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Producer Rick Rubin discusses Slayer’s influence

Posted by on May 7, 2019

Producer Rick Rubin has been a staple of music production for decades, working on some of the most influential albums ever. One of those artists was Slayer, with whom he worked on their three most influential albums, Reign in Blood, South of Heaven, and Seasons In The Abyss. On a recent episode of his Broken […]

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Slayer “Black Magic”’ Minotaur figure announced

Posted by on May 6, 2019

Back in February, action figure company Super7 released a limited series of minotaur figures based on the artwork of Slayer’s debut 1983 album Show No Mercy. Now, a new “Black Magic” version of the figure has been announced. Named for the sixth track on Show No Mercy, the “Black Magic” figure is grayish-black with red […]

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Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard and Lynyrd Skynyrd to Exit 111 this October

Posted by on April 23, 2019

Appropriately named after the Exit on Interstate 24, which will lead fans to a Weekend long festival full of classic and new rock, Exit 111 was announced today. Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, and Lynyrd Skynyrd will headline this new three day festival at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee. This October 11th-13th, 2019, Eddie […]

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Slayer suing Secret Solstice festival organizers for backpay

Posted by on April 8, 2019

Slayer has filed a lawsuit against organizers of the Secret Solstice Festival claiming that they are owed $134,000 for their headlining spot in Reykjavik, Iceland last June. The band claims that they have not been fully compensated and seeking the balance of what they are owed. Apparently, Slayer is not the only band to be […]

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Slayer looks back on the past 37 years on latest episode

Posted by on April 4, 2019

Slayer has posted episode 7 of Slayer Looks Back On 37 Years, where the band members talk about their favorite Slayer designed merch. The band has had a number of exclusive swag over the years including snow globes, sneakers, wine, snowboards, bikes and more. Guitarist Gary Holt is a fan of their snow globe stating, […]

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Les Claypool hints Primus touring with Slayer ; reminisces about getting busted with Kirk Hammett’s weed

Posted by on March 22, 2019

Les Claypool was the latest guest on comedian Bill Burr’s podcast and revealed that Primus might be opening for Slayer on their final run. “There’s another thing too that’s kind of a secret but maybe I can tell you now… So it looks like we’re confirmed, we’re gonna play the last, the very last run […]

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Watch trailer for ‘Murder in the Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story’

Posted by on March 20, 2019

While we enjoyed Lords Of Chaos that arrived last month and looking forward to see Motley Crüe’s biopic arriving this Friday, it looks we will see more metal films. For those who enjoyed the 1988 classic The Decline of Western Civilization Part II:The Metal Years, you will want to check out the upcoming documentary Murder […]

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Slayer and Anthrax Christchurch show cancelled after New Zealand’s terror attacks

Posted by on March 18, 2019

Horror struck New Zealand this past Friday (15th) as a 28-year-old Australian is currently accused of murdering 50 innocent lives after shooting two mosques in Christchurch. The attacker has expressed his hateful views on racism, anti-immigration, and has allegedly intended to spark a civil war in the U.S. Following this despicable and callous terrorist attack […]

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Philip H. Anselmo pens theme song for Tom Araya in ‘Hair Metal Shotgun Zombie Massacre’

Posted by on February 9, 2019

Philip H. Anselmo released a new track on Friday (8th) inspired by Slayer frontman Tom Araya. ‘Tom Araya Theme Song’ was, like its name suggests, written as theme song to accompany Araya’s part in the upcoming film Hair Metal Shotgun Zombie Massacre. The song premiered in a new teaser trailer for the film. Says Director […]

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Top Ten tours we’re looking forward to in 2019

Posted by on February 1, 2019

With 2019 just underway, it’s time to start preparing for the year’s most anticipated touring cycles. Here are ten North American treks we’re looking forward to see so far. 10) Children of Bodom (w/ Swallow the Sun, Wolfheart) Finland’s Children of Bodom will be hitting the road this March in support of their tenth studio album, Hexed, […]

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