Tom Araya

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    May 12, 2014

    Slayer front man Tom Araya had some problems with the crowd in Denver

    The throngs of metal-heads at Slayer's sold-out Fillmore appearance may have been more excited for the show than Slayer's own front man Tom Araya. It was Slayer's first Denver stop since the death of guitarist Jeff Hanneman, and the well-publicized split with drummer Dave Lombardo, both in the las ... More >>

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    July 9, 2012

    Anthrax and Slayer at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, Mayhem Festival, 7/8/12

    ANTHRAX @ COMFORT DENTAL AMPHITHEATRE | 7.09.12 See Also: Mayhem in the mosh pit: The best crowd surfing photos from Mayhem Charlie Benante is looking ahead rather than reflecting on Anthrax's thirtieth anniversary Joey Belladonna talks about Married...With Children and rejoining the band Scott Ian ... More >>

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    December 14, 2010

    The 20 bands that inspire tattoos like no other

    An average Misfits fan.​Personally, it's been the "One Bad Album" rule. That's all it takes for a band's musical reputation to be asterisked forever, which makes getting a tattoo of that band, well, risky. You have to wonder how often thirty-somethings across the land hear "Nice Chi' Pep's tat ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Hail, Satan! The ten best metal songs about Hell

    1981: A vintage year for devil-worshipping heavy metal.​Of the countless contributions heavy-metal music has made to modern society -- leather pants and corpse paint not least among them -- perhaps the finest addition to this often crunchy, driving genre of music has been the focus it's put on ... More >>

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    January 8, 2010

    This just in: Slayer drops off KBPI's Midwinter Melee

    Update: Just received word from Live Nation that the entire show/tour has been postponed. No word on when it will be rescheduled, but tickets will be honored. ​Bad news if you had your heart set on being deafened by this wall of amps in a few weeks. The American Carnage tour, due at Magness A ... More >>

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    June 15, 2009

    Westword Music Showcase reviewed: Broadways

    Aaron ThackerayHavok led things off at Broadways. See more photos from Broadways at Havok, 12 p.m. This four-piece band sounded like classic Bay Area thrash, stuff reminiscent of Testament and Exodus with a splash of Anthrax. The guitar work owed a clear debt to a death met ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009
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    July 20, 2006


    Wednesday, July 26, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-837-1482.

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    July 22, 2004

    Slay Ride

    Still reigning in blood, Slayer gives the devil his due.

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    August 10, 2000

    Play It As It Slays

    Slayer hasn't stopped giving the devil his due.