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 >>
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 >>
Mayhem Festival Gexa Energy Pavilion Tuesday, July 10 See also: The fans of Mayhem Festival As I parked next to the Amsterdam and walked through Fair Park's Esplanade yesterday, I took in the neo-modernist sculptures and murals that adorn the Art Deco buildings. The closer I got to the Gexa Ener ... More >>
Slayer, Megadeth, AnthraxSuperpages.com 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 >>
This year was such a good one for heavy music, I wound up having to cheat when putting this list together. I just couldn't settle on ten albums that kicked my ass the hardest in 2009; there were dozens of candidates. The best I could do was fourteen, so each of my top four slots are ties. Mastod ... More >>
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