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by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – May 16th – 18th, 2014 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH. – America’s Largest Rock Festival Sells Out … Again! It will go down as the coolest Rock On The Range (ROTR) festival to date as temps plunged into the 50 [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – May 16th – 18th, 2014 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH. – ROCK ON THE RANGE 2014 — once again upped the ante by growing to three full days of music for this year’s annual event, May 16, 17 and 18 at Columbus Crew Stadium [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist – Thrash metal architects Slayer had an extremely tumultuous 2013 with the tragic loss of guitarist Jeff Hanneman and the dismissal of drummer Dave Lombardo. Somehow, the band soldiered on with Gary Holt (Exodus) on guitar and now Paul Bostaph [...]
by Jonna Ambur – Senior Photojournalist – November 26, 2013 at Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, CT. – Synonymous with metal. Icons in music. They are … Slayer! Tonight, Tommy Araya, Kerry King, Paul Bostaph and Gary Holt took the stage with Jeff Hanneman’s guitar proudly [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – October 25, 2013 at The Joint in Las Vegas, NV. – It has been five months since metal lost one of its guitar heroes Jeff Hanneman of Slayer on May 2. It was very heartwarming to hear that one of the greatest bands in metal Slayer announce that they [...]
by Cynthia Jo – Columnist – Slayer is officially over. The founding member and guitarist of the thrash-metal band, Jeff Hanneman, passed away last Thursday May 2, 2013 of liver failure at Hemet Valley Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 49-years-old. About two years ago, the guitarist [...]
by Jenn Carbaugh – Columnist – The metal world recently experienced a major loss with the death of Slayer guitarist, Jeff Hanneman. Hanneman died Thursday, May 2 of liver failure. He was only 49. A spider bite was said to play a crucial role in his death. He was born in Oakland, Calif. [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – The Ride For Dime, an annual event started a few years ago in Dallas Texas to commemorate the life of iconic metal shredder “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott has added another “franchise” location. The Nashville chapter of the Ride For Dime kicks [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist – July 24th, 2012 at Riverbend Amphitheater in Cincinnati, Ohio Amazing. That pretty well sums up the 2012 version of Mayhem Festival. With hardcore monsters Slipknot headlining the tour, the fans flocked to Riverbend Amphitheater to turn out for the [...]
by Cynthia Gomez Staff Writer Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer & Anthrax : The Big 4 or The Big Fail? Metalhead’s would do anything to see the biggest of thrash/metal bands play the same stage– pay $116 for the ticket, drive a total of 6 hours when gas prices average $4.15 a gallon, walk [...]