Slayer + Lamb Of God + Anthrax + Behemoth + Testament North American Tour: Dates Announced

Following up to yesterday’s announcement of Slayer‘s final world tour and North American tour lineup, here are the dates for the latter, also featuring Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament. Tickets go on sale Friday January 26.

Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe: “If you are lucky enough to be invited to play even just once with living legends like Slayer, it’s an incredible honor. Slayer gave Lamb Of God our very first two overseas shows. Slayer has subsequently taken us on several full length tours, both at home and abroad. The guys in Slayer and their crew have also always been very, very cool to our band. It is irrefutable that Slayer helped create the genre of aggressive metal, and all modern bands of that ilk owe them a huge debt – I know we do. To be asked to be a part of their final tour – well, it just makes you stop and realize just how lucky you are. Hail Slayer! We’ll see you on the road…”

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello: “It’s truly an honor to be on Slayer’s final tour. Anthrax and Slayer have toured together for decades, we are family, band and crew, so we want to help give Slayer the best send-off possible and to have one last blast with our friends. But you know, at the end of the day, Slayer will never die.”

Behemoth frontman Nergal: “Well, well, well… the dream comes true AGAIN it seems. Behemoth will be teaming up with mighty Slayer again for another extensive American run later this year! Nothing short of epic if you ask me! I cannot wait to confront American legions again before we unleash the new record. One of the biggest metal tours this year: Testament, Behemoth, Anthrax, Lamb Of God and Slayer. Can you miss it out? FUCK NO!”

Testament frontman Chuck Billy: “Sharing the stage with Slayer once again is going to be an honor, and to be a part of the final tour is going to be a special privilege for us. Slayer has influenced so many aggressive bands in their career. This tour will be an epic time for all who attend. Do yourself a favor and clear your calendars when this show comes to town. This will be your last chance to see a tour like this. Get ready North America for the devastation.”

5/10/2018 – San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center*
5/11/2018 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre*
5/13/2018 – Sacramento, CA @ Papa Murphy’s Park at Cal Expo
5/16/2018 – Vancouver, BC @ PNE Forum
5/17/2018 – Penticton, BC @ South Okanagan Events Centre
5/19/2018 – Calgary, AB @ Big Four *
5/20/2018 – Edmonton, AB @ Shaw Centre *
5/22/2018 – Winnipeg, MB @ Bell MTS Place *
5/24/2018 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory *
5/25/2018 – Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
5/27/2018 – Detroit, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
5/29/2018 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
5/30/2018 – Montreal, QC @ Place Bell*
6/01/2018 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun
6/02/2018 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
6/04/2018 – Reading, PA @ Santander Arena *
6/06/2018 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
6/07/2018 – Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
6/09/2018 – Pittsburgh, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
6/10/2018 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
6/12/2018 – Virginia Beach, VA @ VUHL Amphitheater
6/14/2018 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion *
6/15/2018 – Orlando, FL @ Orlando Amphitheater
6/17/2018 – Houston, TX @ Smart Financial Centre
6/19/2018 – Dallas, TX @ The Bomb Factory
6/20/2018 – Austin, TX @ Austin 360 Amphitheater

* = no Anthrax

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