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Slayer, Megadeth and Testament's American Carnage Tour Dates Rescheduled, East Coast Dates Confirmed

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Slayer and Megadeth are thrilled to announce the new, confirmed routing for the American Carnage North American Tour, which will commence with the rescheduled Canadian Carnage East dates in Quebec City on Friday, July 23. Slayer will then head to Europe for a run of festival dates, returning to kick off the American Carnage leg in Albany, NY on August 11. American Carnage will play 26 dates across the United States and Eastern Canada up to the Labor Day weekend, ending in Portland, OR on September 4. Testament will be Special Guest on all shows. Tickets purchased for the American Carnage shows when they first went on sale late last year will be honored for these rescheduled dates.

Due to venue availability and other conflicts, the shows originally scheduled in El Paso, Houston, Nashville, Duluth, and Louisville cannot be rescheduled at this time, and ticket holders may obtain refunds at point of purchase. However, new cities have been added to the American Carnage itinerary, with dates now scheduled in Cleveland, Kansas City, San Diego, and Sacramento. The confirmed, complete itinerary is below.

The American Carnage Tour, originally scheduled to take place in January and February, had to be put on hold due to Slayer's vocalist/bassist, Tom Araya's ongoing, minimally-invasive treatments for what was diagnosed as a Cervical Radiculopathy, an occupational hazard for the rocker who is known for aggressively swinging his long mane of hair while performing. Right after the first of the year, Araya made the difficult decision to undergo a surgical procedure, called an Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Fusion, a relatively routine practice with an excellent recovery rate. That surgery took place early last week.

"The doctors said that Tom's surgery went very smoothly and was a resounding success," said Rick Sales, long-time Slayer manager. "He's home now, doing really well, and he said the numbness in his fingers had already diminished considerably."

Shortly after the surgery, Slayer's Kerry King received a text from Tom: "Awake and feeling good, actually whatever he did, it feels better."

The American Carnage Tour will mark the first time that Slayer, Megadeth and Testament will have toured the U.S. together since 1991's epic "Clash of the Titans" tour.

Slayer recently announced the rescheduling of its headline tour in the UK and Europe, and Megadeth and Testament are currently on tour together playing U.S. cities that will not be on the American Carnage itinerary.

The complete, confirmed itinerary for the American Carnage North American Tour are as follows:

July 23 Pavillon de la Jeunesse, Quebec City, QC CANADA
July 24 Heavy MTL, Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, QC CANADA
July 26 Metro Centre, Halifax, NS CANADA
July 27 Moncton Coliseum, Moncton, NB CANADA
July 29 Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto, ONT CANADA
July 30 John Labatt Centre Center, London, ONT CANADA

(Slayer European festivals)

August 11 Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls, NY
August 12 Izod Center, East Rutherford, NJ
August 14 Tsongas Arena, Boston, MA
August 15 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ
August 16 Chevrolet Theatre, Wallingford, CT
August 18 Tower City Amphitheatre, Cleveland, OH
August 19 Joe Louis Arena, Detroit,MI
August 20 UIC Pavillon, Chicago, IL
August 21 Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Minneapolis, MN
August 23 Cap Fed Park @Sandstone, Kansas City, KS
August 25 Magness Arena, Denver, CO
August 26 Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM
August 27 Dodge Theatre, Phoenix, AZ
August 29 Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre, San Diego, CA
August 30 Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA
August 31 Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA
September 1 Arco Arena, Sacramento, CA
September 3 Wamu Theatre, Seattle, WA
September 4 Washington County Fairgrounds, Portland, OR

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1. n0thinghead writes:

wow, if only they added metallica and anthrax (to complete the BIG 4) along with machine f***ing head, then this should b THRASH of the titans. not that i would go, or that i like ALL of these bands, i'm just saying... if u build it, they will come. man, i would love to b the manager or director in charge of tours' lineups or entire concerts.

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 12:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Canaduh writes:

What a minute...so If I bought my tickets last August to see Canadian Carnage in Nov..and then that date was moved to Feb..and now there moving the show on July 25 ( which is Heavy MTL a montreal heavy metal festival...) will my ticket still be valid or what? Because Heavy MTL and Canadian Carnage are two very different events..

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 12:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Canaduh writes:

Also It has been confirmed that on July 25th, Mayhem Festival 2010 will be playing at the Parc Jean-Drapeau as part of Heavy MTL. I ARE CONFUSED, So heavy MTL and Mayhem will be the same event? If so THAT IS SICKKK!

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 12:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Child_Of_Bodom writes:

WTF no Western Canada dates !!!!! a$$holeS!!

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 1:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. n0thinghead writes:

^^^ WTF?!?! 0.o

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 1:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. RTB writes:

Bodom, cross the border to seattle.....unless you live up in yellowknife,

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 2:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Demoncleaner23 writes:

What the f***ing f*** dammit son of a b****!!!! I'm so p***ed, I was suppose to see this show TONIGHT and now they don't even reschedule a Georgia date. Ticketmaster refunded my tickets with the exception of the 5 dollar service fee x 3 tickets so I got screwed out of 15 bucks. This is bullsh** I'm not happy, Thanks for f***ing us over Slayer.

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 2:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. CelphTitled writes:

Lol owneddd

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 3:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. pinto_beans writes:

What do they mean venue availability conflicts?! Nothing even f***ing happens or comes to El Paso!!! f*** THIS MAN!!!!!!!!!!

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 4:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. RTB writes:

Could have played at utep, or sunland park racetrack in sunland nm, sorry to hear that beans......yo dragoncleaner, just drive up to cleveland whats the big deal
It be nice to see these cities that got d!cked receive something from the band in consolation....a dvd, cd, 6 pack of beer, something.....that suxs

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 6:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Deadnight Warrior writes:

So, i was supposed to see this at the air canada centre in toronto, but now its at the molson ampitheatre. So, is my ticket vvalid, and also where will my seats be now?

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 10:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Necrovomit writes:

well on a brightside...... the seattle show is on a friday....

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 10:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. spanishforpanther writes:

@ChildofBodom Yeah, I know it sucks d*** that most bands have been neglecting to come over here for quite awhile now.

# Feb 1, 2010 @ 10:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. masochism writes:

no texas apperances?! oh well mayb nx time

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 3:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Demoncleaner23 writes:

RTB-I'm from Chicago, lived there my whole life. I've only been down in ATL for about a year now. A trip up to good old Chi-town may be in order for this one. I'm still pretty bummed my show was canceled though. Gwinett arena is 15 minutes from my house. It's alright though I survived the day with some South of Heaven and Seasons in the abyss.

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 4:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. PuckettJp2 writes:

Hey, arent they gonna get re-schedule the georgia one?

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 9:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. n0thinghead writes:

masochism: wow man, ur either taking it rlly lightly or ur just gonna cut urself kuz of it later.

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 10:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. RTB writes:

Dc thats cool..how fitting is this though, aug 20 is the show in chicago.....that same day, the cubs play a day home game against????????...............................atlanta
Its a sign bro, have a good one

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 11:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. LordAssenfroth writes:

Slayer and Megadeth are a bunch of sissies. anyone who likes them is stupid and listens to bad music. your all gay and you all give blow jobs to your dads for lunch money.

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 12:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. jakewilliams writes:

sorry were not "KVLT" enough for you LordAssenfroth.

this f***ing sucks, i was supposed to see um 2 weeks ago and now i have to wait till august 30. a Monday. f***KKK

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 1:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. n0thinghead writes:

check out the LAST answer to this question on yahoo answers...

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100127085747AAuaK0f

u get a good chuckle, maybe even a laugh if u will.

note: n0thinghead (mE) = kEVIN (mE)

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 1:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. LordAssenfroth writes:

yea....when ive been out of weed for a few days i try to piss people on the internet off for fun. there actually not that bad of bands.

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 1:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. RTB writes:

Ya theyre cracking down on those medical marijuana clinics all over...try pyote dude

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 2:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. LordAssenfroth writes:

sh**, texas aint never seen hide nor hair of any kinda medical marijuana. getting bud here is like pull a bears tooth with your legs tied together, your probobly gonna get mauled, and then put on probation

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 2:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. RTB writes:

LOL, hang in there LAf

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 3:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Demoncleaner23 writes:

Dude RTB that's awesome! I haven't looked into it much yet since it is so far away from now but If we could hit up wrigley and then go see Slayer that would be super killer.

np-Mastodon-Iron Tusk

# Feb 2, 2010 @ 9:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. RTB writes:

Dc sounds like a plan, kit on that....i d try to go but im in so calif and my wife would have a baby if i left the county let alone the state without her,..totally insecure, you should see the hell i have to go through on days when i go to shows,OMG....ill give you the same advice i give to all guys,..dont ever get married, its a swindle, you might as well have shackles on your ankles...same sh!t...i m in the process of moving, so within 30 days ill have a profile up and exchange e mails....if you ever come to so calf you got a bar tab on me...\m/

# Feb 3, 2010 @ 12:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. colin writes:

no tours in houston this time :(

# Feb 3, 2010 @ 12:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. bradispissed writes:

well lordasstomouth

i live in dallas. trainwreck and diesel seeds grace this home. medical grade all the way

# Feb 3, 2010 @ 4:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Demoncleaner23 writes:

Sweet deal man I'd appreciate the hospitality, I was though kind of referring to myself and some buds up north. I wasn't necessarily suggesting a trip all the way to Chicago with somebody you've never met. But hey same goes for you if your ever in Hotlanta drinks all around bud.

np- Tool- Opiate

# Feb 3, 2010 @ 10:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. LordAssenfroth writes:

im not saying there's no good bud here, all i smoke is the finest dro, im just saying its not easy to find, and if you disagree then f***ing hook me up. ive gotten better bud from plano and denton then ive ever gotten from dallas or arlington. and you cant deny that if medical was legal in texas and there were dispenseries all around the area that it would be more plentiful. and you maybe smoking medical grade, but its not medical unless its perscribed.

# Feb 4, 2010 @ 10:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. MetalGuitarist18 writes:

the reason why there's no west coast shows is because they already played these parts last summer on Canadian Carnage-AND I FUKKING MISSED IT!!!!!!!!!!!

# Feb 4, 2010 @ 4:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. makethemsuffer2346 writes:

f***ing f***in f***!!!why why why?!?!?!i'm gunna find the act playing that night and beat 'em so they can't play then the arena will be open.

# Feb 11, 2010 @ 12:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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