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Review: SLAYER – Live @ The Academy, Dublin (July 1st, 2014)

July 2, 2014

If you’re an Irish metal fan, you can be forgiven for thinking SLAYER are the only metal band in the entire world these days. After all, the group has performed here six times in the last year and there’s still tonight’s sold out Academy show to go. While other major metal bands appear to have […]


July 1, 2014

So not news, but today is SLAYER day and what sort of blog would we be if we didn’t post some videos to get everyone heading to the Academy tonight in the mood?        

SLAYER: New Music and Return to Ireland!

April 24, 2014

2014 is definitely looking much brighter than last year for the mightiest of all gods – SLAYER. Flash back to this time last year and the world was just days away from hearing the news that founding guitarist and chief songwriter, Jeff Hanneman had passed. After years battling a flesh eating virus, Jeff finally succumbed […]

Slayer Announce 2014 Belfast & Dublin Shows

April 21, 2014

SLAYER ARE COMING! Just over a year since their last visit to the Emerald Isle, the mighty bringers of doom are returning. MCD have announced that the band will play two shows in Belfast on the 29th and 30th of June, before heading South to play Dublin on July 1st. Tickets for all three shows […]

SLAYER unveil special St. Patrick’s Day T-Shirt

March 4, 2014

Last night, mighty thrash metal overlords, SLAYERRRRRRR, announced an official Irish inspired t-shirt. The special St. Patrick’s day shirt shows a leprechaun (bottle of whiskey in hand of course) riding a flame engulfed bull/boar like creature. Absolutely epic piece of merchandise on all fronts and it’s for sale now priced just $22.00 from Click Here to […]

SLAYER Announce August Date for Belfast

June 13, 2013

Well it’s the fourth post in a row about these guys, but why the hell not! The mighty Slayer have officially announced a second 2013 date for Belfast which is happening August 13th. Fans were surprised when a second Belfast date wasn’t added after the first gig sold out in three minutes. But, when gig shirts […]

REPORT: Slayer – Live @ The Academy, Dublin (June 11th, 2013)

June 13, 2013

Going to see Slayer two nights in a row – one of the best decisions this writer has ever made. For the second night in a row, SLAYER raised the roof off Dublin’s Academy with what seemed like even more power and ferocity than Monday’s show (quite a feat considering the incredible performance they put […]

Review: SLAYER – Live @ The Academy, Dublin (June 10th, 2013)

June 11, 2013

It’s amazing how much has changed in the Slayer camp  since this show was announced. Back in March, we were all happy and safe knowing Tom Araya, Kerry King, Jeff Hanneman and Dave Lombardo were all happy and.., well happy as in Jeff was in his second year of absenteeism from the band and Dave had just […]

Dave Lombardo Officially Out of Slayer

May 31, 2013

The news we were all dreading and expecting has arrived. Dave Lombardo is officially out of SLAYER…. Again. Slayer confirmed the news last night and named Paul Bostaph as their new drummer. That’s right, it’s 1992 again. Paul took over the sticks from Dave 19 years ago when the band had their last major falling […]

SLAYER Confirm 2013 Summer Tour Will Go Ahead

May 9, 2013

In the wake of losing SLAYER co-founder, Jeff Hanneman, last week, Tom Araya and Kerry King have just released a statement confirming their summer tour will go ahead as had been widely expected. The band announced the news by posting the following statement on their Facebook page. NOTE FROM TOM AND KERRY TO UK/EURO FANS: […]

Last Slayer Tickets On Sale Now

March 11, 2013

Apparently the last few tickets for Slayer’s June 11th show have been released. The Academy only holds 850 people (according to Wiki) so I can’t imagine there’s too many left. Go quick and enjoy the picture above while you’re doing it.  Their Dublin show on June 10th and Belfast on June 12th are both sold out.

*UPDATED* Slayer Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

March 7, 2013

**All Slayer shows are now sold out** Still wondering if you should go and see Slayer when they hit Dublin and Belfast in June? Well, have a listen and queue up tomorrow like everyone else. No such thing as on the fence when it comes to something as important as this. JUN/10th SLAYER The Academy […]

SLAYER Announce 2013 Dublin & Belfast shows

March 5, 2013

It’s the news we’ve been waiting for! Legendary thrash metal band, Slayer, have confirmed shows in both Dublin and Belfast for this summer. The war starting juggernauts will steamroll into Ireland to play two intimate shows at Dublin’s The Academy and Belfast’s Limelight on May 10th and 12th respectively. Old filthty Tickets There is holding […]

Have SLAYER fired Dave?

February 21, 2013

Dave Lombardo received an unwelcome letter earlier, when his own band’s solicitor informed him his services won’t be required for Slayer’s upcoming Australian tour. Dave made a statement which pointed towards his recent interest in the band’s income as the reason. According to Dave, Slayer are only taking home 10% of their touring gross which […]

BIG 4 (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth & Anthrax) To Play California In April

January 25, 2011

The Big 4 (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax) have confirmed they will be hitting the US this year for a date in Indio, Californica at the Empire Polo Club on April 23rd. The announcement was made an hour ago with the band confirming this will be the only scheduled American stop “this time around”. Please […]

Slayer / Megadeth / Anthrax Announce American Tour

July 12, 2010

Slayer and Megadeth have announced that fellow Big 4 companions Anthrax are going to join them on the second leg of American Carnage. After playing together at several Sonisphere dates in Europe with Metallica, three thirds of the Big 4 will be playing 20 dates all across the States in September and October. The line-up […]

Review: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax – Live @ Sonisphere (Warsaw, Poland – June 14th, 2010)

June 19, 2010

Almost all Photo’s from Warsawa Gazeta After nearly thirty long years of calls, prayers, pleads and begging from the metal community, thrash metal’s ‘Big Four’ have finally done it. On June 14th, all four bands appeared on one stage to play together and Tickets There, along with 80,998 other metal maniacs were fortunate enough to […]

Slayer Cancel All Immediate Tour Plans!

January 7, 2010

It’s just been announced that Thrash Metal icons, SLAYER have been forced to cancel all immediate touring plans due to lead singer, Tom Araya’s worsening back problem. The tour was due to start in Seattle, Washington with Slayer as part of their American Carnage jaunt with Megadeth & Testament but all dates up to April […]

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax – Shows Announced

December 15, 2009

Yes, it’s true, the big four are playing together….twice! For months, rumors have been flooding the internet that the original icons of thrash metal would unite together for a tour and last night, Metallica confirmed those rumors. “You’ve been posting and chatting about it for months and we’re here now to confirm it . . […]

Megadeth / Slayer / Testament: First Tour Dates Announced

November 17, 2009

That’s right heads, three of thrash metals most iconic acts are definitely touring together. The tour has been dubbed American Carnage and it’s easily the most exciting news in heavy metal since…..since Metalica released Kill Em All. Megadeth, Slayer, Testament and some other band (can’t remember the name) have announced they will be touring together […]