Slayer - Cannibal Corpse Guitarist Filling In On Tour


Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O'Brien will be filling in for Exodus guitarist Gary Holt who was filling in for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman who is recovering from an emergency surgery on his right arm after contracting necrotizing fasciitis (commonly known as flesh-eating disease), possibly caused by a spider bite. Got all that?

The Slayer camp released the following message: "Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O'Brien will fill in for Exodus' Gary Holt when Holt leaves the Slayer European tour to play with his own band Exodus at the Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile on April 4. Holt has been filling in for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman since the tour kicked off February 26 in Australia.

Holt's last show with Slayer will be April 4 in Padova, Italy;, O'Brien will join the band for the April 6 show in Croatia, and will finish the European dates with Slayer that wrap up on April 14 in Holland.

Hanneman has amazed his doctors with his speedy recovery from an infection thought to have been caused by a spider bite. Following surgery on his right arm, he continues his physical therapy and has already been practicing with his guitar."

Source: slayer.net
Band profile: Slayer
 
Posted: 31.03.2011 by Thryce


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31.03.2011 - 20:21
Troy Killjoy
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Wow they're going for some big names. I wonder how long it's been since O'Brien played anything faster than Gallery of Suicide.
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31.03.2011 - 20:36
Valentin B
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The guys at Slayer seem to LOVE touring...

apart of course from Jeff
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31.03.2011 - 20:45
K†ulu
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Guy X will be filling for Guy Y, who was filling for Guy Z. The next news will be "Guy W will fill for Guy X... filling for... filling for... filling for..."
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31.03.2011 - 20:52
Captain Obvious
Mike Portnoy is hoping something happens to Lombardo...
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31.03.2011 - 20:56
Destructo
Ironic that Hanneman is recovering from "Flesh-eating Disease" and the replacement is the guitarist is from CANNIBAL CORPSE. Get it ? Flesh-eating...Cannibal ? Ok sorry, don't beat me now.
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31.03.2011 - 20:57
BudDa
Written by Captain Obvious on 31.03.2011 at 20:52

Mike Portnoy is hoping something happens to Lombardo...

Haha..Well, he can keep dreaming coz he is still way down the pecking order.
Paul Bostaph is next in line..
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31.03.2011 - 21:10
Vitriolic Hate
Chaos Reaper
Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O'Brien will be filling in for Exodus guitarist Gary Holt who was filling in for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman<=== Epic line.
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31.03.2011 - 21:20
bluegreengod
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Better the arm than the balls...especially if the physical therapist is some dude with an overly aggressive disposition and sneaky fingers.
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31.03.2011 - 21:24
sbgmetal
Written by BudDa on 31.03.2011 at 20:57

Written by Captain Obvious on 31.03.2011 at 20:52

Mike Portnoy is hoping something happens to Lombardo...

Haha..Well, he can keep dreaming coz he is still way down the pecking order.
Paul Bostaph is next in line..


jaha thats what i was thinking
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31.03.2011 - 21:36
Unhealer
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Written by sbgmetal on 31.03.2011 at 21:24

Written by BudDa on 31.03.2011 at 20:57

Written by Captain Obvious on 31.03.2011 at 20:52

Mike Portnoy is hoping something happens to Lombardo...

Haha..Well, he can keep dreaming coz he is still way down the pecking order.
Paul Bostaph is next in line..


jaha thats what i was thinking


I REALLY lolled at this one
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31.03.2011 - 22:52
psykometal
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Written by Unhealer on 31.03.2011 at 21:36

Written by sbgmetal on 31.03.2011 at 21:24

Written by BudDa on 31.03.2011 at 20:57

Written by Captain Obvious on 31.03.2011 at 20:52

Mike Portnoy is hoping something happens to Lombardo...

Haha..Well, he can keep dreaming coz he is still way down the pecking order.
Paul Bostaph is next in line..


jaha thats what i was thinking


I REALLY lolled at this one


same here. and Bostaph would def be the first choice if Testament is not on tour. if so then id try for Hoglan.
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31.03.2011 - 22:54
Apothecary
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Written by Captain Obvious on 31.03.2011 at 20:52

Mike Portnoy is hoping something happens to Lombardo...


Epic rofl
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31.03.2011 - 23:48
ZaP2012
Written by psykometal on 31.03.2011 at 22:52

Written by Unhealer on 31.03.2011 at 21:36

Written by sbgmetal on 31.03.2011 at 21:24

Written by BudDa on 31.03.2011 at 20:57

Written by Captain Obvious on 31.03.2011 at 20:52

Mike Portnoy is hoping something happens to Lombardo...

Haha..Well, he can keep dreaming coz he is still way down the pecking order.
Paul Bostaph is next in line..


jaha thats what i was thinking


I REALLY lolled at this one


same here. and Bostaph would def be the first choice if Testament is not on tour. if so then id try for Hoglan.

I somehow doubt that Holgan would be free between Tenet, Fear Factory, Zimmers Hole, Dethklok and and all the other bands which I'm not thinking of
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31.03.2011 - 23:57
@gent_-_orange
Written by ZaP2012 on 31.03.2011 at 23:48

Written by psykometal on 31.03.2011 at 22:52

Written by Unhealer on 31.03.2011 at 21:36

Written by sbgmetal on 31.03.2011 at 21:24

Written by BudDa on 31.03.2011 at 20:57

Written by Captain Obvious on 31.03.2011 at 20:52

Mike Portnoy is hoping something happens to Lombardo...

Haha..Well, he can keep dreaming coz he is still way down the pecking order.
Paul Bostaph is next in line..


jaha thats what i was thinking


I REALLY lolled at this one


same here. and Bostaph would def be the first choice if Testament is not on tour. if so then id try for Hoglan.

I somehow doubt that Holgan would be free between Tenet, Fear Factory, Zimmers Hole, Dethklok and and all the other bands which I'm not thinking of


Probably quicker to list the bands that he isnt involved with.
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01.04.2011 - 00:00
psykometal
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I REALLY lolled at this one


same here. and Bostaph would def be the first choice if Testament is not on tour. if so then id try for Hoglan.

I somehow doubt that Holgan would be free between Tenet, Fear Factory, Zimmers Hole, Dethklok and and all the other bands which I'm not thinking of

yea but id try it anyway. lol. he hasnt been touring with any of these bands lately and hed be a far better choice than Mike Portnoy for Slayer. hahaha
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01.04.2011 - 01:07
CHEF METALHEAD
KEEP IT METAL
How about Bret Michaels from Posion fill in for Tom Araya... ? NO! LOL....
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02.04.2011 - 16:55
Horus
Cant wait the Croatian show If Par would bring CC on tour for that event, my life would be complete and my soul would be damned 4ever
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