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  • Slayer rescues freezing kitten from streets
    Metal band makes heartwarming rescue in Indianappolis
    The name Slayer is certainly recognized as one of the biggest names in metal. There's hardly a band as heavy, but apparently they have a soft spot when it comes to animals. While on tour, the group rescued a homeless kitten from the freezing,...
  • Suicidal Tendencies
    Photos and live review of Slayer with Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus at Fillmore
    Slayer, the legendary thrash godfathers of metal, performed a nearly sold out show at The Fillmore in Detroit on Friday night. Also on the tour is Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus, making this one serious 80's metal reunion show not to miss!Fans...
  • Concert review: Slayer at the Fillmore in Detroit
    Concert review: Slayer at the Fillmore in Detroit
    Slayer was just here in Columbus a little over half a year ago, at Rock On The Range, but that’s still way too long to go without seeing one of the best live bands to ever grace a stage. Since their current tour didn’t bring them here,...
  • Kerry King of Slayer
    Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Exodus energize the Agora in Cleveland
    Cleveland was shaken to the core last night when “Big Four” metal mavens Slayer stormed the world famous Agora on Euclid Avenue.Along with their contemporaries in Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax, the cranium-crushing California...
  • Slayer Live!!
    Slayer and Exodus deliver a Texas-Sized Beatdown in Grand Prairie!!
    EXODUS and SLAYER, together on the same bill, with guitar master Gary Holt pulling double duty in BOTH BANDS?? YOU KIDDING ME WITH THIS?!? When they announced the tour I nearly popped a blood vessel; now as I pulled into the parking lot of Verizon...
  • PHILM
    Ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo on PHILM and keeping busy
    Dave Lombardo, former drummer for the thrash metal band Slayer, likes to keep busy. With his band PHILM, Dave’s recorded two albums and is working on a third, he’s in a project with Mike Patton of Faith No More and itching to get out...
  • Riot Fest in Denver
    Riot Fest returns to Denver
    After concerned residents forced Riot Fest out of its 2013 home on a farm in Byers, Colo., the festival made its return to Colorado in a distinctly more urban setting: Sports Authority Field at Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos.Despite...
  • Riot Fest Denver May Farms Stage
    Riot Fest Denver kicks off day 1 with Gogol Bordello and Slayer
    The carnival has come to town, complete with a"Moby Dick" carnival ride, theHellzapoppin Circus Sideshow, blinking lights of the spinning ferris wheel, theRiot Puttminiature golf course, not the mention the madness filling the four...
  • Rain and Mud wasn't shocking at Riot Fest Chicago Day 1: Review
    Rain and Mud wasn't shocking at Riot Fest Chicago Day 1: Review
    Since it usually rains whenever there's a festival in Chicago it wasn't a big surprise that it rained the first day. Riot Fest brought many great punk, alternative, and even hip-hop artists together for a weekend full of noise, energy, and...
  • National Day of Slayer 2014
    National Day of Slayer 2014 celebrated
    Friday, June 6, 2014, is the "the world's biggest heavy metal holiday", the International Day of Slayer. Almost a decade ago, this event grew out of a parody of the National Day of Prayer and the ominous date of 6/6/06, but it has...
  • Avenged Sevenfold performing
    Rock on the Range festival: Day Two
    Day two for me was mainly centered around the headlining act; Avenged Sevenfold. There were a lot of other bands throughout the day that were kind of "meh" for my personal tastes so I used that as my day to explore the other parts of the...
  • Photo highlights of 2014 Rock on the Range: Saturday
    Photo highlights of 2014 Rock on the Range: Saturday
    Rock on the Range kicked into high gear on Saturday, May 17. The three-day hard rock music festival entered its second day at Columbus Crew Stadium with Avenged Sevenfold closing out the night with a 90-minute set. Slayer, Chevelle, The Pretty...
  • Tom Araya of Slayer
    Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus sell out The Rave in Milwaukee
    There was an excitement in the air inside The Rave last night May 16 in Milwaukee that was palpable. Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus were in town and the show was sold out for the past couple weeks, fans gobbling up tickets in advance like...
  • Slayer guitarist Kerry King shredding in Saint Louis Thursday
    Slayer melted faces at The Pageant with hot set
    When an iconic metal band like Slayer decides they are playing only seven shows in the U.S. and one of them happens to be at your favorite intimate venue you don’t wait to decide whether you should get tickets, or you may be shut out. That...
  • Weezer
    10 bands to perform albums in their entirety at 10th anniversary of Riot Fest
    On Monday, Riot Fest announced the jam-packed lineups for its three dates. If that weren’t enough, the good news continued on Thursday, when the festival announced how it plans to commemorate its 10th anniversary.10 of the acts scheduled to...