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Kerry King Okay With Gary Holt Playing With Slayer Forever If Jeff Hanneman Never Returns
Kerry King Okay With Gary Holt Playing With Slayer Forever If Jeff Hanneman Never Returns
The inner workings of legendary thrash masters Slayer have been tumultuous within the past two years. Along with drummer Dave Lombardo being dismissed from Slayer's 2013 Australian tour dates, guitarist Jeff Hanneman has been recovering from a severe case of necrotising fasciitis due to a spider bite, with Exodus shredder Gary Holt having filled in for Hanneman during his absence
Slayer’s Kerry King Offers Some Background Behind ‘Unfortunate’ Ousting of Dave Lombardo
Slayer’s Kerry King Offers Some Background Behind ‘Unfortunate’ Ousting of Dave Lombardo
Slayer have been playing as part of Australia's traveling Soundwave Festival with a different drummer behind the kit. Jon Dette, who has performed with Slayer in the past, agreed to fill in after a financial dispute involving Dave Lombardo led to his current ouster from the band. Guitarist Kerry King told Soundwave TV that it was frontman Tom Araya who first pointed out that trouble was brewing. R
Kerry King + Mike Portnoy Added to All-Star Lineup for Marshall Amps 50th Anniversary Gig
Kerry King + Mike Portnoy Added to All-Star Lineup for Marshall Amps 50th Anniversary Gig
The mammoth rock ‘n’ roll celebration to pay tribute to Marshall Amps’ 50th anniversary and the life of late mastermind Jim Marshall, has just gotten a little bigger. Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has been added to the mix, along with Free founding member Andy Fraser and Slayer guitar god Kerry King.
Slayer Guitarist Kerry King Talks Mayhem Tour, Horror Films + More
Slayer Guitarist Kerry King Talks Mayhem Tour, Horror Films + More
Guitarist Kerry King of Slayer was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. King talked about how guitarist Gary Holt of Exodus is filling in for Slayer’s sidelined axeman Jeff Hanneman, in addition to discussing this year’s Mayhem Fest and his love of a good horror film. If you missed Full Metal Jackie’s show, read the full interview with Kerry King below: