Posts tagged "slayer"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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,…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Jeanette D. Moses / November 8, 2013
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