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Slayer - Releasing Repentless 6.66" Box Set

Thrash legends Slayer have confirmed a very special release. They announced a farewell world tour this year and will also release an exclusive Repentless collector's box set that includes 6 single EPs featuring all the songs off their latest album pressed on unique 6.66'' vinyl. The box set which will be released on June 6th, the International Day of Slayer, and will be available in black, red, and gold.

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Posted: 01.04.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Slayer - Announce Second Leg Of N. American Farewell Tour

Metal gods Slayer have announced a second leg to the North American part of their farewell tour! With all the same opening bands except for Behemoth, who is replaced by British grinders Napalm Death. Just like the first leg, they will also be joined by Lamb Of God, Anthrax, and Testament. Most of the previously announced dates have been sold out, so if you missed out on those shows, be sure to be on the look out for tickets! Tickets will go on sale on Friday, March 9th.

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Posted: 06.03.2018 by VIG | Comments (8)


Slayer - Final N. American Dates Announced

As promised, Slayer have announced their final North American shows and a menacing line-up to accompany them. After making some of the most brutal, aggressive music ever created, being one of the four bands that defined an entire musical genre and after nearly 37 years, releasing 12 studio albums, multiple live recordings, compilations, live video and two box sets, playing nearly 3000 concerts in all corners of the world, receiving countless awards including five Grammy nominations and two Grammy awards, Gold records and other accolades, having its own exhibit in the Smithsonian Institute, gracing hundreds of magazine covers, experiencing the devastating loss of a founding brother, and even appearing on "The Tonight Show," the age of Slayer, one of the greatest thrash metal bands ever, is coming to an end.

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Posted: 24.01.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Slayer - Announces Final World Tour

Slayer just left their fans on the edge of their seats as they have announced their final world tour. The thrash metal legends simply released a video with the news and the announcement that "The End is Near… Slayer to make its exit with one, final world tour..." The video announcement features the band's live clips and tour posters spanning throughout the group's career and promises their final North American tour dates soon.

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Posted: 22.01.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (19)


Body Count - Share Video For Slayer Covers

Body Count cover two classic Slayer songs on their new album, Bloodlust, which was released in March on Century Media. And now their take on "Raining In Blood / Postmortem" (both off of Reign In Blood) is getting the video treatment. The band just released the official video for it. Crank it up!

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Posted: 19.07.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Behemoth - To Tour With Slayer And Lamb Of God

Behemoth have announced a tour of heavy-hitters. The Polish extreme metallers will join forces with Slayer and Lamb Of God for a "Satan-approved triple bill of Biblical proportions" Summer tour in the United States. The tour starts on July 12th in Bemidji, MN and wraps up in Phoenix, AZ on August 20th.

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Posted: 02.03.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Slayer - Repentless Video Trilogy Completed With New Video

After the release of two videos from the last album Repentless and revealing that they won't release a new album until 2018 - Slayer comes with a new, and also the last music video of the Repentless video trilogy. The clip was directed by BJ McDonnell, who also directed the whole video trilogy. The final story takes us into a world that is especially sinister in tone, with the dark and the light colliding. Check out the "Pride In Prejudice" video below.

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Posted: 06.09.2016 by nicaZe | Comments (0)


Slayer - No New Album Until 2018

Slayer guitarist Kerry King recently told Jägermeister that the band has some leftover material for their follow-up to last year's Repentless, but has no plans to re-enter the studio until at around 2018. So, don't expect a new Slayer album in the near future.

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Posted: 17.08.2016 by Metal God | Comments (11)


Slayer - Announce 'Repentless' Comic Series

Slayer and its label Nuclear Blast have teamed with comics publisher Dark Horse (Sin City, Hellboy) for a three-part title, the first of which, Slayer: Repentless, Vol. 1, will come out later this year. This is the thrash metal group's first foray into comic books. The plot takes inspiration from the revenge-themed videos they've made for "Repentless" and "You Against You," both of which share a story arc devised by director BJ McDonnell (Hatchet III).

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Posted: 21.07.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Slayer - Appearing At San Diego Comic-Con

The mighty Slayer are taking over San Diego's Comic-Con this year. The occupation will begin on Thursday, July 21st with a special live performance at the intimate-capacity House of Blues. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 20th at 10:00 am PT. The metallers will also execute two very exclusive signings inside the walls of San Diego Comic-Con with a brand new publishing partner, Dark Horse Comics. These signings will take place Friday, July 22nd, booth #2615, and at the Nuclear Blast Records booth, #501.

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Posted: 17.05.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Slayer - Confirm North American Tour With Anthrax And Death Angel

Slayer will join forces this fall with special guests Anthrax and Death Angel for a seven week North American beat down. The dates start in Cleveland, OH on September 9th and will hit both major and secondary markets across the continent. Confirmed dates, with more to follow, are available below.

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Posted: 10.05.2016 by Abattoir | Comments (3)


Hell:On - Cover Slayer's Classic Song

During the recording session for their upcoming album, Hell:On "warmed up" with a cover song of the mighty Slayer - "Dead Skin Mask". But the track was not played in a classical way; Hell:On added elements of death metal, more typical for their last album, Once Upon A Chaos. During the recording, the musicians used some ethnic instruments, which gave a special atmosphere to the track. Listen to it here.

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Posted: 06.05.2016 by Hell-on | Comments (0)


Slayer - Premiere New Music Video

After some teasing, the new Slayer music video has arrived. You can currently catch the thrashers on tour in the U.S. with Testament and Carcass but today there's some eye "candy". It's the new video "You Against You" off of Slayer's twelfth studio album, Repentless. The clip serves as prequel to last year's gory "Repentless" video and you can check it out below.

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Posted: 16.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Slayer - To Tour With Testament And Carcass

In support of Repentless, the band's 12th studio album and its career-highest chart debut, Slayer will launch 2016 by pillaging and marauding its way across North America, headlining some two-dozen dates over a five-week period. With special guests Testament and Carcass on all dates, this tour of metal heavyweights starts on February 19th in Chicago and wraps up in Las Vegas on March 26th.

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Posted: 03.12.2015 by nicaZe | Comments (1)


Slayer - Debut 'Repentless' Video

As their new album Repentless sees its release today, it's only fitting that thrash titans Slayer release a video for the title track today as well. The band released their first album in six years today via Nuclear Blast. The Americans new clip features 'Machete' actor Danny Trejo and many more during a bloody prison riot. See the end result below and check out their new album.

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Posted: 11.09.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (15)