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In radio broadcasting, airplay is how frequently a song is being played on radio stations.
Alexander Nathan Skolnick (born September 29, 1968), is an American musician who is best known as the lead guitarist in the thrash metal band Testament.
Alexandra Palace is a Grade II listed entertainment and sports venue in London, located between Muswell Hill and Wood Green.
Alice in Chains is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who then recruited bassist Mike Starr and lead vocalist Layne Staley.
All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllMovie, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel and Celebified.
All Tomorrow's Parties was an organisation based in London that promoted music festivals, concerts and records throughout the world for over ten years.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative Press is an American music magazine based in Cleveland, Ohio.
The American Carnage Tour was a North American concert tour headlined by American thrash metal bands Slayer and Megadeth.
Written by Steven Blush, American Hardcore: A Tribal History is a journalistic book that relates the history of the hardcore punk movement that took place in Northern America between 1980 and 1986.
American Recordings (formerly known as Def American Recordings) is a Los Angeles-based record label headed by record producer Rick Rubin.
Amon Amarth is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Tumba, formed in 1992.
Amorphis is a Finnish heavy metal band founded by Jan Rechberger, Tomi Koivusaari, and Esa Holopainen in 1990.
Anaheim (pronounced) is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Andreas Rudolf Kisser (born August 24, 1968) is a Brazilian musician, songwriter and producer.
Andromeda is a progressive metal band from Sweden formed in 1999.
Andy Wallace is an American music studio engineer with a long track record of successful productions, beginning with the 1986 production of the Run-DMC/Aerosmith collaboration on "Walk This Way" with Rick Rubin.
"Angel of Death" is the opening track on the American thrash metal band Slayer's 1986 album Reign in Blood.
Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by rhythm guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
Antireligion is opposition to religion of any kind.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
Atari Teenage Riot (abbreviated ATR) is a German band formed in Berlin in 1992.
Augusta is the state capital of the U.S. state of Maine and the county seat of Kennebec County.
Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during World War II.
Backmasking is a recording technique in which a sound or message is recorded backward onto a track that is meant to be played forward.
Behemoth is a Polish extreme metal band from Gdańsk, formed in 1991.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
Biohazard is an American band formed in Brooklyn, New York in 1987.
Bitch is a female-fronted American heavy metal band, formed in Los Angeles in December 1980.
Blabbermouth.net is a website dedicated to heavy metal and hard rock news, as well as album and music DVD reviews.
Black metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music.
Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.
Bleeding Through is an American metalcore band from Orange County, California.
Brian Slagel (born February 14, 1961) is the founder and CEO of Metal Blade Records.
Bullet for My Valentine, often abbreviated as BFMV, are a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend, formed in 1998.
Cannibal Corpse is an American Brutal death metal band from Buffalo, New York, now based in Tampa, Florida.
Carcass are an English death metal band from Liverpool, which was formed in 1985.
Castle Donington is a small market town and civil parish in Leicestershire, England.
The Chevrolet Camaro is an American automobile manufactured by Chevrolet, classified as a pony car and some versions also as a muscle car.
Children of Bodom is a Finnish extreme metal band from Espoo.
Christ Illusion is the tenth studio album by the American thrash metal band Slayer. Released on August 8, 2006, the album received generally favorable critical reviews, and it entered the ''Billboard'' 200 at number 5—the band's second highest U.S. chart position. Christ Illusion includes the Grammy Award-winning songs "Eyes of the Insane" and "Final Six", and is the band's first studio album to feature original drummer Dave Lombardo since Seasons in the Abyss (1990). It is also the first time since Divine Intervention that they recorded songs in D# tuning. The songs "Jihad", "Flesh Storm", "Catalyst" and "Consfearacy" were recorded in D# tuning, while the songs "Catatonic", "Eyes of the Insane", "Skeleton Christ", "Supremist", and "Final Six" (bonus track) were recorded in Drop B tuning. The songs "Black Serenade" and "Cult" were recorded in C# tuning. Depicting a mutilated Christ painted by longtime collaborator Larry Carroll, the album's graphic artwork courted controversy. An alternative cover was issued to conservative retailers who felt uncomfortable with the original. The band also put out a censored cover which censored out the offensive artwork. Lyrics, particularly in the song "Jihad", describe the September 11 attacks from the perspective of a terrorist. Following protests, all Indian stocks of the album were recalled and destroyed by EMI India.
A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver does not function properly due to long-term damage.
Clash of the Titans was a concert tour co-headlined by American thrash metal bands Megadeth and Slayer, which took place in September and October 1990 and again from May to July 1991.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Continuum International Publishing Group was an academic publisher of books with editorial offices in London and New York City.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
Cradle of Filth are an English extreme metal band, formed in Suffolk, England in 1991.
D.I. is a Southern California punk band featuring ex-Adolescents and Social Distortion drummer Casey Royer on vocals.
D.R.I. (abbreviation for Dirty Rotten Imbeciles) is an American crossover thrash band that formed in Houston, Texas in 1982.
Danzig is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1987 in Lodi, New Jersey.
Darkthrone is a heavy metal band from Kolbotn, Norway.
David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film director.
David "Dave" Lombardo (born February 16, 1965) is a Cuban American drummer, best known as a co-founding member of American thrash metal band Slayer.
David Scott Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor and author.
Death was an American death metal band from Orlando, Florida, founded in 1983 by guitarist and vocalist Chuck Schuldiner.
Death Angel is an American thrash metal band from Daly City, California, initially active from 1982 to 1991 and again since 2001.
Death metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music.
Decade of Aggression is a double live album by Slayer, released on October 22, 1991, through Def American Records (later renamed to American Recordings) and produced by Rick Rubin.
Def Jam Recordings is an American record label focused predominantly on hip hop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group (UMG).
Deicide is an American death metal band formed in 1987 by drummer Steve Asheim and guitarist brothers Eric and Brian Hoffman as "Carnage", then hiring bassist/vocalist Glen Benton and becoming "Amon".
Diabolus in Musica is the eighth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.
Digital hardcore is a fusion genre of hardcore punk, industrial metal, and electronic music such as hardcore techno, breakcore and drum and bass.
Divine Intervention is the sixth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.
Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000.
Download Festival is a British rock festival, held annually at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England, since 2003.
Dragonslayer is a 1981 American fantasy film directed by Matthew Robbins, from a screenplay he co-wrote with Hal Barwood.
Drop B tuning is a heavy metal guitar tuning for a six-string guitar where the strings are tuned to B-F#-B-E-G#-C# (or B-G♭-B-E-A♭-D♭).
A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument that creates percussion.
Drummerworld.com is an encyclopedia-like website about significant jazz, jazz fusion, rock, funk and pop drummers.
Elyse Marie Pahler (April 24, 1980 – July 22, 1995) was a murder victim, whose parents attempted to sue the American thrash metal band Slayer, claiming that their music contributed to their daughter's death.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Eternal Pyre is an EP by the thrash metal band Slayer.
European Carnage Tour was a European tour headlined by American thrash metal bands Slayer and Megadeth.
Evile are an English thrash metal band from Huddersfield, formed in 2004.
Exclaim! is a monthly Canadian music magazine that features in-depth coverage of new music across all genres with a special focus on Canadian and cutting-edge artists.
Exodus is an American thrash metal band formed in 1979 in Richmond, California.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
"Eyes of the Insane" is a 2006 song by the American thrash metal band Slayer, taken from their 2006 album Christ Illusion.
Fear Factory is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 1989.
Feral House is a book publisher owned and operated by Adam Parfrey.
Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994.
Forbidden was a thrash metal band from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Fullerton is a city located in northern Orange County, California, United States.
Fun Fun Fun Fest (often abbreviated as "FFF" or "F3F") was an annual music and comedy festival held in Austin, Texas.
In vertebrates, the gallbladder is a small hollow organ where bile is stored and concentrated before it is released into the small intestine.
Gary Wayne Holt (born May 4, 1964) is an American guitarist from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Geffen Records is an American major record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M Records imprint.
Genocide is intentional action to destroy a people (usually defined as an ethnic, national, racial, or religious group) in whole or in part.
The Giza pyramid complex (أهرامات الجيزة,, "pyramids of Giza") is an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt.
God Hates Us All is the ninth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.
Gojira are a French heavy metal band from Bayonne.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance is an award presented at the Grammy Awards to recording artists for works (songs or albums) containing quality performances in the heavy metal music genre.
Grip Inc. was a groove metal band and side project of drummer Dave Lombardo.
A guitar solo is a melodic passage, instrumental section, or entire piece of music written for a classical guitar, electric guitar or an acoustic guitar.
Guitar World is a monthly music magazine devoted to guitarists, published since July 1980.
Hardcore punk (often abbreviated to hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s.
A hate crime (also known as a bias-motivated crime or bias crime) is a prejudice-motivated crime which occurs when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his or her membership (or perceived membership) in a certain social group or race.
Hatebreed is an American metalcore<!--- PLEASE READ! Please do NOT change this without discussing on the talk page. To get to the talk page, use this URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Hatebreed ---> band from Bridgeport, Connecticut, formed in 1994.
Haunting the Chapel is an EP released by American thrash metal band Slayer in 1984 through Metal Blade and Enigma Records.
Hell Awaits is the second studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer, released through Metal Blade Records in 1985.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Home video is pre-recorded video media that is either sold, rented or streamed for home entertainment.
Hot Topic (stylized as HOT TOPIC) is an American retail chain specializing in counterculture-related clothing and accessories, as well as licensed music.
Human subject research is systematic, scientific investigation that can be either interventional (a "trial") or observational (no "test article") and involves human beings as research subjects.
Huntington Park is a city in the Gateway Cities district of southeastern Los Angeles County, California.
Ian Thomas Garner MacKaye (born April 16, 1962) is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, musician, record label owner and producer.
Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record executive, record producer, and author.
In Flames is a Swedish heavy metal band, which was formed by guitarist Jesper Strömblad in 1990 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
"In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" (mistransliteration: "In the Garden of Eden") is a song recorded by Iron Butterfly and written by bandmember Doug Ingle, released on their 1968 album In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.
Indio is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Coachella Valley of Southern California's Colorado Desert region.
The Inland Empire (IE) is a metropolitan area and region in Southern California.
Internment is the imprisonment of people, commonly in large groups, without charges or intent to file charges, and thus no trial.
Iron Butterfly is an American rock band best known for the 1968 hit "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", providing a dramatic sound that led the way towards the development of hard rock and heavy metal music.
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.
James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
Jamey Jasta (born James Vincent Shanahan; August 7, 1977) is an American musician from New Haven, Connecticut, best known as the lead vocalist of the hardcore band Hatebreed and sludge metal band Kingdom of Sorrow.
Jann Simon Wenner (born January 7, 1946) is the co-founder and publisher of the popular culture biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and former owner of Men's Journal magazine.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jeffrey John "Jeff" Hanneman (January 31, 1964 – May 2, 2013) was an American musician, best known as a founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal or the Milwaukee Monster, was an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder, and dismemberment of 17 men and boys from 1978 to 1991.
"Jihad" is a song by the American thrash metal band Slayer which appears on the band's 2006 studio album Christ Illusion.
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and broadcast on ABC.
Joel McIver (born 10 February 1971) is a British author.
Nathan Jonas "Joey" Jordison (born April 26, 1975), is an American musician, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work as the former drummer and co-songwriter for the American heavy metal band Slipknot as well as guitarist in the American horror punk band Murderdolls.
Johan Reinholdz (born 30 June 1980) is a progressive metal artist best known for his work with the Swedish progressive metal band Andromeda, Swedish death metal band NonExist and the melodic death metal band Skyfire.
Jon Dette (born April 19, 1970) is a heavy metal drummer, best known for playing in Evildead, Iced Earth, Slayer, Testament, Anthrax, Animetal USA, and Heathen.
Josef Mengele (16 March 19117 February 1979) was a German Schutzstaffel (SS) officer and physician in Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.
Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969.
Judgment Night is a 1993 American action thriller film directed by Stephen Hopkins and starring Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jeremy Piven and Stephen Dorff as a group of friends on the run from a gang of drug dealers (led by Denis Leary) after they witness a murder.
Kam Lee (born Barney Kamalani Lee) is an American death metal vocalist.
Kerrang! is a UK-based magazine devoted to rock music, currently published by Wasted Talent (the same company that owns electronic music publication Mixmag).
Kerry Ray King (born June 3, 1964) is an American musician, best known as a guitarist and chief songwriter for the American thrash metal band Slayer.
Kreator is a German thrash metal band from Essen, formed in 1982.
Kvelertak is a Norwegian heavy metal band from Stavanger, formed in 2007.
Lacuna Coil is a gothic metal band from Milan Italy.
Lamb of God (sometimes abbreviated as LoG) is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia.
Larry Carroll is a former television news reporter in Los Angeles, and an artist who has worked for The Progressive, The Village Voice, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, The Nation, Reason, Spin, Ray Gun, and other periodicals drawing political illustrations.
Lars Ulrich (born December 26, 1963) is a Danish musician, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Less Than Zero is a 1987 American drama film very loosely based on Bret Easton Ellis' novel of the same name.
Live Intrusion is a home video by Slayer which was released in 1995 through American Recordings and filmed at the Mesa Amphitheater in Mesa, Arizona on March 12, 1995.
Live Undead is the first live album by American thrash metal band Slayer.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The is a heavy metal festival held annually at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City or Makuhari Messe in Chiba City, Japan.
Loudwire is an American online magazine that covers hard rock and heavy metal music.
Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California.
Malice is an American heavy metal band formed in 1981, best known for their appearance on the first Metal Massacre compilation and a pair of albums on Atlantic Records.
Marilyn Manson is an American rock band formed by namesake lead singer Marilyn Manson and guitarist Daisy Berkowitz in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1989.
Massacre is an American death metal band.
Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 2000.
Mayhem is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo.
The Mayhem Festival was a touring heavy metal festival that took place during the summer.
Mayhem Festival 2009 was the second annual North American Mayhem Festival founded by Kevin Lyman.
Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California.
A melody (from Greek μελῳδία, melōidía, "singing, chanting"), also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity.
Metal Blade Records is a heavy metal record label founded by Brian Slagel in 1982.
Metal Forces is a British publication founded in 1983 which promotes the music genres heavy metal and hard rock.
Metal Hammer (sometimes known as MetalHammer) is a monthly heavy metal music magazine, published in the United Kingdom by Future Plc and in several other countries by different publishers.
The following is a list of the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards winners.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band.
Minor Threat was an American hardcore punk band, formed in 1980 in Washington, D.C. by vocalist Ian MacKaye and drummer Jeff Nelson.
Monsters of Rock was an annual hard rock and heavy metal music festival held in Castle Donington, England from 1980 to 1996.
Moonspell is a Portuguese extreme gothic metal band.
Morbid Angel is an American death metal band based in Tampa, Florida formed in 1983 by guitarist and sole remaining original member Trey Azagthoth, vocalist and bassist Dallas Ward, and drummer Mike Browning.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
Multitrack recording (MTR)—also known as multitracking, double tracking, or tracking—is a method of sound recording developed in 1955 that allows for the separate recording of multiple sound sources or of sound sources recorded at different times to create a cohesive whole.
Murder is the unlawful killing of another human without justification or valid excuse, especially the unlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought.
Napalm Death are a British extreme metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981.
Nativity in Black is the name of two Black Sabbath tribute albums that came out in the 1990s and 2000s.
The National Socialist German Workers' Party (abbreviated NSDAP), commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party, was a far-right political party in Germany that was active between 1920 and 1945 and supported the ideology of Nazism.
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.
Necrodeath is an Italian black metal band from Liguria.
Necrophilia, also known as necrophilism, necrolagnia, necrocoitus, necrochlesis, and thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses.
Necrotizing fasciitis (NF), commonly known as flesh-eating disease, is an infection that results in the death of the body's soft tissue.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Newshub (stylized as Newshub.) is a New Zealand news service that airs on Three and radio stations run by MediaWorks.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
Noisecreep is a hard rock and heavy metal music news and media website based in the United States.
Nu metal (also known as nü-metal and) is a subgenre of that combines elements of with elements of other music genres such as hip hop, alternative rock, funk, industrial and grunge.
Nuclear Blast is an independent record label and mail order record distributor with subsidiaries in Germany, the United States and Brazil.
Obituary is an American death metal band formed in October 1984 in Tampa, Florida.
Omnibus Press is the world’s largest specialist publisher of music-related books.
Overkill is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1980 in New Jersey.
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (also known as The Prince of Darkness) (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.
Pantera was an American heavy metal band from Arlington, Texas.
The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) was an American committee formed in 1985 with the stated goal of increasing parental control over the access of children to music deemed to have violent, drug-related or sexual themes via labeling albums with Parental Advisory stickers.
Pat (born May 17, 1965) is the lead guitarist for the death metal band Cannibal Corpse, as well as a former member for the heavy metal band Nevermore, and a former touring musician with the thrash metal band Slayer.
Paul Steven Bostaph is a heavy metal drummer currently performing for the thrash metal band Slayer.
A pentagram (sometimes known as a pentalpha or pentangle or a star pentagon) is the shape of a five-pointed star drawn with five straight strokes.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.
"Raining Blood" is a song by the American thrash metal band Slayer.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
A recording contract (commonly called a record contract or record deal) is a legal agreement between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label to sell and promote.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
Reign in Blood is the third studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer, released on October 7, 1986 by Def Jam Recordings.
Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich (7 March 1904 – 4 June 1942) was a high-ranking German Nazi official during World War II, and a main architect of the Holocaust.
Religion may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.
Repentless is the twelfth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.
A respiratory therapist is a specialized healthcare practitioner trained in pulmonary medicine in order to work therapeutically with people suffering from pulmonary disease.
Revolver is a metal music and hard-rock magazine, publishing in North America.
Frederick Jay "Rick" Rubin (born March 10, 1963) is an American record producer and former co-president of Columbia Records.
Roadrunner Records is an American-based Dutch major record label that concentrates primarily on heavy metal and hard rock bands.
The Rock am Ring (German for "Rock at the Ring") and Rock im Park ("Rock in the Park") festivals are two simultaneous rock music festivals held annually.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Ron Fair is a veteran A&R executive, record producer arranger, recording engineer and songwriter.
Russell Wendell Simmons (born October 4, 1957) is an American entrepreneur, record producer, and author.
Sacrifice is the offering of food, objects or the lives of animals to a higher purpose, in particular divine beings, as an act of propitiation or worship.
Satanism is a group of ideological and philosophical beliefs based on Satan.
Saw III is a 2006 American horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman from a screenplay by Leigh Whannell and story by James Wan and Whannell.
"Schism" is a song by American rock band Tool.
Seasons in the Abyss is the fifth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
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A serial killer is typically a person who murders three or more people,A serial killer is most commonly defined as a person who kills three or more people for psychological gratification; reliable sources over the years agree.
The seven-string guitar adds one additional string to the more common six-string guitar, commonly used to extend the bass range (usually a low B) or also to extend the treble range.
Show No Mercy is the debut studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer, released in December 1983 through Metal Blade Records.
Skin grafting is a type of graft surgery involving the transplantation of skin.
The Final World Tour is the final concert tour by American thrash metal band Slayer, taking place in 2018 and 2019.
Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa.
Sofia (Со́фия, tr.) is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria.
Soulfly is an American metal band formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1997.
Soundtrack to the Apocalypse is a box set by the American thrash metal band Slayer.
Soundwave was an annual music festival held in major cities around Australia.
South of Heaven is the fourth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.
Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.
Spawn is a 1997 American superhero film based on the comic book character of the same name.
Speed metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music that originated in the late 1970s from new wave of British heavy metal (NWOBHM) roots.
Static-X was an American industrial metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1994.
Steve Asheim (born January 17, 1970) is an American drummer and primary songwriter for the death metal band Deicide.
Steven Blush is an American author, journalist, record collector and film maker who is best known for his book ''American Hardcore'' and the movie of the same name.
Still Reigning is a live performance DVD by the thrash metal band Slayer, released in 2004 through American Recordings.
Studio 54 is a former nightclub and currently a Broadway theatre, located at 254 West 54th Street, between Eighth Avenue and Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Stylus Magazine was an online music and film magazine launched in 2002.
Suicidal Tendencies (also referred to as S.T. or simply Suicidal) are an American crossover thrash band founded in 1980 in Venice, California by vocalist Mike Muir, who is the only remaining original member of the band.
Suicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California.
System of a Down, sometimes abbreviated as SOAD or colloquially referred to as System, is an heavy metal band from Glendale, California, formed in 1994.
T.S.O.L. (True Sounds of Liberty) is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Long Beach, California.
A television network is a telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, whereby a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.
In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a financial, political, religious or ideological aim.
Terrorizer is an extreme music magazine published by Dark Arts Ltd.
Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California.
The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria is a DVD/Blu-ray featuring live concert performances by Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax, collectively known as "the big four" of thrash metal.
The Exploited are a Scottish punk rock band from Edinburgh, Scotland, formed in 1979, in Edinburgh by Stevie Ross and Terry Buchan and later by ex-soldier Wattie Buchan (Terry's brother).
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Quietus is a British online music and pop culture magazine, focusing on arts news, reviews, and features.
The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, were an American rock band formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1967 by singer Iggy Pop, guitarist Ron Asheton, drummer Scott Asheton, and bassist Dave Alexander.
The Unholy Alliance Tour is a biennial heavy metal concert tour of Europe and North America, with the tag-line "Preaching to the Perverted".
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Therapy? are an alternative metal band from Northern Ireland.
Thine Eyes Bleed is a melodic death metal band from London, Ontario, Canada.
Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.
TickX is an events and tickets search engine, comparing events in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Spain.
Tomás "Tom" Enrique Araya Díaz (born June 6, 1961) is a Chilean-American musician, best known as the vocalist and bassist of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
Tool is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Torture (from the Latin tortus, "twisted") is the act of deliberately inflicting physical or psychological pain in order to fulfill some desire of the torturer or compel some action from the victim.
In music theory, the tritone is defined as a musical interval composed of three adjacent whole tones.
Trivium is an American heavy metal band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 1999.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
U-Haul is an American moving equipment and storage rental company, based in Phoenix, Arizona, that has been in operation since 1945.
UFO are an English rock band that was formed in London in 1968.
Ultimate Guitar Archive, also known as Ultimate-Guitar.com or simply UG, is the largest guitarist community website including guitar and bass guitar tablature, chord sheets, reviews of music and equipment, interviews with notable musicians, online written and video lessons, and forums.
Undisputed Attitude is the seventh studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Venom are an English extreme metal band formed in 1978 in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Verbal Abuse is one of the founding and defining bands of the hardcore punk subgenre of punk rock.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
Vision of Disorder was an American hardcore band from Long Island that released three albums before disbanding in 2002.
Voodoocult was an international thrash metal supergroup formed in 1993 by Phillip Boa, vocalist of the alternative band Phillip Boa & The Voodooclub.
W.A.S.P. is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 by Blackie Lawless, who is the last remaining original member of the band.
Waldemar Sorychta (born 1967) is a Polish heavy metal musician, songwriter, producer and artist who lives in Dortmund, Germany since 1982.
War is a state of armed conflict between states, societies and informal groups, such as insurgents and militias.
War at the Warfield is a concert video by Slayer which was released on July 29, 2003, through American Recordings.
Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.
Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (rhythm guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass, backing vocals).
Weezer, also known as the Red Album, is the eponymous sixth studio album by American rock band Weezer, released on June 3, 2008.
Whiplash is an American thrash metal band.
White supremacy or white supremacism is a racist ideology based upon the belief that white people are superior in many ways to people of other races and that therefore white people should be dominant over other races.
World Painted Blood is the eleventh studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer.
The World Painted Blood Tour was a concert tour by Slayer.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
33⅓ (Thirty-Three and a Third) is a series of books with each volume written about a single album.