Slayer guitarist Kerry King has lamented that his band split “too early”, telling Machine Head in a message to mark their 30th anniversary that “I hate fucking not playing”.How early is “too early”?
Well, Slayer clocked up 38 years, which is quite a lot really. Especially as, by the end, it really seemed like they’d all had enough.
With hindsight though, King seemingly now thinks that, maybe what they really needed was a nice holiday, rather than a complete end to their time as a band.
And he’s used his celebration of another band’s anniversary to air that grievance.“So, I hear congratulations are in order for my friends in Machine Head”, says King in the new video. “Apparently, it’s 30 years, which is quite an achievement.Read more on completemusicupdate.com