!!? OR BETTER YET! TOM ARAYA ILLUSION! KERRY KING ILLUSION! GARY HOLT ILLUSION! PAUL BOSTAPH ILLUSION! DAVE LOMBARDO ILLUSION! SLAYER ILLUSION! METAL ILLUSION!
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20.12.2018 - 02:49
Angelic Man
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Written by JoHn DoE on 22.10.2018 at 10:46

You're a rather angry hateful man for a christian. (all caps, you're yelling at us, why?)
I don't like this album either, but not because of lyrics, but because I find it bland, a tedious listen (got bored listening to it last time I tried).

Kerry King always aims to spark controversy, and even he admits his lyrics are made just to match the music.
You don't like the band, just do not listen to them, hatred will get you nowhere (d'oh).

I am sorry for being angry. I am just offended by this evil band. Everyday, I wish this band never formed or had the amount of fans it did. This album and all Slayer albums are worse than just bland. They are downright evil. This band is what got the Elyse Pahler killed. She was 15 years old at the time. That girl could have been 38 this year, if not for the evils of Slayer. She could have done so many great things, like stop 9/11, or have a great career, or get married, or have children. We will never know what great things she could have done. It is all thanks to the evil Slayer. I hope Tom Araya, Kerry King, Dave Lombardo, Paul Bostaph, and Gary Holt are happy about the lives they took. Metal kills as many as Islam.
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20.12.2018 - 08:47
JoHn DoE
Written by Guest on 20.12.2018 at 02:44

Written by JoHn DoE on 24.10.2018 at 10:42



GOD IS OFFENDED BY SLAYER! HOW COULD YOU SAY SUCH A THING?! SLAYER MOCKS HIS GOOD NAME AND CRITICIZES HIS STANDARDS! HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF A BAND CRITICIZED YOU AND HAD AN ALBUM COVER WITH YOUR MUTILATED CORPSE?! HUH?! >:( that guy ILLUSION! HOW DOES THAT SOUND!!? OR BETTER YET! TOM ARAYA ILLUSION! KERRY KING ILLUSION! GARY HOLT ILLUSION! PAUL BOSTAPH ILLUSION! DAVE LOMBARDO ILLUSION! SLAYER ILLUSION! METAL ILLUSION!


I said to myself that i won't be interacting with you anymore because it's pointless, but since you seem to attack me, here is my thought.
It's a horrid looking album cover that is only meant to shock. That's all.
So Slayer attacks the christian religion and church. So what, big deal. It's just a point of view. You either agree or you don't. If you don't, you ignore and move on.
You seem to be so easily offended, it's funny. But you are also trolling us so whatever man...
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30.12.2018 - 04:42
Angelic Man
Account deleted
Written by JoHn DoE on 20.12.2018 at 08:47

Written by Guest on 20.12.2018 at 02:44

Written by JoHn DoE on 24.10.2018 at 10:42



GOD IS OFFENDED BY SLAYER! HOW COULD YOU SAY SUCH A THING?! SLAYER MOCKS HIS GOOD NAME AND CRITICIZES HIS STANDARDS! HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF A BAND CRITICIZED YOU AND HAD AN ALBUM COVER WITH YOUR MUTILATED CORPSE?! HUH?! >:( that guy ILLUSION! HOW DOES THAT SOUND!!? OR BETTER YET! TOM ARAYA ILLUSION! KERRY KING ILLUSION! GARY HOLT ILLUSION! PAUL BOSTAPH ILLUSION! DAVE LOMBARDO ILLUSION! SLAYER ILLUSION! METAL ILLUSION!


I said to myself that i won't be interacting with you anymore because it's pointless, but since you seem to attack me, here is my thought.
It's a horrid looking album cover that is only meant to shock. That's all.
So Slayer attacks the christian religion and church. So what, big deal. It's just a point of view. You either agree or you don't. If you don't, you ignore and move on.
You seem to be so easily offended, it's funny. But you are also trolling us so whatever man...

How am I attacking you? I don't hate you. I hate Slayer. This album is beyond offensive. There is no excuse, especially for the so called "Christian" Tom Araya. Tom Araya is not a true Christian. If he was a true Christian, he would refuse to sing such awful lyrics. I consider him a Satanist more than I do a Christian.
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31.12.2018 - 18:27
JoHn DoE
Written by Guest on 30.12.2018 at 04:42

Written by JoHn DoE on 20.12.2018 at 08:47

Written by Guest on 20.12.2018 at 02:44

Written by JoHn DoE on 24.10.2018 at 10:42



I said to myself that i won't be interacting with you anymore because it's pointless, but since you seem to attack me, here is my thought.
It's a horrid looking album cover that is only meant to shock. That's all.
So Slayer attacks the christian religion and church. So what, big deal. It's just a point of view. You either agree or you don't. If you don't, you ignore and move on.
You seem to be so easily offended, it's funny. But you are also trolling us so whatever man...

How am I attacking you? I don't hate you. I hate Slayer. This album is beyond offensive. There is no excuse, especially for the so called "Christian" Tom Araya. Tom Araya is not a true Christian. If he was a true Christian, he would refuse to sing such awful lyrics. I consider him a Satanist more than I do a Christian.


In case you fix not know, writing in all caps means aggression. No ne of the members are satanists, atheits, agnostics, yes, but not what you day.
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31.12.2018 - 18:27
JoHn DoE
Written by Guest on 30.12.2018 at 04:42

Written by JoHn DoE on 20.12.2018 at 08:47

Written by Guest on 20.12.2018 at 02:44

Written by JoHn DoE on 24.10.2018 at 10:42



I said to myself that i won't be interacting with you anymore because it's pointless, but since you seem to attack me, here is my thought.
It's a horrid looking album cover that is only meant to shock. That's all.
So Slayer attacks the christian religion and church. So what, big deal. It's just a point of view. You either agree or you don't. If you don't, you ignore and move on.
You seem to be so easily offended, it's funny. But you are also trolling us so whatever man...

How am I attacking you? I don't hate you. I hate Slayer. This album is beyond offensive. There is no excuse, especially for the so called "Christian" Tom Araya. Tom Araya is not a true Christian. If he was a true Christian, he would refuse to sing such awful lyrics. I consider him a Satanist more than I do a Christian.


In case you didn't know, writing in all caps means aggression. None of the members are satanists, atheits, agnostics, yes, but not what you say
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01.01.2019 - 02:27
Angelic Man
Account deleted
Written by JoHn DoE on 31.12.2018 at 18:27

Written by Guest on 30.12.2018 at 04:42

Written by JoHn DoE on 20.12.2018 at 08:47

Written by Guest on 20.12.2018 at 02:44

Written by JoHn DoE on 24.10.2018 at 10:42



I said to myself that i won't be interacting with you anymore because it's pointless, but since you seem to attack me, here is my thought.
It's a horrid looking album cover that is only meant to shock. That's all.
So Slayer attacks the christian religion and church. So what, big deal. It's just a point of view. You either agree or you don't. If you don't, you ignore and move on.
You seem to be so easily offended, it's funny. But you are also trolling us so whatever man...

How am I attacking you? I don't hate you. I hate Slayer. This album is beyond offensive. There is no excuse, especially for the so called "Christian" Tom Araya. Tom Araya is not a true Christian. If he was a true Christian, he would refuse to sing such awful lyrics. I consider him a Satanist more than I do a Christian.


In case you fix not know, writing in all caps means aggression. No ne of the members are satanists, atheits, agnostics, yes, but not what you day.


I don't understand what you are saying, but the members of Slayer should be classified as satanists because they are engaging in Satanist acts. As for the caps, sometimes, I lose to temper and say stuff I don't mean. I am seriously working on controlling my temper, but it is very hard. I'm very sure you understand what it is like to lose control of your temper.
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01.01.2019 - 16:27
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck
Ffs, quit the quote train.
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Yesterday is dead and gone, tomorrow is out of sight
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02.01.2019 - 17:08
Starvynth
i c deaf people
According to his posts and profile, Angelic Man is a piano playing, glam metal loving and bible worshipping resident of the Vatican who suffered a cerebral apoplexy watching Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstar. Unfortunately, he never fully recovered and he still believes that everything he saw was real.

Considering this, could you please stop feeding the most obvious troll MS has ever seen?
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16.01.2019 - 03:38
Angelic Man
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Written by Starvynth on 02.01.2019 at 17:08

According to his posts and profile, Angelic Man is a piano playing, glam metal loving and bible worshipping resident of the Vatican who suffered a cerebral apoplexy watching Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstar. Unfortunately, he never fully recovered and he still believes that everything he saw was real.

Considering this, could you please stop feeding the most obvious troll MS has ever seen?

That is because everything I saw was real. God exists and he hates metal (except for glam metal). I never suffered a cerebral apoplexy in my life. I am one the healthiest person you could ever meet and I owe it all the God.
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