"Paul's a great drummer and a good friend, and we're very happy that he's decided to rejoin the band," said Tom Araya. "We're still pretty numb from the loss of Jeff, but we don't want to disappoint our European fans, and we need to begin moving forward... having Paul back in the band makes that a whole lot easier."
"I'm very excited to be rejoining Slayer," added Bostaph. "We spent a very intense ten years of our lives together, had a lot of fun, made a lot of great music, so for me, this feels like coming home."
Update: The chat is now over, thanks to the band for hanging out with us tonight - make sure you pick up Diamond, and check them out on the #Domo stage on this summer's Warped Tour.
The fellas from Stick To Your Guns will be here at 5:30EST/2:30PST today to chat about their current album, Diamond, as well as their spot on this summer's Warped Tour, and whatever else you'd like to chat about.
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead's summer tour dates with Ume can be found in the replies. The band will release a new EP, Tao Of The Dead Part III, on September 24th; pre-order it here. And on July 9th, Superball Music will re-release their entire back catalog on vinyl.
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