Unique Slayer covers have been blowing up online lately, and we've got another awesome one to share with you. In this video, four Renaissance Fair folk musicians pulverize a Slayer medley while performing on a real-life monument to the late Jeff Hanneman.
This farm-filmed cover of Slayer's 'Raining Blood' also proves that even a banjo can sound brutal.
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.
Thanks to all the fans who watched our video, shared our video and made their own video yelling "SLAYER!," Loudwire's #ScreamForJeff campaign was a huge success. To celebrate your participation, we're proud to share just a small percentage of the many Jeff Hanneman memorial videos posted online by Slayer superfans (watch below).
Last night, we reported that Slayer surprised attendees and viewers of the Revolver Golden Gods Awards with an unannounced show-opening set that included the brand-new song 'Implode.' Today, the news gets better for Slayer fans, as the legendary band has made the tune available for free download!
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.