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'Free Bird!’: How Bands Should Respond When They Hear the Inevitable

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One visit to YouTube will clue you in to Slayer's proclivity for soundchecking with the juggernaut of a tune. In this particular case, fellow Bay Area thrasher and Testament guitarist Alec Skolnick steps in for Kerry King (if only). Keep in mind, before you get all up in arms about the shittiness of the cover – this is a rather rough rendition – it's a fucking soundcheck, nerd, cool your jets.

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