Tag : Thrash

Testament performing at The Ritz, Raleigh North Carolina 2016

Slayer w/ Testament & Carcass @ The Ritz

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, 2016 THE RITZ – RALEIGH The electricity in the air was palpable for the staff of RDU Music on Saturday night as we pregamed some drinks at Lan’s house while he strapped into his camera harness. [Editor’s Note: He looked like he was ready to go skydiving.] We were pretty stoked that Slayer’s North American Media Contact thought that we were cool enough for a photo pass, which is why I was so ecstatic with how Lan’s [...]
Slayer Concert poster for performing at The Ritz, Raleigh North Carolina 2016

Slayer LIVE in Raleigh!

I’ve been excited for live shows many times in my life, but damn! Slayer, Testament, and Carcass?!?! I haven’t seen Slayer since Ozzfest ’99. That is entirely too fucking long to go without hearing “War Ensemble” live. I did catch Carcass play the Lincoln Theatre about a year ago and it was amazing. Get your asses to the Ritz tonight (2/27/16). You can’t swing a cat in there without hitting a bar. Seriously. They have like 13 bars in there. […]

Slayer Repentless Album Cover

Record Review: Slayer – “Repentless”

Slayer “Repentless” American 9/11/2015 My heart still hurts from the loss of Jeff but I was ready to gingerly jump back on the Slayer train when they announced “Repentless” because, let’s face it: Slayer rules. Slayer has always ruled. [Editor’s Note: Yes, I totally count the “Diabolus in Musica” period of the late 90s where they experimented with groove. That record is underrated.] Talking about Slayer with other fans can be a polarizing experience though. You have your pretentious O.G. […]