Tag Archives: Slayer

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman: 1964 – 2013

Jeff Hanneman, one of the founders of thrash metal legends Slayer, died of liver failure Thursday morning at the age of 49. Slayer posted the following announcement yesterday on their official Facebook page: Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate … Continue reading

Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer Interviewed by Zakk Wylde

Here’s a humorous video to unwind after a long day. The topic of discussion? Metal players’ beards. The interview shows Zakk Wylde asking members of Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer via Revolver Magazine whose beard is best, his or Anthrax’s Scott … Continue reading

The Big Four Prove to be Even Bigger than Billed

Post by Jason Farrell Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax headline their own sold-out world tours but on Saturday, April 23, “The Big 4″ performed together in North America for the first time, and the concert proved to be everything it … Continue reading

Big Four Announce July 3 Swedish Show

This just in: U.S. thrash metal’s celebrated Big Four have announced that they’ve just added to their scheduled list of historic concert appearances with a July 3, 2011, performance in Gothenburg, Sweden. Scandinavia is an especially vital metal stronghold, and … Continue reading

U.S. Big Four Show!

At long last, here’s the news you’ve wanted to hear for many months now: The Big Four are going to play in the United States. At the Big Four Festival, the four heaviest bands of all time will share the … Continue reading

Megadeth Starts Jägermeister Fall Music Tour with Slayer and Anthrax

Megadeth returned to the road in late September for the Jägermeister Fall Music Tour with Slayer and Anthrax. Jägermeister caught up with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson to talk about the tour, his first experience with Jägermeister and more; watch right … Continue reading