The tour will launch in Arizona January 24 at the Tucson ConventionCenter. The two bands will blaze through the West Coast and into theMidwest and Canada by early February, then cover the eastern seaboardfor two weeks.

They’ll finish in Florida with concerts in Lake Buena Vista and Ft.Lauderdale February 23-24.

Slayer is currently on the tail end of a European run, with atwo-show tour finale set for London’s Carling Brixton Academy November19-20. The group released its 10th album, Christ Illusion, thisAugust.

Unearth is supporting its new Metal Blade offering, III: In The EyesOf Fire. The band headlined package tours in June and September andran with Ozzfest this summer.

The band joins Slayer following recent sold- out tours of Australia, Japan, and Europe.

“Slayer is one of the most influential bands of all time in the metal genre.We get to tour with those guys and bring our brand of metal to their stage.It is an honor, privilege and a god damn milestone for us,” Unearth’s Trevor Phipps said.