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SLAYER ANNOUNCES THE ADDITIONOF ONE FINAL SUMMER FESTIVAL DATE

LOS ANGELES, CA - Wednesday, February 28, 2024 -- Last week, Slayer - Tom Araya, Kerry King, Gary Holt, and Paul Bostaph - announced that they plan to return to the concert stage for the first time since they concluded their Final World Tour in November 2019, to headline two summer festivals, Riot Fest and Louder Than Life. Today, the band announces they’ve added one last U.S. 2024 festival date, headlining the Aftershock Festival on October 10 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA. 


“Nothing compares to the 90 minutes when we’re on stage playing live, sharing that intense energy with our fans,” said Araya, “and to be honest, we have missed that.”  Added King, "Have I missed playing live? Absolutely. Slayer means a lot to our fans; they mean a lot to us. It will be five years since we have seen them."



In a statement, the band said, “There’s been a lot of excited fans out there about our playing a couple of festival dates, so it's great to be able to add this last one.”


The complete itinerary for Slayer’s upcoming festival dates, along with ticket on-sale info are as follows:


SEPTEMBER

22 Riot Fest, Chicago, IL 

27 Louder Than Live, Louisville, KY 


OCTOBER

10 Aftershock, Discovery Park, Sacramento, CA


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