Slayer, Lamb of God + Behemoth Announce 2017 North American Tour
Tour packages just don’t get better than this, so if you’re in need for a night of complete demonic devastation, look no further. This six-week North American takeover will commence July 12 in Bemidji, Minn., and conclude Aug. 20 in Phoenix, Ariz. (see the full list of dates below).
“As metal tours go, this is the one that your fellow metal heads will be bragging about if you miss it!” says Slayer’s Kerry King. “Not very often I get to go on tour where we are all friends to start. That being said, the potential for greatness at these events is mind blowing. I look forward to being a part of it, and hanging with old friends – bands as well as fanatical fans! Let the festivities begin!!”
Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe adds, “It’s been a while since we’ve toured with the almighty Slayer, & even longer since we’ve hit the road with our friends in Behemoth – I can’t wait! This tour is gonna be the feel-good event of the summer- the gigs are gonna be like the Haight-Ashbury during the Summer of Love in ’67! Ok, so that’s complete bulls—t, it’s gonna be absolutely nothing like that, so don’t show up with flowers in your hair looking for free hugs or anything stupid like that. It will definitely be a good f—ing time though (as long as your definition of a good time means brutal, caustic, and hideously loud music) – see ya there!”
Behemoth frontman Adam ‘Nergal’ Darski proclaims, “It is with the utmost pride we are announcing the Slayer, Lamb Of God and Behemoth Summer tour! We are beyond excited to be joining this bill with these living legends and our friends one more time! We are also stoked about coming back to North American shores for the last time before kicking off the next album cycle. Come and join this EXTREME metal feast with us!”
Tickets go on sale Friday, March 3, at Slayer.net, with a Loudwire presale with the password “loud” set to begin at 10AM ET on Thursday, March 2. Check out a video message from Kerry King above and see the full list of tour dates below!
Slayer, Lamb of God, Behemoth 2017 North American Tour Dates*
*Loudwire Presale Starts on Thursday, March 2, at 10AM ET.
07/12 @ Sanford Center – Bemidji, Minn. [Tickets]
07/13 @ Rock Fest 2017 – Cadott, Wis. (Slayer and Lamb of God on this bill)
07/15 @ Rock USA 2017 – Ford Festival Park, Oshkosh, Wis. (Slayer and Lamb of God on this bill)
07/16 @ Chicago Open Air Festival – Toyota Park, Chicago, Ill.
07/17 @ 20 Monroe Live – Grand Rapids, Mich. * NO SLAYER
07/18 @ Express Live! – Columbus, Ohio [Tickets]
07/20 @ Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh, N.C. [Tickets]
07/21 @ St. Augustine Amphitheater – St. Augustine, Fla. [Tickets]
07/23 @ Electric Factory Outdoors – Philadelphia, Pa. [Tickets]
07/24 @ M TELUS – Montreal, Quebec * NO SLAYER
07/25 @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion – Boston, Mass. [Tickets]
07/27 @ Theater at Madison Square Garden, -New York, N.Y. [Tickets]
07/28 @ Pier Six Pavilion – Baltimore, Md. [Tickets]
07/30 @ Municipal Auditorium – Nashville, Tenn. [Tickets]
07/31 @ The Pageant – St. Louis, Mo – * NO SLAYER
08/01 @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater – Bonner Springs, Kansas [Tickets]
08/02 @ 1stBank Center – Denver, Colo. [Tickets]
08/04 @ The Joint/Hard Rock Hotel – Las Vegas, Nev. [Tickets]
08/05 @ The Forum – Los Angeles, Calif. [Tickets]
08/09 @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – San Francisco, Calif. [Tickets]
08/11 @ The Cuthbert Amphitheater – Eugene, Ore. [Tickets]
08/12 @ WaMu Theatre – Seattle, Wash. [Tickets]
08/14 @ Encana Events Center – Dawson Creek, British Columbia [Tickets]
08/15 @ SMS Equipment Stadium – Fort McMurray, Alberta [Tickets]
08/17 @ KettleHouse Amphitheater – Missoula, Mont. [Tickets]
08/18 @ The Complex – Salt Lake City, Utah * NO SLAYER
08/19 @ Isleta Amphitheater- Albuquerque, N.M. [Tickets]
08/20 @ Comerica Theatre – Phoenix, Ariz. [Tickets]
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