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Replay: Metal Masters Clinic 2

The Metal Masters Clinic 2 — featuring Slayer's Kerry King, Anthrax's Frank Bello and Charlie Benante, Megadeth's David Ellefson, and drum legend Mike Portnoy — took place last night at the Best Buy Theater in New York City. In case you missed it, you can watch the entire clinic -- which was presented by Samson, Hartke, Zoom and Best Buy Music Gear -- below. ... …

Guitar World's November 2011 Cover Revealed!

We've been teasing you for the past couple of weeks with trailers for the November 2011 issue of Guitar World, which features the members of the Big Four. Now, you can check out the cover -- in all its glory -- below. ... …

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. ... …

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