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  1. For L.A.'s Mexican-American Metal Fans, Todo Es Metal Was a Lineup for the AgesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    ... Los Angeles. They grew up in Huntington Park and befriended Tom Araya's younger brother before Araya went on to form Slayer. The brothers and their friends would kill time by hanging outside the garage of Araya's family's home to listen to them ...


  2. 20 Longest Metal Songs [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 |

    ... was limited to 600 copies. It was rereleased in 2008. The title is from the American TV Series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Thaumogenesis means to inadvertently create a being as a byproduct of casting a spell. Released in 2006, this is the Black Boned ...


  3. A7X's Shadows: How I Got Into Rock & Metal Music [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 |

    ... was playing [along to] the ' Black Album .' [1994's] ' Divine Intervention ' had come out and he was playing all the Slayer stuff, all the Paul Bostaph stuff. "That's how I was introduced to Metallica. He had ' Live Shit: Binge & Purge ,' the big ...


  4. Gary Holt: What's The Difference Between Exodus & Slayer In Songwriting Terms [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 |

    ... biggest difference between one band and the other and the next band after that is quite often just note selection. "Slayer - a lot of riffs are very chromatic, and it's as simple as adjusting your style from one to the other, which, I think, after ...


  5. Universal debuts a vinyl buying service based on SMS recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Engadget

    ... Dr. Octagonecologyst is currently $19 versus its normal $35.98, for example. Amazon sells the album for $26.43. Slayer's thrash-metal magnum opus Reign in Blood will set you back $25 versus Amazon's $22.99 , so you'll still want to shop around. ...


  6. These Are The Opening Acts For Major Rock & Metal Artists These Days [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 |

    ... some shows for Axl and the guys, so it certainly went for them. Unless you are opening for a tough crowd like for Slayer fans or, God forbid, Iron Maiden fans, you would get the chance kick things off each night and promote your music. So, with many ...


  7. Slipknot Mentioned on 'John Oliver' as Punchline to Trump JokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | WWBN-FM Burton

    ... joyable than the threat of nuclear warfare. This continues a pretty solid week for metal references on television, as Slayer was recently the answer for a question about thrash's Big Four on Jeopardy .


  8. Slayer Namechecked on 'Jeopardy' as Answer to Big Four QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | WWBN-FM Burton

    Looks like Slayer have infiltrated primetime television! Not with a performance, unfortunately, but the thrash legends showed up as an answer on yesterday's episode of Jeopardy . Jeopardy has actually shown a lot of love to metal throughout the years.


  9. WTF: Here's What Slayer, Megadeth & More Metal Classics Sound Like With Otamatone On Vocals [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 |

    Today from the funny side of YouTube, here's a bunch of metal covers from the Otamatoneraptor channel featuring Otamatone on lead vocals. "It requires two hands to play: while one hand holds and squeezes the 'head,' the other hand controls the pitch of the tune by placing the finger on a ribbon controller on the stem; a higher position on the stem creates a lower sound.


  10. These premium Star Wars watches are as gorgeous as they are geekyRead the original story

    Friday Oct 6 | Mashable

    ... Leia fans will want to check out this watch based on her (in)famous metal bikini in Jabba's palace. Many women view Slayer Leia as an icon of empowerment, using the chains that enslaved her to break free from oppression. The back is engraved with a ...


  11. SILAS and Artist FRENCH Join Forces on a Metal-Themed Capsule CollectionRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 1 |

    London-bred and currently Japan-based SILAS has once again enlisted the creative expertise of artist FRENCH - originally joining forces in the early 2000s - to create a graphic-laden capsule collection. In recent years, the British-born illustrator has created a range of depictive designs for such metal bands, as Slayer and Sun O))) - now applying similar style renderings for the aforementioned collaboration.


  12. For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | LA Weekly

    ... chronicles his life and career, which for the past 35 years has included signing and working with such bands as Slayer, Gwar, Corrosion of Conformity, Cannibal Corpse and King Diamond. Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Los Angeles, and never ...


  13. Gary Holt: Ted Nugent Is A Total Idiot And One Of My Favorite Guitarists Ever [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 |

    Gary Holt of Exodus and Slayer stressed the importance of not discarding anyone's musical accomplishments based on their political stance, telling Full Metal Jackie : "Heavy metal - and thrash metal in particular - has long since been a political musical genre, I guess is the best way to say. "And all of a sudden now, people are afraid to touch it, because the world is - music is completely polarized in opposite directions; it's so partisan.


  14. Maynard James Keenan Talks Community and Wine in New InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Spin

    ... The Tool frontman doesn't discuss his music at all in the clip-the third in the series-but makes concessions to both Slayer and Pink Floyd when discussing his wines. You can watch a teaser for the new clip below, and the full episode right here .


  15. Dead Cross & Secret Chiefs 3 @ Royale BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    Dead Cross' eponymous debut LP poses the question, "what would an old-school crossover thrash record headed by Mike Patton and Dave Lombardo sound like?" and answers it with 27 minutes of warped, scorching fury. Its nine originals find Faith No More's Patton spitting venom over merciless tracks that ex-Slayer drummer Lombardo and Retox members Justin Pearson and Michael Crain had already recorded with a separate vocalist, but the last-minute shuffle still sounds like a natural fit.


  16. Gary Holt: When People Talk About Most Important Thrash Bands, They Always Forget The Germans! [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 |

    ... long it takes to make this album what we want it to be is how long it's gonna take. "Prior to the South American Slayer tour, I had six months off, so I really used that time wisely, just writing and jamming with Tom and putting stuff together. ...


  17. Marilyn Manson on his bizarre experiences hanging out with Johnny...Read the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | NME

    ... Age sort of beat. It stopped and then I said, 'Josh, I'm gonna tell you the same advice I told Dave Lombardo from Slayer: do not make beats that confuse strippers'. By submitting your details, you will also receive emails from Time Inc. UK , ...


  18. Kerry King Reacts To Celebrities Wearing Slayer T-Shirts [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 |

    Kerry King shared his thoughts on celebrities and various non-metal people sporting Slayer t-shirts these days, telling B.C. Rich : "Is it weird? Yes. Is it humbling? Yes.


  19. ARRAY(0x134390e8)Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 |

    In 1986 American thrash metal legends Slayer released their iconic album 'Reign in Blood'. The record label 'Def Jam recordings' distributor 'Colombia Records', refused to release the album because of song #1 "Angel of Death", written by late Jeff Hanneman.


  20. Kerry King Demos His New B.C. Rich KKW30 Signature GuitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Guitar World

    B.C. Rich recently unveiled the KKW30 Kerry King Signature guitar, and we're happy to bring you a demo video featuring none other than King himself. The KKW30 is a guitar more than suitable for the likes of King-a member of Slayer and a pioneering icon of speed and thrash metal-and features excellent playability, an iconic design, and an affordable price.