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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This is the week when the music business basically shuts down so all the label execs and publicists and bands and critics can go down…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2016 - 4:14 pm
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The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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The Week In Pop: Please Welcome To The Stage Taylor Swift And Father John Misty

A brief timeline of the past week inside the bizarre media Bermuda Triangle that is Taylor Swift, Ryan Adams, and Father John Misty: …
Chris DeVille | September 24, 2015 - 5:42 pm
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Slayer – “You Against You” Video (NSFW)

Last year, Slayer made an absolutely incredible bloody-prison-riot video for their song "Repentless," and it was one of my favorite videos of the year. Now,…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2016 - 4:41 pm
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Watch Dave Grohl Cover Motörhead With Members Of Metallica, Pantera, & Slayer At Dimebash

Dimebash, the annual benefit concert in honor of Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell, took place in Hollywood last night, and the show also featured a tribute…
Peter Helman | January 23, 2016 - 2:17 pm
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Watch Natalie Prass Cover Slayer

When we talked to Natalie Prass earlier this year, she mentioned the cover of Slayer's "Raining Blood" that she did for A.V. Club's Undercover series:…
James Rettig | October 13, 2015 - 10:55 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There were too many good videos this week, and I couldn't find room for it, but the best meta-music video I've seen in a while…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2015 - 4:17 pm
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Slayer – “Repentless” Video

Slayer! Danny Trejo! A stab-happy prison riot! Do you really need more than that? In the off-chance that you do: Slayer, the long-running thrash pioneers,…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2015 - 11:11 am

Slayer – “Cast The First Stone”

In a few weeks, metal overlords Slayer will release their new album Repentless, their first album since 2011's very good World Painted Blood and their…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2015 - 12:03 pm
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Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins To Star In Silent Movie Gutterdämmerung

As Pitchfork reports, Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, Henry Rollins, and Eagles Of Death Metal's Jesse Hughes are all starring in a silent film called Gutterdämmerung,…
Peter Helman | July 15, 2015 - 10:20 pm
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Adult Swim Announces 2015 Singles Series With Danny Brown, Chromatics, Run The Jewels, FlyLo, Sia x SOPHIE, & More

Adult Swim's annual singles series is back for the sixth time starting next week, and as usual the Cartoon Network offshoot has rounded up an…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 12:01 pm
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Slayer – “When The Stillness Comes”

The last album from thrash-metal titans Slayer was 2009's World Painted Blood, the majority of which was written by guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who passed away
Michael Nelson | April 16, 2015 - 2:18 pm
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Converse’s Free Rubber Tracks Live Residency Brings The Replacements, Slayer, Chance The Rapper, Passion Pit To Boston This Month

There are lots of reasons to be suspicious of corporate-sponsored music events, but if a shoe company was bringing the Replacements and Dinosaur Jr. to…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2015 - 9:30 am

Rick Rubin Just Annotated A Ton Of Kanye West, Beastie Boys, & Johnny Cash Songs On Genius

One of the redeeming qualities of community-annotated lyric site Genius is that they sometimes recruit cool artists and behind-the-scenes players to talk about songs that…
James Rettig | February 2, 2015 - 6:58 pm
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Photos: Riot Fest Denver 2014

Riot Fest has grown into a gigantic music festival that occurs in three different iterations throughout the year. For the Denver edition this past weekend,…
Miles Bowe | September 23, 2014 - 11:39 am

Ugly Christmas Sweaters From Queens Of The Stone Age, Metallica, Motörhead, And More

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…
Scott Lapatine | November 26, 2013 - 5:33 pm
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The 15 Most Memorable Moments At Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013

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…
Ryan Leas | November 11, 2013 - 2:17 pm
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Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

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…
Stereogum | August 14, 2013 - 10:45 am
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A Remembrance Of Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

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.
Doug Moore | May 6, 2013 - 11:40 am
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R.I.P. Jeff Hanneman

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…
Michael Nelson | May 2, 2013 - 6:42 pm
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