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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. ... …

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. ... …

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