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Slayer Shit-Canned As NASCAR Team Sponsor

Slayer their walking papers regarding Slayer sponsored NASCAR team car. J.J. Yeley’s No. 54 car was scheduled to race earlier this month painted to promote the Slayer Farewell Tour, but that never happened.

I guess Slayer wasn’t Redneck enough, because the team pulled the plug on the Slayer sponsorship in favor of PODS.

The team was not clear about the decision to forgo the Slayer sponsorship and only released this tweet.

I’m sure; the decision had much to do with protecting the right-wing Cristian bureaucracy of the sport. Slayer has been saying since the mid-eighties that they were not Satanists. Tom Araya even identifies himself as a Christian, but no, Slayer is still too terrifying for NASCAR fans.

Ironically, NASCAR has no problem with sponsoring a Kid Rock car, even though his lyrics gloried pimping, cocaine, homophobia and smacking women, but a little fo-fu Satanism is a bit too much!!

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WHAT WAS THE VENOM ASSAULT EP SERIES?

The Venom Assault series by Venom seven of the original records – American Assault, Canadian Assault, French Assault, Japanese Assault, German Assault, and Scandinavian Assault. These mini-LPs were released between 1985 and 1988. Each EP consists of studio and live tracks, and the occasional interview.

Listen To The Venom Assault EPS on Youtube

New 6 Disc CD Box Set

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“Murder In The Front Row” – Epic Thrash Metal Documentary – Coming To A City Near You?

Murder In The Front Row documentary

About “Murder In The Front Row”

“Murder In The Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story is a documentary about the early days of the Bay Area thrash scene featuring Metallica, Slayer, Exodus, Testament, Megadeth, Death Angel, Possessed and Anthrax.

Screening Schedule August / September 2019

8/2/2019 The Frida Theater Santa Ana, CA
8/3/2019 The Frida Theater Santa Ana, CA
8/4/2019 The Frida Theater Santa Ana, CA
8/5/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Yonkers Yonkers, NY
8/6/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Yonkers Yonkers, NY
8/7/2019 The Frida Theater Santa Ana, CA
8/7/2019 The Frida Theater Santa Ana, CA
8/8/2019 The Frida Theater Santa Ana, CA
8/8/2019 The Frida Theater Santa Ana, CA
8/10/2019 Hollywood Theatre Portland, OR
8/10/2019 Hollywood Theatre Portland, OR
8/16/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Woodbury Woodbury, MN
8/16/2019 Erie Movie House Erie, PA
8/17/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Tempe Tempe
8/21/2019 PhilaMOCA Philadelphia, PA
8/22/2019 PhilaMOCA Philadelphia, PA
8/24/2019 Ottobar Baltimore, MD
8/24/2019 Filmbar Phoenix, AZ
8/25/2019 Filmbar Phoenix, AZ
8/26/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Loudon (Northern Virginia) Ashburn, VA
8/28/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Woodbridge (Northern Virginia) Woodbridge, VA
8/29/2019 Alamo Drafthouse, Austin Austin, TX
8/29/2019 Regent Theater Arlington, MA
8/30/2019 Columbus Theatre Providence, RI
9/2/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Houston Katy, TX
9/2/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Lubbock Lubbock, TX
9/2/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – El Paso El Paso, TX
9/8/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Raleigh Raleigh, NC
9/10/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Lake Highlands (Dallas) Dallas, TX
9/10/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – San Antonio San Antonio, TX
9/10/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY
9/12/2019 Alamo Drafthouse, Winchester Winchester, VA
9/12/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Sf San Francisco, CA
9/13/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Sloans Lake (Denver Area) Denver, CO
9/14/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Sloans Lake (Denver Area) Denver, CO
9/14/2019 Gateway Film Center Columbus, OH
9/15/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Sloans Lake (Denver Area) Denver, CO
9/16/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Denton (Dallas area) Denton, TX
9/16/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Littleton (Denver Area) Littleton, CO
9/16/2019 Art Theatre Long Beach, CA
9/17/2019 Alamon Drafthouse – Richland Hills (Dallas Area) North Richland Hills , TX
9/17/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Sloans Lake (Denver Area) Denver, CO
9/17/2019 Art Theatre Long Beach, CA
9/18/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Sloans Lake (Denver Area) Denver, CO
9/19/2019 Athens International Film Festival Athens, GR
9/19/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Sloans Lake (Denver Area) Denver, CO
9/19/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Sloans Lake (Denver Area) Denver, CO
9/21/2019 Alamo Drafthouse -Westminster (Denver Area) Westminster, CO
9/22/2019 Grog Shop Cleveland Heights, OH
9/24/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Cedars (Dallas Area) Dallas, TX
9/26/2019 Oakland International Film Festival – Regal Jack London Oakland, CA
9/27/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – La Vista (Omaha Area) La Vista, NE
9/28/2019 Goen Cinemas Window Rock, AZ
9/30/2019 Alamo Drafthouse – Richardson (Dallas Area) Dallas, TX

Get ticket info here.

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Mercyful Fate to Play Summer 2020 Shows in Europe, and New Songs

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According to King Diamonds Facebook page, “Mercyful Fate will be playing an unspecified number of concerts throughout Europe during the summer of 2020, including Copenhell.”

Mercyful Fate will consist of the “9” lineup, featuring: Hank Shermann, King Diamond, Bjarne T Holm, Mike Wead, and Joey Vera — while Timi Hansen is away Joey Vera (Armored Saint, Fates Warning) to fill in.

The setlist will consist of songs from the very first “mini-LP,” the “Melissa” album, and the “Don’t Break The Oath” album, plus some brand new unreleased songs.

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Slayer Announces Final Shows On Farewell Tour

Slayer will embark on the seventh and final leg of their sprawling ‘Final Campaign’ farewell tour this November. Slayer will embark on the seventh and final leg of their farewell tour, β€œThe Final Campaign,” this fall. The metal legends will hit a mix of big and small cities during the final 18-date run that wraps up November 30th at the Forum in Los Angeles.

Primus, Ministry and Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals, will be on the bill for these shows. Tickets for the final run of Slayer’s farewell tour go on sale July 12th at 10 a.m. local time. Complete information is available at Slayer.net

The band announced they would be extending tour into 2019. Guitarist Kerry King said, β€œWe’ve heard about fans who have driven five, six hours, or flown in from other cities or countries to see us, so we want to assure our fans that we’ll be on the road through 2019 and will get to as many places as possible for everyone to come and see us one last time.”

Final Slayer Tour Dates

November 2 – Asheville, NC @ Explore Asheville Arena

November 3 – Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena

November 5 – Salem, VA @ Salem Civic Center

November 6 – Hershey, PA @ Giant Center

November 8 – Springfield, MA @ Mass Mutual Center,

November 9 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden

November 11 – KFC Yum Center, Louisville, KY

November 12 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena

November 14 – Moline, IL @ TaxSlayer Arena

November 15 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford Center

November 17 – Fargo, ND @ Fargodome

November 18 – Omaha, NE @ CHI Health Center

November 20 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Broadmore Arena

November 22 – Billings, MT @ Rimrock Arena

November 24 – Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena

November 26 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena

November 27 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Arena

November 30 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum

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What Happened To Marianne Gravatte? (The Hottie From Ratt’s “Invasion of Your Privacy”)

Marianne Gravatte 2019

Ever Wonder What The Hot Girl from Ratt’s Invasion Of Your Privacy Looks Like In 2019?

Look no further. Before anyone gets all offended, the last thing I would ever fault a person for is getting older. It will happen to all of us. I can’t be the only person who has wondered who that girl is or what she looks like today. Thanks to google images it’s quite easy to find out.

1982 Nude Layout Playboy

1984 Ratt “Invasion Of Your Privavcy” Album Cover

2019

After being noticed in Playboy magazine by Ratt band member Stephen Pearcy, Gravatte appeared in the “Lay It Down” video. She is the model band’s 1985 album, Invasion of Your Privacy. Gravatte left modeling and now, with her husband, Mark E. Larsen, runs a sports bar. She is the mother of three children