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  1. REVIEW : Exodus / English DogsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 |

    Quite possibly the most seminal piece of news in the thrash metal universe last year was Steve 'Zetro' Souza reclaiming his position once again as vocalist for Bay Area thrash metal legends Exodus. Tonight's London show is the first of two stops thrashers are making in the capital and although guitarist Gary Holt is absent from this tour due to playing for Slayer, the anticipation of an Exodus show with Souza behind the microphone could not be higher.


  2. New Music Tuesday! (June 30): Neil Young, The Velvet Teen, Bassnectar, Miguel & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    Traditionally, the U.S. has released new albums on Tuesdays, with UK records dropping the day before, Japan on Wednesdays, and Germany and Australia on Fridays.


  3. BBC Features The Great Kat in 'The Need for Speed: Music's Fastest and Most Furious'Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | PR Log

    "Juilliard graduate the Great Kat is a guitarist on a mission - to play pieces of classical music fast. Very fast.


  4. If You Could Ask the Band Slayer ONE Question, What Would It Be?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Stranger

    I realize there probably aren't even a thimble full of Slayer fans who read Slog, but I'm gonna pose the question anyway: If I get to talk to the band, what should I ask them? I took this photo of Tom Araya at White River several years ago. Since then, the bassist/singer had to have surgery , and doctors told him NO MORE HEADBANGING.


  5. Rising Shattered Sun to rock Mayhem Festival | PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Auburn Reporter

    That adage holds especially true for the guys in Shattered Sun, one of the bands that roars into the White River Amphitheatre on Tuesday as part of the annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, headlined this year by Slayer and King Diamond. "It's all kind of a of story," lead vocalist Marcos Leal said of the band's rise.


  6. Carolina Rebellion 2015 day two: Headbanging and birthday cakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 |

    On the second day of Rebellion, there was sun in the sky and barely a cloud in sight . As day broke on the second day of the festival, the grounds were once again inundated with anxious Rebels ready to get their day off to another rousing start.


  7. After Jeff Hanneman's Death, "We Had to Learn How to Be Slayer in a New Way"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | LA Weekly

    ... Tom Araya, had called it a day. Instead, they have regrouped with new guitarist Gary Holt - also of Bay Area thrash-metal greats Exodus - and drummer Paul Bostaph, who performed with Slayer from 1992 through 2001. This lineup has been touring ...


  8. Feeling down? Then listen to heavy metalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Daily Star

    For years heavy metal and other, more extreme, forms of music has been equated with anger issues and the delinquent behaviour of some its listeners. With song titles like Pure Hatred by Chimaira and Violent Revolution from the band Kreator, it's not hard to see where the theory came from.


  9. Hear Slayer's Breakneck-Paced 'Repentless' Title TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | RollingStone

    Slayer 's first new album in six years, cheekily titled Repentless , isn't due out until September 11th, but on Friday, the group shared its breakneck-paced title track. The song can be heard in a new montage video the band has released.


  10. Slayer Slays Long Island Concert Crowd, Calls to 'Kill the Kardashians'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    Tuesday night at the Paramount in Long Island, New York was a black tee affair as fans of Slayer packed into the 1,500-capacity theater for a scorching lesson in classic American thrash metal by the band that helped birth the genre. Getting into the venue was no easy task as a security line snaked down the block and around the corner.


  11. American in Paris, a la Broadway stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | NWAonline

    An American GI and a young French girl fall in love to the songs of George and Ira Gershwin in this Broadway adaptation of the award-winning 1951 film. The musical was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, winning four.


  12. 'Drones' review: Muse's complex military-industrial conceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Newsday

    Only Muse could turn what it planned as its "back-to-basics" album into a complicated concept album like "Drones" In fact, "Drones" is so complex, the unpredictable British rockers want to turn it into a musical for London's West End. That ambition is understandable.


  13. Devi's Teef, all-female Huntsville rockers, talk new LP, how a freaky find inspired band...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Alabama Live

    The found the human teeth in an old prescription bottle. Bobbie Payne, Cassie Baher and some friends came across the bottle while exploring a ramshackle dwelling they call "The Devil's House," near Payne's northeast Alabama home on a cold November 2013 night.


  14. Concerts at the MasqueradeRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Milton Herald

    The album roared into the #9 position on the World Sales chart - a huge accomplishment for a metal band on a chart that included pop artists such as ADELE, JUSTIN BIEBER, LINKIN PARK, JENNIFER LOPEZ and MAROON 5. In 2013, TESTAMENT released their Dark Roots Of Thrash live DVD/CD, recorded via multi-camera angles at their sold-out headlining performance at the Paramount in Huntington, New York. Order both titles from the Nuclear Blast USA Webshop.


  15. Kerry King Talks New Slayer Album and Adjusting to Life Without Jeff HannemanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Guitar World

    "This has been the most adverse between-records session that Slayer's ever had," says Slayer guitarist Kerry King of the six long years since 2009's World Painted Blood . It has indeed been a grueling stretch of adversity for the legendary thrash-metal band, one marked by the illness and death of founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman, and the less-than-amicable departure of drummer Dave Lombardo.


  16. The Best Los Angeles Metal Shows to See in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | LA Weekly

    Wednesday, June 3 Amaranthe Club Nokia This Swedish melodic metalcore act does an excellent job of balancing clean female vocals with harsher male voices on albums such as 2014's Massive Addictive . A European pop songwriting sensibility lends a coat of gloss to the group's groove-metal riffs, but it makes Amaranthe's work an infectiously strong volley at the female-male vocal tradeoffs practiced by other melodic metal acts such as Lacuna Coil.


  17. Accused of devil worshipping, but what's Iraqi heavy metal band 'Acrassicauda' really about?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    With their homeland torn by years of war, a group of Iraqis has found a form of therapy not by firing guns but by banging their heads to heavy metal. "We didn't want to carry weapons and go shoot people.


  18. #9: Megadeth - Greatest HitsRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | WHTQ-FM Orlando

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  19. Jury starts deliberating on fate of two accused of plotting to bomb legislatureRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | Telegram

    The trial for two people accused of plotting to blow up the British Columbia legislature has now gone to the jury. Jury members have begun deliberating the fate of John Nuttall and Amanda Korody who face charges of conspiracy to commit murder, placing an explosive in a public place and possession of an explosive substance.


  20. In Defence: This is Our Best Record - PeriodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | City Pages

    Minneapolis crossover thrash-metal band In Defence tends to tour more often than release records, so tonight's Don't Fuck with the Dungeon Master release show at the Triple Rock is one you don't want to miss. In advance of their triumphant Minneapolis return, we sat down to get to know guitarist Jimmy Claypool and discuss band business.