Slayer

Slayer

Slayer is a thrash metal band from US, formed in 1981. The band was founded by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. The band was credited as one of the "Big Four" thrash metal bands, along with Metallica, Anthrax, and Megadeth. Slayer`s musical traits involve fast tremolo picking, guitar solos, double bass drumming, and shouting vocals. The band`s lyrics and album art, which cover topics such as death, deviants, suicide, genocide, necrophilia, insanity, Nazism, religion, Satanism…

Vintage Magazines with Slayer

Screamer Magazine October 1990

Screamer Magazine October 1990
Issue: October 1990. Featuring: Judas Priest. Also Included Alice in Chains, Slayer, Don Dokken, Electric Boys, Gypsy Rose, Riverdogs, Spread Eagle, Trouble Tribe and Much More.

Screamer Magazine July 1990

Screamer Magazine July 1990
Issue: July 1990. Featuring: Poison. Also Included Bruce Dickinson, Soundgarden, D'Molls, Atrophy, Electric Boys, Forced Entry, Little Caesar, Lost Boys, Riverdogs, Shark Island, Y&T and Much More.

Screamer Magazine October 1988

Screamer Magazine October 1988
Issue: October 1988. Featuring: Ratt. Also Included Femme Fatale, Jetboy, Britton, Overkill and Much More.

Articles with Slayer

Slayer’s Final World Tour Will Extend Into 2019

“We always knew this tour would take us into 2019,” said Slayer‘s Kerry King, “and we’ve been blown away by the response we’ve been getting here in North America. We’ve heard about fans who have driven five, six hours, or flown in from other cities or countries to see us, so we want to assure our… Read more »


TODAY: International Day Of Slayer is HERE!!

FROM TOM ARAYA, KERRY KING, PAUL BOSTAPH AND GARY HOLT  “Thanks to the fans for celebrating this day with us for the past 12 years…keep it going!” AND, Slayer would also like to thank Jeff Tandy who, 12 years ago, on 6/6/06, launched the “National Day of Slayer” site.  It grew so big, it became… Read more »


SLAYER Plays Last So Cal Date Ever at FivePoint Amphitheatre

Slayer made their second stop, and their last ever Southern California appearance at FivePoint Amphitheatre on May 11th.  Slayer is the first of the “big four” of thrash metal to declare their exit from recording and touring.  At the conclusion of this tour, the equipment will be packed away and an exclamation point will be placed at the end of… Read more »


Photos – SLAYER Live! – FivePoint Amphitheatre

Photos – SLAYER Live! – FivePoint Amphitheatre CLICK HERE to read a review of the show.


New SLAYER Interview Video – Early Days: Episode 2

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 — Today, Slayer releases Episode 2 of its “Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years” video interview series.  You can check it out here: In this episode, Tom Araya and Kerry King talk about Slayer’s earliest shows, especially the band’s very first show as Slayer:  how nervous they were, the home-made flash… Read more »


SLAYER Looks Back on 37 Years

On January 23, 2018, Slayer announced that it would wrap up its 37 years together with one last tour around the globe.  Before the band begins that final sojourn on May 10,  Tom Araya, Kerry King, Gary Holt and Paul Bostaph sat down and talked about all things Slayer. Leg One, North America of Slayer’s final… Read more »


SLAYER TO MAKE ITS EXIT WITH ONE FINAL WORLD TOUR

LOS ANGELES, CA – Tuesday, January 23, 2018 – After making some of the most brutal, breathtakingly aggressive, all-hell’s-a-breaking-loose music ever created, being one of the four bands that defined an entire musical genre and being the band that other heavy acts are measured against and aspire to…after nearly 37 years, releasing 12 studio albums, multiple… Read more »


End of Days: Slayer Announces Final World Tour (video)


Photos – SLAYER – Repentless in Columbus

Photos – SLAYER – Repentless in Columbus CLICK HERE to read a review of the show.


SLAYER – Repentless in Columbus

On July 18 Express Live hosted the unholy evening bringing Behemoth, Lamb of God and Slayer to Columbus as Sirius XM Liquid Metal presented the rabid three-headed touring monster. The crowd filled the general pit area, throwing down like a human grenade leaving exhausted, battered and dehydrated bodies staggering in its wake. Blasphemous black metal… Read more »