Bassist and vocalist for the American metal band Slayer who was ranked #58 on 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time list from Hit Parader.
He was a respiratory therapist, saving up money to help Slayer release their first album.
His songs are often about serial killers.
He married Sandra Araya in 1995 and they welcomed two kids named Ariel Asa and Tomas Enrique Araya.
He performs alongside guitarist Kerry King in Slayer.