Slayer News Stories
One of Slayer youngest fans appeared to be devastated when her dad told her she couldn't go see the legendary thrash metal band
• Slayer Announce New North American Leg Of Farewell Tour
Thrash metal legends Slayer have revealed a second leg of North American dates for the band's final tour
• Slayer Farewell Tour Features Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament and Behemoth
Slayer confirmed tour dates and their farewell trek's lineup, which features the likes of Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament and Behemoth
• Slayer Retirement New Made Anthrax Star Think About The End
Slayer surprised fans earlier this week with the announcement that they would be launching a world farewell tour and Anthrax star Charlie Benante
• Thrash Legends Slayer Announce Farewell Tour
Thrash metal legends Slayer shocked fans with the announcement that they will be launching their final world tour
• Slayer and Mike Patton Group Dead Cross Detailed By Police
Dead Cross, the supergroup featuring Slayer and Faith No More stars, were forced to make an unscheduled detour on their current tour
• Slayer Reportedly Filmed Forum Show For DVD
Thrash metal legends Slayer reportedly filmed a concert in the Los Angeles this past weekend for a upcoming DVD release
• Body Count Release Video For Slayer Cover
Body Count have released a new studio video clip of them performing the Slayer 'Raining Blood/Postmortem',
• Slayer Is Most Prepared For Next Record In Their History Says King
Slayer guitarist Kerry King says that it is possible that the band could release their next studio album next year
• Slayer, Faith No More Supergroup Dead Cross Release New video
The hardcore supergroup Dead Cross have released a new animated video fro their track 'Seizure and Desist'
• Red Fang Star Intimidated Sharing Stage With Slayer
Red Fang's Bryan Giles was a featured guest on the latest Wikimetal podcast and revealed during the interview
• Veteran Bands, Not New Acts Keeping Metal Alive Says Kerry King
Slayer guitarist Kerry King was a featured guest on the latest Wikimetal podcast and during the discussion he shared his view
• Slayer, Lamb of God and Behemoth Team For Summer Tour
Thrash legends Slayer have announced that they will be hitting the road this summer for a North American tour
• More Big 4 Shows Unlikely To Happen Says Slayer's King
Thrash metal fans have been holding out hope that the 'Big 4' would team up together to launch a tour (or even one off shows)
• Ozzy, Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold Lead Rock USA Lineup
Ozzy Osbourne has another post-Black Sabbath farewell solo appearance as one of the headliners at this year's Rock USA
• Slayer Release Preview OF Repentless Comic Book Series
Thrash metal vets Slayer have revealed a six page preview for the first issue of their forthcoming three-comic book series 'Repentless'
• Mike Patton Joins Dave Lombardo's Dead Cross Supergroup
Dave Lombardo's supergroup Dead Cross have announced that they have recruited Faith No More, Mr. Bungle frontman
• Megadeth's Mustaine Calls For Big Four Tour in 2017
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says he'd be open to a repeat of the 'Big Four' tour in 2017
• Nightwish Singer Reacts To Backlash Over Slayer Jibe
Nightwish singer Floor Jansen has responded to the 'fury' generated by her recent comments that 'Slayer are a dreadful band.'
• Slayer Are 'Unbelievably Boring' Says Nightwish Singer
Nightwish singer Floor Jansen has described Slayer as 'a dreadful band.'
• Deep Purple, Linkin Park, Slayer Lead Hellfest Lineup
Hellfest have announced their 2017 lineup with Deep Purple, Linkin Park, Aerosmith, Five Finger Death Punch and Slayer
• Slayer Repentless Comic Book Details Revealed
The cover for the first part of Slayer's comic book series has been released.
• Slayer Were Offended By Fake 1990s 'Punk' Groups
Slayer's Kerry King says he didn't like the direction of heavy music in the 90s and 'couldn't understand why things were popular.'
• Slayer Has A Wealth Of Music For Next Album
Slayer's Kerry King revealed in a recent interview that the band already has a wealth of new music
• Kerry King Addresses Idea Of Slayer Retiring
Kerry King doesn't want Slayer to retire soon, because he insists there's no chance of a change of mind once they have
• Slayer Team With Skate Apparel Co For New Clothing Line
Slayer have teamed up with skate apparel company Supreme on a new range clothing.
• Dave Lombardo 'Blown Away' Playing With Suicidal Tendencies
Dave Lombardo says he's been 'blown away' playing with Suicidal Tendencies.
• Slayer Announce Limited Edition Reign In Blood Plaques
Slayer have announced that they will be releasing limited edition autographed Reign In Blood plaques
• Slayer's Kerry King On Big 4 Rivalry
Slayer guitarist Kerry King has joked that the Big 4 of thrash don't feel like rivals any more, except for Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine
• Slayer's Kerry King Hated Anthrax and Public Enemy Collab
Slayer guitarist Kerry King says he 'hated' Anthrax's 1991 collaboration with Public Enemy on the track Bring The Noise
• Philm Continuing Without Dave Lombardo
Philm have confirmed that they are continuing without drummer Dave Lombardo
• Slayer's Tom Araya and Kerry King Reflect On Repentless Triology
Slayer's Tom Araya and Kerry King have taken a look back at the Repentless video trilogy in a new promo.
• Slayer and Anthrax Stars Jam Bryan Adams' Summer Of 69
Slayer's Gary Holt, Tom Araya and Paul Bostaph joined onstage by Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna for a slightly-metalicised version
• Slayer Won't Think About New Album Until After Tour Break
Slayer haven't discussed making an album to follow last year's Repentless, says frontman Tom Araya.
• Slayer release Pride In Prejudice video Starring Danny Trejo
Slayer have released a video for their track Pride In Prejudice which stars Machete star Danny Trejo
• Slayer Release 'Pride In Prejudice' Video Preview
Slayer have released a teaser for their forthcoming video, 'Pride In Prejudice'.
• Hausler Photo Exhibition To Include Lemmy, Slayer, Meat Loaf
Photographer Martin Hausler is to launch an exhibition featuring his work at London's Sanctum Soho hotel
• Slayer's Kerry King Says Don't Pay Him If He Doesn't 'Bring It'
Slayer guitarist Kerry King says he doesn't expect to be paid if he doesn't do his job properly
• Misfits Recruit Dave Lombardo For Reunion Shows
Misfits have recruited former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo for their upcoming reunion shows
• Slayer Fans Have Long Wait For Next Album Says Kerry King
Kerry King predicts Slayer's next album won't arrive until at least 2018
• Slayer's Payback The Center Of New Comedy Video
Slayer track Payback is at the center of a comedy video set in a ukulele club.
• Slayer's Kerry King Has Up To Nine Unreleased Songs
Slayer's Kerry King has revealed that he has as many as nine unreleased tracks in the bag
• Slayer Announce Logo Shaped 'You Against You' Vinyl
Slayer will release their single You Against You on vinyl cut into the shape of their band logo
• Slayer's Future Is 'Very Unclear' Says Kerry King
Slayer's Kerry King says the future of the band is 'very unclear' as frontman Tom Araya appears to be considering retirement
• Heavy Music Helps Fans Deal With Fear Of Death Study Finds
Listening to heavy music helps fans deal with the natural human fear of death, a study has suggested
• Slayer Eject Fan From Show For Spitting On Tom Araya
Slayer frontman Tom Araya has been captured on video reacting angrily to an audience member who spat on him
• Slayer Releasing New Comic Book
Slayer are working with publisher Dark Horse on a three-part comic book title
• Slayer Frontman Tom Araya Rocks The Mandolin
Slayer frontman Tom Araya was recently caught on video as he tried playing an Irish jig on mandolin
• Slayer, Death Angel Stars Lead Rob Flynn's Birthday Bash Lineup
Members of Slayer, Death Angel, Forbidden, Vio-Lence and Machine Head are set to perform an all-star jam
• Suicidal Tendencies Releasing New Album Featuring Dave Lombardo
Suicidal Tendencies will release their next album on September 30.
• Suicidal Tendencies Recording With Dave Lombardo
Suicidal Tendencies have indicated that Dave Lombardo will feature on their next album
• Slayer Announce Comic-Con Takeover
Slayer are set to take over this year's Comic-Con in San Diego in July
• Slayer Branded BMX Bikes Announced
A range of Slayer branded bikes have been revealed by manufacturer Subrosa
• Slayer, Anthrax And Death Angel Announce Tour
Slayer announced that they will head back out on tour with Anthrax and Death Angel
• Rob Zombie Admits Tour With Slayer Didn't Work
Rob Zombie says bands have to be careful when selecting who to tour with after past experiences proved not all bands can unite a crowd
• Dave Lombardo Extends Gig With Suicidal Tendencies
Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo is to perform with Suicidal Tendencies on the European leg
• Slayer Frontman Misses Headbanging
Slayer frontman Tom Araya has admitted that he misses the physical connection he had with the band's songs
• Slayer Make Stop At Motley Zoo Animal Rescue Facility
Slayer got up close and personal with puppies at an animal rescue center before their gig in Seattle this past weekend
• Carcass Frontman Jeff Walker Breaks Foot On Slayer Tour
Carcass frontman Jeff Walker broke two bones in his foot prior to their performance in Seattle on Saturday night.
• Slayer Feared Lop-Sided Album Without Hanneman
Slayer frontman Tom Araya says he feared the band's latest album Repentless would feel 'lop-sided' without input from guitarist Jeff Hanneman
• Slayer Release Action-Packed 'You Against You' Video
Slayer have released an action-packed video for their track You Against You.
• Slayer Considered Giving Up On Albums
Slayer guitarist Kerry King has admitted that the band considered giving up on the album format
• Slayer Guitarist Says 'Internet Breeds All Kinds Of Idiots'
Gary Holt says he hasn't suffered much negativity from Slayer fans who resented him replacing Jeff Hanneman - but he believes he wouldn't have suffered any before the internet age
• Slayer's Araya Was Worried About Making Repentless Without Hanneman
Tom Araya has admitted he was worried about guitarist Kerry King writing Slayer's 11th album on his own
• Suicidal Tendencies Recruit Dave Lombardo For Megadeth Tour
Suicidal Tendencies have announced that they have recruited former Slayer star Dave Lombardo to play drums for them on their upcoming tour with Megadeth
• Slayer Release Preview Of 'You Against You' Video
Slayer have released a short teaser of their video for You Against You, taken from 11th album Repentless
• Testament New Album Plans Were Delayed By Slayer Tour
Thrash veterans Testament say only the prospect of their upcoming tour with Slayer and Carcass has kept them out of the studio.
• Gary Holt Receives Guitar Painted In His Own Blood
Slayer guitarist Gary Holt has been presented with a guitar painted in his own blood
• Pantera, Slayer Stars Lead Ride For Dime Dimebash Lineup
Members of iconic rock bands including Pantera, Slayer and Alice In Chains are to perform at the Ride For Dime Dimebash 2016 on January 22
• Kerry King Reveals What Would Cause Slayer Farewell Tour
Slayer guitarist Kerry King is prepared to stage a farewell tour at some point in the future
• Slayer Win 2015's Best Metal Video For Repentless
Slayer's video for the title track to their latest album 'Repentless' beat out videos from Slipknot, Iron Maiden, Mastodon, and Ghost to win 2015's Best Metal Video in the 5th Annual Loudwire Music Awards
• Slayer Confirm Tour With Testament and Carcass
Slayer has confirmed that they will be hitting the road early next year to launch a North American headline tour that will feature support from Testament and Carcass
• Broken Hope's Jeremy Wagner Acquires Jeff Hanneman's Guitars
Broken Hope guitarist Jeremy Wagner has vowed to treat Jeff Hanneman's guitars with the honour they deserve. He bought four instruments from the Slayer icon's widow
• Slayer To Headline The Bloodstock Festival
Slayer has been announces as the third and final headliner for next year's Bloodstock festival, which takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire, from August 11 to 14
• Slayer Bob Uses Slipknot and Disturbed For Latest Christmas Light Show
A heavy metal fan who is known for his elaborate metal-themed Christmas light displays has rigged up tributes to Slipknot and Disturbed for this holiday season
• Former Slayer Star Dave Lombardo Returns With Punk Band
Dave Lombardo has formed a punk band called Dead Cross. The drummer has teamed up with The Locust and Retox members Justin Pearson, Gabe Serbian and Mike Crain in the group Dead Cross
• Slayer Launching Classic Album Reissue Campaign
Four classic Slayer titles are to be re-released on vinyl on January 15. Show No Mercy (1983), Live Undead (1984), Haunting The Chapel (1984) and Hell Awaits (1985
• Anthrax's Charlie Benante Explains Absence From Slayer Tour
Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante has explained the reason why he is sitting out at least the first part of the band's current European tour with Slayer
• Slayer's Paul Bostaph Addresses Health Rumors
Slayer drummer Paul Bostaph has moved to silence ongoing rumors about his health
• Gary Holt Reveals His Most Important Contribution To Slayer
Gary Holt believes he's been a unifying force in Slayer - and it's one of the most important things he's brought to the band.
• Slayer Launch 666 Red Ale Beer
Slayer have launched their own brand of beer named 666 Red Ale. The thrash icons teamed up with the Nils Oscar company in Nykoping, Sweden
• Dave Lombardo Working On New Philm Album With Ross Robinson
Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has revealed he has two separate Philm projects in the works
• Lemmy, Josh Homme, Slash, Tom Araya In New Movie Trailer
A trailer for rock movie Gutterdammerung has been released - featuring Lemmy, Iggy Pop, Josh Homme, Slash, Tom Araya and Mark Lanegan.
• Slayer's Kerry King Doesn't Regret 'Moment Of Noise' For Hanneman
Slayer's Kerry King nearly didn't go through with his awards ceremony appearance the day bandmate Jeff Hanneman died.
• Slayer's Kerry King Reveals His Rock Hall Dream
Slayer guitarist Kerry King reveals in a new interview with VH1 that he hopes that he will one day hear his name called out for induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
• Slayer's Kerry Kings Finds Today's Bands Uninspiring
Slayer guitarist Kerry King says some successful young bands are missing the opportunity to inspire future musicians the way he was first moved by the giants of metal back in the day
• New Metallica Album Doesn't Make Sense Says Slayer's Kerry King
Kerry King recently spoke with the Irish Times about Slayer's eleventh studio album, Repentless, which was released on September 11.