Slayer Shares a New Preview of the “Repentless Killogy”, Out This Week

 

Slayer has shared another teaser from the Repentless Killogy Film, making its debut in theaters on November 6th in a global even in conjunction with Trafalgar Releasing, Nuclear Blast Records and Prime Zero Productions.  The deluxe package for purchase is also available on November 8th as the band continues its final tour dates ever. The one-night-only event will feature the short film paired with Slayer’s entire performance filmed at its August 5, 2017 concert at the Los Angeles Forum. Watch the teaser trailer below and buy your tickets now to see it at a theater near you!

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Watch Kerry King and Tom Araya of Slayer Discuss “The Repentless Killogy”

 

Slayer has shared another new trailer for their Repentless Killogy Film,  making its debut in theaters on November 6th in a global even in conjunction with Trafalgar Releasing, Nuclear Blast Records and Prime Zero Productions. The one-night-only event will feature the short film paired with Slayer’s entire performance filmed at its August 5, 2017 concert at the Los Angeles Forum. Watch Slayer legends Kerry King and Tom Araya discuss the trilogy of videos in this video and buy your tickets now to see it at a theater near you!

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Slayer Shares New “Repentless Killogy” Teaser Trailer

Slayer has shared a new teaser trailer for their Repentless Killogy Film,  making  its debut in theaters on November 6th in a global even in conjunction with Trafalgar Releasing, Nuclear Blast Records and Prime Zero Productions. The one-night-only event will feature the short film paired with Slayer’s entire performance filmed at its August 5, 2017 concert at the Los Angeles Forum. Watch the teaser trailer below and buy your tickets now to see it at a theater near you!

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Slayer Shares “Repentless Killogy Trailer”, Tickets on Sale Now

Slayer’s Repentless Killogy Film will debut in theaters on November 6th in a global even in conjunction with Trafalgar Releasing, Nuclear Blast Records and Prime Zero Productions. The one-night-only event will feature the short film paired with Slayer’s entire performance filmed at its August 5, 2017 concert at the Los Angeles Forum. Watch the teaser trailer below and buy your tickets now to see it at a theater near you! Continue reading

Slayer to Host a One Night Only Global Screening of “The Repentless Killogy”

Slayer, in conjunction with Trafalgar Releasing, Nuclear Blast Records and Prime Zero Productions have announced the upcoming release of the new short narrative film and concert, Slayer: The Repentless Killogy, coming to theaters worldwide for a one-night event on November 6. Due to be screened in over 1500 theaters around the world. Tickets will be on sale starting October 9 at the link below. MErch and pre-orders are on sale now! The plot of the story is revenge, murder, bloodshed and retribution. The Repentless Killogy film was written and directed by BJ McDonnell, who conceived and directed the three brutal music videos – “You Against You,” “Repentless,” and “Pride in Prejudice”- for Slayer’s final studio album Repentless (2015). Continue reading

Slayer Shares First Clip From The “Slayer: The Relentless Killogy”

Slayer has shared the first taste of their upcoming live concert album and motion picture. The band has debuted ‘Repentless’ from the upcoming two-part “Slayer: The Relentless Killogy” motion picture and companion LP/CD release “Live At The Forum in Inglewood, CA” due out November 8 (Nuclear Blast). Directed by Wayne Isham who has worked with artists including Metallica, Foo Fighters, and Michael Jackson, Part Two of “Slayer: The Relentless Killogy, “Live At The Forum in Inglewood, CA” is Slayer’s entire 90-minute live set filmed at the Los Angeles Forum on August 5, 2017, and showcases the spectacular pyrotechnic stage show for what has been cited as Slayer’s finest tour production. Watch ‘Repentless’ now! Continue reading

Slayer to Release “The Repentless Killogy”, Final Campaign Tour Starts Soon

Slayer in addition conjunction with Nuclear Blast Records and Prime Zero Productions will release “Slayer: The Repentless Killogy” motion picture and companion LP/CD, “The Repentless Killogy, Live At The Forum in Inglewood, CA.” on November 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Coming, the narrative short film paired with Slayer’s entire performance of its August 5, 2017 concert at the Los Angeles Forum will be available digitally and on Blu-ray, and the soundtrack from that concert will be released as both a two-disc vinyl and two CD packages. In addition to the standard black vinyl, eight limited-edition colored vinyl configurations will be available: red, gold and silver vinyl, red/black & orange splatter, red/orange swirl, red/black splatter, yellow/red corona, and black/white corona. Slayer, comprised of legends like Tom Araya, Kerry King, Gary Holt and Paul Bostaph, will undertake their last tour dates ever in November. Continue reading

Rock And Shock Festival 2016: At The Worcester Palladium And DCU Center

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Droves of fans flocked to the annual host of all things rock, metal and horror as Rock And Shock 2016 invaded Worcester, Massachusetts last month. The annual event at The Palladium and the DCU Center for the convention is hosted annually by Massconcerts, and the entire weekend is wall to wall scary good fun! Continue reading

Trivium, Max And Iggor Cavalera, Sabaton, Suicide Silence, Dope, And More Booked For Rock And Shock 2016

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Long running Heavy Music and Horror event Rock And Shock takes over Worcester MA once again this month. The annual event see fans of rock and metal and horror movies and pop culture flock to both the Worceter Palladium for the show and the DCU Center for the convention. Organized annually by Massconcerts, scores of musical acts, personalities, costume contests, discounted tickets for Servicement and Women, tattoing, and vendors make for an unforgettable experience. Continue reading

Rock And Shock 2015: at The Worcester Palladium

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Another year, another Rock and Shock Festival arrived on the scene to get us even more in the Halloween mood. A terrific lineup of iconic personalities, and amazing vendors at the DCU Center along with a strong lineup of music titans over at The Worcester Palladium made this a year to remember. I have been to eight of the eleven years of this great festival and it gets better and better every year. This was one of the years where the convention ran slightly ahead of the show for me in terms of love, but that is less about the bands and some the horror giants that were in attendance, among my favorites in the genre, ever.

Friday was marred slightly by the typically shitty I -90 traffic heading out to the venue, taking almost 2.5 hours to arrive from Boston. Not only did we miss a tight group of local bands, I missed some of the bands I really wanted to see like Brick By Brick and Shattered Sun. Getting there in time to catch some of Soilwork at least made up for it. Not only did they play some more recent tracks from The Ride Majestic (Nuclear Blast), they played the throwback classic cut ‘Bastard Chain’ which was amazing.

Sanctuary, by Meg Loyal Photography

Sanctuary, by Meg Loyal Photography

Following Soilwork it was time for some more old-school jams with Sanctuary and Soulfly. The reactivated power metal/thrashers Sanctuary were super tight and sounded great. Better than I expected or remember. Soulfly also put on a great show. Max Cavalera and crew played a lot of hits as well as Sepultura classics and even a little Nailbomb jam. Maybe about the best Soulfly set I’ve ever seen. Max is just really great at extolling the crowd to move: screaming, rapping, or playing some percussion instruments, the guy does it all.

Soulfly, by Meg Loyal Photography

Soulfly, by Meg Loyal Photography

As expected Hatebreed’s career spanning, 20th anniversary set was as great as could be. Jamey Jasta and his crew have boundless energy and played an almost two-hour set. Track after track of classic beat-down songs and deep cuts from every era of the band rained down from the speakers. Many times Jamey jumped into the barricade and had fans screaming along with him. It was epic feeling and people were just throwing down all over the venue. It was a pretty amazing time and Jamey made sure everyone new Hatebreed is coming back with a new album in 2016.

Getting up early on Saturday, we made sure to spend a lot of time at the convention at the DCU center and really get to see and do everything over there. There were many awesome vendors, specifically a lot of local businesses, which was great to see. There were also several dog rescues and pet adoption tables with people doing great work to find some puppies and kitties new homes in the middle of all this metal and horror greatness. While I was only able to get glimpse of George A. Romero, some of the movie personalities I got to chat with made up for it such as Doug Bradley (Hellrazor), William Sanderson, Bill Mosley, Traci Lords, and especially Stephen Macht and Michael Mackay from Monster Squad. Most of the band signings were happening here, with the longest line I saw being for Superjoint.

Saturday’s lineup was a little deeper and more eclectic than most years too. The second stage had an array of diverging styles represented by The Relapse Symphony, Byzantine, Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein with his solo band, and Eyes Set To Kill among others. The main stage was led off by doom masters Witch Mountain. New singer Kayla Dixon has a tall order to fill replacing the much adored Uta Plotkin, but Kayla has amazing pipes and stage presence. She does justice to all of Uta’s material, the other past material of the band, and definitely brings her own style to the table too. I am so looking forward to a new WM album with her at the mic.

For a bit of consistency, the next three bands had a common thread in Wednesday 13, New Year’s Day and The Rocking Dead, all bringing an old/new take on horror punk, glam rock and metal. Wednesday performed the best, NYD had the most fans in the house, and The Rocking Dead was beautiful wreck. Both the later two performed with The Rocking Dead, an all-star collection of talented folks playing all covers. It was exciting to see and hear Doyle and Taime Downe of Faster Pussycat jam out to some great songs, but the band hadn’t rehearsed at all and the sloppy performance was not amusing.

Prong, by Meg Loyal Photography

Prong, by Meg Loyal Photography

Prong was up next and were one of the best bands of the weekend. The band seems reinvigorated by some new blood in the band and performed a mix of old-school (‘Beg to Differ’, ‘Unconditional’) and new-ish (‘Revenge Best Served Cold’) tracks. Props to Tommy Victor for pulling double-duty this tour with Danzig. I’m waiting patiently on that new Prong album in early 2016 too.

Veil of Maya, by Meg Loyal Photography

Veil of Maya, by Meg Loyal Photography

After catching a little bit of Veil of Maya’s performance, we had to grab some provisions (beers and food) and do a final sweep of the band merch for the weekend. Then it was time for Superjoint to open up a total can of whup-ass on The Palladium. Easily the most brutal set and pits of the entire weekend by far. Between Phil Anselmo’s between song levity, the amped up playing it was a really fun time. With an excellent blend of hardcore, doom riffs and heaviness, the band was actually tighter and better than they were back in the day to me.

Superjoint, by Meg Loyal Photography

Superjoint, by Meg Loyal Photography

 

Superjoint, by Meg Loyal Photography

Superjoint, by Meg Loyal Photography

Finally the set changed over for Danzig. As always he had an impressive stage set up and props, with the ominous “Skull Horns” mascot emblazoned on everything. The backdrop and stage were definitely the best of the entire weekend in contrast to the other bands except for maybe Soulfly. The band came out strong with ‘Skin Carver’ and ‘Hammer of The Gods’. Glenn still has a mighty voice live after all these years. The good thing about being an enigmatic artist and not touring all the time is that people are not burned out on seeing you. Even the songs you have heard a million times on record sounded good live. Feeling every note and dramatic beat, the front man flung himself around the stage like a much younger man. While this challenged him to keep his breath and tone steady, he held up well. The set list was also pretty eclectic with three new cover songs from his new Skeletons album (Evilive/Nuclear Blast).

One thing that was a bummer was the much talked about photo policy. As everyone now knows, Danzig hates photographers; professional or otherwise. I saw at least 25 people kicked out of the show by security for taking pics or videos, and that number may have been 3-4 times that number from what I have been told. Although I admit this policy is extreme, Danzig has a point. Everybody put your phone down and watch the goddamn show! Plus there were signs everywhere and it wasn’t exactly a secret since security guys were warning people all night and stopping the from filming.

Overall Danzig’s set was pretty sweet, although some people I talked to after quibbled with the song choices. He did mix it up well with 15 tracks spread across 7 albums. And I might have chosen a different closer than ‘Brand New God’ from Danzig 4P (American), but no matter. If it’s the last time I ever see the guy live, it’s all good to me.

See you next year Rock and Shock!

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WORDS BY KEITH CHACHKES

PHOTOS BY MEG LOYAL PHOTOGRAPHY

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