SLAYER, LAMB OF GOD, BEHEMOTH Summer 2017 North American Tour Dates Revealed
This weekend, word got out of what is likely to be the biggest metal tour of the summer. Now, we can officially confirm that Slayer, Lamb of God and Behemoth will be hitting the road for a massive tour. This three-headed beast of a bill will go all across the United States and pop into Canada briefly.
The tour kicks off in Minnesota on July 12th and wraps up a little over one month later on August 20th in Phoenix. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am local time. A special presale is scheduled for Thursday, March 2, with the password “loud.”
Find more info on ticket sales on Slayer's official site.
July 12 Sanford Center, Bemidji, MN
July 13 Rock Fest 2017, Cadott, WI (Slayer and Lamb of God on this bill)
July 15 Rock USA 2017, Ford Festival Park, Oshkosh, WI (Slayer and Lamb of God on this bll)
July 16 Chicago Open Air Festival, Toyota Park, Chicago, IL (Slayer, Lamb of God and Behemoth on this bill)
July 18 Express Live!, Columbus, OH
July 20 Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC
July 21 St. Augustine Amphitheater, St. Augustine, FL
July 23 Electric Factory Outdoors, Philadelphia, PA
July 25 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston, MA
July 27 Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
July 28 Pier Six Pavilion, Baltimore, MD
July 30 Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN
August 1 Providence Medical Center Amphitheater, Bonner Springs, KS
August 2 1stBank Center, Denver, CO
August 4 The Joint, Las Vegas, NV
August 5 The Forum, Los Angeles, CA
August 9 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
August 11 The Cuthbert Amphitheater, Eugene, OR
August 12 WaMu Theatre, Seattle, WA
August 14 Encana Events Center, Dawson Creek, BC CANADA
August 15 SMS Equipment Stadium, Fort McMurray, AB CANADA
August 17 KettleHouse Amphitheater, Missoula, MT
August 19 Isleta Amphitheater Albuquerque, NM
August 20 Comerica Theater, Phoenix, AZ
Come back to Metal Injection next week for a ticket giveaway for this tour. We're giving away a pair for each stop of the tour.
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Naturally, Kerry King is very excited about the tour:
"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 comments:
"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 bullshit, 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 fucking time though (as long as your definition of a good time mea
Behemoth's Adam "Nergal" Darski comments:
"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!"