SLAYER Kicks Off Mini-Tour With SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, EXODUS: Video Footage Of Salt Lake City Concert


SLAYER is taking a break from writing and recording its next album to hit the road on May 9 for a handful of dates intended to pummel devotees with a night of moshing and frenetic thrash-punk-metal. Joining SLAYER as special guests for these shows are SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and EXODUS, marking the first time SLAYER and SUICIDAL have toured together since the 1990 European “Clash Of The Titans” tour. Gary Holt, who continues to fill in for SLAYER‘s fallen guitarist Jeff Hanneman, is doing double-duty as guitarist in his primary band, EXODUS.

Fan-filmed video footage of SLAYER‘s performance at the tour’s kick-off, which took place on Friday, May 9 at The Great Salt Air in Salt Lake City, Utah can be seen below. Photos of the show are available at

When the dates were first announced back in January, SLAYER guitarist Kerry King states about the trek: “Can’t wait for this week of shows to happen. LOVE SUICIDAL, and haven’t played with them in over 20 years! Everyone knows I’m a huge EXODUS fan also. I guarantee you I will be watching every show from the stage! Going to be awesome!!!”

“It’s been 24 years since SUICIDAL TENDENCIES played with SLAYER,” added SUICIDAL TENDENCIES‘ Mike Muir, “so it’s long overdue that we finally play some shows in the States together. I have lots of great memories from that tour, and know that there will be a lot more after these shows, for the band and the people. Can’t wait!”

Gary Holt stated: “I am very excited EXODUS will be joining SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and the mighty SLAYER in May for a short trip ending at the Rock On The Range! Double duty will have never been so much fun! Looking forward to this one in a big way! Let the mayhem begin!”

The dates will culminate for all three bands at the May 17 Rock On The Range rock festival in Columbus, Ohio, where they will share the stage with artists including GUNS N’ ROSESAVENGED SEVENFOLD, and KID ROCK.

SLAYER‘s setlist for the Salt Lake City concert:

01. Hell Awaits
02. The Antichrist
03. Necrophiliac
04. Mandatory Suicide
05. Captor Of Sin
06. War Ensemble
07. Postmortem
08. Altar Of Sacrifice
09. Jesus Saves
10. At Dawn They Sleep
11. Die By The Sword
12. Hallowed Point
13. Seasons In The Abyss
14. Chemical Warfare
15. Dead Skin Mask
16. Raining Blood
17. Black Magic
18. South Of Heaven
19. Angel Of Death



Source: Blabbermouth