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Tag Archives: Slayer

Hell(fest) awaits for Slayer in 2019

Posted by on June 25, 2018

2018’s Hellfest was another success as Iron Maiden closed out the event last night (24th) and according to setlist.fm, they had no issues performing the classic song “Hallowed Be Thy Name.” With the amount of incredible bands that went on this past weekend including Judas Priest, it’s difficult to determine what the bill would look […]

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Slayer meets Wham! in amazing mashup

Posted by on June 13, 2018

Bill McClintock is the same dude that mashed up Bill Withers’ “Use Me” and Pantera’s “Mouth for War,” as well as the best Ratt/Marvin Gaye mashup ever (and probably the only one ever). How could he top himself? How about with one of the most iconic sax refrains of the ’80s mashed up with the […]

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Slayer fan caught in a swim after getting kicked out of Toronto venue

Posted by on May 31, 2018

Slayer are currently on the first leg of their North American farewell tour, and we can only imagine that die hard fans will do anything to see them perform one last time. During the thrash legends’ Toronto, ON show on Tuesday (29th) at the Budweiser Stage, a fan was kicked out of the venue. While […]

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What’s the fastest metal song?

Posted by on May 25, 2018

The metal scene is full of top tens. Best, heaviest, loudest – they are all subjective and set the scene for debate that can rage for hours, weeks or even years – after all, nobody is really right or wrong. Fastest, though – surely that’s a measure we can pick apart and analyze, particularly in […]

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Slayer’s merchandising company has filed lawsuit against bootlegged merch

Posted by on May 22, 2018

We’ve all seen counterfeit merchandise at major tours and festivals. In fact, many of us are guilty of owning one of these at some point in our lives. However, we’ve also noticed how much they shrink in the wash, as well as losing the print fading and being aware that the proceeds do not go […]

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Slayer’s farewell tour kicks off

Posted by on May 14, 2018

When Slayer’s farewell tour was announced, it took the metal world by surprise even though the band turned 37 this year. The surprise came mainly due to the fact their shows were just as good as they’d been in recent years – the band seemed to still gel on stage and the music quality was […]

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Slayer officially announce European farewell tour

Posted by on May 11, 2018

A few days ago, information on Slayer’s farewell European run leaked. Today (11th), these thrash legends made the official announcement as Lamb of God, Anthrax and Obituary are confirmed as support for the trek. Check out the tour dates below: 11/01 Dublin, IRE @ 3Arena 11/03 London, UK @ Wembley Arena 11/05 Cardiff, UK @ […]

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Slayer recruits Lamb of God, Anthrax and Obituary for European farewell tour

Posted by on May 9, 2018

According to recent reports, Slayer will head overseas this Fall for their European farewell run. Support is rumored to come from Lamb of God, Anthrax, and Obituary. For those who can’t wait until the official announcement, below are the dates that have been leaked: 11/14 Dortmund, Germany 11/15 Zwolle, The Netherlands @ IJsselhallen 11/24 Freiburg, […]

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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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