Kerry King

Why playing fast shouldn’t matter

Playing guitar fast
Speed thrills, but you shouldn’t obsess over clocking a hundred miles per hour with your fingers.

Seven guitar legends on finding your voice

Finding your personal voice on guitar
BB King, Ritchie Blackmore, Jeff Beck and other musical icons dish the secrets of developing your personal playing style.

Kerry King’s Top 11 Heavy Metal Guitar Tips

Slayer’s Kerry King has defined thrash metal with razor-edged riffs and demented solos. Here, he gives us his best advice about playing metal, fast.

Kerry King Interview—It’s Good To Be King

This interview was originally published in 2010. Few bands wield the raw power and intensity of Slayer - the group which set the standard for speed metal. Since the group's formation in 1982, Slayer has remained true to its roots, never jumping on trends or compromising its methods or message. As the heart of Slayer, guitarists Kerry King and Jeff...