Slayer Announce 2019 North American Farewell Tour
Slayer have announced the fifth leg of their farewell tour, which will take the band across southern states and then up the east coast. The 16-date trek will also offer support from Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse. VIP Packages will be available for all dates. Details are available here.
Additionally, a press release for the trek confirmed that more dates for their farewell tour are yet to be announced. You can check out a list of locations for the next North American leg below.
Leg Five: North America (Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse to support on all dates)
May 2 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Amphitheatre
May 3 - Albuquerque, N.M. @ Isleta Amphitheatre,
May 5 - El Paso, Texas @ UTEP/Don Haskins Center
May 7 - Edinburg, Texas @ Bert Ogden Arena
May 8 - Dallas, Texas @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
May 10 - Tampa, Fla. @ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
May 11 - West Palm Beach, Fla. @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
May 13 - Huntington, W.V. @ Big Sandy Superstore Arena
May 14 - Columbia, Md. @ Merriweasther Post Pavilion
May 16 - Noblesville, Ind. @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
May 17 - Bonner Springs, Kansas @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
May 19 - Clarkston, Mich. @ DTE Energy Music Center
May 20 - Youngstown, Ohio @ Covel Centre
May 22 - Ottawa, Ontario @ Canadian Tire Centre
May 24 - Camden, N.J. @ BB&T Pavilion
May 25 - Mansfield, Mass. @ Xfinity Center
Most recently, Slayer guitarist Gary Holt left the band's European leg of their farewell tour to be with his ailing father. The tapped former Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel to serve as a fill-in for the remaining dates. (You can watch video here.) He revealed late last week that he had to learn 19 of the group's songs in just two days.
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