Tag Archives: Slayer

Slayer’s ‘Show No Mercy’ returns on vinyl for 40th anniversary celebration

Posted by on November 15, 2023

Metal Blade Records is set to release two distinct versions of Slayer’s Show No Mercy on vinyl to celebrate the album’s 40th anniversary. The debut studio album by these thrash metal legends was initially released on December 3, 1983, will now be honored with a limited edition “Blood” filled liquid vinyl (limited to 250 worldwide) […]

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Kerry King teases new project for 2024

Posted by on November 7, 2023

  Former Slayer guitarist Kerry King hints at the arrival of his highly anticipated new project in 2024. The tease comes via a photo of King’s iconic stage chain, shared on his Facebook page, with the caption “Coming in 2024…”. The guitarist removed the chain during Slayer’s final concert in 2019, symbolizing the end of […]

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Volbeat drummer Jon Larsen tests positive for Covid 19; Jon Dette (ex-Slayer) steps in for U.S. Tour

Posted by on January 31, 2022

  Danish hard rockers Volbeat have announced their drummer Jon Larsen has tested positive for COVID-19. After only three shows into their U.S. tour, the band was forced to cancel their January 28th show in Boise, ID, leaving Co-headliners Ghost and openers Twin Temple to play the show as planned without them. Volbeat have now […]

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Slayer’s Kerry King purchases NYC condo for a cool $3.65 million

Posted by on January 13, 2022

    The New York Post is reporting that former Slayer Guitarist Kerry King and his wife, Ayesha, recently purchased a condo in Tribeca, a NYC neighborhood located in Lower Manhattan, for $3.65 million. Head over to NYPost.com for pics! Ayesha King wrote “I suppose it’s time to tell you all that the King and […]

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Kerry King says Slayer ended too soon

Posted by on October 13, 2021

    According to ex Slayer guitarist Kerry King, The band retired “too early.” The 57-year-old guitar legend let his feelings be known during a short video message to congratulating Machine Head on their 30 year run. “So, I hear congratulations are in order for my friends in Machine Head,” King said, “Apparently, it’s 30 […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5 Songs to Lose Your Sh*t To

Posted by on August 18, 2021

  You’re cruising down the highway while your favorite song hits the speakers. You crank up the volume just in time for your favorite part, you turn it up to 11, crank up the bass, and your arms poise to mercilessly bash out the rhythm on your battered, defenseless steering wheel. It’s a moment of […]

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New Zealand mother of three names her children Metallica, Slayer, and Pantera

Posted by on July 8, 2021

  A crossbow wielding New Zealand mother of three has named her children Metallica, Slayer, and Pantera. This metal mom remains unidentified but the validity of the story has been confirmed by New Zealand journalist and documentary filmmaker David Farrier. Farrier, who broke the story on his twitter, says he has seen the birth certificates […]

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What Are The Best Metal Bands Of All Time?

Posted by on June 21, 2021

  Most people love listening to music. Whether you’re going to school, work, the gym, or studying synths for metal beginners, the right music can help you prepare for the task ahead. However, it is important to understand that each person will have unique preferences when it comes to the music they love. Heavy metal […]

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Exodus/Slayer guitarist Gary Holt quits drinking

Posted by on June 16, 2021

  Exodus and Slayer shredder Gary Holt has put down the drink. Yesterday (15th), the guitarist announced he quit alcohol via Instagram. Holt explained: “Day one for me, here I go. This last year has been one in which I’ve come to realize the drinking needs to go. Been a long party for me but […]

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Gary Holt responds to ultimate question: “Will there be a Slayer reunion?”

Posted by on March 8, 2021

  Slayer had their final tour in 2019 as Exodus guitarist Gary Holt spent nearly nine years touring with the group. Luckily, this historic trek took place in 2019 and not 2020 where bands such as KISS are waiting for their final tour and Motley Crue are waiting for their return. While concerts remain uncertain, […]

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