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Last year we were all amused by the Slayer Christmas sweater, the heaviest and coziest way for your torso to ring in the holidays. This year Motörhead, Metallica, Descendents, Death From Above 1979,…   Read Story »
Fun Fun Fun Fest went down this past weekend in Austin, Texas, aka "the Live Music Capital Of The World." The Fest celebrated its eighth year with headliners M.I.A., Snoop Dogg, and Slayer, along…   Read Story »
In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were Blur, the Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Slayer,…   Read Story »
Every music fan I know has at least one story about the first time they heard that album. The one that tore the roof off. The one that changed the way they thought about the art form. Virtually…   Read Story »
Yesterday, thrash metal gods Slayer posted an open letter to fans regarding the ill health of guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who suffered a spider bite last year that eventually left him in a medically…   Read Story »
Once upon a time Slayer was a legit scary band -- not a cartoon or an ironic pose, but a genuinely dangerous, disquieting group with fucked-up allegiances and ideas, who made insanely brutal and…   Read Story »
Last night, the so called "Big Four" of the '80s thrash-metal boom -- that'd be Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax -- came together at Yankee Stadium to play only their second-ever U.S. show…   Read Story »
NAME: Mastodon PROGRESS REPORT: Crack The Skye out early 2009; recorded in Atlanta, Georgia at Southern Tracks studio You don't need us or Mastodon vocalist/bassist Troy Sanders to tell you what…   Read Story »
Brandon can attest, last year's Roskilde was a glorious mud bath. We're guessing it can't rain as much this time around, but even if it does, the lineup's intriguing enough that if you can find a way…   Read Story »
In a recent Miami New Times article, Slayer bassist/vocalist Tom Araya spit and giggled about his Texas cattle ranch ("I don't have a slaughterhouse"), religion ("I was born and raised Catholic, so…   Read Story »