Slayer formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. Their 1986 release of “Reign in Blood” was considered “the heaviest album of all time” by Kerrang! Magazine, ranked sixth greatest metal band of all time by MTV, as well as voted for “Best Guitarist/Guitar Team” in Revolver’s reader poll. They have released nine studio albums, four which have received gold certification in the USA.

Slayer received three Grammy nominations, winning two; one in 2007 for the song “Eyes of the Insane” and in 2008 for the song “Final Six”. Slayer is going on tour this fall with Megadeth to relaunch their Canadian Carnage Tour from November 8 through November 13.

Hard rock will rule the roads in the coming months as Slayer, Megadeth and Hatebreed all unveil North American concert itineraries for late 2009. Those plans and more are part of the daily tour recap for September 15, as compiled by TicketNews. Slayer is heading back out on the... Read more
Thrash metal veterans Megadeth and Slayer will launch a brief musical massacre north of the boarder this summer. The co-headline Canadian Carnage rampage will make four stops in three provinces, beginning with a June 24 concert at General Motors Place in Vancouver, BC. After launching, the tour will stop... Read more
The touring Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival will enter its second year led by headliners Slayer, Marilyn Manson and Bullet For My Valentine (BFMV). The 27-show trek launches July 10 at Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Wheatland, CA, and is scheduled to end August 16 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater... Read more
Heavy metal rockers Trivium, from Orlando, FL, have teamed up with All That Remains, a metalcore outfit from Springfield, MA, for a six-week, co-headlining fall tour of the U.S. The club and theater tour kicks off September 9 in Fort Lauderdale, FL, finishing up October 19 in Charlotte, NC.... Read more
As promised last week, TicketNews is keeping you up to date on the Marilyn Manson and Slayer tour schedule. Manson is out supporting his forthcoming album, “Eat Me, Drink Me,” which is scheduled to hit stores June 5. In conjunction with the new set, the singer plans to release... Read more
MARILYN MANSON and SLAYER have announced that they will co-headline a North American major-market summer tour beginning on July 25 on the East Coast. Plans are for a rumored twenty-five city tour and wrap up early September on the West Coast. The following dates have been leaked so far:... Read more