Posts tagged "slayer"

Review: Without Their Late Guitarist, Slayer Are Closer to Shameless Than ‘Repentless’

Given Slayer’s legendary status, a smidgen of deference was to be expected upon the arrival of Repentless, the 11th studio album from the thrash-metal icons.
Kim Kelly / September 14, 2015

Slayer Start a Prison Riot in the Gory Video for ‘Repentless’

In SPIN’s recent Words of Wisdom interview, Slayer guitarist Kerry King said that he liked to “be the bad guy,” and with the video for…
Colin Joyce / September 11, 2015

Slayer’s Kerry King Doesn’t Pay Attention to ‘Dips**ts on the Internet’

Since Slayer released their most recent blood- and spittle-stained metal masterwork, World Painted Blood, back in 2009, the entire face of the band they started a…
Colin Joyce / September 10, 2015

Slayer Share Barbarous New Track, ‘Cast the First Stone’

Iconic masters of thrash metal and rescuers of kittens Slayer are dropping Relentless, their first new album in six years, next month, and on Monday they…
James Grebey / August 31, 2015

Slayer Make it Into the Smithsonian Institution

The Apollo 11 command module, the Hope Diamond, the Lansdowne portrait of George Washington… and Slayer. All of these things are now in the Smithsonian.
James Grebey / August 6, 2015

Slayer Are Fed Up and Unapologetic on ‘Repentless’ Title Track

The thrash metal legends and noted Kardashian haters in Slayer have issued the latest track from their forthcoming 11th studio album. “Repentless” is the record’…
Colin Joyce / June 19, 2015

Slayer Guitarist Gary Holt Sports ‘Kill the Kardashians’ Shirt at New York Show

Last year, Kendell Jenner hosted the MuchMusic video awards wearing a Slayer t-shirt and it seems that lately the band have been, uh, returning the…
Colin Joyce / June 18, 2015

Bonnaroo 2015: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

We trekked down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to take part in the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Among the highlights: Live performances by…
SPIN Staff / June 15, 2015

Adult Swim’s 2015 Singles Series: Run the Jewels, Flying Lotus, Chromatics, More

Adult Swim’s yearly Singles Series has become a pretty solid source of spectacular, free one-off tracks, and based on the lineup, 2015’s edition should be…
Colin Joyce / June 5, 2015

See Metallica, Slayer, and More Metal Icons Get an 8-Bit Makeover

If you ever listened to some of your favorite heavy metal tracks and thought “dang, this is great, but I wish it was more like…
James Grebey / January 21, 2015

Watch Two Guys Play an Epic Slayer Medley on Children’s Instruments

Can metal still be hardcore if it’s played on pink instruments in a toy-strewn basement? Based off of this video of two guys playing a…
James Grebey / January 7, 2015

Slayer Saved a Homeless Kitten in Indianapolis

In the midst of their country-wide tour, thrash-metal forerunners Slayer took some time to display their soft side. Prior to a set at Indianapolis’ Old…
Colin Joyce / December 7, 2014

Sonisphere 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Sonisphere Festival returned to England’s Knebworth Park over the July 4 weekend, bringing a cavalcade of ripping metal bands to a stately Downton Abbey-like manor…
SPIN Staff / July 7, 2014

Riot Fest Celebrates Tenth Anniversary With Ten Performances of Classic Albums

Earlier this week, organizers for Riot Fest Chicago announced the annual showcase’s 2014 lineup, featuring the Cure, Jane’s Addiction, the Flaming Lips, Weezer, the National, and…
Colin Joyce / May 15, 2014

Polish Slayer Fans Rename Traffic Circle ‘Jeff Hanneman’s Circle Pit’

A city in Poland has saluted the late Jeff Hanneman by naming a traffic circle after the Slayer guitarist. As metal fan forum Lambgoat notes,…
Kyle McGovern / February 7, 2014

Aaron Paul Raises a ‘Hellion’ in Unflashy Broken-Home Drama

SPIN is in Park City, Utah, traversing snow and cutting queues to bring you reviews of the next big films (and flops) as they make…
Chris Martins / January 18, 2014

Rock on the Range 2014 Lineup: Guns N’ Roses, Slayer, Mastodon, and More

Guns N’ Roses, Slayer, Mastodon, Avenged Sevenfold, and Kid Rock will all take the stage at this year’s Rock on the Range festival. The annual…
Kyle McGovern / January 16, 2014

Slayer and Gojira Shred for a Grateful Madison Square Garden on Thanksgiving Eve

So Slayer played Madison Square Garden the night before Thanksgiving, along with like-minded (and French!) shred-heads Gojira, who who are pretty psyched to be o…
Krista Schlueter / December 2, 2013

Old Slayer and Fresh Fruit: Gojira Frontman Joe Duplantier’s Metal Musts

On October 25 in Las Vegas, French metal beasts Gojira kicked off a North American tour they'll spend tenderizing audiences as the opening act for…
Jeanette D. Moses / November 8, 2013

Metal Babes: Rare Photos of Slayer and Metallica from the Early Days of Thrash

Forget earthquakes, thrash metal was the biggest, loudest tectonic shift to hit California in the early ’80s. Led by Slayer and Metallica, the bands combined…
Ken Bachor / June 13, 2013
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