Kerry King

United States · Person · 1964–present
Kerry Ray King (born June 3, 1964) is an American musician, best known as a guitarist for the American thrash metal band Slayer. He co-founded the band with Jeff Hanneman in 1981 and has been a member ever since. He became lead songwriter for the band after Hanneman's death. King also played as lead guitarist with Dave Mustaine in 1984 with his band Megadeth. Read more »

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SLAYER's KERRY KING: 'I Don't Have An Endgame In Mind'

In a brand new interview with Miami New Times, SLAYER guitarist Kerry King was asked if he thought, back when he co-founded the band in 1981, he would still be doing this 35 years later. He responded: "No, because back when we started in '81, '82,...