Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo and Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo were also on board.
‘Slayer Bob’ isn’t your typical Christmas lights fanatic.
Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins, Eagles Of Death Metal’s Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes, Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, Slayer’s Tom Araya, Slash, Mark Lanegan, Nina Hagen, Justice and Volbeat. No it’s not the slightly ill-advised lineup of Soundwave 2016, it’s the newly-announced cast of Swedish director Björn Tagemose’s new silent film, Gutterdämmerung. Dubbed “the loudest
In a performance that is sure to go down in the annals of rock history as one of the most entertaining ever, Loudwire have gotten Dream Theater‘s drummer Mike Portnoy to play some classic metal and rock n roll covers… on a Hello Kitty drum kit. Portnoy isn’t impressed upon seeing the kit initially, saying
Thrash titans Slayer are back with a brand new slice of their forthcoming 6th studio LP, Repentless. It’s called Cast The First Stone and it is one brutal beast. Released courtesy of Adult Swim, whom you might know as the guys that brought us such metal-themed cartoons as Metalocalpyse, the mid-tempo cut is sporting some
He’s helping sell them too, whether he knows it or not.
Thrash metal kingpins Slayer have let rip their first new tune in close to a year. The single, dubbed When The Stillness Comes, has been released in honour of tomorrow’s Record Store Day. Sliced off the band’s forthcoming album, the new track is not your typical Slayer all-out riff assault, at least not to start
After a successful inaugural year in 2014 Motörhead are taking to the seas again with the second annual Motörhead Motörboat Cruise and they’ve enlisted acts like Slayer, Anthrax, Exodus and more to join them. Motörhead’s floating music festival will set sail on September 28th though to October 2nd 2015, on the Norwegian Sky cruise ship,
Canada’s largest music festival, Amnesia Rockfest, has unveiled a pretty spectacular 2015 lineup, headlined by the likes of System Of A Down, Linkin Park, The Offspring and Slayer. In total, the festival has recruited over 100 acts across rock, metal, punk, industrial, hardcore and even rap. Other Amnesia Rockfest acts which are sure to wet
Turns out when Slayer aren’t thrashing about onstage, or generally worshipping chaos, the metal lords like to rescue cute, little kittens. Such is the way of the Soundwave alumni, who have made us all feel warm and fuzzy after finding an Indianapolis street cat a new home. According to a statement released by the band’s
A US chef has combined two of his passions – thrash metal and culinary experimentation – to delicious results and has presented onto the world the Slayer pizza, insisting it must only be consumed Piece By Piece. Chef John Hurkes‘ pentagram-shaped thrashterpiece draws inspiration from Slayer’s iconic 1986 album, Reign In Blood and, as he
Former Slayer drummer and founding member Dave Lombardo has said the current band lineup is missing its original “magic”. Lombardo was dismissed from drumming duties on Slayer’s Australian tour in 2013, following a financial dispute. Speaking on the Let There Be Talk radio show, the drummer revealed his thoughts on the current Slayer lineup which
While their peers are probably busy fawning over their preferred One Direction heartthrob, 10-year-old Audrey and her younger sister Kate have dedicated their time and obvious talents to absolutely shredding it on a cover of Slayer‘s War Ensemble, from their 1990 album Seasons in the Abyss. Evident in the video below, Audrey crushes the signature
Punk and alt rock extravaganza Riot Fest has revealed hugely impressive lineups for its Chicago and Denver festivals, which once again has many of us seething at our unavoidable geographical handicap. Key players on this year’s bill include the incomparable The Cure, Jane’s Addiction, The National, Rise Against, Slayer and the Wu-Tang Clan. Celebrating its
Thrash metal vanguards Slayer have released Implode, the band’s first new studio recording in five years and their first without longtime collaborator Rick Rubin in 28 years. The track, which is available for free download, comes on the wind of their signing to Nuclear Blast Records. During last night’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards at the
Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has revealed details of his latest split from the metal legends, explaining that he only made $67,000 touring with the band in 2011, while accountants and managers took most of the profits. Lombardo released a statement on Facebook in February 2013 about his departure, saying that he “discovered 90% of
Megadeth mastermind Dave Mustaine has attempted to crush floating rumours underfoot, specifically speculation that his band are the anonymous outfit to whom Slayer frontman Tom Araya was referring when he explained that “one particular band” was preventing more Big Four shows. “It’s not the politics between bands; it’s the politics of character in one particular
Guitarist for thrash metal legends Slayer, Kerry King has opened up about plans for the band’s next studio album, a follow-up to 2009’s World Painted Blood, after frontman Tom Araya indicated he wasn’t sure of the future of the band, following the death of guitarist Jeff Hanneman. “January is the thought [for a possible start
Ex-Slayer drummer and founding member Dave Lombardo is the latest musician to be confirmed for Adelaide Festival next March, with the Philm and Fantômas legend locked in to play the third night of the four-night Zorn in Oz: Triple Bill series. Lombardo will be playing as part of trio called Bladerunner, to be joined by
Slayer frontman Tom Araya has elaborated on the reasons behind long-time drummer Dave Lombardo‘s departure from the band earlier this year. Previous reports indicated a pay dispute before the band were set to play Soundwave Festival saw him fired from the group. “That whole issue came down to this: Dave had been jamming with us