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Slayer's "Skeleton Christ" Premeired Online, More Appearances and South American Tour Dates

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A brand new SLAYER track, entitled "Skeleton Christ", was premiered Tuesday night (August 1) on the "Mike Davies Rock Show" on BBC Radio 1. You can listen to a replay of the program at this location (the SLAYER track appears at around the 19:06:30 mark).

Tune in to HEADBANGERS BALL this Saturday, August 5 when SLAYER'S Kerry King will guest host the program. And it just gets better as HBB will cut its show short this weekend to devote the 11:30PM - Midnight slot to air "The Unholy Alliance Tour Special." The half-hour, exclusive-to-HBB program was shot last month when the six-week, "Unholy Alliance Tour" came to Vancouver, BC. The special features interviews plus live-in-concert and behind-the-scenes footage of the entire lineup - tour headliner SLAYER, as well as Lamb of God, Mastodon, Children of Bodom, and Thine Eyes Bleed.

In other Slayer news, Sirius Radio's "Hard Attack" will present "Eternity of Slayer," six days of "all things Slayer" that celebrates 25 years of metallic dominance. The show begins TONIGHT, Thursday, August 3 at 7PM ET and runs through to Tuesday, August 8 when the band's new album, "Christ Illusion" is released. Slayer's Kerry King will be on hand for the special. During "Eternity of Slayer," Hard Attack will play Slayer once every hour, counting down the top six Slayer songs of all time as voted by the show's listeners (1-877-33-SIRIUS, 27 for Hard Attack, then press 2 for Slayer song list).

Also, as part of "Eternity of Slayer," Sirius will air "The Sounds of Kerry F*&kin' King," a one-hour special where King sounds off on anything and everything and plays whatever the hell he wants.

South American Tour dates have been finalized. Here's their entire listing or foutr dates so far:

European / Asian Festival Dates
August 25th 2006 Leeds Leeds Festival UK
August 27th 2006 Reading Reading Festival UK
October 14th/15th 2006 Tokyo Loud Park Festival Japan

South American Tour
September 1st 2006 Sao Paulo Via funchal Brasil
September 2nd 2006 Sao Paulo Via funchal Brasil
September 3rd 2006 Belo Horizonte Chevrolet hall Brasil
September 6th 2006 Rio de Janeiro House of show Fundição Progresso Brasil
September 9th 2006 Santiago Velodromo Estadio Nacional Chile
September 12th 2006 Buenos Aires Estadio Pepsi Music Argentina
September 13th 2006 Buenos Aires Estadio Pepsi Music Argentina
September 15th 2006 Bogota Palacia De Los Deportes Colombia
September 17th 2006 Caracas Poliedro de Caracas Venezuela
September 21st 2006 Guadalajara Arena V.F.G. Mexico
September 23rd 2006 Monterrey Monterrey Metal Fest Mexico
September 24th 2006 Mexico City Salon 21 Mexico
September 25th 2006 Mexico City Salon 21 Mexico

The Unholy Alliance Tour 2006 Europe
feat. Slayer, In Flames, Lamb of God, Children of Bodom, Thine Eyes Bleed
October 20th 2006 Den Bosch Baroniehal Holland
October 22nd 2006 Milan Mazda Palace Italy
October 23rd 2006 Zurich Eishalle Deutweg Switzerland
October 25th 2006 Dusseldorf Philipshalle Germany
October 26th 2006 Erfurt Thueringenhalle Germany
October 27th 2006 Munich Zenith Germany
October 28th 2006 Boeblingen Sporthalle Germany
October 30th 2006 Cardiff Cardiff International Arena UK
November 1st 2006 Birmingham National Exhibition Centre UK
November 2nd 2006 Glasgow S.E.C.C. UK
November 3rd 2006 Manchester Men Arena Manchester UK
November 5th 2006 Dublin Point Theatre Ireland
November 7th 2006 Paris Bercy Omnisports France
November 8th 2006 Trier Messe Park Germany
November 9th 2006 Leuven Brabanthall Belgium
November 12th 2006 Helsinki Jahalli Finland
November 13th 2006 Tampere Jahalli Finland
November 15th 2006 Oslo Spektrum Norway
November 16th 2006 Stockholm Hovet Sweden
November 19th 2006 London Brixton Carling Academy UK
November 20th 2006 London Brixton Carling Academy UK

Source: Slayerized

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1. criminally insane writes:

This album ROCKS!!! "Catalyst" "Flesh Storm" "Skeleton Christ" "Cult" "Eyes of the Insane" and "Jihad" are all killer

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2. DrunkIrishMetal writes:

Yeah this whole album is f***ing brutal. And I agree with the song choices above ^

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3. Leatherface writes:

f***ing sweet can't wait for the new album I have only heard Jihad and Cult and both were great songs!!!!

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4. psythe writes:

hahahahah, "The Sounds of Kerry Fxxking King" sounds intensely awesome!

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5. A.I.R. writes:

Black Serenade is at the end and it f***in rules!!!!

"Welcome to by Black Serenade
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