Tag Archives: Kerry King

Kerry King reveals Slayer has a song written about Donald Trump’s “nonsense,” Republicans “f**king things up”

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Towards the beginning of this year, Slayer’s Tom Araya shared a photoshopped image of President Donald Trump alongside the band’s classic lineup. Immediately following, the band faced a handful of backlash, along with Kerry King sharing his response to openly discussing their thoughts about Trump followed by Araya calling America, “a nation of crybabies,” making […]

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Slayer’s Kerry King reveals his favorite metal albums

Posted by on July 14, 2017

Rolling Stone revealed another top ten metal albums list, and this time it’s Slayer’s, Kerry King. We have already discovered favorites from Bill Ward, Rob Halford, Ozzy Osbourne, Lars Ulrich, Joe Duplantier, Corey Taylor and more. Now, King revealed his, which includes classics ranging from Venom’s Black Metal to AC/DC’s Highway to Hell. Check out his […]

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Limp Bizkit made Kerry King want to quit music

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Even though “Stain of Mind” had some people saying that Slayer were a nu-metal band when it came out in 1998, it’s pretty safe to say that the band were never fans of the genre, which was at it’s commercial peak towards the end of the decade when the band released Diabolus In Musica. However, inan […]

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Slayer discusses gun control and Trump in new video series Noisey Shreds

Posted by on February 14, 2017

Vice’s music portal Noisey just launched their first episode of “Noisey Shreds,” a video series involving it’s journalists traveling around the world interviewing their favorite bands. The first video features Kim Kelly talking to Slayer at the San Diego Comic Con last summer. And while the filming took place before President Trump stepped into office, it didn’t […]

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Kerry King responds to Slayer’s Trump post

Posted by on January 27, 2017

Earlier this week, Slayer were forced to state that they didn’t have any official political stance after an Instagram post put up on their page by Tom Araya that photoshopped President Trump into an early picture of them. It was taken down, apparently by the band, and he put it up again thinking there might […]

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Kerry King says ‘Undisputed Attitude’ was in response to ’90s punk

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Remember punk rock in the ’90s? Green Day, The Offspring, Blink 182. Slayer guitarist Kerry King does. In fact, in an interview that was done for Metal Hammer‘s Spotify series, he says that Slayer’s Undisputed Attitude, their 1996 album of punk covers by the likes of D.R.I., Minor Threat and The Stooges, was done in a […]

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Kerry King doesn’t want Slayer to end any time soon

Posted by on November 8, 2016

In a recent Headbangers Brawl, our topic of discussion was a hypothetical one – which of the Big Four bands would be the first to hang it up? In what might be a first for the column, there was a unanimous answer, and that band was Slayer. There were multiple factors that made us say that – […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Which Big 4 band will retire first?

Posted by on October 27, 2016

2016 will turn out to have been a banner year for the “Big 4” of thrash metal. Megadeth and Anthrax released well-received albums that are high points of their recent years, and Metallica will release what’s probably going to be the best-selling metal record of 2016 in a few weeks. Meanwhile, Slayer are still on […]

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Next Slayer album coming… in 2018

Posted by on August 16, 2016

Since 1990’s Seasons in the Abyss came out two years after South of Heaven, Slayer haven’t exactly been in a rush to put out albums. If you don’t count 1996’s covers album, Undisputed Attitude, they’ve taken three to six years between albums. So it should come as no surprise that there’s no major rush for them to get […]

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End of an era? Slayer, Megadeth contemplate retirement

Posted by on August 8, 2016

We all know how terrible 2016 has been for the rock and metal community and, aside from the losses of notable musicians like David Bowie, Prince, Rainbow’s Jimmy Bain, the Eagles’ Glenn Frey or former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza, there’s also other aspect that many other artists are facing, and that’s retirement. As hasbeen the case with some […]

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