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With Leg Three:  Europe of Slayer’s Final World Tour having wrapped up this past Saturday, dates in Australia, Japan, the South Pacific, and the final European dates announced in the past weeks, today Slayer announces Leg Five:  North America of its Final World Tour.

Maintaining the band’s ethos of “play as many places as possible to make it easier for everyone to see the band one last time,”  Leg Five will kick off May 2, 2019 at the Ak-Chin Amphitheatre in Phoenix AZ and see the band performing 16 shows across the Southern states and then up the east coast, culminating at the Xfinity Center Amphitheatre in Mansfield, MA on May 25.  Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse  will support Slayer on all Leg Five dates.  Special Slayer VIP Packages will be available for all dates; those details are accessible here:  http://bit.ly/slayervip

Also today, Episode 3 of “Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years” video interview series is released.  Tom Araya and Kerry King talk about getting their first record deal and the release of Show No Mercy; Tom, Kerry and Paul Bostaph remember Paul’s first meeting with the band and his subsequent audition to be Slayer’s drummer.  Check out the clip HERE.

With still more dates coming – it’s a big world and it takes time to transverse it – confirmed 2019 dates for Slayer’s Final World Tour are as follows:
MARCH
Leg Four:  Australia, Japan, South Pacific
(Anthrax and Behemoth will support on headline dates)
 7   Brisbane Riverstage, Brisbane, Australia
 9   Download Festival, Sydney, Australia
11  Download Festival, Melbourne, Australia
15  Eventfinda Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand
17  Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand
21  Download Festival, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
23  Pulp Summer Slam, Manila, Philippines
MAY
Leg Five:  North America
(Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse will support on all dates)
 2   Ak-Chin Amphitheatre, Phoenix, AZ

 3   Isleta Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, NM
 5   UTEP/Don Haskins Center, El Paso, TX
 7   Bert Ogden Arena, Edinburg, TX
 8   The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, Dallas, TX
10  MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, FL
11  Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach, Florida
13  Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington, WV
14  Merriweasther Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
16  Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville, IN
17  Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs, KS
19  DTE Energy Music Center, Clarkston, MI
20  Covel Centre, Youngstown, OH
22  Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, ON  CANADA
24  BB&T Pavilion, Camden, NJ
25  Xfinity Center, Mansfield, MA
JUNE
Leg Six:  Europe
(Support acts for headline dates TBA)
 4  Arena Gilwice, Gilwice, Poland
 6  Sweden Rock, Solvesborg, Sweden
 8  Rock Am Ring, Nurburgring, Germany
 9  Rock Im Park, Nurnberg, Germany
11  Sports Arena, Budapest, Hungary
13  Leipzig Arena, Leipzig, Germany
14  Nova Rock, Nickelsdorf, Austria
Weekend of June 14-16
      Download, Donington Park, UK
19  Arena, Geneva, Switzerland
21  Graspop Metal Meeting, Dessel, Belgium
23  Hellfest, Clisson, France
25  Tipsport Arena, Prague, Czechoslovakia
28  Tons of Rock, Oslo, Norway
29  Tuska Open Air, Helsinki, Finland
JULY
 July 3-6
       Resurrection Festival, Viviero, Spain
 5   VOA Heavy Rock Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
 7   Rock The Castle, Verona, Italy
10  Metalheadmeeting, Bucharest, Romania
11  Airport Park, Sofia, Bulgaria
13  Rockwave Festival, Athens, Greece
Weekend of July 27-28*
       Heavy Montreal, Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, QC
AUGUST
 3  Messegelande, Balingen, Germany

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