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Slayer’s Kerry King Takes Viewers to His Snake Farm — Video

Slayer’s Kerry King Takes Viewers to His Snake Farm — Video

Scion, sponsor of Slayer’s fall U.S. tour, have shared an exclusive, behind-the-scenes video clip in which guitarist Kerry King gives fans a rare glimpse of his Psychotic Exotics’ reptile house and herpetology nursery.

Sock Puppets Destroy Slayer’s “Raining Blood”

Sock Puppets Destroy Slayer’s “Raining Blood”

Sock-puppet band Stayner have released the video for their song “Raining Bleach,” which hilariously parodies Slayer’s “Raining Blood.” This song and its clip are self-described as: “a relentless barrage of caustic chemicals to the face. Your sock drawer will never be the same again. “The song is about a ruthless red sock lurking in the […]

Viral Video: Japanese Kids Cover Slayer’s “Raining Blood”

Viral Video: Japanese Kids Cover Slayer’s “Raining Blood”

The family that slays together stays together–and this Japanese family fucking slays. Watch below as 10-year-old Hayato (on drums) and mom and dad (on guitar and bass, respectively–though off-camera) back little 7-year-old Subaru (doing his best black-metal croak and risking whiplash with an all-out bodybanging performance) in a ferocious cover of Slayer’s “Raining Blood.” Share […]

Viral Video: Banjo Cover of Slayer’s “Angel of Death”

Viral Video: Banjo Cover of Slayer’s “Angel of Death”

By now you should be familiar with Chicago-based guitarist Rob Scallon, the guy who covers Slayer and Cannibal Corpse songs with banjos and ukuleles. Here, he’s back with a banjo cover of Slayer’s “Angel of Death.” For more about Scallon, follow him on Facebook and Twitter. And be sure to tell us what you think […]

Interview: Slayer’s Tom Araya Talks Chocolate, Chupacabras, and the New Slayer Album with Jose Mangin

Interview: Slayer’s Tom Araya Talks Chocolate, Chupacabras, and the New Slayer Album with Jose Mangin

SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin, along with Shawn The Butcher, recently chatted with Slayer’s Tom Araya on Liquid Metal’s 666-LIVE call-in show. Read what Araya has to say about chocolate, Chupacabras, and the new Slayer album below (which was transcribed by Josh “Shitkill” Musto), and let us know what you think in the comments! JOSE MANGIN Wow, so […]

Rocker Yearbook Photos

Rocker Yearbook Photos

Head back to school with our awesome gallery, including Corey Taylor, Glenn Danzig, Marilyn Manson, and many, many more!

Slayer Working on New Material — Photos

Slayer Working on New Material — Photos

Photos from Slayer’s Instagram page seem to confirm the band is in the studio working on their 11th album. See the pictures below. The new record will be released on Nuclear Blast through the band’s own label imprint, closing out a 28-year relationship with Rick Rubin and American Recordings. “Rick has played a huge role […]

14 Thrash Albums You Need to Own

14 Thrash Albums You Need to Own

The American thrash-metal movement brought us the Big 4–Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax–but there are numerous other bands to come out of that scene who are worthy of whip-lashing along to: Exodus, Testament, Overkill, and many more. Here is our sure-to-be controversial list of the 14 most essential classic American thrash albums. Check it out […]

Viral Video: Ukulele Cover of Cannibal Corpse’s “Frantic Disembowelment”

Viral Video: Ukulele Cover of Cannibal Corpse’s “Frantic Disembowelment”

Chicago-based guitarist Rob Scallon has ditched his banjo Slayer covers to shred a ukulele cover of Cannibal Corpse’s “Frantic Disembowelment.” Check out the video below. For more about Scallon, follow him on Facebook and Twitter. And be sure to tell us what you think of the recording and video in the comments or on Facebook! […]

Viral Video: 10-Year-Old Girl and Her Little Sister, “Crazy Kate,” Destroy Slayer’s “War Ensemble” on Rocksmith

Viral Video: 10-Year-Old Girl and Her Little Sister, “Crazy Kate,” Destroy Slayer’s “War Ensemble” on Rocksmith

The family that slays together stays together, and this sister duo undeniably slays. Watch as 10-year-old Audrey shreds the crap out of “War Ensemble” on the Rocksmith video game while her sister Kate goes all Araya on a swim noodle. Below is Audrey’s caption on the original Youtube post: Audrey (10 years old) plays Guitar […]