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Slayer Guitarist Can't Stop Writing Riffs

11th July 2012

Slayer's Kerry King writes new riffs every time he picks up a guitar.The 'Reign in Blood' musician has been playing for over 30 years, and never finds it hard to write new tracks for his...

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Tom Araya Wants Immortal Music

27th July 2011

Tom Araya wants Slayer's music to become immortal.The group's bassist and vocalist believes it's important to produce albums that will live forever and be passed on from generation to generation.He said: "I think if the...

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Tom Araya To Be Honoured In Chile

31st May 2011

Slayer star Tom Araya is to be honoured with the key to the Chilean city where he was born.The frontman was born in Vina del Mar, but left with his parents when he was five....

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Tom Araya Suffered Vertigo Before Hospitalisation

4th March 2011

Rocker Tom Araya was suffering with vertigo and dehydration before he was hospitalised ahead of a Slayer concert in Sydney, Australia on Sunday (27Feb11), according to his wife.The thrash metal stars were forced to axe...

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Araya Hospitalisation Forces Slayer Gig Cancellation

27th February 2011

SLAYER have suffered another blow to their tour plans after frontman TOM ARAYA was hospitalised moments before the heavy rockers were due onstage in Sydney, Australia on Sunday (27Feb11).The thrash metal stars had to axe...

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Araya's Throat Woes After Surgery

30th August 2010

SLAYER frontman TOM ARAYA is still feeling the effects of his recent surgery - he has a constant lump in his throat.The bassist went under the knife earlier this year (10) after he was diagnosed...

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Slayer Cancel German Gig

9th June 2010

Hard rock heavyweights SLAYER cancelled a gig in Germany on Tuesday night (08Jun10) after frontman TOM ARAYA suffered "acute vocal problems".The band, currently on tour in Europe, was due to play at Ruhrcongress in Bochum,...

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Araya Recovers After Back Surgery

18th May 2010

SLAYER rocker TOM ARAYA is recovering well from back surgery which prompted the band to postpone their touring plans.The bassist began experiencing back pain on tour in Australia and Japan late last year (09) and...

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Surgery Pushes Back Slayer Tour

12th May 2006

SLAYER frontman TOM ARAYA underwent minor surgery on his gall-bladder last week (ends05MAY06), forcing the band's Unholy Alliance: Preaching To The Perverted tour to be postponed. The tour - which will also feature metal icons...

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Slayer Frontman Suffers Voice Fatigue

27th October 2004

Rockers SLAYER have been forced to cancel the first two dates of the JAGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR after frontman TOM ARAYA was diagnosed with vocal fatigue. Fans in Springfield, Missouri, have been disappointed to learn...

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