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Slayer Make Live Stage Return at Poland’s Impact Festival

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Slayer made their highly anticipated return to the stage in Warsaw, Poland Tuesday (June 4), playing their first show since the death of guitarist Jeff Hanneman and the permanent replacing of drummer Dave Lombardo.

Joining frontman Tom Araya and guitarist Kerry King were guitarist Gary Holt, who has been the main fill-in for Hanneman since a bizarre flesh-eating spider bite sidelined the musician in 2011, and returning skinbeater Paul Bostaph, who was recently named a full-time member reclaiming the drum spot from Dave Lombardo.

The group played a 15-song set for those in attendance, rocking their way through ‘World Painted Blood,’ ‘War Ensemble,’ ‘Seasons in the Abyss’ and ‘Raining Blood’ among others. They finished their performance with an encore of ‘South of Heaven’ and ‘Angel of Death.’ You can see fan-shot footage of their performance of ‘South of Heaven’ at the Impact Festival below.

Slayer’s summer tour will see the band performing in Europe, before heading off to South America this fall.

Watch Slayer Perform ‘South of Heaven’ at the Impact Festival

Slayer Impact Festival 2013 Set List

1. ‘World Painted Blood’
2. ‘Hallowed Point’
3. ‘War Ensemble’
4. ‘Hate Worldwide’
5. ‘At Dawn They Sleep’
6. ‘Stain of Mind’
7. ‘Disciple’
8. ‘Bloodline’
9. ‘Mandatory Suicide’
10. ‘Chemical Warfare’
11. ‘Seasons in the Abyss’
12. ‘Dead Skin Mask’
13. ‘Raining Blood’
Encore
14. ‘South of Heaven’
15. ‘Angel of Death’

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