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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...

Buffy Star To Join Torchwood

Buffy the Vampire Slayer star James Marsters is to make a guest appearance in the new series of Torchwood, the BBC has announced.The American actor, who played Sid Vicious-styled vampire Spike in the long-running supernatural...

By on 16 July 2007

King And Manson Bond Over Absinthe

SLAYER guitarist KERRY KING is preparing for his tour with shock rocker MARILYN MANSON by downing strong alcohol. The band are co-headlining with Manson on a summer tour which kicks off in Florida on 25...

Slayer: 'Metallica Are Too Old'

SLAYER guitarist KERRY KING has blasted fellow rockers METALLICA - by branding them "too old for success". King reveals he lost all respect for the metal band's after watching their 2004 documentary Metallica: Some Kind...

Slayer Fan Dies

LATEST: The 22-year-old SLAYER fan who plummeted from a bridge at the band's headline show at the Metaldown festival in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday (30Jun07), has died. According to reports, the devotee leapt from the...

Bridge Dive Mars Slayer Festival Show

A 22-year-old SLAYER fan is fighting for his life after jumping from a bridge during the heavy rock group's headlining show at the Metaltown festival in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday (30Jun07). According to reports, the...

Slayer Accept Manson's Headlining Demand

Rockers SLAYER had no problem bowing down to MARILYN MANSON's demand he ends every show on their upcoming co-headlining tour, because it'll give them time "to chill for a change". Slayer guitarist Kerry King admits...

Slayer Biography Promises Secrets

Rockers SLAYER are to be immortalised in their first English language biography. Author Joel MCIver promises to reveal plenty of Slayer secrets in his upcoming book on the heavy metal veterans. He says, "I've unearthed...

Slayer Ends European Tour Early

Heavy metal supergroup SLAYER have mysteriously cancelled their appearances at two Scandinavian festivals this summer (07). In a posting on Slayer's website, the group has announced it will end its European tour early on 1...

Korn + Evanescence Team Up For Family Values

KORN and EVANESCENCE have become the latest hard rock acts to share travelling costs on the road this summer. The two groups will co-headline this year's (07) Family Values tour, which will begin in St...

Manson To Tour With Slayer

MARILYN MANSON and heavy rock icons SLAYER are to head out on the road together this summer (07). The two rock heavyweights have announced they will co-headline a major North American tour, beginning in July...

Turtle Power Storms Us Box Office

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shot to number one in the US box office charts in its opening weekend.Industry figures released today put TMNT, the turtle-powered return of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael, on around $25...

By on 25 March 2007

Pantera Crowned Best Band Ever

PANTERA have been named the Best Band Ever in a new magazine poll. The heavy rockers beat METALLICA and KORN to land the title in music publication Revolver. SLAYER and BLACK SABBATH also made the...

Panic! + My Chemical Romance Win And Lose In Spin Poll

PANIC! AT THE DISCO and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE have mixed emotions about the newly-released 2006 Readers Poll in rock bible Spin magazine - because they've both topped best and worst categories. Panic! were named Best...

Slayer Slam Metallica

SLAYER frontman KERRY KING has hit out at metal rivals METALLICA, describing the band as a "sinking ship". King is amused by Metallica's decision to recruit super-producer RICK RUBIN to oversee their next album. He...

Swank Receives Hollywood Star

Hilary Swank has sealed her status as one of today's finest actors with a star on the famous Hollywood walk of fame.The 32-year-old actress first arrived in the Los Angeles city as a teenager with...

By on 09 January 2007

Slayer Album Withdrawn In India

Heavy metal veterans SLAYER's new album CHRIST ILLUSION has been recalled in India following protests by religious organisations. EMI Virgin India has decided to withdraw the disc, which was released in August (06), from shops....

Kearns Loves Reading Bottling

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE frontman GERARD KEARNS loved having bottles thrown at him at an English festival earlier this year, because he doesn't want to be liked by everyone. The band were pelted by bottles at...

Slayer Worried About Youth

SLAYER frontman TOM ARAYA has hit out at violent video games, and fears they will turn today's children in to dangerous criminals. The 45-year-old thrash rocker, whose band's song lyrics include "die by my hand...

Muse Lose Out At Kerrang! Awards

Rockers MUSE were surprise losers at last night's (24AUG06) Kerrang! awards in London, converting only one of their impressive five nominations into a gong. The PLUG IN BABY stars, who have also been tipped for...

Rick Ross Anchors Port Of Miami At Number One In The Us

Former athlete-turned-rapper RICK ROSS has topped the new US album chart with PORT OF MIAMI. The Def Jam release sold 187,000 copies in it's opening week, sending Ross to the top of the charts, replacing...

Slayer Under Fire From Christian Groups

Heavy metal band SLAYER are courting controversy among Christian groups by releasing sacrilegious artwork on their latest album. The cover for upcoming record CHRIST ILLUSION depicts a tattooed and amputated JESUS CHRIST standing in a...

Wb Network Plans Its Own Funeral

The WB network plans to sign off on Sept. 17 by airing pilots of some of its biggest hits, including Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, Felicity and Dawson's Creek. According to Daily Variety, it also plans...

Eurovision Winners A Hit At Hammer Awards

Surprise Eurovision champions LORDI have snatched another accolade for their masked music, winning the Spirit of Hammer award at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods prize-giving in London last night (12JUN06). The flamboyant monster rockers were...

Slayer Fans Cause Satanic Destruction

SLAYER fans desecrated a New York seminary on Tuesday after being urged by a fansite to cause chaos in honour of 6 June 2006 - the so-called day of the devil. The priest training centre...

Slayer Spark 9/11 Controversy

Heavy metal band SLAYER has sparked controversy with a new song about 9/11 - from the terrorists' viewpoint. The California foursome were fed up with other band's American perspective of the attacks on New York...

Surgery Pushes Back Slayer Tour

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...

Slayer Fans Celebrate Devil Date

SLAYER fans are planning to stage a National Day of Slayer on 6 June (06), because they believe the fateful date is perfect for listening to their favourite satanic rock tracks. New website NationalDayofSlayer.org is...

Heavy Metal Stars Retrace The Roots Of Metal In New Film

ALICE COOPER, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT and ROB ZOMBIE are among the heavy hitters starring in a new documentary which traces the roots of metal music. BLACK SABBATH's TONY IOMMI, MOTORHEAD's LEMMY and MOTLEY CRUE's VINCE NEIL...

Anthrax Future In Doubt

ANTHRAX rocker JOEY BELLADONNA has hinted the heavy rockers are on the verge of splitting and cancelling a planned reunion tour. The band announced last year (04) that former members Belladonna and guitarist DAN...

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