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Tag Archives: Gary Holt

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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Exodus to be joined by former members Rob Dukes, Rick Hunolt this weekend

Posted by on July 6, 2017

If you’re a metal fan and are in the Bay Area, you were probably already planning on heading to The Chapel in San Francicso to see Exodus’ two-night residency on July 7th and 8th. However, if you haven’t decided to yet, you’ll probably want to head to the Saturday performance. That’s  because Gary Holt has […]

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Mainstream media reacts to Kendall Jenner, Gary Holt shirts

Posted by on October 14, 2016

If you go to any metal-themed Facebook page right now, chances are you’ll find some version of the image above. The story about model and Kim Kardashian’s half-sister Kendall Jenner wearing a Slayer shirt during Canada’s MuchMusic Video Awards is over two years old but it appears that some outlets are barely keeping up with […]

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Artist Vincent Castiglia’s 10 favorite metal album covers

Posted by on April 15, 2016

Artist Vincent Castiglia is well-known not just for his art, but for his medium, which is human blood. If that rings a bell, then you’re probably most familiar with his work that was done on a canvas known as Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt’s guitar. The guitarist gave 18 vials of his blood to […]

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Slayer’s Gary Holt has guitar painted blood

Posted by on January 26, 2016

Slayer have had a long-standing relationship with blood. Of course Reign in Blood is the gold (red?) standard of classic metal albums. “Seasons in the Abyss” came in a limited edition blood pack, and their last album before Repentless was World Painted Blood. And guitarist Gary Holt is embracing it via new guitar he’ll be bringing out on […]

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Brian Posehn names guests for metal album

Posted by on December 9, 2015

Comedian, actor and former stoner Brian Posehn has a new film, Uncle Nick, coming out, but as many metal fans, he also has another album coming out. Unlike his first several albums, which contained several songs at the end (like “Metal by Numbers,” a name we stole for our column), he’s been talking about putting […]

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Kerry King admits being nervous when asked Gary Holt to join Slayer, compares to a prom date

Posted by on September 23, 2015

If you’re a nerve-wrecked, angsty teenager, it can be really tough to ask a girl to the prom unless you are this confident, popular guy who can pick and choose whoever he wants, right? Maybe not. Slayer is a fairly popular band and many guitarist would drown their first born in acid for the chance […]

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Slayer discuss working with Terry Date in new video

Posted by on August 17, 2015

In case you weren’t aware, there’s a new Slayer album coming out on September 11th. That being said, it’s pretty impossible not to know it, from the semi-controversial release date to the three songs we’ve heard from it already to the band headlining the ill-fated Mayhem Festival that just wrapped up. That being said, the […]

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Slayer featured on thrash metal documentary by the Smithsonian

Posted by on August 6, 2015

It seems like Slayer have something going on every day with the release of Repentless approaching. Yet we keep finding different reasons to write about them. This time, we’re going to leave Kerry King alone but highlight a mini-documentary done by the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History confusingly titled Slayer: The Origins of Thrash in San […]

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Metal Allegiance to play debut album release show in NYC

Posted by on July 24, 2015

Metal Allegiance, the supergroup formed by an immense list of metal musicians, have been busy getting ready to release their self-titled debut album on September 18th through Nuclear Blast Records, but if you were wondering “how are they going to coordinate that many musicians to play these songs live?” we have a treat for you. […]

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