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Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman Talks About “Raining Blood”

Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman Talks About “Raining Blood”

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Slayer’s landmark Reign in Blood album. The cornerstone

Learn How to Play Slayer’s “Die by the Sword” on Guitar

Learn How to Play Slayer’s “Die by the Sword” on Guitar

If you’ve ever wanted to know how to play Slayer’s “Die by the Sword,” a song on their 1983 debut, Show No Mercy, visit GuitarWorld.com. As part of our Big Four Weeks buildup to the big show at Yankee Stadium on September 14, Guitar World and Revolver are posting exclusive content each weekday. Check back […]

Anthrax's Scott Ian, Megadeth's Dave Mustaine, and Slayer's Tom Araya on the Clash of the Titans tour in 1991

The Story of the Big Four: The Clash of the Titans

The Big Four of thrash—Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax—are set to play New York City’s Yankee Stadium on September 14. It will be the second time ever that all four groups have shared a stage in the United States. To mark this occasion, Revolver and Guitar World are celebrating the event with the Big Four […]

Exodus’ Gary Holt Speaks About Playing With Slayer

Exodus’ Gary Holt Speaks About Playing With Slayer

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 […]

Update: Gary Holt Will Join Slayer For Big Four Show

Update: Gary Holt Will Join Slayer For Big Four Show

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 […]

Metallica on Megadeth: An Excerpt From Revolver’s Big Four Issue

Metallica on Megadeth: An Excerpt From Revolver’s Big Four Issue

Lars Ulrich looks back on his relationship with Dave Mustaine.

“Revolver Presents: The Big Four” Special Issue, Out Now!!!

“Revolver Presents: The Big Four” Special Issue, Out Now!!!

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 […]