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LIVE: Download Festival 2019 – Sunday

There may be plenty of alternative music festivals all across the globe these days, but Download Festival will forever hold a special place in the hearts of metalheads everywhere – and its reputation as one of the biggest and best events for rock and metal has been well earned

Monday 10 June 2019

Download 2019 Festival Preview

One of the first major festival weekends of the year, and a mecca for the alternative and metal community, Download Festival continues to pull out all the stops to bring us a packed line-up – and with Def Leppard, Slipknot, and Tool topping a huge and varied collection of

Friday 16 November 2018

Slayer, Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Obituary @ Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

LIVE: Slayer / Lamb of God @ Manchester Arena, Manchester

In the rustic surroundings of The Beer House pub in Manchester Victoria station, a heavily tattooed gentleman places one biker boot on the table to create his podium. Sporting a sleeveless denim jacket and adorning a patch of Metallica’s ‘Kill ‘Em All’ album artwork, he takes a

Tuesday 23 January 2018

Slayer announce break up and confirm final shows

Slayer have announced that after a thirty seven year career that they will be breaking up this year. Originally forming in Huntington Park, California, the band are credited to being one of the bands to birth the long lasting endeavour of the genre known as thrash metal. This break up

Thursday 13 July 2017

Download Festival 2017 – Sunday

Day 3 of arguably the biggest and best heavy metal festival in the UK, showcasing some of the worlds best music. Sunday at Download is brought to you by Clutch, Basement, Opeth, Slayer and the final ever UK show from the Dillinger Escape Plan.

Thursday 24 April 2014

Brand New Slayer Track For Free Download

Up and coming beat-combo Slayer have offered a track from their upcoming album for free. ‘Implode’ is free from the band’s own website and is the precursor to the band’s first self-released effort. Which has only taken 3 decades to come about. It is the

Tuesday 12 July 2011

Slayer @ Sonisphere

SLAYER, third of big 4, and one of Punktastic’s favourite bands ever to be a band ever, got the Friday crowd at Sonisphere buzzing later in the evening with an hour of crushing thrash.