Slayer, Anthrax, Death Angel to Embark on Fall 2016 North American Tour
Yes, you read that correctly! We may never see anything as great as the 'Big 4' shows again, but this one comes close enough and is sure to wreck necks all across North America. Slayer, Anthrax and Death Angel have joined forces and will be heading out on tour together this Fall.
Slayer are still out in support of 2015's Repentless, their first album since the tragic death of guitarist Jeff Hanneman. "It's always super fun for us to tour with Anthrax," states Kerry King. "Frank [Bello, bass] is one of my best friends in the biz!! Put that together with Death Angel and fans will probably see the best package this year. See you there!" Teaming up with Anthrax will give fans in North America a shot to witness what European fans got a taste of in the fall of last year.
"We are very excited to tour again with our fellow Kings Slayer on a thrash/metal extravaganza," added Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante. "Two of the Big Four — now that's a night of metal for all the Kings and Queens!" The New York thrash outfit released their 11th studio effort, For All Kings, earlier this year to critical acclaim. The disc features hard-hitting new tracks like "Evil Twin" and "Blood Eagle Wings."
Opening each night will be Bay Area thrashers Death Angel, who are slated to drop their newest record, The Evil Divide, on May 27. Especially excited for the tour is singer Mark Osegueda, who commented, "We are thrilled and honored to be part of this amazing North American touring package. Slayer / Anthrax / Death Angel — it just looks, sounds and feels right. This will be Death Angel's first-ever tour with Slayer, something we've hungered for our entire career. And we will bring that hunger to the stage every night, so get there early because this will be a show not to be missed; from the first note of the night until the very last! Metal is alive, hungry, thriving, and coming for you!"
Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 13 at 10AM local time. Members of the Slayer Fan Club will have the opportunity to purchase tickets earlier at 10AM local time on Tuesday, May 10. For all ticket information including VIP packages, click here. More dates are expected to be announced in the future.
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Slayer, Anthrax, Death Angel 2016 North American Tour Dates
09/09 — Cleveland, Ohio @ Jacob's Pavilion
09/10 — Detroit, Mich. @ Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
09/12 — Toronto, Ontario @ Sound Academy
09/13 — Montreal, Quebec @ Metropolis
09/15 — Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Stage AE
09/17-18 — Chester, Pa. @ Rock Allegiance*
09/20 — Indianapolis, Ind. @ Egyptian Room
09/22 — St. Louis, Mo. @ The Pageant
09/27 — Orlando, Fla. @ Hard Rock Live
09/28 — Miami, Fla. @ Fillmore
09/30 — Tunica, Miss. @ Horseshoe Casino Tunica
10/03 — Norfolk, Va. @ Norva
10/05 — Atlanta, Ga. @ Tabernacle
10/07 — Dallas, Texas @ Gas Monkey Liv
10/08 — Austin, Texas @ ACL at the Moody Theatre
10/10 — Denver, Colo. @ Fillmore
10/11 — Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Complex
10/13 — Missoula, Mont. @ The Wilma Theatre
10/17 — Lethbridge, Alberta @ ENMAX Center
10/19 — Penticton, British Columbia @ South Okanagan Events Centre
10/20 — Abbotsford, British Columbia @ Abbotsford Centre
10/23 — Reno, Nev. @ Reno Events Center
10/27 — El Paso, Texas @ El Paso County Coliseum
* denotes festival appearance
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