Slayer formed in Huntington Park, California in 1981 and originally played cover versions of Maiden and Priest songs at clubs and parties in Southern California. Early shows relied on a Satanic image, which featured pentagrams, make-up, spikes, and inverted crosses. They played their first gig Halloween 1982 at a talent show in Southgate, California. The … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Jeff Hanneman (1964 -2013)
Tell you what, you could blow some serious money at the moment on the live rock circuit here in Australia. I cannot recall a time when there are so many bands announcing tours - a far cry from those days in the mid-8o's when we had only the likes of Purple, or Queen, or Dio … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Is This The Busiest Year for International Rock Australia Has Seen ?