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Drummer Dave Lombardo Doesn’t Ever Foresee a Reunion With Slayer

Dave Lombardo
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

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 Claims He Only Made $67,000 From Slayer’s $4.4 Million Gross in 2011

Slayer Dave Lombardo
Courtesy of Slayer

Philm / ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo recently took a trip to Belfast, Ireland, to host a sold-out drumming workshop and master class. The legendary percussionist spoke about his departure from Slayer during a Q&A session, and for the first time, the specific financial issues which led to the split were made public by Lombardo.

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

Dave Lombardo
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

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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Dave Lombardo Blasts Ex-Bandmates for Slayer Ouster + Behavior at Jeff Hanneman’s Memorial

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

To say that the split between Slayer and drummer Dave Lombardo is contentious might be a bit of an understatement. The skinbeater says in a new interview with Planet Mosh that the situation that led to his ousting could have been "an easy fix," but instead he now has a "non-existent" relationship with his former bandmates, calling their treatment of him "sickening." Additionally, Lombardo criticizes frontman Tom Araya's absence from Jeff Hanneman's memorial and the "self-centered stories" guitarist Kerry King shared during the service.

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Dave Lombardo on Jeff Hanneman’s Grammys Snub, How Money Affects Friendships + More

Slayer Dave Lombardo
Courtesy of Slayer

Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo is always outspoken, and in a new interview, the legendary percussionist had a lot to say. During the chat, Lombardo spoke about the second Philm album, Jeff Hanneman being snubbed during the Grammys' 'In Memoriam' segment, how money can come between bandmates + more.

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Dave Lombardo Rocks ‘Ghost Rider’ Theme With Golden State Pops

Dave Lombardo
YouTube

Since parting ways with Slayer earlier this year, drummer Dave Lombardo has been branching out musically. The acclaimed stickman's most recent appearance came in a somewhat surprising venue as he joined the Golden State Pops onstage.

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

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

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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Slayer’s Tom Araya Reveals Why Dave Lombardo Was Ousted From the Band

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Slayer Publicity Photo

Earlier this year, legendary Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo was kicked out of the band. The news became public shortly before Slayer began a string of Australian tour dates, leaving fans shocked and somewhat disappointed. Lombardo has offered his two cents on the Slayer split, but for the first time since the drummer's departure, frontman Tom Araya spoke out on exactly why Lombardo was given the boot.

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Dave Lombardo vs. Joey Jordison – Greatest Metal Drummer, Semifinals

Dave Lombardo vs. Joey Jordison
Slayer Promo / Slipknot Promo

The Technical Masters Division of our Greatest Metal Drummer tournament has been fierce to say the least, and in the semifinal round, two celebrated stickmen now battle for a spot in the finals.

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Dave Lombardo vs. Mike Portnoy – Greatest Metal Drummer, Quarterfinals

Slayer Promo / Adrenaline Mob Promo
Slayer Promo / Adrenaline Mob Promo

This quarterfinal matchup of the Greatest Metal Drummer tournament features two highly respected former members of two of metal's favorite bands, as ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo takes on ex-Dream Theater stickman Mike Portnoy!

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