Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has revealed, via his Facebook page, that the thrash legends are working on a new album. Also in the brief message, Lombardo said that guitarist Jeff Hanneman is still recovering from a necrotizing fasciitis infection he received from a spider bite at the beginning of this year. “Slayer is writing a [...]
Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax, performing together as the Big Four, stormed New York City’s Yankee Stadium yesterday for triumphant sets. Revolver‘s own Stephanie Cabral was there and captured the mayhem in the photo pit. Check out these pictures of Slayer, who performed with Exodus guitarist Gary Holt in place of Jeff Hanneman.
Exodus guitarist Gary Holt recently spoke with Guitar World about filling in for Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman, as the latter heals up from his necrotizing fasciitis infection. Read an excerpt below and read the rest here. For more on the Big Four, check revolvermag.com and guitarworld.com regularly as we count down the Big Four Weeks leading [...]
Amidst swirling rumors of Jeff Hanneman making a triumphant return just in time for this weekend Big Four show in Indio, California, it has been announced that Exodus guitarist Gary Holt will once again step in for Hanneman for the festival date. Gary Holt stepped in last month when Hanneman fell ill, but his touring [...]
In celebration of the upcoming Big Four shows—featuring Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax—Revolver has created a new, special collector’s issue all about the giants of thrash metal. It hits newsstands today and is also available for purchase online here. The issue features all-new, exclusive interviews with members from each group talking about how they’ve crossed [...]