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SLAYER: Trve Kvlt legends or Hipster’s choice?

August 7th, 2013

God Listens To Slayer Thrash Hits

It’s a curious phenomenon. Slayer are unparalleled in their support. Not only are they the metaller’s metal band but they’ve also captured the attention of people who possibly weren’t even born when Reign In Blood was released.

The thrash legends are back in the UK this weekend, headlining Bloodstock Festival 2013. Last May they performed at Alexandra Palace as part of All Tomorrow’s Parties’ I’ll Be Your Mirror event. While Bloodstock Open Air is the preserve of the staunchest metal community in the world, ATP events tend to draw those in who are one step ahead of the madding crowd.

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2008 into 2009: Black Spiders

December 19th, 2008

The Black Spiders are the freshest old shit you’ll be hearing in 2009. They’ve been likened to wanking in church whilst listening to Sabbath. Add “on acid” to that and we’ll punch you in the face. We spoke to Spider. What a mint name.

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What was your highlight of 2008?
European tour dates with the mighty Airbourne – Amazing!!

What’s the worst thing that happened to you in 2008?
Missing Melvins and Big Business on tour and the ATP ‘Nightmare Before Xmas’

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2008 into 2009: The Plight

December 18th, 2008

Hailing from Leeds, weighing in at a combined weight of some are hard rockers, The Plight. Bassist, Sean Loughlin took some time out to talk about his year in rock ‘n’ roll.

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What was your highlight of 2008?
Breaking the speed limit on my bike, signing on and touring with Converge (in that order).

What’s the worst thing that happened to you in 2008?
The realisation that this is it and there’s nothing more and the fact that The Hellacopters split up.

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