Slayer To Re-Issue “Repentless” On Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set

Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records

Slayer is giving audiences one more high-powered metal treat before it hits the road for its farewell tour.

The band announced this week that it will release a limited edition vinyl box set pressing of its now final album Repentless this summer.  Repentless6.66 Inch Special Collector’s Edition Vinyl Box Set will be released fittingly on June 6, International Day of Slayer.

The box set will be available in separate black, red and gold-colored vinyl pressings, with only 2,500 copies of each box set produced worldwide.  The sets will consist of six single vinyl EPs, each measuring 6.66 inches in diameter, and each will contain two songs from Repentless.  The red and black disc sets are expected to retail for $66.66 and the gold set for $73.99.  Pre-orders are open now.

The announcement of the new limited edition box sets is just the latest big news from the band as it prepares for its end.  It will hit the road one last time beginning May 10 for an extensive worldwide farewell tour.  The schedule for the tour’s first two legs — each consisting of dates across North America — is noted below.

(Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament will support)
10   Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, CA  SOLD OUT
11   Five Point Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA  SOLD OUT
13   Papa Murphy’s Park at Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA  SOLD OUT
16   Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC  SOLD OUT
17   South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton, BC
19   Big Four, Calgary, AB   SOLD OUT
20   Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB   SOLD OUT
22   Bell MTS Place, Winnipeg, MB
24   The Armory, Minneapolis, MN   SOLD OUT
25   Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, IL
27   Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Detroit, MI   SOLD OUT
29   Budweiser Stage, Toronto, ON   SOLD OUT
30   Place Bell, Montreal, PQ   SOLD OUT

 1    Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT   SOLD OUT
 2    PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
 4    Santander Arena, Reading, PA   SOLD OUT
 6    Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH
 7    Blossom Music Center, Cleveland, OH
 9    KeyBank Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA
10   Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA
12   Veteran’s United Home Loans  Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, VA
14   PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC
15   Orlando Amphitheater, Orlando, FL
17   Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, Houston, TX   SOLD OUT
19   The Bomb Factory, Dallas, TX   SOLD OUT
20   Austin360 Amphitheater, Austin, TX  SOLD OUT
(Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament and Napalm Death will support)
26   Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, NH
27   Impact Music Festival, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, ME
29   Northwell Health at Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY
31   The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton, PA
 1    Times Union Center, Albany, NY
 3    Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Lake, NY
 4    Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse, NY
 6    Budweiser Gardens, London, ON
 7    Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
 9    Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, St. Louis, MO
10   Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA
12   Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN
13   Walmart AMP, Rogers, AR
15   Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, TX
16   The Zoo Amphitheatre, Oklahoma City, OK
18   Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, Denver, CO
19   USANA Amphitheatre, Salt Lake City, UT
21   Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, Boise, ID
23   Sunlight Supply Amphitheater, Portland, OR
26   SAP Center, San Jose, CA
More information on Slayer’s upcoming tour dates, its forthcoming limited edition vinyl box set and more is available online now at:
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Slayer Wins Award For ‘Repentless,’ Announces New Tour Dates

For those that missed it, there is some big news from the Slayer camp to report today,

Earlier this week Loudwire announced the winners of its fifth annual Loudwire Awards.  And Slayer was among this year’s winners.  The band received the award in the “Best Metal Video” category for the companion video to its song ‘Repentless,’ the title track from its recently released twelfth full-length studio recording.  The video faced some tough competition from the likes of Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Mastodon, and Ghost.  Ironically Ghost won the award in the “Best Metal Album” category.  The video for ‘Repentless’ was shot at the Los Angeles women’s prison, Sybil Brand.  It was directed by BJ McDonell and produced by Felissa Rose.  McDonnell is best known for his work on the 2013 horror sequel, Hatchet III.  He also worked as a cameraman on Jack Reacher, Tomorrowland, and The Interview.  It also features cameos from some big names in the horror movie genre including: Danny Trejo (Machete, From Dusk Til Dawn, Once Upon A Time in Mexico), Tony Moran (Halloween’s Michael Meyers, American Poltergeist, Dead Bounty), Derek Mears (Predators, Friday The 13th, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunter), and Sean Whalen (Men in Black, Halloween II, Twister).  When asked about the win, McDonnell praised the band’s competition as well as those that worked on the ‘Repentless’ video including the band.  “We were up against some serious talent and great videos all around,” he said.  “And I’m just overjoyed that we won.  Everyone in our cast and crew worked their butts off to have the video truly represent the song and the band, and we think we achieved that.  Working with Slayer has been a dream and I really hope to do it again soon.  Thanks to everyone who voted for ‘Repentless.'”  Audiences can check out the video for ‘Repentless’ online now via YouTube at

Courtesy:  Nuclear Blast America

Courtesy: Nuclear Blast America


Courtesy:  Nuclear Blast Records

Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records

The announcement of the band’s big win is just one of the veteran metal act’s big announcements.  The band has also announced that it will hit the road this winter for its 2016 North American Tour.  The tour, which currently sees the band playing twenty-one dates, kicks off February 19th in Chicago, Illinois.  The tour also includes a pair of dates in North Carolina on February 27th and 29th respectively.  The band will be in Raleigh, NC at The Ritz on the 27th and at The Filmore in Charlotte on the 29th.  Also along for the ride on the band’s upcoming tour will be Testament and Carcass.  Fan club pre-sale tickets are on sale now online at  General public pre-sales begin Friday, December 4th at 10am local time.  General public tickets go on sale Saturday, December 5th at 10am local time.  Information on VIP packages for the tour is available online now via Slayer’s official Facebook page.  The band’s full tour schedule is listed below.

19                    Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL
22                    War Memorial, Nashville, TN
24                    The National, Richmond, VA
26                    House of Blues, Myrtle Beach, SC
27                    The Ritz, Raleigh, NC
29                    The Fillmore, Charlotte, NC

 2                     Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY
 3                     The Fillmore, Philadelphia, PA
 5                     The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD
 6                     The House of Blues, Boston, MA
 8                     LC Pavilion, Columbus, OH
 9                     The Orpheum, Madison, WI
11                    Myth, St. Paul, MN
12                    Civic Auditorium, Fargo, ND
14                    MacEwan Hall, Calgary, AB
15                    Shaw Centre, Edmonton, AB
17                    Revolution Event Center, Boise, ID
19                    The Paramount, Seattle, WA
20                    Roseland Ballroom, Portland, OR
22                    Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA
26                    The Joint, Las Vegas, NV



More information on the band’s tour is available online now along with more on the band’s big win for ‘Repentless’ and all of the band’s latest news at:





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Slayer To Release Special “Repentless Eagle Edition” Of Repentless Alongside Standard Edition Release

Courtesy:  Nuclear Blast Records

Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records

The time is nearing. Slayer is returning!

For those that perhaps didn’t already figure it out with already from its previous Youtube announcement, Slayer will release its new album Repentless this fall. The album will be released on Friday, September 11th, 2015. And for their patience, the band is rewarding its fans in a special way. It announced today that it will release Repentless not just on standard CD format but also in a special “Repentless Eagle Edition.” The special “Repentless Eagle Edition” of Repentless is a 15″X17″X3″ aluminum allow case shaped like Slayer’s logo that will house a special digi-pack edition of the band’s new album along with additional bonus material that will be announced in the coming weeks. Only 3000 copies of the “Repentless Eagle Edition” of Repentless will be available worldwide. It will be available direct-to-consumer exclusively via the Nuclear Blast mail-order online stores. Pre-orders are available now online at

Slayer will embark on a worldwide tour in support of Repentless beginning June 13th in Manchester, TN. the band’s current North American tour runs through August 1st in Dallas, TX. Fans can check out the band’s curent tour schedule right now below.


13 Bonnaroo, Manchester, TN

16 Paramount, Huntington, Long Island NY

17 Paramount, Huntington, Long Island NY

19 State Theatre, Portland, ME

20 Amnesia Rock, Montebello, Montreal

(Mayhem headline dates):

26 Sleep Train Amphitheatre, San Diego, CA

27 San Manual Amphitheatre, San Bernardino, CA

28 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA

30 White River Amphitheatre, Seattle, WA


1 Idaho Center Amphitheatre, Boise, ID

3 Ak-Chin Amphitheatre, Phoenix, AZ

4 Isleta Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, NM

5 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, CO

7 Harrah’s Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs, IA

8 Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI

10 Kilpsch Amphitheatre, Indianapolis, IN

11 DTE Energy Amphitheatre, Detroit, MI

12 First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Chicago, IL

15 Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, ON CANADA

17 Susquehanna Bank Arts Center, Camden, NJ

18 First Niagara Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA

19 Xfinity Theatre, Hartford, CT

21 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ

22 Meadowbrook (Bank of NH Pavilion), Gilford, NH

24 Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA

25 Xfinity Center, Boston, MA

26 Nikon at Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY

29 Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA

31 Whitewater Amphitheatre, San Antonio, TX


1 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston, TX

2 Gexa Energy Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX

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