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The Warfield, also known as The Warfield Theatre, is an historic music venue in San Francisco, California. A music venue is any location of a musical performance. ... Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City; The City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco  - Mayor Gavin Newsom Area    - City  47 sq mi (122 km²)  - Land  46. ...


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In the 1920s, The Warfield was a popular location that featured vaudeville and other major performances, such as Al Jolson. In 2001, the thrash metal band Slayer recorded a home video there and released it as War at the Warfield in 2003. The 1920s was a decade sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... Vaudeville is a style of multi-act theatre which flourished in North America from the 1880s through the 1920s. ... Asa Al Jolson Yoelson (born in Seredžius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886, and died in San Francisco, California on October 23, 1950) was an acclaimed American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1911 until his death in 1950. ... Thrash metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music, one of the extreme metal subgenres, that is characterised by its high speed and aggression. ... Slayer is an American thrash metal band, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. ... The home video business rents and sells videocassettes and DVDs to the public. ... War At The Warfield is a home video by Slayer which was released in 2003 through American Recordings. ...


 
 

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