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Jägermeister Tour 2003, with Slayer, Hatebreed, Archenemy, and Sworn Enemy. Friday, October 24, at the Agora Theatre.

  • Slayer
"Disorder," Slayer's 1994 collaboration with Ice-T, went over like a fart in church. The lame soundtrack-cut stands unique in a catalog nearly devoid of filler. Most of the other rarities collected on the band's upcoming boxed set, Soundtrack to the Apocalypse, are worth going out of your way for: There's a DVD, a greatly abbreviated version of Iron Butterfly's "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida," and a cover of Suicidal Tendencies' "Memories of Tomorrow." Half the package consists of highlights from Slayer's 10 or so albums -- just like the band's current live set, with one notable exception: Apocalypse has a mere five cuts from 1986's Reign in Blood, widely recognized as metal's greatest album; on this tour, for the first and last time, the band is playing the entire disc, from start to finish.

Hatebreed co-stars on the Jägermeister-sponsored outing. Its upcoming album, The Rise of Brutality, is filled with pummeling double-kick-bass rolls and crushing chords -- exactly what fans have come to expect. Frontman Jamey Jasta is the Zig Ziglar of the metalcore movement, a street-level motivational speaker preaching the importance of unshakable determination in the face of adversity. It's hard to reconcile the demonically growling singer with the chipper, grinning guy who hosts Headbanger's Ball three weeks out of four. But they always have something nice to say about Cleveland.

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