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Slayer (music group)

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  • In Hollywood, a rowdy goodbye for Slayer's Jeff Hanneman

    In Hollywood, a rowdy goodbye for Slayer's Jeff Hanneman
    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...
  • Memorial for Slayer's Jeff Hanneman set for May 23 in Hollywood

    Memorial for Slayer's Jeff Hanneman set for May 23 in Hollywood
    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....
  • Founding Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman dies

    Founding Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman dies
    This post has been updated, please see below for details. 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...
  • Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman dead at 49

    Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman dead at 49
    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,&...
  • Slayer's Jeff Hanneman: 10 clips that showcase his fury

    Slayer's Jeff Hanneman: 10 clips that showcase his fury
    There are times when it’s best to let the riffs, tangled leads and headbanging speak for themselves. Slayer co-founder Jeff Hanneman, who died Thursday, was by all accounts a silent, reserved presence in real life, but when he stepped onstage to...
  • Rock of pages

    Rock of pages
    You love at least one album. It is a perfect album that makes your toe tap and your heart sing (your head, too). How can something sound so right from beginning to end? So made just for you? In that melding of melody and verve is an album you feel,...
  • Local heavy metal scene still snarling after all these years

    Local heavy metal scene still snarling after all these years
    Something about this time of year always makes my tastes turn to the heavy. On my stereo, Black Sabbath albums shift into heavy rotation. Last night, I watched "Until the Light Takes Us," a film about Norwegian black metal bands. I'm sure I'm not alone....
  • Unconventional

    Unconventional
    A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
  • Metalhead's Christmas light show on YouTube will slay you

     
    Christmas light show: A metalhead programs his Christmas lights to the music of Slayer and Pantera....
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the coming week: 1. FUEL Fuel has just one member — lead singer Brett Scallions — from its 1998-2003 heyday, when it was based in Harrisburg, recorded in Hazleton, topped the charts with “Hemorrhage (In My......
  • Hard rockers Anthrax's reunion with singer Belladonna was destiny, drummer says

     
    The reunion of lead singer Joey Belladonna with the band Anthrax, which tonight plays Allentown’s Crocodile Rock CafĂ©, not only has been a success – giving the heavy metal quintet its second-highest-charting album (and highest in almost two...
  • Live: Mastodon at the Wiltern

     
    Matt Diehl reviews the Atlanta metal band Mastodon's gig at the Wiltern on Tuesday, Nov. 2....