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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
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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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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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Exclusive: Slayer Hope to Unveil Never-Before-Heard Jeff Hanneman Material on Next Album

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Slayer fans, we've got some exciting and exclusive news to share with you! The passing of iconic Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman hit us all like a ton of bricks, but we're ecstatic to report that new Hanneman material may appear on Slayer's upcoming 11th studio album.

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Sandra Araya – Hottest Rockstar Wives

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Slayer frontman Tom Araya may have helped create the most demonic music in metal history, but he's a family man at heart. And who wouldn't be with a wife like this? 

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Slayer’s Tom Araya Discusses Progress on Intense New Album

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Slayer have sparingly worked on new music this year, focusing mostly on their touring with the Mayhem Festival, but according to singer Tom Araya, the group is working hard to make sure their twelfth studio album arrives next year.

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