Mayhem Festival 2015: Slayer, the Devil Wears Prada, King Diamond and More


Story by Anne Erickson

Slayer, the Devil Wears Prada and King Diamond are just a few acts set for Mayhem 2015

One of rock and heavy metal’s biggest touring festivals, Mayhem Festival, has revealed its 2015 lineup. The list features a mix of longstanding bands alongside newer names.

Thrash metal kings Slayer will headline the festival, with addition support from HELLYEAH, King Diamond, the Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Jungle Rot, Sworn In, Shattered Sun, Feed Her to the Sharks, Code Orange, Kissing Cadence and more.

This will mark Slayer’s third time performing on Mayhem, but the band’s first time touring with King Diamond in the U.S.

Tickets to Mayhem 2015 will go on sale starting at 10 a.m. local time April 17. For more information and the full lineup, visit the festival’s official website.

2015 Mayhem Festival Tour Dates:

6/26 — San Diego, Calif., Sleep Train Amphitheater
6/27 — San Bernardino, Calif., San Manuel Amphitheater
6/28 — Mountain View, Calif., Shoreline Amphitheater
6/30 — Auburn, Wash., White River Amphitheater
7/1 — Boise, Idaho, Idaho Center Amphitheater
7/3 — Phoenix, Ariz., Ak-Chin Amphitheater
7/4 — Albuquerque, N.M., Isleta Amphitheater
7/5 — Denver, Colo., Red Rocks
7/7 — Council Bluffs, Iowa, Harrah’s Council Bluffs
7/8 — Milwaukee, Wis., Eagles Ballroom
7/10 — Noblesville, Ind., Kilpsch Amphitheater
7/11 — Clarkston, Mich., DTE Energy Amphitheater
7/12 — Tinley Park, Ill., First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
7/15 — Toronto, ON, Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
7/17 — Camden, N.J., Susquehanna Bank Arts Center
7/18 — Burgettstown, Pa., First Niagara Pavilion
7/19 — Hartford, Conn., Xfinity Theatre
7/21 — Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center
7/22 — Gilford, N.H., Meadowbrook (Bank of NH Pavilion)
7/24 — Bristow, Va., Jiffy Lube Live
7/25 — Boston, Mass., Xfinity Center
7/26 – Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon at Jones Beach
7/29 — Atlanta, Ga., Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
7/31 — San Antonio, Texas, Whitewater Amphitheater
8/1 — Houston, Texas, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
8/2 — Dallas, Texas, Gexa Energy Amphitheater

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