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Exclusive Video Interview: Legendary Drummer Paul Bostaph of Slayer at Rockstar Mayhem Festival

Chicago (Exclusive) – is proud to take you inside the mind of legendary heavy metal drummer Paul Bostaph of the thrash metal bands Slayer, Forbidden, Exodus, Systematic and Testament. We sat down with Bostaph on July 12, 2015 at Rockstar Mayhem Festival outside of Chicago in Tinley Park.

We speak with him about using a GoPro for his performances, sound preferences, comparing drumming for Slayer versus Testament and Exodus, hardcore punk’s influence on drumming, a crazy Slayer story involving their tour bus and kids throwing themselves at it in Turkey and more. Enjoy our interview below!


Videographer, video editor, photographer and graphics: Jeff Doles, 238 Studios Concert footage provided by: Rockstar Mayhem Festival Slayer’s “Repentless” (official visualizer video): Nuclear Blast Records Paul Bostaph photos: Paul Bostaph’s official Web site Paul Bostaph GoPro footage: Paul Bostaph’s YouTube Special thanks: John Power

By Adam

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