Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman died of cirrhosis on May 2, the same day as the Golden Gods Awards. It was devastating that on a day meant to celebrate the lives of the best musicians in metal, one of those artists was taken from the world of music.
It also came as a shock. In fact, by all accounts ... More >>
If you've been reading this whiskey-drenched, devil-horn-throwing column every week for more than a year, here's a little thank-you flashback to the beginning. In one of the first Metal Mondays installments, I talked about the Revolver Golden Gods Awards in Los Angeles--basically the heavy metal Gra ... More >>
I'm almost a little bummed that the world didn't end on December 21. No War of the Worlds or 2012 scenes became a reality, although I was so sure that the only reason gas prices were down was because all the rich people were holed up in their submarines, burrowed into the Alps like a goddamn modern- ... More >>
Motörhead, Slayer, Slipknot, and more
Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
Friday, July 6
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See also: Motorhead, Slipknot, Anthrax, and Slayer Unite f ... More >>
See also: Slipknot, Anthrax, Motorhead, and Slayer Unite for Mayhem Fest
See also: Why Isn't Slipknot's Corey Taylor Listening to Metal?
American thrash metal band Slayer can easily be called one of the greatest metal bands of all time.
Their 1986 album Reign in Blood is considered to be the foun ... More >>
Mike R. MeyerJames Hetfield of Metallica performs at The Big 4 Festival in Indio.The Big 4 Festival (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax)
Empire Polo Grounds, Indio, California
Saturday, April 23, 2011
It's not an understatement to say that yesterday's Big 4 Festival was an event nearly thre ... More >>
Slayer, Megadeth and Testament at Dodge Theatre Last Night
We actually won! By "we," I mean thrash metal, of course - the bands, the fans and the music. After nearly three decades of playing the role of scrappy underdog, thrash metal finally seems to have turned the corner and become a more v ... More >>
ASU Cronkite Journalism School Mourns the Death of Its Namesake
Walter Cronkite, famous CBS anchorman known as "the most trusted man in America," and long-time mentor to Arizona State University School of Journalism students, died today at his New York home. He was 92...full story
Rockstar Mayhem T ... More >>
SlayerTwo stages, 13 bands, more than nine hours of music, and yet the Rockstar Mayhem Festival could easily be summed up in one word:
Unfortunately, New Times doesn't pay me for one-word reviews, and to be honest, a handful of other bands on the bill definitely made an impre ... More >>