Slayer fills out North American outing this fall
Just a week after announcing the beginnings of a U.S. tour, Slayer has extended the fall run to include Canadian markets as well.
The thrash metal act will first complete a round of South American shows alongside Iron Maiden before kicking off their official headlining trek with an Oct. 22 performance in Anchorage, AK. The North American tour now hits 25 major markets, finishing up Nov. 30 in Boston.
Tickets for the outing, which will feature opening support by Gojira and 4ARM, go on sale Friday (9/13).
The tour will feature guitarist Gary Holt, who continues to fill in for founding member Jeff Hanneman, who died in May of liver failure from alcohol-related cirrhosis.
Slayer's most recent studio album, "World Painted Blood," surfaced in 2009 and peaked at No. 12 on The Billboard 200. In 2010, the band released "The Vinyl Conflict," a box set featuring 10 studio albums, as well as their 1991 live album "Decade of Aggression."
17 - Mexico City, Mexico - Foro Sol (w/ Iron Maiden)
20 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Anhembi Stadium (w/ Iron Maiden)
22 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Rock in Rio
24 - Curitiba, Brazil - TBA (w/ Iron Maiden)
27 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Estadio River Plate (w/ Iron Maiden)
29 - Asuncion, Paraguay - Jockey Club (w/ Iron Maiden)
2 - Santiago, Chile - Estadio Nacional (w/ Iron Maiden)
22 - Anchorage, AK - George M. Sullivan Sports Arena
25 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
28 - Hollywood, CA - Hollywood Palladium
30 - San Jose, CA - Event Center at San Jose State University
1 - Seattle, WA - WaMu Theater
3 - Calgary, Alberta - Stampede Corral
4 - Edmonton, Alberta - Shaw Conference Centre
5 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Prairieland Park
7 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre
8 - Saint Paul, MN - Myth
10 - Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Fest
12 - Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center
13 - Dallas, TX - South Side Ballroom
15 - Chicago, IL - Aragon Ballroom
16 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit
17 - Columbus, OH - Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
19 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore Silver Spring
20 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
21 - Toronto, Ontario - Ricoh Coliseum
23 - Montreal, Quebec - CEPSUM at University of Montreal
24 - Quebec City, Quebec - Pavilion de la Jeunesse
26 - Wallingford, CT - Toyota Presents The Oakdale Theatre
27 - New York, NY - Theater at Madison Square Garden
29 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
30 - Lowell, MA - Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell