Jeff Hanneman

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    November 17, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 11/17-11/23

    This week offers a rather good mix of concerts for your entertainment pleasure. Blonde Redhead plays Granada Theater, horror punk outfit the Misfits play Gas Monkey Live, metal Gods Slayer play in the suburbs at Verizon Theatre, Jeezy (formerly Young Jeezy, but not yet Old Jeezy) is set to explain h ... More >>

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    November 13, 2014
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    February 11, 2014

    How Dallas Became a School of Rock Hub

    It sounds like tormented spirits screaming through the amplifiers as the guitarists play through the grinding riffs of "South of Heaven" by Slayer. They are fast, loud and soulful, as if generations of thrash musicians were inspiring them. Picks ignite strings that reverberate in rapid succession. F ... More >>

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    November 14, 2013

    Dispatches from the Perfect Mosh Pit at Last Night's Slayer Concert

    A knight wearing a cardigan steps into a mosh pit. Men and women resembling barbarians, vikings and neanderthals - with long hair matted, sweat soaking their black t-shirts with the words "Slayer" written in blood across their chest and shoulders - surge like an angry sea all around him. Upside ... More >>

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    November 13, 2013

    Slayer Will Play Tribute to Jeff Hanneman on This Tour, Just Not the Way They Wanted To

    This year marks thrash metal's 30th anniversary, and what better way to celebrate than watching one of the Big Four bands that helped to bring it to the masses? Tonight, Slayer will bring their pulse-pounding metal to the South Side Ballroom at Gilley's in Dallas. It's their first tour since guitar ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    Warbeast - The Boiler Room - May 18, 2013

    Rigor Mortis, Gammacide, Devilfist and Demonseed are all the musical ingredients the supergroup Texas Metal Alliance needed to create Warbeast, a legendary Texas thrash metal super supergroup. Adding just a dash of "no bullshit metal onslaught" by local acts Protest and The Black Moriah, Warbeast se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Jeff Hanneman of Slayer is Dead

    Slayer's social media outlets are reporting that founding member Jeff Hanneman died Thursday morning at 11am, of liver failure. A constant of the band from his first meeting with Kerry King in 1981 until taking his leave from the band in 2011 due to a case of necrotizing fasciitis potentially contra ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013

    Dave Lombardo Leaves Slayer, Says He was Forced Out for Questioning Finances

    Dave Lombardo, founding member of living legends Slayer, just left the band after being in them essentially forever. According to his Facebook page, there has been some accounting drama, which is pretty much the opposite of the incredibly metal spider bite disease that has kept Jeff Hanneman out rec ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    Ten Most Anticipated Metal Albums of 2013

    2012 did not end with the bang promised by the Mayans. Fortunately, 2013 is gearing up to be the year of Heavy Metal. Some of the industry's oldest and newest legends are conjuring some tunes to help nurse the no-apocalypse blues. Here are the ten metal albums likely to get the most attention in 201 ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax at Center

    Slayer, Megadeth, CenterSeptember 24, 2010Better than: getting sick from fried Oreos at the State Fair. Dylan HollingsworthSlayer's Kerry King was beaming on Friday night.​Usually, it's a proving ground when a band plays before Slayer. And, if you're worthy of sharing the s ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009
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    December 2, 2004

    Bloody Reign

    Slayer forgoes the usual midlife crisis. Who needs fast cars when you have speed metal?