Thrash giants Slayer
have officially confirmed their first North American headlining tour
in two years.
as support acts, the trek will kick off on October 22 in Anchorage, Alaska, and see the group visiting New York's Theatre at Madison Square Garden and LA's Hollywood Palladium for the first time in 25 years.
According to the official announcement, Slayer have begun working on new material and are hoping to spend extra time in the studio before hitting the open road. The tickets will go on sale this Friday (September 6) via official website
. You can check out the full tour itinerary below.
The latest Slayer studio effort, "World Painted Blood
," dropped in November 2009 as the group's tenth record. With 41,000 copies sold in the US during the first week, it debuted at No. 12 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Slayer 2013 North American Tour Dates:
10/22 - Anchorage - Sullivan Sports Arena
10/25 - Las Vegas - The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
10/28 - Hollywood - Hollywood Palladium
10/30 - San Jose - Events Center @ San Jose State-
11/08 - Minneapolis - Myth
11/10 - Austin - FunFunFun Fest
11/12 - Houston - Bayou Music Center
11/13 - Dallas - South Side Ballroom
11/15 - Chicago - Aragon Ballroom
11/16 - Detroit - The Fillmore
11/17 - Columbus - LC Pavilion
11/19 - Washington - The Fillmore
11/20 - Pittsburgh - Stage AE
11/26 - Wallingford - Oakdale Theatre
11/27 - New York - Theatre @ MSG
11/29 - Camden - Susquehanna Bank Center
11/30 - Boston - Tsongas Arena
Will you be seeing the thrash masters on tour this year? Or have you already checked out one of their European or South American shows? Let us know in the comments.