SLAYER ANNOUNCES LEG FIVE: NORTH AMERICA OF THE BAND'S FINAL WORLD TOUR + Episode 3 of "Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years" Tuesday December 11 2018, 7:39 PM
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SLAYER ANNOUNCES LEG FIVE:  NORTH AMERICA OF THE BAND'S FINAL WORLD TOUR + Episode 3 of "Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years"

"5 STARS...an extraordinary farewell gig from the kings of thrash metal - they totally slayed it. If Slayer do retire, replacing them may prove impossible."
-- The Times of London

LOS ANGELES CA - MONDAY December 10 2018 - With Leg Three: Europe of Slayer's Final World Tour having wrapped up this past Saturday dates in Australia Japan the South Pacific and the final European dates announced in the past weeks today Slayer announces Leg Five: North America of its Final World Tour.

Maintaining the band's ethos of "play as many places as possible to make it easier for everyone to see the band one last time," Leg Five will kick off May 2 2019 at the Ak-Chin Amphitheatre in Phoenix AZ and see the band performing 16 shows across the Southern states and then up the east coast culminating at the Xfinity Center Amphitheatre in Mansfield MA on May 25. Lamb of God Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse will support Slayer on all Leg 5 dates. Special Slayer VIP Packages will be available for all dates those details are accessible here: http://bit.ly/slayervip

Also today Episode 3 of "Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years" video interview series is released. Tom Araya and Kerry King talk about getting their first record deal and the release of Show No Mercy Tom Kerry and Paul Bostaph remember Paul's first meeting with the band and his subsequent audition to be Slayer's drummer. Check out the clip HERE. With still more dates coming - it's a big world and it takes time to transverse it - confirmed 2019 dates for Slayer's Final World Tour are as follows:

MARCH
Leg Four: Australia Japan South Pacific
(Anthrax and Behemoth will support on headline dates)
7 Brisbane Riverstage Brisbane Australia
9 Download Festival Sydney Australia
11 Download Festival Melbourne Australia
15 Eventfinda Stadium Auckland New Zealand
17 Horncastle Arena Christchurch New Zealand
21 Download Festival Chiba Prefecture Japan
23 Pulp Summer Slam Manila Philippines

MAY
Leg Five: North America

(Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse will support on all dates)
2 Ak-Chin Amphitheatre Phoenix AZ
3 Isleta Amphitheatre Albuquerque NM
5 UTEP/Don Haskins Center El Paso TX
7 Bert Ogden Arena Edinburg TX
8 The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory Dallas TX
10 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre Tampa FL
11 Coral Sky Amphitheatre West Palm Beach Florida
13 Big Sandy Superstore Arena Huntington WVa
14 Merriweasther Post Pavilion Columbia MD
16 Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center Noblesville IN
17 Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre Bonner Springs KS
19 DTE Energy Mush Center Clarkston MI
20 Covel Centre Youngstown OH
22 Canadian Tire Centre Ottawa ON CANADA
24 BB&T Pavilion Camden NJ
25 Xfinity Center Mansfield MA

JUNE
Leg Six: Europe(Support acts for headline dates TBA)
4 Arena Gilwice Gilwice Poland
6 Sweden Rock Solvesborg Sweden
8 Rock Am Ring Nurburgring Germany
9 Rock Im Park Nurnberg Germany
11 Sports Arena Budapest Hungary
13 Leipzig Arena Leipzig Germany
14 Nova Rock Nickelsdorf Austria
Weekend of June 14-16
Download Donington Park UK
19 Arena Geneva Switzerland
21 Graspop Metal Meeting Dessel Belgium
23 Hellfest Clisson France25 Tipsport Arena Prague Czechoslovakia
28 Tons of Rock Oslo Norway
29 Tuska Open Air Helsinki Finland

JULY
July 3-6
Resurrection Festival Viviero Spain
5 VOA Heavy Rock Festival Lisbon Portugal
7 Rock The Castle Verona Italy
10 Metalheadmeeting Bucharest Romania
11 Airport Park Sofia Bulgaria
13 Rockwave Festival Athens Greece
Weekend of July 27-28*
Heavy Montreal Parc Jean-Drapeau Montreal QC

AUGUST
3 Messegelande Balingen Germany


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