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Slayer's Jeff Hanneman (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Listen: Slayer’s ‘Reign In Blood’ Album, Reimagined In 8-Bit As Jeff Hanneman Tribute

A heavy metal fan created the ‘chiptune’ version of Slayer’s seminal 1986 release in honor of the band’s fallen guitarist and founding member.

05/14/2013

Jeff Hanneman (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Passes Away At 49

Slayer founding member Jeff Hanneman died today of liver failure. The legendary guitarist was 49. The band issued a statement this afternoon (May 2) via their publicist. “Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate […]

05/02/2013

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Slayer Leads The Charge Of Ugly (But Awesome) Rock & Roll Holiday Sweaters

Yes, it’s that time of year again, when all thoughts turn to Black Friday camp-outs, crazy retail sales and finding that perfect holiday gift for friends and family sure to put you in their good […]

11/21/2012

James Hetfield (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Metallica Hires Director For 3D Movie

Metallica is gearing up for their first 3D live concert movie. They had already hired a producer, Charlotte Huggins (Journey To The Center Of The Earth 3D). Now it seems they have settled on a […]

03/08/2012

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Go Back In Time & Rediscover The Five Metal Albums That Defined A Generation.

[sponsored]Heavy Metal’s roots trace back to progressions of blues rock and psychedelic rock from as early as the late 1960’s with bands like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Black Sabbath[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Deep Purple[/lastfm], & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Led Zeppelin [/lastfm] stirring up […]

11/11/2011

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