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 December 1992

Screamer Magazine December 1992
Issue: December 1992. Featuring: Extreme. Also Included Bonham, Great White, Kik Tracee, Ministry, Spread Eagle, Trixter, Trouble, Helmet, Unleashed, Malevolent Creation and Much More.

Screamer Magazine October 1992

Screamer Magazine October 1992
Issue: October 1992. Featuring: Kiss. Also Included Damn Yankees, Faith No More, Hardline, Joe Satriani, Motorhead, Rhino Bucket, Rollins Band, Saigon Kick, Steelheart, TNT, Suicidal Tendencies, Napalm Death, Scorn and Much More.

Screamer Magazine March 1994

Screamer Magazine March 1994
Issue: March 1994. Featuring: Rob Zombie of White Zombie. Also Included Scorpions, Damn the Machine, Mr. Big, My Sister's Machine, Shotgun Messiah, Eleven, Mutha's Day Out, Type O Negative, Crowbar, Life of Agony and Much More.

Screamer Magazine January 1992

Screamer Magazine January 1992
Issue: January 1992. Featuring: Tesla. Also Included The Almighty, Bangalore Choir, Big House, Britny Fox, Bullet LaVolta, Fishbone, Grave, Primus, Queensryche, Savatage, Scatterbrain, Smashing Pumpkins, Tall Stories and Much More.

Screamer Magazine December 1991

Screamer Magazine December 1991
Issue: December 1991. Featuring: Queensryche. Also Included Bonham, Coroner, Death, Europe, Haunted Garage, Lita Ford, Lucy Brown, Shadow King, Shotgun Messiah, Sweet F.A. and Much More

Screamer Magazine October 1991

Screamer Magazine October 1991
Issue: October 1991. Featuring: Ozzy Osbourne. Also Included Van Halen, Bang Tango, Craig Goldy, LA Guns, Napalm Death, Ratt, Richie Sambora, Sacred Reich, Sepultura, Sick Of It All, Vinnie Moore and Much More.

Screamer Magazine June 1991

Screamer Magazine June 1991
Issue: June 1991. Featuring: Skid Row. Also Included Poison, Slaughter, BulletBoys, Baton Rouge, Fishbone, Godflesh, Hall Aflame, Junkyard, Kik Tracee, Kix, Mind Funk, Warrior Soul and Much More.

Screamer Magazine March 1991

Screamer Magazine March 1991
Issue: March 1991. Featuring: Great White. Also Included Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne, Anthrax, LA Guns, Armored Saint, Loudness, Suicidal Tendencies, Throbs, Trixter, Lynch Mob and Much More

Screamer Magazine December 1990

Screamer Magazine December 1990
Issue: December 1990. Featuring: Cinderella. Also Included Bang Tango, Extreme, Jet Boy, Eyes, Lynch Mob, Nevada Beach, Sepultura, Two Bit Thief, Annihilator and Much More.

Screamer Magazine November 1990

Screamer Magazine November 1990
Issue: November 1990. Featuring: Ratt. Also Included Robert Plant, Winger, Testament, Helix, House of Lords, Deep Purple and Much More.

Articles with Slayer

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE’S NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY PROFILES SLAYER “SLAYER: THE ORIGINS OF THRASH”

LOS ANGELES, CA – Wednesday, August 5, 2015 — The Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of History has just posted a profile of Slayer and the Origins of Thrash as part of its Places of Musical Innovation exhibit.  Check it out here: Slayer – bassist/vocalist Tom Araya, guitarist Kerry King, and drummer Paul Bostaph, along with… Read more »


ESSENCE REVEAL ALBUM DETAILS, PREVIEW SIX TRACKS—LISTEN!

(New York, N.Y.): Denmark’s Essence are recent Spinefarm Records signees and they have revealed details about Prime, their label debut, sharing snippets of six songs from the release.  The Danes will release Prime on October 2.  Narrowing the gap between the poppy energy of The Offspring and the youthful vehemence of early Metallica and Slayer, the album, their third… Read more »


MOTÖRHEAD ANNOUNCE 2015 US TOUR DATES NEW ALBUM “BAD MAGIC” COMING AUGUST 28TH

Grammy Award winning iconic rock band Motörhead, who are embarking on a 40th anniversary world tour in support of their upcoming release Bad Magic, have announced a US tour. These North American shows start in mid-August, with Saxon and Anthrax as special guests on select dates, before ending with the now-legendary Motörboat Cruise between Sept… Read more »


SLAYER – REVEAL REPENTLESS ALBUM ARTWORK; TITLE TRACK TO GET DIGITAL GLOBAL RELEASE FRIDAY, JUNE 19TH

Today, SLAYER unveil the album artwork for their 11th studio album, Repentless, due out September 11, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork was created by Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco in collaboration with the band’s Tom Araya and Kerry King. “We had a number of submitted ideas for the cover artwork,“ said Araya. “And we felt… Read more »


MOTORHEAD’S MOTORBOAT: SLAYER TO PERFORM ON SHIP’S DECK

Slayer to perform on ship’s deck stage September 28 under a blood moon as Motörhead celebrates 40th anniversary Two massive once-in-a-lifetime heavy metal moments not to be missed. Lineup additions for ‘the loudest boat in the world’ include Corrosion of Conformity and Brian Posehn. September 28-October 2 cruise on Norwegian sky features Slayer, Motörhead, Anthrax, Suicidal Tendencies, and… Read more »


CODE ORANGE ON TOUR IN SUPPORT OF ‘I AM KING’

CODE ORANGE On Tour In Support Of ‘I Am King.’  See the band in Europe & the UK now; North American shows as part of Mayhem Fest in July & August. Pittsburgh, PA’s Code Orange are continuing to tour planet Earth in support of last year’s critically acclaimed I Am King LP.  The band is… Read more »


Slayer: New Album Coming, Tour Dates Kick Off 4-24-15

LOS ANGELES, CA – (MONDAY, April 20, 2015) – Slayer – bassist/vocalist Tom Araya, guitarist Kerry King, and returning drummer Paul Bostaph, along with touring guitarist Gary Holt and producer Terry Date – has completed recording what is one of the most highly-anticipated albums of 2015, Slayer’s 11th studio album and the band’s first new effort since… Read more »


Photos SLAYER – LIVE at The Forum

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Conjuring Evil – Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies & Exodus LIVE at The Forum

Helicopters were circling overhead, police lights flashed, the red and blue beams bouncing back and forth, people shouted obscenities, a beer bottle flew past crashing to the ground. No this is not a description of the L.A. Riots, it is the description of the parking lot of the Los Angeles Forum in Inglewood on November… Read more »


Brand New Slayer Song, Band Forms Own Label Imprint

LOS ANGELES, CA – THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 — Last night at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Slayer surprised the capacity crowd with an unannounced performance, kicking off the show with a three-song set that included the global premiere of “Implode,” the band’s first new studio recording… Read more »