| Mar 6, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The Black Keys have predictably sold out their show at the Verizon Center this Friday. But there's no need to pay a scalper or StubHub your life's savings for tickets.
It's likely the band will return to the area this summer to play Merriweather Post...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Jeff Wojtysiak laughs a little when he's trying to describe his band and lyrics, he knows it sort of incongruent, calling a darky, doomy metal band "positive."
A little more than years ago, Wojtysiak holed up and home recorded some bare-bones demos of...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:45 PM
To get a picture of the various forms of metal music Megadeth has made over the years, frontman Dave Mustaine says the latest Megadeth album, "Super Collider," should do the trick.
"I think 'Super Collider' is kind of like a really broad [distillation]...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:05 AM
After the passing of founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman, of alcohol-related cirrhosis, in May, the skies have darkened considerably across the Slayer universe.
"I miss him dearly," said bassist and singer Tom Araya. "I have to remind myself that I'm not...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Three hard-rock heavyweights are coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Megadeth, who is included among the "Big Four of Thrash" along with Metallica, Slayer and Anthrax, credited with developing the subgenre, will play at the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:38 PM
Thrash metal fans brace yourself – Slayer will return to Anchorage in October for the start of their North American fall tour.
Slayer kicks off their five-week tour in Anchorage on October 22 at the Sullivan Arena. It will mark nearly 17 years...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:52 PM
As part of our Comic-Con International coverage this year, Hero Complex reached out to a select group of actors and […]...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:19 AM
When international rock star and humanitarian Juanes began putting together his new memoir, “Chasing the Sun,” he started with pictures. The handsome book, nearly 300 pages, is filled with the kind of candid shots that fans will eat up, from...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The afternoon light leaked through the open doors of the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday. But inside the venue, everything was lighted red enough to resemble a reign in blood.
The thousands-deep line outside for Thursday’s memorial for founding...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:58 PM
A public memorial for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who died May 2 at age 49, has been set for May 23 at the Hollywood Palladium, and fans are invited to the free event on a “first-come, first-in” basis, according to event organizers....
| May 2, 2013
| 4:43 PM
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Jeff Hanneman, founding guitarist of the thrash metal band Slayer whose furious riffs and chaotic bursts of power chords helped drive a revolution in heavy metal, has died, the band announced via...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Jeff Hanneman, a founding member in metal innovators Slayer, died Thursday at age 49.
“Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman, passed away at about 11 a.m. this morning near his Southern California home,&...