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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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Headbangers’ Brawl 7/12: Should The New Band Photo Of Slayer Bother Us?

Posted by on July 12, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly 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. Late last night, Slayer’s returning drummer Paul Bostaph revealed a new photo (seen off to the side) of the band’s touring lineup via Facebook. […]

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Kerry King And Tom Araya Give Conflicting Views On Slayer’s Future Without Jeff Hanneman

Posted by on June 24, 2013

Last week, part of Guitar World Magazine’s feature interview with the late Jeff Hanneman’s widow Kathryn was released, in which she admitted that she struggled to get him to attend therapy or rehab. Now more from Guitar World’s interviews with Hanneman’s bandmates have been released, and they are indeed quite revealing about the guitarist’s health […]

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Slayer Plays First Show Since Death of Jeff Hanneman

Posted by on June 5, 2013

Last night, Slayer played their first show since the death of guitarist Jeff Hanneman. The show took place at the Impact Fest in Warsaw, Poland. Exodus guitarist  Gary Holt once again filled in for the fallen band member, who died of liver disease on May 2. But it was also their first show back with Paul […]

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Dave Lombardo Found Out Online That Slayer Replaced Him With Paul Bostaph

Posted by on May 31, 2013

Yesterday, Kerry King and Tom Araya announced that drummer Paul Bostaph would be rejoining Slayer on a full time basis. It shot down any fan’s hope that Dave Lombardo would return to Slayer (especially after the passing of Jeff Hanneman). And apparently, the online announcement was also Lombardo’s way of finding out he was officially […]

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Paul Bostaph Rejoins Slayer For A Third Time

Posted by on May 30, 2013

Until the death of Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman shocked the metal community earlier this month, the biggest story with the band was who would fill their drum seat after Dave Lombardo’s departure. And as the band came to grips with the loss of a founding member, would they realize how important keeping surviving members of […]

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Hmm…What Is Geoff Tate Trying To Say With The Cover Of His Queensryche Album?

Posted by on March 5, 2013

Shortly after one Queensryche announced they had signed to Century Media Records, Geoff Tate’s version of the prog metal group revealed more details about their forthcoming album. We knew it would feature plenty of special guests (and is supposedly “stupidly heavy”) and will be released via Cleopatra Records. Now we know that the album will […]

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One Queensryche Offers Sample Of New Song, While Tate’s Version Taps Members Of Forbidden For Album

Posted by on February 25, 2013

And now for your weekly Queensryche update. First comes a taste of new music from the rendition of Queensryche featuring remaining original members Michael Wilton, Eddie Jackson, and Scott Rockenfield. We were already impressed by what we heard in the teaser trailer released late last year. But last Friday (February 22), Rockenfield appeared on Eddie […]

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Dan Nelson (ex-Anthrax) Quits Blackgates

Posted by on January 14, 2013

Dan Nelson (former singer of Anthrax) has parted ways with Blackgates, the group also featuring ex-Testament drummer Paul Bostaph.

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