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Slayer release episode 2 of “Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years”

Posted by on April 18, 2018

Slayer has released the second episode of their “Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years” video. The group unveiled the first installment earlier this year, and now these thrashers go deeper into their earlier years. In this feature, Tom Araya and Kerry King explain how nervous they were as well as how they used to tour […]

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Interview: Jim Florentine talks new book, opening for Slayer, ‘That Metal Show’ status

Posted by on March 15, 2018

Any band will tell you opening for Slayer is a tough gig, but imagine tackling this task with just a microphone and some jokes. This has to make playing the roughest of comedy clubs seem like making a bowl of cereal. Perhaps it’s experiences like these that have stand-up comic Jim Florentine appear so comfortable […]

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Lamb of God announces one-off headlining tour dates w/Behemoth

Posted by on March 14, 2018

Lamb of God are arguably one of the luckiest bands around right now. Not only did they support Slayer last year, they are also joining these legends until they say good-bye to North America, on the first and second leg of their North American farewell trek. In addition, Lamb of God have announced four select one-off […]

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Adorable Video: 4-year-old-daughter sad because her dad won’t let her see Slayer

Posted by on March 12, 2018

For the record, depending on the venue, there shouldn’t be an age restriction at a show. One should never be considered too young or too old to enjoy music. With that being said, MetalSucks discovered an understanding and yet, sad video of a four-year-old daughter’s reaction to her father rejecting her request to see Slayer […]

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Slayer announces second leg of North American farewell tour

Posted by on March 5, 2018

By popular demand, Slayer has announced the second leg of their North American farewell tour. The trek will begin on July 26th in New Hampshire and run until August 26th in San Jose, CA. Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament and Napalm Death will be joining in as support for all dates of this journey. Tickets […]

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Slayer looks back on their 37-year-career in new video series

Posted by on February 23, 2018

Last month, Slayer surprised us by announcing their farewell tour. The news was shocking that we at Metal Insider had to debate about the surprising turn of events. Despite Kerry King making it clear that he isn’t retiring from music, it’s only a matter of time until these thrash legends say good-bye to 37 years […]

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Interview: Exodus’ Steve “Zetro” Souza talks cartoons, Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular tour, Exodus album update

Posted by on February 22, 2018

  The Adult Swim Presents: Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular tour featuring Exodus and Municipal Waste begins today (22). Much like Metalocolypse and even Beavis and Butt-head before it, Mr. Pickles is a twisted cartoon that proudly flies the heavy metal flag, so it’s only fitting that two of metal’s most elite would do the same for […]

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Slayer to share the stage with Bonnie Tyler, Gucci Mane at 2018’s Secret Solstice Festival

Posted by on February 20, 2018

2018 is a very busy year for Slayer. Especially since they are spending a decent chunk of it by embarking on a farewell tour. Shortly after these thrashers wrap up their North American dates, they will be traveling out to Iceland to headline this year’s Secret Solstice festival. Today (21st), the group announced they will […]

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Phil Anselmo says he’d play with Kerry King

Posted by on February 1, 2018

If there’s one thing we learned from our conversation with Phil Anselmo earlier this year, it’s that he’s got a lot of plans for 2018. But as someone that’s always collaborating with multiple artists, it seems like he’s always up for playing with more. In the wake of Kerry King’s wife saying that the Slayer […]

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Scalpers are charging up to $3000 for Slayer’s farewell show in Dallas

Posted by on January 31, 2018

  As you’ve probably heard, Slayer announced their farewell tour with Lamb of God, Behemoth, Testament and Anthrax and the tickets recently went on sale. Unfortunately, the Dallas show sold out within three minutes and now scalpers are charging up to $3,000 for a ticket. The venue seems to be a tad small for this […]

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