While Kerry King stopped short of saying everything was smooth sailing when we talked to him at the Guitar World Rock & Roll Roast of Zakk Wylde in January, the Slayer guitarist seemed upbeat on what 2012 holds for thrash's most evil band.
Earlier this month at the Guitar World Roast of Zakk Wylde, Revolver TV was on hand to talk to all the stars as they made their way down the Red Carpet. Check out the video below for exclusive interviews with Slayer's Kerry King, Anthrax's Scott Ian, Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor, Duff McKagan and more!
Earlier today, it was announced that Slipknot will headline the 5th annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. The band wasted no time in posting a special promo video for their festival appearance featuring drummer Shawn "Clown" Crahan.
It has now officially been announced that Iowa's heaviest export will indeed be headlining the main stage, with a stellar lineup in tow. Hitting the stage directly before Slipknot will be thrash titans Slayer, who will follow a special guest that will be announced on March 5.
As part of a whole slew of new products being introduced at this year's Winter NAMM, ESP has unveiled two new signature models for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman, the ESP Jeff Hanneman EC and the LTD JH-600EC.
Anyone who caught one of the Big Four shows over the past couple of years would agree that they were truly once-in-a-lifetime events. As many fans are still hoping the Big Four -- Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth -- will come their way, Slayer's Kerry King believes the bands will likely now go their separate ways.
This year marks 25 years since the release of one of the great thrash albums of all time, Slayer's Raining Blood. In honor of the album's 25th anniversary, Down vocalist Phil Anselmo recently shared some thoughts on the album.