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Less Is More Satanic: A Prescription of Restraint and Subtlety for Slayer
11 Aug 2010 // 5:00 PM

Who writes lyrics more menacing than those of thrash-metal legends Slayer? Pretty much everyone.

The Best Metal Albums of 2009
10 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM

It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.


Slayer - 5 November, Saskatoon, SK
14 Nov 2013 // 4:00 AM

When faced with the task of restoring one's credibility, cranking out the old stuff always works.

Testament + Megadeth + Slayer: 20 August 2010 - Chicago
19 Sep 2010 // 5:00 PM

The tour unites three of the biggest names from the thrash metal genre and promised to take fans back in time to 1990, when two of the bands released major hit albums, and, as part of the show, the bands would be playing each album from start to finish.


Blood and Thunder: Violent Show of Power
26 Feb 2015 // 4:00 AM

Album anniversaries of the music of Led Zeppelin and Slayer highlight this week in metal: one is a sprawling double album epic, the other a stepping stone for one of metal's most important bands.


Slayer still fills mosh pits with speed-metal fans
29 Jan 2007 // 8:45 PM

Speed-metal can be summed up in so many ways: guitar riffs that erupt like machine-gun fire, drumbeats on nonstop blast, singing that spews like the

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