Kerry King says his first post-Slayer project will sound like Slayer and is coming soon

Kerry King
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Kerry King has told Metal Hammer that he won’t be “dragging my feet much longer” when it comes to his new post-Slayer project, adding that fans of the now-defunct thrash metal juggernaut won’t be disappointed with his new material.

The guitarist revealed back in 2020 that he has “more than two records’ worth of new music” for the yet-to-be-named project.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.