YouTuber Bill McClintock has shared a new mashup to Get us through these tour times. Watch this mash-up of Slayer and The B-52s – “Raining Lobsters”, a blend of ‘Rock Lobster’ and ‘Raining Blood’ Continue reading
Six years ago today Jeff Hanneman of Slayer died. It still feels unreal that he is gone. Although Slayer has soldiered on without their fallen brother, Slayer is on their final world tour, a definite eventuality once Jeff passed away. Ghost Cult has written a lot of words about the importance of Slayer and Jeff as a composer and guitarist to the thrash metal genre, but also what he has meant to the scene as a personality, in both life and death. What follows is a collection of Jeff’s greatest Slayer hits as well as our original obituary, written at the time of his passing. Rest In Power Jeff!
Body Count performed at the Tuska Festival in Helsinki, Finland on June 29th. Also at the festival was Dave Lombardo, on tour in Europe with his hardcore supergroup Dead Cross. Watch Body Count perform a medley of Slayer classics ‘Raining Blood/Post-Mortem’ with Lombardo on drums in this fan filmed video shared by Body Count’s Ernie C from his Instagram account. Continue reading
The O’Keefe Music Foundation is a non-profit music organization that aims to teach children about the music industry by recording them and releasing their music. Over the years we’ve seen the kids cover the likes of Tool, Iron Maiden, Pantera, Hatebreed, and Slipknot in their studio, and they’ve just uploaded another amazing cover today. Continue reading
Last night the almighty Slayer made their late-night television debut on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Continue reading
Hurricane Matthew ripped through Florida on Friday morning, with wind speeds recorded at 120 miles per hour, but that didn’t stop one Slayer fan from having some fun. Continue reading
The almighty Slayer released Reign In Blood (Def Jam) on October 7th, 1986, and completely changed the game. The follow-up to 1983’s Show No Mercy (Metal Blade) and 1985’s Hell Awaits (Metal Blade) was highly anticipated by fans all over the world, and the four legends delivered on every level. Reign In Blood immediately became an instant classic in the metal scene, and thirty years later, it’s still considered one of the most important records in the history of heavy metal. Continue reading