Tag Archives: Kerry King

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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Even my Mom Likes Slayer… sort of

Posted by on January 23, 2018

There’s a reason why most of the Metal Insider crew was taken aback when Slayer revealed their next tour would be their last. Whatever your thoughts are about their catalogue or wherever you’d rank them amongst the Big 4, Slayer is truly a larger than life band. Simply play the first few seconds of any […]

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Slayer’s Kerry King will continue to make new music

Posted by on January 23, 2018

For anyone who’ve seen the classic film The Goonies, would know the famous quote, “Goonies never say die!” Well, this phrase can also go for Slayer guitarist Kerry King. Despite the fact that these legendary thrashers are just a few months away from their farewell tour, King isn’t throwing in the towel just yet. According […]

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Kerry King reveals Slayer has a song written about Donald Trump’s “nonsense,” Republicans “f**king things up”

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Towards the beginning of this year, Slayer’s Tom Araya shared a photoshopped image of President Donald Trump alongside the band’s classic lineup. Immediately following, the band faced a handful of backlash, along with Kerry King sharing his response to openly discussing their thoughts about Trump followed by Araya calling America, “a nation of crybabies,” making […]

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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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Limp Bizkit made Kerry King want to quit music

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Even though “Stain of Mind” had some people saying that Slayer were a nu-metal band when it came out in 1998, it’s pretty safe to say that the band were never fans of the genre, which was at it’s commercial peak towards the end of the decade when the band released Diabolus In Musica. However, inan […]

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Slayer discusses gun control and Trump in new video series Noisey Shreds

Posted by on February 14, 2017

Vice’s music portal Noisey just launched their first episode of “Noisey Shreds,” a video series involving it’s journalists traveling around the world interviewing their favorite bands. The first video features Kim Kelly talking to Slayer at the San Diego Comic Con last summer. And while the filming took place before President Trump stepped into office, it didn’t […]

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Kerry King responds to Slayer’s Trump post

Posted by on January 27, 2017

Earlier this week, Slayer were forced to state that they didn’t have any official political stance after an Instagram post put up on their page by Tom Araya that photoshopped President Trump into an early picture of them. It was taken down, apparently by the band, and he put it up again thinking there might […]

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Kerry King says ‘Undisputed Attitude’ was in response to ’90s punk

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Remember punk rock in the ’90s? Green Day, The Offspring, Blink 182. Slayer guitarist Kerry King does. In fact, in an interview that was done for Metal Hammer‘s Spotify series, he says that Slayer’s Undisputed Attitude, their 1996 album of punk covers by the likes of D.R.I., Minor Threat and The Stooges, was done in a […]

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Kerry King doesn’t want Slayer to end any time soon

Posted by on November 8, 2016

In a recent Headbangers Brawl, our topic of discussion was a hypothetical one – which of the Big Four bands would be the first to hang it up? In what might be a first for the column, there was a unanimous answer, and that band was Slayer. There were multiple factors that made us say that – […]

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