Slayer is one of the most important bands of all time. Having immense influence on the metal genre as a whole, I'd say just about any current band would cite them as being an influence - as well as many hardcore bands. But you already know all of that. On to the record at hand. This is the band's 1985 LP, ' Hell Awaits.' I'd argue that this is some of the band's best material, behind 'Reign In Blood' and 'Seasons In The Abyss.' I believe this is a first press on Metal Blade and Combat Records, it has the printed inner sleeve. One of the most important bands in history. RIP Jeff Hanneman.