Mike Shinoda Listens to 'Reign In Blood': "I'm Going to Piss Off Slayer Fans"

The Linkin Park co-founder and solo artist might be the only person who’s played Ozzfest and worked with Rick Rubin who's never checked out Slayer’s 1986 thrash classic.


We Should Be Hopeful About Metal's Future

How two young Japanese girls convinced me that metal is changing for the better (plus new tunes from Carpe Noctem, Minority Threat, Domkraft, To End It All, and more).


Metalheads Are Terrible at Confronting the Grim Realities of Death

On "Resting in Power" and metal's fear of the dark.


Satan Deserves Better Than Slayer

Thoughts on the International Day of Slayer, plus a bunch of killer bands like Tomb Mold and Necros Christos that you should listen to instead.


Shouts to the Guy Who Swam Back to a Slayer Show After Being Kicked Out

As documented by Anthrax's Scott Ian, the man was unsuccessful in returning to the thrash legends' recent Toronto concert, but his persistence is an inspiration.


Dad Makes Daughter Cry When He Refuses to Let Her See Slayer

As if Cinderella or Mickey Mouse could compete with the band's final tour.


It's Time for Slayer to Die

Saying goodbye to Slayer as the thrash metal icons prepare to embark upon their final world tour is sad, but it’s the right thing to do.


Slayer's Next Tour Will Be Its Last

The band posted a video to its official YouTube page promising that "The End Is Near" for the thrash metal titans.


A Brief History of Metal Bands Crashing TV Shows

From Anthrax to Mastodon to, uh, Anthrax again, here are the best metal appearances on television.


Slayer Destroy ‘Fallon’ With “Raining Blood,” Condemn 30 Rock to Hell

Definite metal-lover Jimmy Fallon was into it.


13 of the Raddest Moments in Metal Songs That You Forgot Were Awesome

From the accent hits in "Dead Skin Mask" to the opening riff of "Sons of Northern Darkness," you know 'em when you hear 'em.


Hanson's Music Is Medically Proven to MMMBop You Back to Life

Slayer also has music that fits the tempo requirement for proper CPR technique, FYI.