Tag: Jeff Hanneman

Jeff Hanneman R.I.P.

Hanneman was born January 31, 1964 in Oakland, California and grew up in Long Beach, California in a family containing several war veterans: his father fought in Normandy during World War II and his brothers in Vietnam, making warfare a common conversation topic at the dinner table. War films were popular on TV at the …

New Group Project Featuring Gary Holt, Dave Lombardo, Casey Chaos, and Nick Oliveri

According to AOL’s Noisecreep, Exodus guitarist Gary Holt, Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, Amen vocalist Casey Chaos and ex-Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri will be working on an as-yet-unnamed project. The new group is currently recording music for a documentary about House Of Shock, the infamous New Orleans haunted house attraction founded in 1992 by ex-Pantera frontman Philip Anselmo. Holt, who has been touring with Slayer for the past two years, filling …

Get a B.C. Rich KK Beast V Signed by Slayer for the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Auction

If you’d dig getting your hands on a guitar or two donated by some great bands such as Def Leppard, The Cult, Aersomith, Bon Jovi, GWAR, Foo Fighters, Eddie Van Halen, Brian May, No Doubt, As I Lay Dying, Sting, Taylor Swift, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and more including a  B.C. Rich KK Beast V …

Slayer’s KERRY KING Talks About Jeff Hanneman’s Recovery and New Music

Before leaving for the Mayhem Festival last weekend, Slayer finished two songs that now await mixing, began two others that still need leads and vocals, and demoed two more with producer Greg Fidelman, who worked with them on 2009’s World Painted Blood and is currently working with Rick Rubin and Metallica. Guitarist Kerry King hopes to get back to …

SLAYER Working on New Album

Dave Lombardo has revealed that Slayer has started working on new material for their 12th studio album. Over the weekend, the drummer posted the following on his personal Facebook page: “Slayer is writing a new record. Jeff is still recovering and doing better.” As previously reported, Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman was bitten by a spider …

CANNIBAL CORPSE’s PAT O’BRIEN to Take Part in the Slayer Guitar Player Shuffle

Looks like the Slayer  Fill-In Tour continues. You may remember that  Gary Holt was asked to fill in for the injured Jeff Hanneman, recovering from a vicious spider bite. It wound up being that Gary needs to jump ship Exodus shows in April.   So,  Slayer had to do what anybody else would’ve done….they  enlisted …

Gary Holt Performs with SLAYER; Tom Araya Checks Into Hospital

Ok, that headline may be slightly misleading. It’s not as if Gary Holt’s first performance with Slayer, stepping in for the infected Jeff Hanneman, was what led to Tom Araya’s hospitalization. No, in fact, Holt’s debut performance with the band went off mostly without a hitch (did I hear a fuckup in the intro to …

EXODUS: Gary Holt Comments on Guest Slot w/Slayer

As announced by SLAYER yesterday, Gary Holt of EXODUS will be temporarily filling in for guitarist Jeff Hanneman during SLAYER’s upcoming tour dates. He will immediately join Slayer members Kerry King, Tom Araya and Dave Lombardo on their five-date Australian Soundwave Festival that begins February 26. Gary Holt offers the following comments about his upcoming …

Slayer Names Exodus Member Gary Holt Fill In for Jeff Hanneman

On Feb. 12, it was announced that Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman would be taking a break from the band while he recovers from an emergency surgery that he underwent for a serious infection in his right arm. At the time of the press release, no replacement guitarist was named. But the band’s publicist just announced …

Limp Bizkit Added to Sonisphere UK Line Up

Limp Bizkit have been added to the line-up of this year’s Sonisphere music festival and will close the event on July 10. The ‘Rollin’ rockers – who were one of the headliners at the event in 2009 – will take to the stage before headliners Slipknot on the closing day of the festival on Sunday …

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