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Slayer Offer Tickets To Fan Who Spoofed Matthew McConaughey Car Commercial

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A Slayer fan's video that spoofs a Matthew McConaughey Lincoln car commercial landed him tickets to one of the band's upcoming shows.

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Slayer’s Kerry King Gives Tour of His Snake Warehouse

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Slayer guitarist Kerry King gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at his Psychotic Exotics’ reptile house and herpetology nursery.

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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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Episode 2 of ‘Cooking Hostile’ With Philip Anselmo Unveiled

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The initial episode of 'Cooking Hostile' debuted in October, featuring animated versions of Pantera / Down vocalist Philip Anselmo, Anthrax‘s Scott Ian and Suicidal TendenciesMike Muir participating in a cooking show. Now, the second episode has been posted (watch above).

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Slayer’s Tom Araya Explains Why There Haven’t Been ‘Big 4′ Shows Since 2011

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Metal fans rejoiced back in 2010 and 2011 when the Big 4 of thrash (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax) joined forces for a handful of shows around the world, including the most recent one at New York's Yankee Stadium in September 2011. Fans still holding out hope that these four metal powerhouses might join forces again on the same stage in the future may not get their way.

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Rob Halford vs. Tom Araya – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 2

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Two metal legends face a tough matchup as Rob Halford is up against Tom Araya in Round 2.

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

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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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Tom Araya vs. Chuck Billy – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 1

Tom Araya vs. Chuck Billy
Mary Oullette, SheWillShootYou.com / Charles Epting, Loudwire

This Greatest Metal Frontman first-round matchup features members from two of thrash metal’s most celebrated acts, Slayer and Testament

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Slayer’s Tom Araya on Jeff Hanneman’s Legacy, Upcoming Album + More

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We were recently fortunate enough to speak with legendary Slayer frontman Tom Araya. During our talk with singer-bassist, he opened up wide about late Slayer guitarist and creative force Jeff Hanneman, his mindset with creating new material without Hanneman and how he would like Jeff to be remembered.

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Slayer’s Tom Araya Recalls Learning About Bandmate Jeff Hanneman’s Passing

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

We were recently given the privilege of speaking with Slayer frontman Tom Araya for an exclusive interview. Our chat with Araya was truly unique, as you'll see while we roll out more and more of the interview in the very near future. In this portion of our talk, Araya opened up to reveal the moment he heard that Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman had passed away.

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