Posted by: Johnny Loftus on October 31, 2007 at 11:30 am

It’s a slice of live Slayer for Halloween. This clip of the thrash metal veterans performing the Best Metal Performance-winning “Eyes of the Insane” on last year’s Unholy Alliance tour will be part of their upcoming DVD compendium of the tour.

Make it hot: Laundry Warrior is a go.

In not-so-awesome news, Gold Standard Laboratories, the badass imprint co-owned by At the Drive In veteran and current head weirdo of Mars Volta Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, has shut down. Its run included great releases from the Locust, Melt Banana, Jaga Jazzist, and the Volta themselves.

Caramel-voiced crooner Robert Goulet has died; he was 73.

“They were a group of drug addicts that had stolen the car earlier that night,” Mr. Lordi of cartoon metal monsters and Eurovision winners Lordi told the NME. “And police were already looking for them, but have still not managed to catch them.”

Your next nap begins in 2008.

And finally, from the don’t-ask-us desk, Halloween dept.: the origin of “jack-o-lantern” as described by linguist and breast enthusiast Marina.

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Photo credit: Spin Magazine
[tags]Lordi, Robert Goulet, Slayer, Coldplay, Gold Standard Laboratories[/tags]


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