Metalion has finally decided to hang up his keyboard, well all good things must come to an end. What he has left is invaluable to those of us that were around in the dark ages before Amazon and the internet brought the whole metal world to our fingertips and Fanzines such as Slayer Magazine were the only way to hear about the latest new bands from around the world.
All twenty copies of Slayer Mag are reprinted here, all be it in reduced size that does making some articles difficult to read, but hey they were difficult to read the first time around because Slayer Mag was a labour of love that was put together by hand and usually showed. It is all here the rise and ultimate fall of Norway's black metal scene and along with it Metalion's eventual disenchantment with the whole thing.
We won't see another Slayer Magazine the world has moved on and that is no bad thing, but I can't help but feel a twinge of nostalgia for the days when when waiting months for some crappy re-recorded demo seemed normal and old copies of Slayer Mag would dis-intergrate from being read over and over again.
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