Mother Of SLAYER Frontman TOM ARAYA Dies


According to a posting on SLAYER singer Tom Araya‘s wife Sandra Araya‘s Facebook page, his mother passed away on Thursday, April 2.

Sandra Araya writes: “Today is a sad day for our family. Tom‘s mom, Tina, passed away [on Thursday]. We appreciate all the calls, text and messages. My handsome and children have taken the news hard. She was a wonderful woman full of love and life. You will be missed deeply.”

SLAYER is currently putting the finishing touches on its new CD with producer Terry Date, who previously worked with the band on “Implode”, a song that was made available as a free download following SLAYER‘s surprise performance at last April’sRevolver Golden Gods awards in Los Angeles.