Slayer Stomps Around NA

The time has come, North America, for what could be the metal tour of the year. The thrash kings of Slayer are hitting the road with Lamb Of God and Behemoth for six weeks of mobile mayhem.

Hard Rock International
– Kerry King of Slayer
Hard Rock Live, Orlando, Fla.

The three bands are already all friends, Kerry King of Slayer said in a press release, so good times are assuredly in store for all.

“The potential for greatness at these events is mind blowing,” King said. “I look forward to being a part of it, and hanging with old friends – bands as well as fanatical fans!”

The routing opens July 12 in Bemidji, Minn., and continues until Aug. 20 in Phoenix’s

Here is the plan:

July 12 – Bemidji, Minn., The Sanford Center
July 13 – Cadott, Wisc., Chippewa Valley Festival Grounds (Rock Fest)
July 15 – Oshkosh, Wisc., Ford Festival Park (Rock USA)
July 16 – Bridgeview, Ill., Toyota Park (Chicago Open Air)
July 18 – Columbus, Ohio, Express Live!
July 20 – Raleigh, N.C., Red Hat Amphitheater
July 21 – Saint Augustine, Fla., St. Augustine Amphitheatre
July 23 – Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory
July 25 – Boston, Mass., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
July 27 – New York, N.Y., Theater At Madison Square Garden
July 28 – Baltimore, Md., Pier Six Pavilion
July 30 – Nashville, Tenn., Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Aug. 1 – Bonner Springs, Kansas, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
Aug. 2 – Broomfield, Colo., 1stBank Center
Aug. 4 – Las Vegas, Nev., The Joint @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Aug. 5 – Los Angeles, Calif., Mark Taper Forum
Aug. 9 – San Francisco, Calif., Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Aug. 11 – Eugene, Ore., Cuthbert Amphitheater
Aug. 12 – Seattle, Wash., WaMu Theater
Aug. 14 – Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Encana Events Centre
Aug. 15 – Fort McMurray, Alberta, SMS Equipment Stadium
Aug. 17 – Missoula, Mont., KettleHouse Amphitheater
Aug. 19 – Albuquerque, N.M., Isleta Amphitheater
Aug. 20 – Phoenix, Ariz., Comerica Theatre

Tickets go on sale March 3. Learn more at, and