Sounds: Megadeth & Slayer

We are NOT worthy. All Photos: Adam Hawes

Slayer's Kerry King. We are not worthy. Photo: Adam Hawes

Hardcore heavy metal is a state of mind. Loud, fast, aggressive and raw, it never fails to get you pumped to ride. Hell; it’ll get your pumped to do just about anything. Seeing it live however, is just a whole ‘nother animal. A massive release of energy. Insanely deafening power riffs. Heart attack-inducing double drums and bass. Above all, an ultimate camaraderie with your brethren in the pit.
… Until they knock you out.

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine still rocks harder than your favorite band.

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine still rocks harder than your favorite band. Photo: AH

Megadeth and Slayer are two of the greatest and heaviest metal bands of all-time. For them to share a bill throughout the American Carnage Tour this summer is nothing less than a metalhead’s wet dream. The combination is exhausting: Megadeth’s technical skill, diesel-fired guitar work and on-stage flair immediately give way to the harrowing, blood-draining raw power of Slayer, leaving you deeply rattled, strangely enlightened, and 100% scared for your  life.


Slayer's Tom Araya. Photo: AH

Pat Moore once teamed with Slayer to make his pro model snowboard, because Pat knows: nothing will make you shred harder, faster, or longer than cranking up “War Ensemble” and pulsing some old-school death metal through your skull. ~~~


Photo: AH


Photo: AH


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Slayer Setlist 8/29/2010
World Painted Blood
Hate Worldwide
War Ensemble
Blood Red
Spirit in Black
Expendable Youth
Dead Skin Mask
Hallowed Point
Skeletons of Society
Born of Fire
Seasons in the Abyss
South of Heaven
Raining Blood
Aggressive Perfector
Angel of Death


Photo: AH


Photo: AH

Photo: AH

Megadeth's Chris Broderick. Photo: AH


Photo: AH

Megadeth Setlist 8/29/2010
Holy Wars >
The Punishment Due
Hangar 18
Take No Prisoners
Five Magics
Poison Was the Cure
Tornado of Souls
Dawn Patrol
Rust in Peace >
A Tout Le Monde
Symphony Of Destruction
Peace Sells