As metal tour announcements go, this is up there with Slipknot and KoRn for the biggest one of 2015 so far. Thrash metal giants and members of the big four Slayer and Anthrax are to team up for an extensive trek in the UK at the end of November 2015. As if that isn’t enough high quality metal for one evening, Norwegian punk thrashers Kvelertak will provide a mouth watering opening before the double main event. The full details of the seven date excursion which takes in Scotland, Wales and England can be found below:
Slayer, Anthrax and Kvelertak UK Tour November 2015
Sat 21st – Newport – Centre
Sun 22nd – Plymouth – Pavilion
Tue 24th – Manchester – Apollo
Wed 25th – Glasgow – O2 Academy
Fri 27th – Birmingham – O2 Academy
Sat 28th – Leeds – O2 Academy
Mon 30th – London – O2 Brixton Academy
Tickets will be on sale from Live Nation this Friday (5th June 2015) at 10am costing approximately £45 (to be confirmed). The link to acquire the tickets is https://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/slayer-tickets. Pre-sales may be available via O2 and Live Nation starting on Wednesday 3rd of June so if applicable check the appropriate places.
The tour will follow the release of Slayer’s new album Repentless – their first for new label home Nuclear Blast Records and the first not to feature founding member Jeff Hannemann, who passed away in 2013. A new song from Repentless entitled When The Stillness Comes was recently released by Slayer and Nuclear Blast for streaming and can be heard below:
Anthrax are also at hard at work putting the finishing touches to the follow up to their critically acclaimed 2011 album Worship Music, so this tour may see fans enjoying new material from both Slayer and Anthrax (and possibly Kvelertak as well). For further updates on this enormous tour as well as new music from all three bands please stay tuned to Rock Sins.