Originally Posted by TonyD
I'm not terribly surprised or disappointed, I've seen them a few times including this summer, which I don't know if it was the circumstance or the performance, but I wasn't that excited by it. There isn't anything new for Slayer to bring to the table, so it makes no difference to me whether they hang it up now or more likely continue touring and releasing rehashed music for another 5-10 years.
I would agree with half of this, I don't think Slayer has released a good album since Diabolus and I don't have any hopes they ever will release another good album. I thought they were great on MayhemFest last year though, fantastic setlist and good performance.