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The song portrays the imagined viewpoint of a terrorist who has participated I Got Love If You Want It - The Yardbirds - Five Live Yardbirds the September Le Voyage De Penelope - AIR - Discography, attacksconcluding with spoken lyrics taken from words left behind by Mohamed Atta ; Atta was named by the FBI as the "head suicide terrorist" of the first plane to crash into Country Dobro - Charlie Cline - Country Dobro World Trade Center.
The song drew comparisons to Slayer's track " Angel of Death "—also penned by Hanneman—which similarly caused outrage at the time of its release. Primarily written by guitarist Jeff Hanneman"Jihad" features lyrical contributions by vocalist Tom Araya. Guitarist Kerry King has been outspoken in his defense of "Jihad", and Forever Jihad - Various - Industrial Hell (Best Of 2009) claimed that the song has the "coolest angle" on Christ Illusion.
It's definitely not only human nature, it's very American-natured. IGN reviewer Andy Patrizio was dismissive of the song's musical structure in comparison to the other tracks on Christ Illusion "Jihad", "Flesh Storm", "Skeleton Christ", and "Supremist", and felt Forever Jihad - Various - Industrial Hell (Best Of 2009) was too much similarity in the riffs, tuning, temposand arrangements. During reviews "Jihad" received a mixed reception. Blabbermouth ' s Don Kaye gave the opinion that "a handful of songs" on Christ Illusion "are either too generic or the arrangements are too clumsy to work well", and specifically singled out the track: "I'm looking at you, 'Jihad' and 'Skeleton Christ'.
But here it feels atypically crass and exploitative, as if it was done purely to get a rise out of people And Slayer's usually a lot more clever than that. Not all reviews were so negative. King would have appointed "Jihad" as the group's nomination in the " Best Metal Performance Forever Jihad - Various - Industrial Hell (Best Of 2009) award category at the 49th Grammy Awardsdeeming the chosen track " Eyes of the Insane " "the poorest representations" of the group on ninth studio album Christ Illusion.
Joseph Dias of the Mumbai Christian group "Catholic Secular Forum" CSF issued a memorandum to his police commissioner, in which he expressed concern that "Jihad" would offend "the sensibilities of the Muslims This was in part, he believes, because of peoples' view that the song was merely "Slayer being Slayer".
January 19,although only the opening minute of the track was broadcast. On a number of occasions the song has been compared to " Angel of Death ",   a Hanneman-penned Slayer track from 's Reign in Bloodwhich was lyrically inspired by Nazi physician Josef Mengele.
Making the connection, King remembers thinking "Great, now we're gonna be Flat Despair - Screaming Skull - MMXIV for this one! It's just not an 'anti' song, either. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses of "Jihad", see Jihad disambiguation. Slayer enters "Jihad" with a fast, catchy and angular  guitar riff reminiscent of the breakdown from 's " Angel of Death.
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