Slayer Announce New 'Final Tour' North American Dates

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Slayer have announced new North American dates for their Final World Tour. The fifth leg of the ongoing outing kicks off May 2 at the Ak-Chin Amphitheatre in Phoenix and wraps at the Xfinity Center Amphitheatre in Mansfield, MA on May 25.

The band will be supported by Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse on all dates. Details on Slayer VIP Packages are available here.

The band have also shared Episode 3 of the "Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years" video interview series. In the clip below, Tom Araya and Kerry King talk about getting their first record deal and the release of Show No Mercy; and 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 full 2019 North American itinerary below, and for more information, head over to

Slayer Leg Five North American tour dates:

5/02   Ak-Chin Amphitheatre, Phoenix, AZ

5/03   Isleta Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, NM

5/05   UTEP/Don Haskins Center, El Paso, TX

5/07   Bert Ogden Arena, Edinburg, TX

5/08   The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, Dallas, TX

5/10  MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, FL

5/11  Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach, Florida

5/13  Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington, WV

5/14  Merriweasther Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD

5/16  Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville, IN

5/17  Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs, KS

5/19  DTE Energy Music Center, Clarkston, MI

5/20  Covel Centre, Youngstown, OH

5/22  Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, ON  CANADA

5/24  BB&T Pavilion, Camden, NJ

5/25  Xfinity Center, Mansfield, MA


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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.