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Rise Against, Slayer and Bring Me the Horizon Highlight Riot Fest Chicago

Following the recent announcement of the Toronto lineup, the organizers of Riot Fest have now unveiled the list of bands performing at the Chicago and Denver editions of the festivals, as well.

While there are a great deal of alt-rock acts, there are a number of heavy hitters on the bills.

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Slayer’s ‘War Ensemble’ Rocked on a Ukulele [Video]

This could be the greatest thing to be posted on the Internet since yesterday's most awesome thing posted on the Internet!  

Yesterday was the orgasming ladies singing, which is still an image I go to sleep with.

But today's is for the serious (or not-so-serious) metalhead in us all.

SLAYER covered on ukulele, solos included! What more could even be said?

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One Year Ago Today, We Lost Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

There are a very few guitarist that I mourn the loss of, Dimebag Darrell being my number one guitarist that I mourn. However, last year, another fine metal guitarist was added to the roster of guitarist that are gone from the world of the living. Today, is the day that we celebrate the life of Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman.

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Drummer Dave Lombardo Doesn’t Foresee Reunion With Slayer

Ousted drummer Dave Lombardo doesn't ever foresee a return to Slayer. This news shouldn't shock the fans who have been following (or have been bummed out by) the drama surrounding Lombardo's most recent exit from the band. Things have been acrimonious and messy, with private details about financials and other business and personal issues becoming public knowledge.

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Dave Lombardo on Slayer: ‘They Weren’t Really My Friends; They Were Just Business Partners’

It's already been over a year since Slayer parted ways with drummer Dave Lombardo. The legendary kit master has been keeping busy with Philm and drumming workshops, but Lombardo's ousting from Slayer has allowed the stickman time to reconsider the relationships he had with his former bandmates.

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Metallica, Slayer, Lamb of God, and More Headline Heavy Montreal 2014

Heavy Montreal is definitely one of the better music festivals in North America.

This festival has boasted headliners in the past like KISS, Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, and plenty others.

With great headliners like that, how could they top the previous years?

Check out the massive lineup of Heavy Montreal 2014!

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Slayer Commemorates 50th Birthday of Late Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

Today (Jan. 31) would have been Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman's 50th birthday, and metalheads worldwide have been paying tribute to the fallen shredder. Slayer themselves added to the mass of memorials, paying their respects to Hanneman in a heartfelt post that every fan should read.

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Grammys Snub Late Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman During ‘In Memoriam’ Segment

As it does every year, the Grammy Awards paid tribute to the musicians who passed away over the past 12 months with an 'In Memoriam' segment toward the end of Sunday night's ceremony.

However, there was at least one glaring omission, as there was no mention of late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman.

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Slayer, Pantera, Megadeth, Anthrax Members + More Rock Metal Masters 5 [Videos]

Last night (Jan. 22), metalheads were treated to the fifth installment of Metal Masters. Boasting a lineup of brilliant musicians, the 11 legendary players tore through 22 songs for a captivated Anaheim, Calif., audience. If you were unable to check out Metal Masters 5 in person, no worries! We've got some fan-filmed footage to share with you here.

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Slayer Christmas Light Show Dedicated to Late Guitarist Jeff Hanneman

This may be the most impressive metal Christmas light show we've ever posted. Paying tribute to late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman, a dedicated metalhead took the time to put together a phenomenal light show using a medley of Slayer anthems including 'Hell Awaits,' 'Angel of Death,' 'War Ensemble,' 'Raining Blood' and 'New Faith.'

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Slayer Frontman Tom Araya Elaborates on Drummer Dave Lombardo’s Exit From the Band

In a recent interview, frontman Tom Araya revealed some information about the ouster of drummer Dave Lombardo' from the band. Now, in a new interview, he goes into more detail about why Slayer parted ways with Lombardo.

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‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin Raises Horns for Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, AC/DC, Dio + More

'Stone Cold' Steve Austin is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. His persuasion as an anti-authoritarian and surly redneck who loves drinking beer and kicking ass is among the most celebrated characters in WWE / WWF history. Those familiar with Austin may picture the man listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd or Hank Williams, and although that may be true, Austin recently professed his love for Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne and many other metal acts.

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