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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!

Viral Video: Slayer’s “Raining Blood” Recreated with Kid Instruments

Viral Video: Slayer’s “Raining Blood” Recreated with Kid Instruments

YouTube user Drew Creal has released a video of him and his friends performing a cover of Slayer’s classic, “Raining Blood.” The twist is, it’s all performed on kids instruments–and it’s pretty impressive. Check out the video below and let us know what you think in the comments.

Viral Video: The Big Four 8-Bit Video Game

Viral Video: The Big Four 8-Bit Video Game

Loudwire has teamed up with the Filthy Frackers to create an 8-bit video game trailer for ‘The Big Four,’ featuring none other than Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax in classic video game form. The video takes classics such as Metallica’s “One” and Slayer’s “Raining Blood,” and gives it a chiptune 8-bit twist, complete with video […]

Rocklahoma Announces Lineup

Rocklahoma Announces Lineup

Rocklahoma returns to Pryor, O.K. for its ninth year on May 22, 23, and 24 with a massive lineup. Headliners this year include big names such as Linkin Park, Tesla, Godsmack, Slayer, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Queensrÿche, and Anthrax. The full lineup for Rocklahoma 2015 is as follows: Linkin Park, Tesla, Godsmack, Slayer, Volbeat, […]

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Interview: Slayer and Exodus’ Gary Holt Talks New Slayer Material, Writing a Book, and More with Jose Mangin

Read what the guitarist has to say about Exodus, new Slayer material, Metal Allegiance, if he will ever write a book, and much more!

Video: Two Grown-Ass Dudes Perform Slayer Mashup on Children’s Instruments

Video: Two Grown-Ass Dudes Perform Slayer Mashup on Children’s Instruments

What happens when two grown-ass adults perform a Slayer mashup on little pink instruments intended for children? See for yourself below: