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Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Dismissed From Australian Tour After Financial Dispute

Dave Lombardo
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Legendary Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has just detonated a pipe bomb regarding the thrash band's business dealings and internal turmoil. One week ago, on Valentine's Day, Lombardo was notified by the band's lawyers that his services behind the kit would not be needed for Slayer's upcoming Australian tour dates. The entire story feels beyond odd and incredibly cold, and Lombardo has detailed the sudden decision in an official statement.

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Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Performs ‘Raining Blood’ With Metal Mariachi Band

Dave Lombardo
Courtesy of Slayer

There isn't much middle ground that thrash legends Slayer share with Mexican mariachi bands, which is why this next video is incredible. Not only did Los Angeles-based metal-meets-mariachi band Metalachi perform an insanely weird version of Slayer's 'Raining Blood,' but they did it with the one and only Dave Lombardo behind the drum kit.

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Testament’s Chuck Billy to Host ‘Slaughter by the Water 3′ Featuring Philm, Autopsy + More

Slaughter By The Water 3
Slaughter By The Water 3

Details for the third edition of Slaughter by the Water have just been released to eager metal fans. Taking place on Aug. 25, Slaughter by the Water 3 will be held on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier docked in Alameda, Calif., and will feature Absu, Autopsy, Impaled, Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo's side project Philm + many more.

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Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Discusses Mayhem Festival, Life on the Road + More

Dave Lombardo
Courtesy of Slayer

Slayer's Dave Lombardo on Mayhem Fest + Life on the Road

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Slayer’s Dave Lombardo Takes Journey Into the World of Philm

Philm
Ipecac

Like many musicians who've been rocking with the same group for many years, Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has another creative outlet to fill the downtime when his main band goes on break. The stickman, who constantly wants to be working, spoke with Loudwire backstage before Slayer's gig at the recent Mayhem tour kickoff about what he describes as his more alternative project Philm and how balancing the two bands works.

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Slayer’s Dave Lombardo on His Friendship With Lars Ulrich and the Status of Jeff Hanneman

Slayer, Lars Ulrich
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slayer have an intense summer lined up co-headlining this summer’s Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem festival, but they’ll be doing it without guitarist Jeff Hanneman. Hanneman will be sitting out the tour to continue his recovery process after complications associated with a debilitating spider bite.

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Slayer’s Dave Lombardo on Producing the New Philm Album While Nursing a Broken Leg

Philm
Ipecac

Many metal fans know Dave Lombardo from Testament, Apocalyptica, Fantomas and some other band from California called Slayer. But these days, Lombardo has been working on his latest project, Philm. Not only does Lombardo play drums in the new power trio, he tried his hand at producing the band's album  -- while hobbled with a broken leg.

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