Slayer confirmed as Sunday headliner for Bloodstock 2013

The Californian four-piece will close the Ronnie James Dio stage on Sunday night at Catton Park, bringing their face-melting, monster riffs to the metal hoards.  Guitarist Kerry King comments; "Can't wait to hit the stage at Bloodstock!  Metal Festival in England?  Fuck yes!!  It's going to be hell on earth and I'm looking forward to having a party with all my British friends."

Check out the stone-cold classic Slayer track ,‘Raining Blood’, over at, or this pyro-laden, fan-filmed footage of ‘Hell Awaits’ from this summer’s US Mayhem Festival; and get ready for the UK's best metal gathering next August.   You can also find out a little info on the new Slayer album (due Autumn 2013), direct from Kerry King, in this chat with Revolver magazine over at:,


Meanwhile, if you’re stuck for Xmas pressies for your mates, you can do a lot worse than have a poke around the Slayer Store.  Unfortunately, Satan’s favourite christmas jumper is already sold-out (, but you can always pick up a bauble or two for your heavy metal Xmas tree (

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