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 to Perform on The Tonight Show, Thursday, July 27, 2017

Two-time Grammy-winning thrash/metal legend Slayer will make its 11:35PM late-night television debut on Thursday, July 27 when the band performs its iconic “Raining Blood” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”  The show airs at 11:35PM ET/PT and 10:35PM CT on NBC. Immediately following Thursday’s taping of “The Tonight Show,” Slayer will head over to… Read more »

Slayer’s Comic Book, “Repentless #1” – Sneak Peek

SLAYER, the most badass thrash/metal band on the planet, will see Issue #1 of its three-comic book series “Repentless” released on January 25 through Dark Horse Comics.  Get a sneak peak at six preview pages from issue #1 here: The comic book series is based on Slayer’s brutal “Repentless” music videos, written and directed by… Read more »

Slayer’s “Repentless” Issue #1 Comic Coming January, 2017

Legendary heavy metal band Slayer has teamed up with Metalocalypse writer Jon Schnepp andTwilight Zone artist Guiu Vilanova for a three-issue Dark Horse Comics series, Slayer: Repentless, with covers by Eisner Award-winning British comics artist Glenn Fabry. The first issue, with a variant cover by Eric Powell (The Goon,Hillbilly), is scheduled for release on January 25, 2017. Slayer:… Read more »

Slayer Discusses the “Repentless” Video Trilogy (watch)

When the members of Slayer were approached by Nuclear Blast America’s General Manager Gerardo Martinez to make a music video for “Repentless,” the title track of the band’s 2015 label debut, they thought it was going to be a cool, one-off music video.  Little did they know. Martinez put the band together with up-and-coming director… Read more »

Slayer…And Then There Were Three…

LOS ANGELES, CA – Tuesday, September 6, 2016 — A convicted prisoner on death row…a cookie-cutter, white-bread family unit putting up the Christmas decorations… two worlds, lightness and darkness colliding…white supremacists…ruthless murders…SLAYER”s “Pride in Prejudice” music video. Directed by BJ McDonnell Produced by Felissa Rose Edited by Ed Marx and Andrea Porter Director of Photography… Read more »

VIDEO: Slayer Talks About Fall Tour

LOS ANGELES, CA – August 12, 2016 — SLAYER has just released a brand new video clip with Tom Araya and Kerry King talking about the band’s upcoming Fall tour of North America.  Fellow Big Four members Anthrax will Special Guest, and Death Angel will support. Check the clip out here – tour dates are below. SEPTEMBER… Read more »

Slayer, Dark Horse Announce Comic Book Series

Dark Horse Comics and thrash-punk titans Slayer have joined forces to deliver a new comic series this holiday season. With full participation from the band and taking inspiration from Slayer’s recent Repentless music videos (filmed in support of their latest album, Repentless, on Nuclear Blast Records), disciple Jon Schnepp (Metalocalypse) will pen the three-issue comic… Read more »

Avenged Sevenfold & Alice In Chains Top The Bill For First-Ever Houston Open Air

Avenged Sevenfold and Alice In Chains top a lineup of over 35 bands for the first-ever Houston Open Air–fueled by Monster Energy–held Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016 at NRG Park in Houston. The biggest rock experience in Texas–produced by Danny Wimmer Presents–will also feature performances from Deftones, Chevelle, Slayer and many more… Read more »

Slayer To Take Over Comic-Con 2016

LOS ANGELES, CA – Monday, May 16, 2016 — SLAYER, the uncompromising super-heroes of thrash metal, is set to do a takeover of San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC).  The occupation will begin on Thursday, July 21 with a special live performance at the intimate-capacity House of Blues.  Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 20 at 10:00AM… Read more »

Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Returns To Philadelphia’s Talen Energy Stadium September 17 & 18; Avenged Sevenfold & Alice In Chains Top Lineup Also Featuring Slayer, The Offspring, Breaking Benjamin, Volbeat & More

Monster Energy Rock Allegiance returns to Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park) in Chester, PA, just outside Philadelphia, on September 17 & 18, 2016 with a lineup of over 35 bands on three stages, led by Avenged Sevenfold and Alice In Chains, along with Slayer, The Offspring, Breaking Benjamin, Volbeat and more. Monster Energy Rock… Read more »