Kerry King

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Date of Birth June 3, 1964
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Age 56 years old
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Kerry King

Kerry Ray King is an American musician, best known for being the guitarist and songwriter for the American thrash metal band Slayer. He co-founded the band with Jeff Hanneman in 1981 and remained a member for nearly four decades.

Birth name: Kerry Ray King
Born: June 3, 1964, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres: Thrash metal
Occupation(s): Musician, songwriter
Instruments: Guitar
Years active: 1981–present
Associated acts: Slayer, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
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About Kerry King

Lead guitarist for the thrash metal band Slayer who has collaborated with artists like Pantera.

Before Fame

He started learning guitar as a teenager and assembled a band after a tryout session.

Achievement

He played a guitar solo on the Beastie Boys' song "No Sleep till Brooklyn."

Family Life

He is the son of an aircraft parts inspector and an employee of a telephone company. He married his third wife, Ayesha King. He has a daughter named Shyanne from one of his previous marriages.

Associations

He made guest appearances on Marilyn Manson's Rape of the World Tour.

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Latest information about Kerry King updated on September 17, 2020.

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