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Slayer – The Repentless Killogy

I’ve been a fan of Slayer way back since 1983 after buying their debut album Show No Mercy. 1985 saw Hell Awaits with the band playing a darn sight faster but the major game changer was Reign In Blood in 1986. For a measly £5.50 I got to see them …

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SLAYER Extend Final World Tour into 2019

“We always knew this tour would take us into 2019,” said SLAYER’s Kerry King, “and we’ve been blown away by the response we’ve been getting here in North America. We’ve heard about fans who have driven five, six hours or flown in from other cities or countries to see us, …

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Slayer – ‘Repentless’

Any new album by the likes of Slayer is going to carry with it an understandable weight of expectation.  With ‘Repentless’, it is inevitably going to be even more so.  Not only is it the band’s first album in six long years but it is also the first since the …

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Dave Lombardo – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast – 05/03/2014

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@Planetmosh reviews .@TheDaveLombardo drum clinic in Belfast A year after parting ways – for the second and what would seem to be most definitely the final time – with the band that he formed at the age of 16, Dave Lombardo remains an angry man.  A bitter man.  But, he …

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Dave Lombardo – “It’s sickening… I wasn’t asking for anything other than to be treated equally.”

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It’s been almost a year since drummer Dave Lombardo was unceremoniously dumped by Slayer, on the eve of an Australian tour.  As he prepares to return to the UK for the first time since that ignominious day, PlanetMosh took the opportunity to chat with him about said visit – and, …

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Slayer – Limelight 2, Belfast – Wednesday June 12th 2013

When Slayer first announced this, the last of three intimate warm up shows on the island of Ireland in preparation for their trip around the European festival circuit – culminating, of course, at Bloodstock – there was at first a certain degree of incredulity.  “Are you fucking serious?” was the …

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Serpent – ‘Fear’ EP

Serpent are a young – make that ridiculously so – thrash band from the historic market town of Cookstown (best known for its amazing sausages and having the widest high street in the British Isles!), in that part of Norn Iron known as being “west of the Bann”, and therefore …

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