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The Internet Responds to Slayer's New Album Cover

Earlier this week, metal band Slayer revealed the cover art of their new album, Repentless. The image, created by Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco in collaboration with bassist Tom Araya and guitarist Kerry King, is definitely edgy.

While you could've easily predicted backlash from religious Christians, the band probably didn't see what the Internet saw: the uncanny similarity between the album cover image with Ecce Homo, the 100-year-old fresco by Elias Garcia Martinez, made famous when it was "restored" by an elderly churchgoer.

It took Slayer years to come up with the new album, but Metal Injection reported that it took the Internet just a day or so to release this:

What do you think? Is it an improvement?

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