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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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Slayer, Anthrax members cover Bryan Adams, because Canada

Posted by on September 14, 2016

If you’re a fan of classic thrash metal, you’ve probably already made plans to attend this Fall’s Slayer, Anthrax and Death Angel tour, which kicked off this past Friday. Yesterday (13), the tour hit Montreal, and perhaps to pay tribute to their Canadian brother Bryan Adams, the bands were dicking around at soundcheck. As a […]

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Tom Araya says new album is good for “half of Slayer”

Posted by on September 17, 2015

The answer to a question Slayer singer/bassist Tom Araya was asked during an interview is about to be as criticized as Kevin Lyman’s “metal got gray bald and fat” comment was earlier this year. During an interview with Germany’s Rock Hard magazine, he was asked about Repentless and his thoughts on it. Not only did […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Slayer

Posted by on August 27, 2015

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. Slayer’s importance in the history of metal cannot be overstated. They pioneered a style that went on to sire nearly every dominant sub-genre in heavy music today. They achieved a level of commercial […]

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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’s Paul Bostaph talks Jeff Hanneman, ‘Repentless,’ confederate flag controversy

Posted by on July 20, 2015

With Slayer headlining the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest this year and the band releasing Repentless, their first album in six years, on September 11th, it’s safe to say many eyes are on the band. Given that it will be the first album without founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman and first with drummer Paul Bostaph in the band […]

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Slayer premiere new song in advance of Record Store Day

Posted by on April 16, 2015

We were planning on taking a little time out of our day on Saturday morning to head to Record Store Day and pick up the new Slayer song, “When the Stillness Comes.” And we figured we’d be writing about the song as soon as someone uploaded it to YouTube Saturday afternoon. It turns out the […]

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New Slayer album will feature a Jeff Hanneman track

Posted by on March 30, 2015

In an interview with Revolver, Tom Araya gave Slayer fans some good news. More specifically, good news to those who feel like Slayer is less complete of a band without founding member Jeff Hanneman, who sadly died in 2013. Araya opened up to the magazine about the guitarist’s death, and mentioned that he’s actually going to […]

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Paul Bostaph is tired of hearing Dave Lombardo talk about Slayer

Posted by on October 9, 2014

Slayer’s follow up to 2009’s World Painted Blood isn’t going to be out until next year, and even though we’ve only heard one song from it, that’s not stopping former drummer Dave Lombardo from talking about it. Making the rounds in support of the second album from his band Philm, he’s offered that the album’s been […]

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Dave Lombardo continues to diss next Slayer album

Posted by on September 22, 2014

Did you like World Painted Blood, the last album from Slayer? We did. It was perfectly acceptable latter-day Slayer, even though it didn’t come close the the juggernaut of Reign in Blood, South of Heaven and Seasons in the Abyss. At any rate, former drummer Dave Lombardo, who was booted from the  band last year over a financial dispute, […]

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