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The Big Four Announce New York City show

The Big Four -– Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax –- are heading for the Bronx late this summer. The bands will perform together Sept. 14 at New York City’s Yankee Stadium. Metallica announced the show on their website Friday. ... …

Slayer's Jeff Hanneman Makes Triumphant Return at The Big 4 Festival

Founding Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman stepped onstage with his band at Saturday's Big 4 concert in Indio, California, marking the first time he has played with Slayer since October 2010. In January, Hanneman contracted necrotizing fasciitis, likely caused by a spider bite, and has been undergoing surgeries, skin grafts and intense rehab ever since. ... …

Cannibal Corpse's Pat O'Brien to Step In as Slayer's Guest Guitarist

Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O'Brien will fill in for Exodus' Gary Holt when Holt leaves the Slayer European tour to play with his own band Exodus at the Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile on April 4. Holt has been filling in for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman since the tour kicked off February 26 in Australia. ... …

Slayer Names Guest Guitarist for Upcoming Tour Dates

Guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King, bassist/vocalist Tom Araya, and drummer Dave Lombardo have just announced that Gary Holt from the band Exodus will be Slayer's guest guitarist, temporary filling in for Hanneman who is currently recovering from surgery. Holt will immediately join Araya, King and Lombardo for their five-date Australian Soundwave Festival tour that begins February 26. ... …

Slayer Guitarist Hospitalized

We just got word that Slayer guitarist and founding member Jeff Hanneman was hospitalized late last month where he underwent emergency surgery on his right arm after contracting a serious infection, according to his bandmates Kerry King, Tom Araya and Dave Lombardo. ... …

It's Official: The Big Four Announce First U.S. Show

Just announced: The Big Four, the first and only U.S. show featuring the power-packed line-up of Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax, will take place on Saturday, April 23, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA (home of the annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival). The Big Four day-long event will feature full performances from these four acts, who first banded together last year for... …

Dimebash 2010: All-Star Concert to Benefit 'Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund'

In the giving spirit of the late, great Dimebag Darrell, Dimebash 2010—taking place October 29th at the world-famous Key Club on the Sunset Strip—will be giving back to not only the rock community, but to the global fight against cancer, as all proceeds from the show including ticket sales, raffles, merchandise and drink specials will benefit the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund.... …

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