Slayer Announces 2019 North American Final Tour Dates


Story by Charles Ken, photo by Anne Erickson

Slayer will be back in North America next year for a new leg of the legendary metal band’s farewell tour

Slayer is returning to North America in 2019. The new tour stops will set May 2 in Phoenix, Arizona, and run through a May 25 date in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

Openers for this run are a bit different than Slayer’s previous final tour dates. While Lamb of God will still open on the tour, additional support will come from Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse. For additional ticket information, head to

In addition to Slayer’s 2019 North American dates, the band will also make appearances in Australia, Japan, the South Pacific and Europe next year. It’s not the end for Slayer, either, as the official release states that more dates will be announced.

Slayer closed out the latest leg of their European last weekend. For the last few dates of the trek, former Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel filled in for guitarist Gary Holt, as Holt had to head home to take care of his father. Holt is expected to tour with Slayer for the newly announced dates.

Slayer 2019 North American Tour Dates:

5/2 — Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Amphitheatre
5/3 — Albuquerque, NM, Isleta Amphitheatre
5/5 — El Paso, TX, UTEP/Don Haskins Center
5/7 — Edinburg, TX, Bert Ogden Arena
5/8 — Dallas, TX, The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
5/10 — Tampa, FL, MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
5/11 — West Palm Beach, FL, Coral Sky Amphitheatre
5/13 — Huntington, WV, Big Sandy Superstore Arena
5/14 — Columbia, MD, Merriweasther Post Pavilion
5/16 — Noblesville, IN, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
5/17 — Bonner Springs, KS, Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre
5/19 — Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Center
5/20 — Youngstown, OH, Covel Centre
5/22 — Ottawa, ON, Canadian Tire Centre
5/24 — Camden, NJ, BB&T Pavilion
5/25 — Mansfield, MA, Xfinity Center



Posted by Charles Ken | Metal, Music, Rock News

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