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Geto Boys & Rick Rubin: Spin’s 1990 Feature, ‘Censorship Isn’t Def American’

How the Geto Boys (Bushwick Bill, Scarface and Willie D) captured Rick Rubin's otherwise waning interest in rap in 1990.
Frank Owen / June 9, 2019

Slayer Add 2019 North American Dates to Farewell Tour

Slayer's long goodbye is extending into 2019 thanks to a newly announced North American leg of what is ostensibly the metal gods' worldwide farewell tour.
Maggie Serota / December 10, 2018

All Hail the Drunk Metalhead Who Tried to Swim His Way Back into a Slayer Show

Let's say you're a metal fan, and you've scored bitchin' tickets to the final tour by thrash godheads Slayer, with Anthrax supporting. Naturally, you knocked back…
Andy Cush / June 4, 2018

Slayer Extend Farewell Tour

After announcing a farewell tour back in January, Slayer have extended their send-off with a slew of new North American dates. "By popular demand - with more…
Monique Melendez / March 5, 2018

Watch Slayer Look Back on Their Early Days in New Documentary Series

Last month, Slayer announced that they're playing one last farewell tour before finally calling it quits. Now, the band has added that they'll be releasing a…
Rob Arcand / February 25, 2018

Slayer Announce Dates, Supporting Acts for Farewell Tour

One day after announcing that the band would be embarking on a worldwide farewell tour, Slayer has confirmed they are breaking up and released the…
Drew Salisbury / January 23, 2018

Slayer Announce Farewell Tour

Fresh off their 2017 North American tour with Lamb of God and Behemoth, thrash legends Slayer have announced they're calling it quits. The band, which…
Drew Salisbury / January 22, 2018

The 30 Greatest Thrash Bands of All Time

Thrash wasn’t initially a genre: it was what a band did. And in the ’80s it swarmed across the globe like a plague…
Justin Farrar / December 26, 2017

Video: Dead Cross – “Obedience School”

Dead Cross is a new band, but it has a hell of a pedigree. The berserker hardcore supergroup features Faith No More frontman Mike Patton…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / July 24, 2017

Slayer’s Tom Araya Still Doesn’t Know Why You Were So Mad About Him Trolling With a Fake Donald Trump Photo

Back in January, Tom Araya, lead singer and bassist of iconic thrash metal band Slayer, posted a silly Photoshopped picture to Instagram, in which a grinning…
Jeremy Gordon / April 18, 2017

Slayer Announce 2017 North American Tour With Lamb of God and Behemoth

Fresh off their Trump Instagram controversy, Slayer have announced a North American tour with fellow metal acts Lamb of God and Behemoth. The 24-date trek…
Taylor Berman / February 28, 2017

Slayer: Trump Photo, Offensive Comments Don’t “Belong on a Slayer Social Page”

A day after Slayer’s lead singer and bassist Tom Araya shared a photoshopped image of the band with Donald Trump to the group’s Instagram account along…
Taylor Berman / January 25, 2017

Which Slayer Member Runs Their Terrible Instagram Account?

Yesterday, Tom Araya, lead singer and bassist of iconic thrash metal band Slayer, took to his band's Instagram to repost a photo that "someone" had removed…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 25, 2017

Mike Patton Joins Dave Lombardo’s Hardcore Supergroup Dead Cross as Lead Singer

Faith No More/Mr. Bungle lead singer Mike Patton thrives on side projects and weird one-offs; by now, they've compromised so much of his career that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 12, 2016

Watch a Nine-Second Video of a Slayer Fan Raging to “Raining Blood” During Hurricane Matthew

Lane Pittman, a.k.a. GingerLife, is a guitar player from Florida who's attracted something of a social media following for his impressive mane of red hair.
Anna Gaca / October 9, 2016
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