Tag: Slayer

Riff Police! Pull Over! #40: Exodus Vs Kreator!

Time for some classic Thrash. 1985 and “Bonded by Blood” from Exodus. An album recorded in 1984 but not released for almost a year due to label issues and re-titled from “A Lesson In Violence” due to the lack of suitable cover artwork, it’s a piece of work that not only saw Exodus rise to

Riff Police! Pull Over! #39: Testament Vs Nuclear Assault!

Ah Testament. The Chuck Billy fronted Thrashers are one of a number of bands who could arguably be named as just outside of the “Big Four” that is Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth and of course Anthrax. The Berkeley Californian quintet formed in that classic Thrash era and second album “The New Order” broke the band into

Review: Self-titled EP from Kodama

A five piece Metalcore band from St. Albans is a rare thing. Like getting all red Skittles in a pack rare. Comprising of vocalist Neil Bailey, bassist Tim Krammer, drummer Nik Stojkov (who signed up in October) and guitarist pair James Lam and Mike Goring the band announced themselves again in late November with the

Live Review: Stick To Your Guns at The Dome

Tonight is the first of a pair of back to back sold out shows at The Dome in the heart of London. It’s should come as no surprise when a band with as huge a following as Stick To Your Guns are in town that they should have to put on an extra date due

Bootleg: “Hell Awaits” from Slayer!

Exodus guitarist Steve Holt exited Slayer earlier in the week to be with his ailing father in his final days. The now former Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel learned the entire Slayer set in just 48 hours to step up and *ahem* phil in. Here’s fan filmed footage of Slayer performing “Hell Awaits” in Copenhagen

NEWS: 10 Metal Bands in Mainstream Media!

Getting more Metal into TV, films, radio and other mainstream media has to be a thing. After all, when you recognise a Slayer riff on a TV advert, you’re paying attention, right?! Ultimate-guitar.com have put together 10 of the most notable appearance including Napalm Death, Cannibal Corpse, Anthrax and Pantera. You can check it out

NEWS: 23 Bands added to Download Festival 2019!

The Download Festival organizers announced an epic 23 further additions to the 2019 incarnation of the Festival yesterday with one big surprise. Slayer have been announced on the bill for what is reported to be their final UK show, however they will not be headlining any of the three days. Also included are Lamb of

Bootleg: Lamb of God in London!

Thrash Titans Slayer might be on their last tour (allegedly) but they’re dragging with them some big guns who will no doubt take the place of the “Big Four” veterans in years to come. Filmed at London’s SSE Arena Wembley on 3rd November, here’s the full set from the simply amazing Lamb of God.