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Tag Archives: Paul Bostaph

Dave Lombardo knows what the new Slayer album will sound like

Posted by on September 10, 2014

It’s been over one year since Dave Lombardo was unceremoniously dismissed from Slayer over financial issues. He’s reiterated that he isn’t coming back, and the band is moving on with Paul Bostaph in place. They’ve even released a new song, “Implode.” Yet the song seemed familiar to Lombardo – mainly because he’d already played on […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Diabolus in Musica’ by Slayer turns 16 years old

Posted by on June 9, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 16 years old today, Slayer experimented a little with the release of Diabolus in Musica. This is just a super heavy Slayer album in terms of sound. The late Jeff Hanneman had a […]

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Slayer announce worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast, release download of new song

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Turns out Slayer’s surprise opening at the Revolver Golden Gods awards wasn’t just to shake up the ceremony. In addition to world-premiering a new song,”Implode,” live in their three-song set, they also chose last night to announce that they will release their next album on Nuclear Blast Records through the band’s own label imprint. They’ve made “Implode,” […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Shocking Moments of 2013

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Tis the time when everyone starts celebrating the best of the past year’s albums with a flood of “Best Of Lists”. But while 2013 was filled with great music, it also had plenty of shocking moments. While some brought joy and others brought dismay, these moments left a major impact in the metal community. With […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 12/12 – What label will Slayer reign on next?

Posted by on December 12, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. While it’s not particularly new news that Slayer was between labels, we’d initially thought it was because American Recordings might be deciding which label group […]

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Slayer without a label, no longer working with Rick Rubin?

Posted by on December 11, 2013

There’s been a lot of twist and turns in the world of Slayer this year. And now 2013 is ending on another surprise twist: Slayer appear to have parted ways with Rick Rubin and American Recordings. Slayer recently sat down with FUSE to provide insight into the new album, including returning drummer Paul Bostaph and […]

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Guitarist Hiran Deraniyagal Discusses Battlecross’ Successful Crowdfunding Campaign, Taking Their Time To Find A New Drummer

Posted by on November 20, 2013

2013 has been one hell of a year for Battlecross. In support of their new album, War Of Will, the Detroit group embarked on endless touring that found them playing on numerous club tours, touring festivals, and even Metallica’s own music fest held in their home city. And along the way, they even helped prove […]

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4ARM’s Michael Vafiotis Talks Life On The Road With Slayer, The Culture Shock Of Touring The U.S.

Posted by on November 18, 2013

Opening for a band like Slayer can either be a blessing or a curse. On the one hand, it gives you the chance to perform for a massive new audience of passionate metal heads. However, those dedicated fans aren’t exactly known for being kind towards anyone that isn’t Slayer onstage. Despite knowing this, 4ARM took […]

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Kerry King: No Hanneman on Slayer album unless it’s ‘awesome’

Posted by on November 5, 2013

Whether or not you think Slayer is really Slayer without the late Jeff Hanneman, founding guitarist Kerry King told Revolver that he is moving forward with recording a forthcoming album with new drummer Paul Bostaph and Gary Holt. King says that he, Bostaph and vocalist Tom Araya have plenty of songs written and demoed, and […]

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Slayer announces NY/LA shows with Gojira

Posted by on August 5, 2013

Slayer will be headlining two venues on opposite sides of the country for the first time in 25 years. The first show takes place on October 28 at the Hollywood Palladium, while the second takes place on November 27 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Making these two shows even more exciting is the […]

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