It’s been fascinating to watch Slayer mature into a graybeard act over the decades. Frontman Tom Araya has become the Jerry Garcia of thrash metal.
After shooting video of the influential headbangers at the Rockstar Mayhem Festival last summer, I can confirm that Slayer still uncorks ferociously convincing, billion-mile-an-hour Lucifer licks. So it feels mandatory that Idaho metalheads seize the opportunity. It’s time to worship Satan, er, Slayer on St. Patrick’s Day at Garden City’s Revolution Center. Small venue. Big mosh pit. Headbanging elders Testament and Carcass also will be on the bill. Every fan present will require a hearing aid afterward — old age or not.
Not into headbanging? No sweat. Here’s the full list of new concerts going on sale in Boise this weekend.
Warning: Videos may contain profanity
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