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International Day of Slayer

Join us in celebrating the International Day of Slayer for 2019! To aid in your Slayer listening, we have provided a live recording from the Monsters Of Rock (Brazil, August 27, 1994) which shows Slayer during one particularly ferocious tour.

Slayer is currently on tour, and if you are lucky, they are playing near you! Head on over to the Slayer site for information on festivals and venues as well as links to buy tickets, but look for these shows in the near future:

Jun 6 ThuSweden Rock Festival ABSolvesborg, Sweden
Jun 8 SatRock Am Ring (June 7-9)Nurburg, Germany
Jun 9 SunRock im Park (June 7-9)Nurnberg, Germany
Jun 11 TueSports ArenaBudapest, Hungary
Jun 13 ThuArena LeipzigLeipzig, Germany
Jun 14 FriNova RockNickelsdorf, Austria
Jun 16 SunDownload Festival (June 14-16)Castle Donington, United Kingdom
Jun 19 WedGeneva ArenaLe Grand-saconnex, Switzerland
Jun 21 FriGraspop Metal MeetingDessel, Belgium
Jun 23 SunHellfestSaint-hilaire-de-clisson, France
Jun 25 TueTipsport ArenaPraha, Czech Republic
Jun 28 FriTons Of RockOslo, Norway
Jun 29 SatTuska Open AirHelsinki, Finland
Jul 4 ThuResurrection FestViveiro, Spain
Jul 5 FriHeavy Rock Festival Stadium ResteloLisbon, Portugal
Jul 7 SunRock the CastleVérone, Italy
Jul 10 WedArenele RomaneBucharest, Romania
Jul 11 ThuSofia Airport ParkSofia, Bulgaria
Jul 13 SatAthensRocks Apostolos Nikolaidis StadiumAthens, Greece
Jul 26 FriCHAOS ABEdmonton, Canada
Jul 28 SunHeavy Montreal (Weekend of July 27-28)Montreal, Canada
Aug 2 FriWacken Open AirWacken, Germany
Aug 3 SatHanns-Martin-Schleyer-HalleStuttgart, Germany
Sep 13 FriRiot Fest (Weekend of 9/13-15) - Chicago, ILChicago, IL, United States
Sep 29 SunLuna ParkBuenos Aires City, Argentina
Oct 2 WedEspaço das AméricasSão Paulo, Brazil
Oct 4 FriRock In RioRio De Janeiro, Brazil
Oct 6 SunGets Louder FestivalSantiago, Chile
Oct 11 FriEXIT 111Manchester, Tennessee, United States

While you are planning your Slaycation, kindly download some of live Slayer shows submitted by fanatical -- as if there is any other kind -- Slayer fans over the years:

If for some reason, you have no idea who Slayer are, check out the classic Slayer reviews and read up about their importance in the Heavy Metal Frequently Asked Questions file.

On June 6th, Hessians worldwide come together to do something upon which we can all agree - listening to Slayer! Finally, one of the most dismissed cultural groups in the world has a holiday to call its own. Join us in our cause to stand unified in our celebration of metal music and let us prove to the rest of society that we too have a voice.

Who is Slayer

Slayer is a band from California. Their music has come to epitomize Satanic speed metal music in the latter half of the 20th century. Their 1986 album Reign in Blood ranks as one of the single most influential metal albums of all time, typified by the modern classic "Angel of Death."

How to Celebrate

DO NOT use headphones! The objective of this day is for everyone within earshot to understand that it is the National Day of Slayer. National holidays in America aren't just about celebrating; they're about forcing it upon non-participants.

Taking that participation to a problematic level

Where to purchase Slayer albums

If you don't have at least one Slayer album in your collection, buy online! Save time and money -- buy Reign in Blood. Just be sure to order it in time for June 6th! Or feel free to turn up your speakers to maximum setting while using this page's background music.

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