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Slayer Cancel German Gig

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,...

Historic Big Four Spectacular To Beam Into Cinemas

METALLICA's historic festival hook-up with the rest of the 'Big Four' metal acts, ANTHRAX, MEGADETH and SLAYER, is to be beamed onto cinema screens around the world.The four groups will perform on the same bill...

Araya Recovers After Back Surgery

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...

Adele Produced By Rick Rubin

Adele is being produced by Rick Rubin on her second album. The 'Chasing Pavements' singer is working with the New York based record producer - famous for working with a variety of artists, including heavy...

Slayer Reschedule Twice-axed U.k. Tour

Heavy rockers SLAYER's scrapped U.K. tour has been rescheduled for a second time.The band was forced to axe their U.K. and European dates in November (09) after bassist Tom Araya injured his back. The...

Araya Back Surgery Prompts Slayer To Cancel Tour Dates

Heavy rockers SLAYER have scrapped their immediate tour plans so bassist TOM ARAYA can undergo back surgery.The rocker began experiencing back pain on tour in Australia and Japan late last year (09) and was diagnosed...

Big Four Shows Planned For Europe

Heavy metal's dream tour is one step closer to happening - ANTHRAX, METALLICA, SLAYER and MEGADETH will all be on the same bill at the Sonisphere festival in Poland and the Czech Republic in June...

Araya Dedicates Slayer Album To Late Sister

SLAYER frontman TOM ARAYA has dedicated the band's new album to his older sister, who lost her long battle with cancer this year (09).Anamaria Araya died in June (09), shortly after the band wrapped work...

Slayer Scrap 2009 European Tour

Heavy rockers SLAYER have pulled the plug on their upcoming European tour to allow bassist TOM ARAYA time to recover from a back injury.The rocker has been under the care of specialists for weeks, but...

Slayer Tour Still On

Rockers SLAYER have vowed to complete their upcoming U.K. tour, despite frontman TOM ARAYA's ongoing health problems.The band was recently forced to axe a series of Australian concerts after Araya first lost his voice. Araya...

Araya To Undergo Surgery

Heavy metal rockers SLAYER have been forced to postpone their upcoming tour commitments after frontman TOM ARAYA was advised to undergo urgent surgery.The band has been travelling the world with Megadeth, but had to cancel...

Slayer Star Hints At Retirement

SLAYER frontman TOM ARAYA is considering retirement - because he wants to spend more time with his young family.Araya, 48, joined the rockers in 1981 and has devoted most of his adult life to touring...

Hammett: 'Big Four Tour Will Never Happen'

METALLICA rocker KIRK HAMMETT has pulled the plug on plans for a world tour with metal rivals SLAYER, ANTHRAX and MEGADETH, insisting conflicting personalities would make it impossible.Slayer guitarist Kerry King revealed last month that...

Slayer Drummer's Solo Project

SLAYER rocker DAVE LOMBARDO is working on a new solo album of world beats.The drummer is currently touring Australia with the metal band and fellow rockers Megadeth, but he can't wait to head back to...

Araya's Lost Voice Forces Slayer To Cancel Gig Down Under

Heavy rockers SLAYER were forced to cancel a concert in Australia on Sunday (11Oct09) after frontman TOM ARAYA lost his voice.The band is currently down under touring with fellow metal band Megadeth. Araya fell ill...

Slayer Vow To Keep On Rocking

Veteran rockers SLAYER have vowed never to quit - as they approach their 30th year as a band.The Grammy-nominated group formed in 1981 and releases its 10th studio album next month (Nov09). And guitarist Kerry...

Trujillo Casts Doubt Over Heavy Rock Supertour

METALLICA bassist ROBERT TRUJILLO has cast doubt on plans for a heavy rock supertour with MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX - insisting the rockers will never agree on who gets to headline the shows.Slayer guitarist Kerry...

Ulrich Planning Heavy Rock Mega-tour

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is secretly plotting a heavy rock supertour, which will include his band, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX.Slayer guitarist Kerry King has let it slip that negotiations have started during an interview with...

Nicole Richie's Late-night Cravings

Nicole Richie is craving chicken pasta.The 27-year-old reality TV star - who is expecting her second child with partner Joel Madden - is nearing the end of her pregnancy and would be happy if she...

Slayer Star's Sister Loses Cancer Battle

SLAYER star TOM ARAYA is in mourning following his older sister's cancer death.Anamaria Araya, 55, died on Monday (01Jun09) after a 13-year battle with ovarian cancer. And the rock star's niece Andrea is inviting her...

Araya Family Plan Benefit Gig For Cancer Sufferer Sister

The family of SLAYER frontman TOM ARAYA is organising a charity concert to raise funds for the singer's sick sister, who is battling ovarian cancer. Anamaria Araya was diagnosed with the disease in 1996 but the...

Doctor Who Theme Tops Science-fiction Poll

The opening music to Doctor Who has been voted the best science-fiction television theme tune in an online poll.The theme to the much-loved BBC series finished ahead of Red Dwarf, The X-Files and Buffy the...

By on 20 April 2009

Sarah Michelle Geller Said To Be Pregnant

Sarah Michelle Gellar and husband Freddie Prinze Jr are expecting their first child together, it has been reported.According to People magazine, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer star is due to give birth in the autumn."They're...

By on 10 April 2009

Slayer To Quit After Next Album?

Heavy metal veterans SLAYER have hinted that their forthcoming album may be their last. The rockers are contracted to one final release with their current label, legendary producer Rick Rubin's American Recordings, but frontman Tom...

The Wb Lives Again -- On The Internet

Believing that it can attract a significant audience of young people on the Internet, Warner Bros. announced Monday that it plans to revive its defunct The WB "fifth network" online in August. (Beta testing is...

Slayer Star Brings Hate To Manson Show

SLAYER guitarist KERRY KING joined MARILYN MANSON onstage in Los Angeles on Saturday (23Feb08) for a rendition of IRRESPONSIBLE HATE ANTHEM. Manson was performing at the Wiltern Theater when his 2007 touring pal took to...

'Buffy Star Still Set To Play Alice'

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR has quashed rumours that she has been dropped from her starring role as Alice in the movie of the same name.The film is said to be a "dark" version of the classic...

By on 17 January 2008

Linkin Park Hold Third Charity Auction

LINKIN PARK have announced that they will hold a charity auction to provide aid for the survivors of the recent cyclone in Bangladesh.A number of artists will donate items to the eBay online auction which...

By on 13 December 2007

Slayer Planning Split After Next Album

SLAYER will split after their next album, because frontman TOM ARAYA is getting too old to headbang. After months of rumours about the heavy rockers' future - Araya, 46, confesses he is ready to call...

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