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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shortly after they unveiled the track "Cast The First Stone", thrash titans Slayer have more to share with their fans. Listen to the brand new song "You Against You" below from the forthcoming studio album Repentless, out next Friday! Also, you can download the song (the first 15,000 fans) over here. Do you like it?
Slayer have more music for you! While their new album Repentless is hitting stores very soon, on September 11th, they are still sharing another new song before that. "Cast The First Stone" can be streamed below and also download as part of the 2015 Adult Swim Singles here. The track will also appear on Repentless.
Shortly after unveiling the cover of their new album, Slayer have released today digitally the title track of the record Repentless. Since you can already get it, you might as well listen to it through the official track visualizer clip below. "Repentless" was written by Kerry King as a tribute to fallen guitarist Jeff Hanneman. Hear the track now and share your impressions.
Thrashers Slayer just revealed the cover that will grace their new album Repentless. But there is more! The legendary band also announced that the album's title and first official track will be available digitally virtually everywhere around the globe this Friday, June 19th. Check out below the cover artwork created by Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco in collaboration with the band's bassist/singer Tom Araya and guitarist Kerry King. Get ready for new music from Slayer soon.
Veteran Dutch death metallers Sinister will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a record called Dark Memorials, expected to be released on June 26th via Massacre Records. And since it's celebration time, you can now enjoy Sinister's cover version of Slayer's song "Necrophiliac" below. The release will feature two old re-recorded songs from the band and covers.
Thrashers Slayer finally revealed more about their new album. It already has a title and a release date. In a video, the band confirmed that Repentless is the title of the 12-track album and it's coming out via Nuclear Blast Records on September 11th, curiously enough. The title came about after a song inspired by late guitarist Jeff Hanneman.
Are you ready for some thrash? Today, it comes courtesy of Slayer, which are dropping a new album tentatively scheduled for release in August via their new label Nuclear Blast Records. The American thrash metal titans will release the new song, "When The Stillness Comes," this weekend on a picture-disc for Record Store Day, but you can stream the eerie new track below! Dive in now.
Slayer have just been confirmed as the headliners for this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the self-proclaimed world's biggest heavy music touring festival. The festival enters its eighth year with Slayer, who recently completed their new album, headlining the shows. Additional performances from King Diamond, Hellyeah, and The Devil Wears Prada will round off the Rockstar Energy Drink Main Stage. The Victory Records Stage will feature Whitechapel, Thy Art Is Murder, Jungle Rot, Sister Sin, Sworn In, Shattered Sun, Feed Her To The Sharks, Code Orange, and Kissing Candice.