Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Slayer - War Ensemble

It’s the moment we hoped would never arrive because we simply can’t accept that we’ll never get to see SLAYER again…

The legendary metallers have announced their final-ever UK and European tour, kicking off on November 1 and running through until December 8.

Iconic metal band SLAYER says farewell after almost 40 years as a thrash metal giants. They are the creators of one of the most brutal and aggressive music ever created. SLAYER is one of four bands that has defined a whole genre - and has become a benchmark for how to make metal.

After almost 37 years, the band has released 12 studio albums and won a lot of prizes (including two Grammy Awards). The records have sold gold several times and the band has even got its own show at the rich Smithsonian Institute. It's a band that has been on the front of hundreds of metal and rock magazines and toured the world over thousands of dedicated fans. There is also a band that has been in deep sorrow, with the guitarist and co-founder Jeff Hanneman's tragic death in 2013.

Now the story of SLAYER is over. And for their final goodbye they bring LAMB OF GOD, ANTHRAX and OBITUARY. All this farewell, we in Sweden says goodby and thank you for all this year this evening, December 5th at Hovet in Stockholm, see all the dates below.

Today's tune is a real classic, enjoy the "War Ensemble". The tune is taken from the fifth studio album "Seasons in the Abyss" by the American thrash metal band SLAYER, released on October 9, 1990. The tune is written by Jeff Hanneman.

Catch the tour at the following:

Third Leg: Europe + UK (November 1st - December 8th)

DEC 5 WED Hovet Stockholm, Sweden
DEC 6 THU Oslo Spektrum Arena Oslo, Norway
DEC 8 SAT Helsinki Ice Hall Helsinki, Finland
MAR 7 THU Brisbane Riverstage Brisbane, Australia
MAR 9 SAT Download Festival Sydney, Australia
MAR 11 MON Download Festival Melbourne, Australia
MAR 13 WED Adelaide Entertainment Centre Adelaide, Australia
MAR 15 FRI Eventfinda Stadium Auckland, New Zealand
MAR 17 SUN Horncastle Arena Christchurch, New Zealand
MAR 21 THU Download Festival Chiba Prefecture, Japan
MAR 23 SAT Pulp Summer Slam Manila, Philippines
JUN 4 TUE Gliwice Arena Gliwice, Poland
JUN 7 FRI Rock Am Ring (June 7-9) Nürburg, Germany
JUN 7 FRI Rock im Park (June 7-9) Nurnberg, Germany
JUN 11 TUE Sports Arena Budapest, Hungary
JUN 13 THU Arena Leipzig Leipzig, Germany
JUN 14 FRI Download Festival (June 14-16) Castle Donington, United Kingdom
JUN 14 FRI Nova Rock Nickelsdorf, Austria
JUN 19 WED Geneva Arena Le Grand-saconnex, Switzerland
JUN 21 FRI Graspop Metal Meeting Dessel, Belgium
JUN 23 SUN Hellfest Clisson, France
JUN 25 TUE Tipsport Arena Praha, Czech Republic
JUL 3 WED Resurrection Fest Viveiro, Spain
JUL 5 FRI Heavy Rock Festival Stadium Restelo Lisbon, Portugal
JUL 7 SUN Rock the Castle Vérone, Italy
AUG 3 SAT Messegelände Balingen Balingen, Germany

More info @

Official Slayer Web

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