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Slayer Announces North American Tour Dates With Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Testament And Behemoth

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After making some of the most brutal, breathtakingly aggressive, all-hell's-a-breaking-loose music ever created, being one of the four bands that defined an entire musical genre and being the band that other heavy acts are measured against and aspire to... After nearly 37 years, releasing 12 studio albums, multiple live recordings, compilations, live video and two box sets, playing nearly 3000 concerts in all corners of the world, receiving countless awards including five Grammy nominations and two Grammy awards, Gold records and other accolades, having its own exhibit in the Smithsonian Institute, gracing hundreds of magazine covers, experiencing the devastating loss of a founding brother, and even appearing on "The Tonight Show," the age of Slayer, one of the greatest thrash/metal/punk bands of this or any age, is coming to an end.

Slayer announces that it will do one last concert tour around the globe to thank their fans for all of their support over the years, for making the last three-and-a-half decades so packed with good times and unforgettable experiences, and will then move on.

Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament will support Slayer on the first leg, North America, of its final world tour. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, January 26 at 10AM local time. Very limited Slayer onstage + meet & greet+ exclusive merchandise packages will be available. Log on to https://www.slayer.net for this and all ticket purchasing info.

May 10 Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, CA *
May 11 FivePoint Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA *
May 13 Papa Murphy's Park at Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
May 16 PNE forum, Vancouver, BC
May 17 South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton, BC
May 19 Big Four, Calgary, AL *
May 20 Shaw Centre, Edmonton, AB *
May 22 Bell MTS Place, Winnipeg, MB *
May 24 The Armory, Minneapolis, MN *
May 25 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Chicago, IL
May 27 Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre @ Freedom Hill, Detroit, MI
May 29 Budweiser Stage, Toronto, ON
May 30 Place Bell, Montreal, PQ *
June 1 Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
June 2 PNC Banks Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
June 4 Santander Arena, Reading, PA *
June 6 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH
June 7 Blossom Music Center, Cleveland, OH
June 9 KeyBank Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA
June 10 Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA
June 12 VUHL Amphitheatre, Virginia Beach, VA
June 14 PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC *
June 15 Orlando Amphitheatre, Orlando, FL
June 17 Smart Financial Center, Houston, TX
June 19 The Bomb Factory, Dallas, TX
June 20 Austin 360 Amphitheatre, Austin, TX
Anthrax appears on all dates with the exception of those marked *

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1. Mr. Chicken writes:

Huh, no Seattle, Portland or NYC, a bit surprised at that. Vancouver would be cool for those of us in the PNW.

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2. hellrat writes:

fvcking Irvine??? of all the places to play in Smell A, and they go with fvckin orange county....well at least crappy anthrax aint on the bill for that show

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# Jan 23, 2018 @ 4:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. hellrat writes:

yeah Mr. Chicken, zero AZ, CO, or NM either....Vancouver would be wicked for you norwesters for sure though man \m/

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4. CorpusUpir writes:

Can't decide on Vancouver or Penticton... maybe I should just go to both. Nice to see so many Canadian dates

# Jan 24, 2018 @ 3:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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