Slayer opens farewell debate in San Diego with heavy-metal rumble and a singular spirit of tenderness – The San Diego Union

May 14, 2018 - metal shoes

To crash your head, or not to crash your head, that is a question.

With apologies to both William Shakespeare and Slayer singer-bassist Tom Araya, a doubt acted above is also a answer to another question.

Namely, why has this pioneering thrash-metal rope motionless to retire after 37 years and now embarked on a farewell tour,which kicked off with a suitable bark Thursday during San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center?

No central reason has been given. And Araya, drummer Paul Bostaph and guitarists Kerry King and Gary Holt aren’t articulate to a press to explain their decision.