Kirk Hammett’s Comic-Con Party Boasts Exodus Set

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Scion Audio Visual celebrated San Diego’s enormous comic and entertainment convention over the weekend with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and his namesake toy company Kirk Von Hammet Toys with an exclusive, RSVP-only celebration dubbed the “Fear FestEvil After Party.” About 400 people attended. The event showcased a performance by legendary Bay Area thrashers Exodus this […]

Kirk Hammett Guests On New Exodus LP

Kirk Hammett

Not that I needed another reason to listen to the forthcoming Exodus record when it drops, but Kirk Hammett of Metallica apparently guests on the fucker. Kirk tells RollingStone.com that he recently laid down a guitar solo on song “Salt In The Wound” on Blood In, Blood Out, which will be out this fall, with […]

Video: Exodus Returns To The Stage With Zetro

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At the end of this post, you can watch some fan-filmed video footage of Exodus’ July 12 performance at Antwerp Metal Fest in Antwerp, Belgium. It was Exodus’ second show with singer Steve “Zetro” Souza since he rejoined the band a month ago. The band played one day earlier at the Bang Your Head!!! festival […]

Exodus Album Gets Name

Exodus

That’s right, lovers of the thrash. Bay Area bad boys Exodus have christened their forthcoming album. It’ll be called Blood In, Blood Out. That a reference to boners? Because I’ve got a rager for this album. Look for that album to hit stores in late October through Nuclear Blast. The CD’s the band’s first since […]

Exodus’ Holt Won’t Air Band’s Dirty Laundry

Gary Holt

Exodus guitarist Gary Holt has taken to the webernets, defending the way the band just fired its former lead singer, Rob Dukes, but he won’t be getting into specifics, he said. He claims “much time” was spent considering the move before the band pulled the trigger, bringing back Dukes’ predecessor, Steve “Zetro” Souza. Holt denies […]

Rob Dukes Talks About Exodus Dismissal

Rob Dukes

Over on Blabbermouth, there’s a transcript from the “Blood, Sweat And Metal” podcast, in which Rob Dukes discusses his unceremonious dismissal from Exodus. He was notified as he was on his honeymoon that the band would be moving on without him, despite the work they had already been doing on a new disc. “I haven’t […]

Zetro Done Tracking Vocals For New Exodus LP

Exodus

That’s right, folks. Just like that, Steve “Zetro” Souza — who just rejoined Exodus like two weeks ago or some shit — is done tracking vocals for the band’s next full-length studio offering. Zetro says in this interview that the record is due out this fall on Nuclear Blast. “I basically finished my parts on […]

Slayer, Suicidal, And Exodus Touring This Fall

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Just as the headline fucking says, Slayer and Suicidal Tendencies will be touring with Exodus this fall, and we’ve listed the dates for that trek at the end of this post. Because we’re cool like that. The tour follows shows all three bands played together this past May. Slayer fan club members are invited to […]

Exodus Release New Band Photo

Exodus

Yup. This, for some reason, constitutes actual news. The first official photo of the new Exodus has been released. It’s contained within this post. See? It features returning vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza, as you can plainly perceive. As you know, Exodus announced the departure of the band’s singer of the past nine years, Rob Dukes, […]

Exodus Update: Dukes Speaks, Zetro To Track

Rob Dukes

Rob Dukes, as you know, is no longer the singer for Exodus. Over the weekend, the band revealed Steve “Zetro” Souza would be returning to the fold, ending Dukes’ nine-year run with the thrash legends. Dukes has issued a statement to Blabbermouth, saying, “I’m grateful for the last nine years. I’ve had the experience of […]