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

Ryan Adams Played Bluegrass Covers of Slayer and Black Sabbath at Newport Folk Festival

Ryan Adams is apt to cover just about anything. Performing at the Newport Folk Festival yesterday with the Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki Bluhm, he opted for…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Watch Slayer Slay All the Extras in the NSFW Video for ‘You Against You’

Thrash titans Slayer have released a new video for their Repentless song "You Against You," but it's more of a short action film. The seven-minute clip is officially the prequel to…
Anna Gaca / March 16, 2016

Watch Dave Grohl Perform ‘Ace of Spades’ With Members of Slayer, Pantera, and Metallica

Dimebash, the annual celebration of the late Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell, went down at Lucky Strike Live in Los Angeles last night, and in addition to honoring…
James Grebey / January 23, 2016

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 as…
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
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