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Gary Holt (Exodus/Slayer) receives COVID-19 test results after feeling better from the virus

Posted by on March 31, 2020

  According to a deleted Instagram post by Gary Holt (Exodus/Slayer), the guitarist finally received his COVID-19 test results and it turns out, he did contract the virus during the European Bay Strikes Back tour with Testament and Death Angel. No need to worry on Holt as it appears he’s been fully recovered.   Blabbermouth […]

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Paul Bostaph (former Slayer drummer) hints at new project

Posted by on March 23, 2020

Ex-Slayer drummer Paul Bostaph has hinted that he’s working on a new project.  In a post made to his Instagram telling people to stay home during the coronavirus outbreak, Bostaph answered a fan question asking if he had any post-Slayer plans to share. He responded by saying: “yes! Something is brewing with a friend of […]

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Batushka guitarist has coronavirus; Gary Holt (Exodus/Slayer) “suffering from all symptoms”

Posted by on March 19, 2020

  Our way of life has dramatically changed within the last few weeks. It feels surreal as it was just yesterday when we were talking about concerts to look forward to, and now, we’re wondering which show to watch next on YouTube. This outbreak has not only locked us inside, it has also made a […]

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Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel survive terrifying Sweden to Finland ferry-ride

Posted by on February 11, 2020

  Testament, Exodus and Death Angel are currently on a European tour together, and they all have a lot to celebrate. Testament have been promoting their new album, Titans of Creation, a little early as they recently performed their single “Night of the Witch” live for the first time. Death Angel are commemorating frontman Mark […]

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Gary Holt comments on Kevin Hart wearing an Exodus shirt

Posted by on November 25, 2019

Slayer/Exodus guitarist, Gary Holt posted on Instagram about comedian Kevin Hart wearing an Exodus shirt. In the post he mentions how he doesn’t really care but doubts he’s a fan. It seems Holt is more of a fan of Hart, than the comedian is of him. Okay everyone… yes I’ve seen this! Haha! Is he a […]

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Gary Holt (Exodus/Slayer) slammed Imagine Dragons’ halftime performance

Posted by on January 9, 2019

While Gary Holt (Slayer/Exodus) has already removed his Instagram post, Loudwire has reported the guitarist recently slammed Imagine Dragons. After watching the pop/rock act’s halftime performance at the College Football Playoff Championship game this past Monday (7th) between Alabama and Clemson, Holt vented about their 10-minute set via Instagram, stating:

“Just watched the college football half time show to see just how bad it really was. PLEASE no more calling this shittiest band on earth “ rock”, they are simply the crappiest excuse for a band I’ve ever heard. Uggggh. Just awful . I don’t usually enjoy slagging musicians but they can’t really call themselves that. So fuck em!!”

According to Loudwire, Holt shared an image with text reading:

“Imagine Dragons suck giant hairy monkey balls.”

Apparently, since the group’s halftime show, Spin raised a question:

“Is Imagine Dragons the Worst Band Ever?”

Meanwhile, there seems to be a division via Twitter as a few consider them “the best” and others have labeled them “worse than Nickelback.”

Read a few responses below:

[via Loudwire]

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Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head) responds to filling in for Gary Holt in Slayer

Posted by on December 3, 2018

Slayer’s Gary Holt recently announced he had to step down from the rest of their European trek in order to head home to be with his dying father. The group tapped guitarist Phil Demmel to play the remaining dates as they asked him right when he ended his career with Machine Head following their November 24th […]

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Gary Holt to be replaced by Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head) on Slayer’s European tour

Posted by on December 3, 2018

There are four shows remaining of Slayer’s European farewell run and unfortunately, Gary Holt has been hit with some sad news. Holt announced yesterday (2nd) that he will be sitting out for the rest of the tour to head home and be there for his dying father. The group has recruited Ex-Machine Head guitarist, Phill […]

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‘Mr. Pickles’ to practice the metal it preaches with Exodus, Municipal Waste tour

Posted by on January 11, 2018

If you haven’t seen the first two seasons of Adult Swim’s Mr. Pickles, do yourself a favor and get caught up immediately. The show is about a family and their dog, but instead of rescuing Timmy from a well, Mr. Pickles is satanic, bathing in rivers of blood and killing people. And while the show […]

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Watch Slayer cover ZZ Top, Led Zeppelin during soundchecks

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Slayer might be the most fearsome of the Big Four, but they’ve gotta soundcheck too. Instead of busting out songs they’ve been playing for over 30 years, they appear to enjoy busting out some classic rock covers. One of the perks of their VIP packages is allowing fans to attend their soundchecks, and while Kerry […]

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