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Slayer bring “Raining Blood” to late night TV

Posted by on July 28, 2017

If you were wondering what that sound was at about 12:30 this morning, it was the sound of thousands of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon fans horrifyingly switching off their TVs as Slayer started playing “Raining Blood” on the show last night. In New York for a sold out show at Madison Square Garden, […]

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Review/Photos: Ozzy Osbourne, Korn, KISS headline Second Annual Chicago Open Air Festival

Posted by on July 27, 2017

The second annual Chicago Open Air Festival took place this past July 14th-16th at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. Metal Insider was on site to take in all the music, food, and experiences. Friday Arriving Friday afternoon, the sounds of Failure/Anthem rang out as they opened the second stage to a crowd who was still […]

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Slayer’s Tom Araya ponders Slayer as a business, wishes he could’ve done more for Hanneman

Posted by on July 25, 2017

This past Sunday (23), Elliott Fullam of Little Punk People conducted an interview with Slayer frontman Tom Araya at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA. The California thrash legends released their overall twelfth studio album Repentless back in 2015, a follow up to 2009’s World Painted Blood. It’s the first album released following Jeff Hanneman’ […]

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Show review: Slayer/Lamb of God/Behemoth, The Electric Factory, Philadelphia, July 23, 2017

Posted by on July 25, 2017

To say I was excited for this show would be an understatement. Even after seeing 500+ metal bands live in concert over the past four decades, I still get excited to see Slayer. They’re just THAT good and they continue to impress as live performers, recording artists and individuals. Needless to say, adding Behemoth to […]

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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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Gary Holt hates the Kardashians

Posted by on July 11, 2017

Back in 2015, Slayer/Exodus guitarist Gary Holt was seen numerous times wearing a black t-shirt with white text reading, “Kill the Kardashians.” While many have loved this shirt, some people have taken offense to it, resulting in attempted paybacks. This could be far-fetched but, it’s possible that this was the beginning of the band fashion […]

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Deafheaven frontman George Clarke reveals his top ten favorite metal albums

Posted by on June 30, 2017

  One of the best ways to start a holiday weekend is to listen to a few New and Noteworthy albums, or perhaps follow the extensive Rolling Stone list of 100 best metal albums of all time. Additionally, we continue to discover artists’ top ten favorite heavy albums including Gojira’s Joe Duplantier. We have a […]

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Photos/Review: Hellfest 2017 was One Hell of a Ride

Posted by on June 26, 2017

As promised, Hellfest 2017 was “One Hell of a Ride” For three day; over 120 bands took over the small town of Clisson, France.  Proving that Hellfest is quite possibly the greatest metal festival around today, dare I even say Ever! “Are you ready for some awkward Canadian prog metal?!?!” –Devin Townsend The opening day […]

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Let’s argue about ‘Rolling Stone’s Top 100 metal albums ever

Posted by on June 21, 2017

It’s not an enviable position to come up with a list of the 100 top metal albums of all time. There are so many different genres to consider. Bands that were considered “metal” back in the day sometimes barely qualify as rock these days. And the genre is 47 years old. However, Rolling Stone has made […]

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Ukranian Zoo unveils an epic Statue of Slayer’s Tom Araya

Posted by on May 31, 2017

Normally, when tourists visit a zoo they hope to find monkeys tagging along on their car or to check out any animals who aren’t hiding or sleeping. Meanwhile, in the Ukraine, there’s a brand new epic statue of Slayer vocalist/bassist Tom Araya at the XII Months Zoo in Demidiv making that an instant must see. […]

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