King Would Be “Stunned” If Fans Don’t Dig Next Slayer LP


After releasing two pieces of shit, expectations are low for the next Slayer record. There might be a chance the band’s new one — Slayer’s first without Jeff Hanneman and first with Exodus’ Gary Holt — is a big pile of steaming turds when it comes out later this year. According to Kerry King, the […]

Former Evile Guitarist Debuts New Tune

Ol Drake

The title to onetime Evile guitarist Ol Drake’s new song is apropos. It’s called “Guitarists Playing Guitars,” and follows at the end of this post. The track boasts contributions from Exodus and Slayer guitarist Gary Holt, James Murphy from Death, Sylosis’ Josh Middleton, and Amit Sharma. Drake’s new album, Old Rake, also boasts Fear Factory […]

Listen To A New Slayer Track — Now!


Quick! Head to the end of this post. That is where you will find a new song from Slayer streaming for free. The track is called “When The Stillness Comes”, which will be available for sale as part of Record Store Day on April 18. It boasts Gary Holt of Exodus, of course. It will […]

Investigation Launched Into Testament Ticket Sales

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Reports claim authorities are investigating how a Testament and Exodus gig over the weekend in Illinois was oversold by more than 400 tickets. Because this is what cops should be busying themselves with. A total of 917 tickets was sold for the concert at Mojoes in Joliet, which has a capacity of around 500. After […]

Slayer Finish Tracking New Album


If you saw this week’s episode of VH-1 Classic’s “That Metal Show,” you already know that Kerry King of Slayer was a special guest on the show and basically said the band’s finished recording their 11th album. In addition, he says Slayer’s set aside a number of tracks for their 12th, which will be released […]

Motörhead’s Motörboat Snags Slayer, Exodus

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The second voyage for Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise will embark this coming fall with Slayer, Exodus, and Hatebreed aboard. The cruise, planned for September 28 through October 2, departs Port Miami and makes stops in Nassau and the private picturesque island of Great Stirrup Cay in The Bahamas. “The Loudest Boat In The World” will also […]

Venom Frontman Bemoans Music Scene


In a new interview, Venom frontman Conrad “Cronos” Lant said that music these days is pretty piss poor, and he has little hope for the future. “It’s always amazed me why other bands want to sound like another band. You don’t get artists who say, ‘I want to paint like Picasso,’” says Cronos. “It’s finding […]

More Dates Added To Testament, Exodus Run

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If, by chance, Testament and Exodus excluded your town from their previous lists of tour dates, you may be in luck. More dates have been added to the trek, which will features Testament playing only their older material. Shattered Sun will be opening on most dates. Here is the latest list of shows coming up […]

Testament, Exodus Tour Announced

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Here’s a tip of the cap to ThePRP. That site reported a rumor last week about Testament, claiming the band would be hitting the road this spring with Exodus. Shattered Sun will be opening on all dates. A complete list of the shows set for the Dark Roots of Thrash II tour follows: 4/1: San […]

Testament Tour With Exodus Rumored

Alex Skolnick

ThePRP is once again coming through with a hot tip on a possible tour. Testament, the site claims, will headline a spring run of North American with Exodus and Shattered Sun. The site claims the tour will be called the “Dark Roots Of Thrash II Tour” and see Testament playing old school material. Stuff from […]