American thrash/hardcore metallers SLAYER have started recording their upcoming 12th album, according to their official Facebook page, where they have been sharing photos from the studio since August 27, using the #SlayerAlbum15.

It will be the follow-up to the band’s latest 2009 record “WORLD PAINTED BODIES”,  and the first to be released on Nuclear Blast and to feature guitarist Gary Holt following the death of Jeff Hanneman.