Tag Archives: Jeff Hanneman

Metal Review: Slayer: Repentless (2015)

Slayer: Repentless

The legend that is Slayer has returned with their first album in six years since 2009’s World Painted Blood. Sadly, one the of integral pieces of the band, Jeff Hanneman, passed away in 2013 from cirrhosis of the liver and this is the band’s first release since that tragic day. Hanneman was a founding member

Song of the Week: Slayer: Angel of Death

Slayer: Reign in Blood

We have done a bunch of songs as part of the Song of the Week. Some of the songs were well known songs and some were little known, but there is no disputing that when someone mentioned “Angel of Death,” everyone knows that the song was written by the thrash metal legends Slayer. The leading

Slayer Announce New Album Title and Release Date

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It has been a while since we heard news about Slayer’s upcoming release. Slayer will title the new album Repentless and it will be due out on September 11, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records. The album title came from a song inspired by late guitarist Jeff Hanneman. Check out the video announcement below. Please upgrade

Slayer Streaming New Song When the Stillness Comes

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Slayer is streaming a new song, “When the Stillness Comes,” which will be featured on their new album tentatively scheduled for release in August via their new label Nuclear Blast Records. Please upgrade your browser Guitarist Kerry King says of this track: “It’s about a dude who wakes up at a crime scene and realizes

Song of the Week: Slayer: Raining Blood

Slayer: Reign in Blood

Slayerrrrr! American thrash metal veterans Slayer are a unique band indeed. They are one of greatest live bands of all time and have been often imitated, but never duplicated. Raining Blood, comes off of “Reign in Blood,” Slayer’s third studio album and major label debut. It was released on October 7, 1986 on Def Jam

Slayer Back in the Studio

Slayer Back in the Studio

Thrash metal legends Slayer are back in the studio to record the 11th album of their career, the follow-up to “World Painted Blood.” Their upcoming opus is slated for a release in early 2015 and will be the first since guitarist Jeff Hanneman’s passing and since drummer Paul Bostaph rejoined after Dave Lombardo was kicked

Remember Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman on His Birthday

Jeff Hanneman

Legendary guitarist and one of Slayer’s masterminds, Jeff Hanneman, would have turned 50 today. Most people do not realize the impact that Hanneman had on Slayer and on music in general. He was the main writer of most of their best songs throughout their career and was one hell of a great guitarist. Jeff Hanneman

Slayer May Release Never-Before-Heard Jeff Hanneman Material

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Thrash metal legends Slayer are talking about the new album and a nice little tidbit of news came out of an interview with vocalist/bassist Tom Araya from an interview with Loudwire where he talks about the new album possibly containing never-before-heard material from late guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who passed away earlier this year after complications

Slayer Announces 5 Week North American Fall Tour

Thrash metal legends Slayer have announced that they will embarking on a 5 week North American tour that will begin in late October and wrap up at the end of November. The confirmed opening acts are Gojira and 4ARM. The line up will be Tom Araya on bass and vocals, guitarist Kerry King, drummer Paul

Slayer Announces Return of Paul Bostaph

After the death of Jeff Hanneman, Slayer announced the band would continue touring Europe this Summer. The band has now checked in with the following announcement about recruiting Paul Bostaph as a new full-time member: “Slayer’s Tom Araya and Kerry King are very pleased to announce that Paul Bostaph has rejoined the band on a