Kerry King: ‘My Solo Album Was Too Thrashy For Phil Anselmo’

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During a recent conversation on ‘Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk,’ Slayer guitarist Kerry King addressed the rumors about Phil Anselmo singing on his debut solo album. King revealed these rumors were false and explained why Anselmo wasn’t the right fit for his new project: “I’ve known Phil for decades—since before the ‘Cowboys From Hell’ album … Read more

METALLICA Streams Their Cover Of ELTON JOHN’s “Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding”

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Metallica rocked the stage at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. during the 2024 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert on March 20. This special event honored the iconic songwriters Elton John and Bernie Taupin, who received the prestigious prize. During their electrifying performance, Metallica treated the audience to a powerful … Read more

ELOY CASAGRANDE Discusses Why He Quit SEPULTURA To Join SLIPKNOT: ‘It Was Complicated’


Eloy Casagrande, former drummer of SEPULTURA, recently talked about his move to SLIPKNOT. He shared that the opportunity to audition for SLIPKNOT came in December, shortly after SEPULTURA announced their farewell tour. Casagrande recorded videos and played with the band in Palm Springs, going through a rigorous audition process that tested his skills in various … Read more

KERRY KING Expresses Surprise At Not Being Invited To Join Another Band Following SLAYER’s Disbandment: ‘I Don’t Suck!’

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Kerry King was surprised that no bands reached out after SLAYER disbanded. In a recent Metal Hammer issue, he joked about expecting invitations from other bands but not receiving any. “I got a reputation! I don’t suck!” he laughed. “I thought maybe MERCYFUL FATE might come knocking, but no. I was like, ‘What the hell … Read more