Credited as one of the “Big Four’ thrash metal acts ( other than Metallica, Megadeth and Anthrax),Slayer was founded in 1981, when guitarist Kerry King met Jeff Hanneman while auditioning for a band. They recruited Chilean bassist and vocalist Tom Araya, who had played with King before in the band Quits (previously known as Tradewinds). Drummer Dave Lombardo was recruited when he met King while delivering a pizza.
Slayerreceived three Grammy nominations, winning one in 2007 for their song “Eye of the Insane” and one in 2008 for “Final Six”. Being one of the most influential and distinctive bands of the 1980’s, SLAYER’s rise to fame was their 1986 release ‘Reign in Blood’, which was followed by some high-quality albums, their latest being World Painted Blood.
Marking their debut in India this year, SLAYER, will set your pulse racing with their downtuned rhythms , infectious guitar licks and diabolic lyrics.
Vladivar ROCK ‘N INDIA is the only music platform of its kind and has been at the forefront of bringing top bands in the heavy metal genre to this festival, including iconic acts from Megadeth, Machine Head, Iron Maiden, Biffy Clyro and Metallica. Rock 'N India is the only music festival in India, which gives the Indian bands, a never before opportunity to perform in front of a large audiences alongside international artists..
Apart from merchandise stalls and food sections, Vladivar Rock 'N India 2012 will also hold attractions such as an extreme sports zone, a Gaming Zone, food court and interactive stalls.It is an annual property produced and conceptualised by DNA Entertainment Networks Pvt, Ltd in conjunction with Nous Productions.
Tickets are available for sale online at www.ticketgenie.in. For more information, please visit: www.rockinindia.com