Tag: SLAYER

Bay Area Thrash Titans Exodus to Support Slayer and SUICIDAL TENDENCIES on Upcoming Scion-Presented Fall Tour

LOS ANGELES, CA – Monday, June 23, 2014 – When Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus played a handful of dates together this past May, every date was sold out and fans experienced a night of some of the best metal on the planet. With reviews like “the best show in years that I’ve been blessed …

EXODUS To Enter Studio In February, Says GARY HOLT

Bay Area Backstage conducted an interview with SLAYER touring members Gary Holt (guitar, also of EXODUS) and Paul Bostaph (drums) before the band’s October 30 concert in San Joese, California. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the next EXODUS album, Holt said: “This [SLAYER] tour runs ’till… I get home December 1, …

GARY HOLT Will 'Probably' Record Solos On Next SLAYER Studio Album

Kevin J. Wells of Washington Times recently conducted an interview with EXODUS and SLAYER guitarist Gary Holt. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Washington Times: Is there a new EXODUS record in the works? Gary Holt: Right now, I’m starting to compile riffs and get to that stage and I’m gonna continue writing while out the upcoming SLAYER tour as well. I pretty much …

SLAYER HOPE TO UNVEIL NEVER-BEFORE-HEARD JEFF HANNEMAN MATERIAL ON NEXT ALBUM

Slayer fans, we’ve got some exciting and exclusive news to share with you! The passing of iconic Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman hit us all like a ton of bricks, but we’re ecstatic to report that new Hanneman material may appear on Slayer’s upcoming 11th studio album. We spoke with frontman Tom Araya earlier today (Oct. 7), and he confirmed that …

SLAYER Is 'Definitely Working On New Music'

Mitchell Peters of Billboard.biz recently conducted an interview with Scott Sokol, SLAYER‘s booking agent at Pinnacle Entertainment for the past 15 years. Asked if there were ever discussions about taking a break from touring after the May 2013 death of SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman, Sokol said: “I think if it happened while they were on tour it might’ve been different. But Jeff hadn’t been [touring] with the band for …

SLAYER's KING, ARAYA Hoping To Spend Time In Studio During Coming Weeks

Following a summer of storming through Europe, South America and Mexico while topping the bills at solo shows and major festivals, SLAYER will headline its first North American tour in two years. The five-week-plus trek will kick off on October 22 in Anchorage, Alaska, oddly enough marking the first time the band has played there …

SLAYER To Headline New York's Theater At MSG And Hollywood Palladium For First Time In 25 Years

SLAYER will headline concerts at two venues it hasn’t played in 25 years — the Hollywood Palladium on Monday, October 28, and New York’s Theater at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, November 27, the night before Thanksgiving. GOJIRA and 4ARM will support. Registered SLAYER fan-club members will be receiving a special email offering them “first-access” to purchase tickets through a special pre-sale …