Good grief, these are gorgeous. If anyone can afford the "blood" or "slipcase" editions then I know a website editor who would very much appreciate them... Formed in 1981, Slayer assaulted the world with a new hybrid of metal and punk - heavier, faster and darker than the rest - and set a new standard, … Continue reading Slayer announce “Show No Mercy” 40th anniversary special editions
We love Slayer here. Almost in the creepy, stalker-y, restraining order kind of way. Not so much that we get precious, though. The fact that we have a whole section of the site devoted to cover versions says that we welcome them, but they have to be decent. Thankfully, Creepshow have done a more than … Continue reading Classic Cover: Creepshow – “Spill The Blood” (original by Slayer)
First up, I bloody love Slayer and I'm still sad that they called it a day. I completely get why, I don't argue that they did it at the right time, but still... no more Slayer. So what do we do? Rely on listening to the old albums, watch the new guard of thrash bands … Continue reading Album Review: Various Artists – Forever Reigning, A Tribute To Slayer
!EMBARGO! until 9am PST After months of rumblings of "more from the Slayer camp", it was announced today that the thrash legends will drop out of retirement for "one, final album". Entitled Prima Aprilis, you can listen to the title track below right now, with the full album due on May 2nd. Check out our … Continue reading Slayer return for one final album… but no tour plans – video out now!
Obviously it didn't take long for fan footage of Slayer's final ever gig to hit the interwebs. Quality isn't what's important, but the event certainly is. In an era where many of the rock and metal greats are calling it a day - some more genuine than others and, yes, Motley Crue I'm looking at … Continue reading Final live footage of Slayer – the end of a blood-soaked era
An email pops through. "If you are interested in reviewing the latest Slayer release, The Repentless Killogy, please let me know so I can send you a screener link." I apologise for any hospital treatment necessary as I bit the bloody hand off the PR person responsible and had the video streaming as soon as … Continue reading Video/Album Review: Slayer – The Repentless Killogy