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Live Report: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

Chris Krovatin is the author of Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and the Gravediggers series. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and a good-natured pain in everyone’s ass. This column represents his opinions–and probably only his opinions.     Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival featuring Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Thy […]

Slayer Premiere New Song, “Repentless”

Slayer Premiere New Song, “Repentless”

‘Repentless’ is out September 11 via Nuclear Blast.

Slayer Announce New Album Details

Slayer Announce New Album Details

Slayer have announced the title and released date for their much-anticipated album. ‘Repentless’ will be out September 11 via Nuclear Blast Records.This will be the follow-up to 2009′s ‘World Painted Blood’ and marks the first time the band has worked with producer Terry Date (Pantera, Soundgarden). MORE SLAYER: Mayhem Festival’s Headliner Slayer Featured on the […]

Mayhem Festival’s Headliner Slayer Featured on the Cover of Next Issue of Revolver — Read an Excerpt from the Cover Story

Mayhem Festival’s Headliner Slayer Featured on the Cover of Next Issue of Revolver — Read an Excerpt from the Cover Story

If artists like Kanye West, Lady Gaga and Iggy Azalea are the heroes of conventional rock and pop radio, the bands that comprise the lineup of this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest— Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Sworn In and more—are its unabashed villains. So when it comes to the […]

New Issue Preview: Revolver June/July 2015

New Issue Preview: Revolver June/July 2015

You can pick up the new issue on newsstands May 26 or at the Revolver Online Store.

Slayer Finish Recording New Album, Announce Small Tour

Slayer Finish Recording New Album, Announce Small Tour

Slayer have announced they have finished recording their latest studio album. The still untitled album will be the band’s follow up to 2011′s ‘World Painted Blood,’ and will also be the first album without the late founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman. Vocalist/bassist Tom Araya talks about Hanneman in a recent press release saying, “Jeff had always […]

Slayer Premiere New Song, “When the Stillness Comes”

Slayer Premiere New Song, “When the Stillness Comes”

Slayer have premiered their new song, “When the Stillness Comes,” via Rolling Stone. Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments! Guitarist Kerry King told Rolling Stone that the song is about “a dude who wakes up at a crime scene and realizes he’s killed everybody.” The track will […]

Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah and More on Tap for Mayhem This Summer

Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah and More on Tap for Mayhem This Summer

The world’s biggest heavy music touring festival returns in 2015 with the most intense lineup ever. The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival enters its eighth year with Slayer headlining the show. Additional performances from King Diamond, Hellyeah and the Devil Wears Prada will round off the Rockstar Energy Drink Main Stage. The Victory Records Stage […]

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Interview: Slayer’s Tom Araya Gives Update from the Studio

The following article is from Revolver’s April/May 2015 issue. It is available for purchase in our webstore. We’re om kind of the beginning stages of the finishing stages, if that makes any sense,” says Slayer bassist and vocalist Tom Araya of the legendary thrash band’s forthcoming full-length. “We’re doing the mixing and mastering now, but […]

New Issue Preview: Revolver April/May 2015

New Issue Preview: Revolver April/May 2015

All hail the return of Faith No More!