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The Big Four of Metal: Horsemen of the Apocalypse

The Big Four Of Metal: Horsemen Of The Apocalypse

Exclusives 06:10AM EDT

Fans say that when you do not know who the Big Four of Metal is, then you are not a metal fan at all. Almost everyone can name the Big Four like the back of their hand. Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, and Slayer made a significant impact on the world of heavy metal.READ MORE

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Fan Gets Kicked Out Of Slayer Concert, Swims Across Lake Ontario To Get Back

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An unnamed fan was desperate to get back to the Slayer concert that he swam across Lake Ontario to enter the venue. Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian captured photos of the man paddling his way back to Budweiser Stage.READ MORE

Tom Araya of Slayer

4-Year-Old Girl Breaks Down After Being Told She Can’t Go See Slayer

Buzz 07:47AM EDT

A young girl broke down in tears after being told she could not watch Slayer in its final world tour. The girl's dad shared his daughter's hilarious video via Facebook.READ MORE

Dave Lombardo, American guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman, and Chilean-born American bassist and singer Tom Araya of Slayer

Dave Lombardo of Slayer Will Join Misfits On Reunion Tour

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Dave Lombardo, formerly of Slayer, will be joining reunited band the Misfits. Lombardo was a founding member of Slayer and is slated to play with the band on their upcoming reunion tour.READ MORE

Singer Corey Taylor of Slipknot attends the Ozzy Osbourne and Corey Taylor special announcement at the Hollywood Palladium

Slipknot to Perform Full ‘Iowa’ LP for the First Time at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest

Buzz 11:49AM EDT

For the first time in 15 years after Slipknot released their second studio album Iowa, the band from Des Moines will play all of the LP's songs live. According to the band, this will happen at the upcoming Ozzfest Meets Knotfest event in California.READ MORE

 Musician Dave Grohl attends GREY GOOSE Vodka hosts The 19th Annual Webby Awards on May 18, 2015 in New York City.

Dave Grohl Covers 'Ace of Spades' With Pantera, Metallica, Slayer Members [WATCH]

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Dave Grohl joined members of Pantera, Metallica and Slayer on stage at Dimebash in Los Angeles to pay tribute to late Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister.READ MORE

The Weeknd, 'Beauty Behind the Madness'

The Weeknd 'Beauty Behind the Madness' Tops Album Chart Over Brett Eldredge, Gary Clark Jr

Buzz 11:37AM EDT

The Weeknd continues to have plenty of madness behind his new album Beauty Behind the Madness. For the third week in a row, the sizzling R&B album - which features hit singles "Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills" - has topped the U.S. albums chart. His reign on the Billboard 200 continues, besting new releases by Bring Me the Horizon, Brett The Weeknd 'Beauty Behind the Madness' Tops Album Chart Over Brett Eldredge, Gary Clark Jr, Gary Clark Jr. and more.READ MORE

Kerry King of Slayer

Mayhem Fest Done After Poor Attendance, Badmouthing from Slayer

Buzz 11:44AM EDT

Mayhem Festival has recently wrapped up and cofounder John Reese has declared that the recent run was the last, in light of poor attendance and badmouthing from headliner Slayer.READ MORE

Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap Joins Taylor Swift for 'Trap Queen' on '1989' Tour

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Taylor Swift has once again managed to grab one of the stars of the summer for her ongoing "1989" tour, as Fetty Wap joined the biggest-name-in-music (right now) to perform his hit "Trap Queen" in Seattle. The bestselling performer of the year has already nabbed guest spots from The Weeknd, Jason Derulo and Nick Jonas during the tour.READ MORE

Slayer

The Smithsonian and Slayer Team Up for a Thrash-Metal Mini-Doc

Buzz 21:40PM EDT

The Smithsonian Institutes's National Museum of American History will display a new mini-documentary highlighting the roots of thrash metal and more precisely, Slayer. The six-minute video titled 'Slayer: The Origins of Thrash in San Francisco' may have its blemishes, but it provides insight into how metal's most ominous rockers morphed into leading craftsman of their genre.READ MORE

Lil Wayne

Young Thug, Lil Wayne, Travis Barker and More: Face and Head Tattoos in Music

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Young Thug shocked the world when he revealed that he had gotten an ice cream cone tattooed on his face in tribute to Gucci Mane. "Shocked" might be a bit of a stretch, considering that the rapper has been on a tear of unpredictable behavior since the release of his Barter 6 album. First he tried to cop the name Tha Carter 6 from Lil Wayne (and in an "unrelated" incident, his road manager was just arrested for allegedly shooting at Weezy's tour bus). The he got the "tribute" tattoo. What next? Will he start wearing clocks on chains as a "tribute" to Flava Flav? Anyway, all we have right now is that Young Thug got some fresh ink, and it's on his face. Here are six other prominent musicians that have used their heads as showcases for questionable art installations.READ MORE

Anthrax

Spotify Claims Metal Fans "Most Loyal" Among Genres; Is That A Bad Thing?

Buzz 10:32AM EDT

A study from Spotify has indicated that of all the genres in music, metal fans are the "most loyal" to their genre of choice. That may not be a good thing for metalheads.READ MORE

Anthrax

Rating First Thrash Albums Without Founding Members: Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and More

Buzz 16:14PM EDT

Slayer announced today that its new album 'Repentless' would be released later this year, marking the thrash group's first time without guitarist Jeff Hanneman (who died during 2013). Some would argue that it's sacrilege (rim shot) for Slayer to continue without Hanneman. Before we weigh in on the matter, we're going to look at the rest of the big names in the thrash metal scene to check out how they did after they lost one of their founding members. Check out the bands (Metallica, Megadeth and more), the albums they released, and how those albums stack up against the rest of the band's catalogue.READ MORE

Slayer

Slayer Announces 'Repentless' Release Date, First Album Without Jeff Hanneman

Buzz 09:30AM EDT

Slayer has long been at work in the studio but the iconic metal band finally released an official drop date for Repentless, the band's first album of new material in more than six years. The group released a teaser video for the album, which declares that it will hit shelves on September 11, exactly 14 years after the release of its God Hates Us All.READ MORE

Slayer

Slayer Shares 'When the Stillness Comes' From Upcoming 11th Album [LISTEN]

Buzz 19:13PM EDT

Slayer has released a new single titled "When the Stillness Comes," which will be included on the band's upcoming follow-up to 2009's 'World Painted Blood.' The tune hit the Internet a few days before its official Record Store Day release (listen here). Guitarist Kerry King sat down with Rolling Stone to discuss the song and the new album.READ MORE

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