Kerry Ray King is an American musician, best known as a guitarist and songwriter for the American thrash metal band Slayer. He co-founded the band with Jeff Hanneman in 1981 and has been a member ever since. King was born in Los Angeles, California. His father was an aircraft parts inspector, and his mother worked for the telephone company. King has a trademark personal appearance and extensive tattoos all over his arms and head. His tattoo was praised to such a degree by Blender Magazine that they once produced a tour of his body ink. King’s abbreviation, KFK, was revealed to mean “Kerry Fuckin’ King” in the January 2007 Issue of Guitar World.