New Zealand Mother Reportedly Names Her Three Children Metallica, Slayer, And Pantera

According to journalist and documentary filmmaker David Farrier (“Dark Tourist”), a mother in New Zealand has apparently named her three children Metallica, Slayer, and Pantera. Farrier tweeted the following about that:

[via Blabbermouth]

Dave Lombardo Says His Classic Slayer Drum Kits Were Stolen

During a recent interview with “Hangin’ & Bangin'”, former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo revealed that a lot of his classic drum kits have been stolen over the years. He said the following about that when asked how many drums he has collected during his career:

“Unfortunately… I don’t have many. Two storage units, at two different times in periods of my life, were broken into. So, I think, probably five-six drum kits out of the first storage unit were stolen. It was cleaned out – everything, road cases. And Slayer’s rehearsal room that we were at in Riverside was broken into; everything was stolen, all my classic drum sets. So I’m slowly building everything up again and trying to piece together some of my old classic kits, from kits that I see online that are similar.”

[via Metal Injection]

Super7 Release New Slayer & Venom Action Figures

Super7 have released some new variants of their Slayer and Venom action figures. This includes a new “Born Of Fire“ version of Slayer’s “Show No Mercy” minotaur figure and a glow in the dark version of Venom’s “Black Metal“ figure. You can purchase those HERE.

[via The PRP]

Super7 To Release Slayer “Live Undead” Action Figure Set

Super7 will be releasing a new action figure set inspired by the artwork for Slayer‘s “Live Undead” on August 19. Here’s a description of the set:

“The collaboration of Super7 with heavy metal legends @slayerbandofficial continues with the Live Undead 3-Pack! Inspired by the band’s 1984 “live” EP it features the undead band members as 3.75″ ReAction Figures with the bleeding headstone right out of the record’s cover art. The set comes with 2 guitar accessories packaged in a graveyard window box.”

Slayer Team Up With Puck Hcky For New Merch Collection

Slayer have teamed up with hockey-themed brand Puck Hcky for a new merch collection. You can see what they have to offer HERE. Matt Marini, founder of Puck Hcky, commented on the collaboration:

“The entire staff at Puck Hcky is always jamming Slayer tunes when we need some energy. So when the opportunity to actually work with a band of Slayer’s stature became a reality, we literally jumped at the chance. We take great pride in our work and who we collaborate with, and we feel this Slayer collection contains some of our finest creations ever! We hope everyone digs it.”

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Gary Holt On The Possibility Of A Slayer Reunion In The Future: “To My Knowledge, It’s Done”

Slayer officially wrapped up their career with one final show in Los Angels, CA on November 30, 2019, but many fans are still hoping that the band will return one day. During an interview on Dean Delray’s “Let There Be Talk” podcast, guitarist Gary Holt was asked about a potential reunion and he responded by saying “to [his] knowledge, it’s done.”

Holt said the following:

“To my knowledge, to what I know, it [was the final show]. People say, ‘Oh, maybe they’ll come back in a few years.’ I don’t know. If it does, if it ever happens, it has nothing to do with me. Someone else would call and say, ‘We wanna [do this].’ To my knowledge, it’s done. And I think it should be that way. The band went out fucking on a bang, went out on SLAYER’s terms, and how many people get to say they did that?”

He continued:

“Everybody’s happy doing their own thing. I’m happy as fuck. Not that SLAYER made me unhappy — I was treated like family — but I’m back with my first family [Exodus]. I’m back with not my stepbrothers — I’m back with my real brothers. And that’s where my heart is, and I missed it, and I was missing it more and more all the time.”

[via Blabbermouth]

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Slayer’s “The Repentless Killogy” Coming To Video On Demand

Slayer will be celebrating “International Day Of Slayer” (June 6) by releasing their film, “Slayer: The Repentless Killogy,” and its companion live release, “The Repentless Killogy (Live at the Forum in Inglewood, CA),” on video on demand. You can find more info regarding that HERE.

Slayer Funko Pop! Figures Now Available

It was previously revealed that Funko were working on new Pop! vinyl figures of Slayer’s Tom Araya, Kerry King, and Jeff Hanneman and now those figures have officially been released. You can get them individually at and a full set at

Slayer Are Giving Away A Steel & Copper Forged “HELL-P” That Has To Be Set On Fire Before Listening

Slayer have launched a new Instagram contest in which fans can win a 6.66″ engraved “HELL-P” featuring a live version of “Repentless” from “Slayer: The Repentless Killogy.” Interestingly, the record was forged from stainless steel and copper and it has to be set on fire before listening. There are only six available and you can find more information on how to win one HERE.