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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.


When Slayer Screams About Dying, You Feel Alive
6 Jul 2015 // 3:00 AM

When the latest incarnation of Slayer walked onto a stage full of Marshall stacks and upside-down crosses, it was a chance to see how a band long obsessed with death was coping with its aftermath.

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.


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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Call for Papers: Do You Believe in Life After Auto-Tune?

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"Which is better, Cher’s voice before or after Auto-Tune?

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