Ukrainian Zoo Puts Up Statue Of Slayer’s Tom Araya

Apparently the XII Months Zoo in Demidiv, Ukraine has randomly put up a statue of Slayer’s Tom Araya. On top of that, the statue also comes complete with a huge Slayer logo and some lyrics from “Dead Skin Mask.“

The following said about that (translated from Russian):

“Dear friends, we have finally finished our discussions and alterations, and can say – a sculpture by Tom Araya in our park is completed and submitted for your critical inspection. I can not tell you how hard it was and how much we argued about the accuracy of, say, shape the beard 🙂 or Tom guitar.

I put the results of our work on the official website of Tom, I have heard that he is now back from Chile and the rest before the European tour – perhaps peep us. At least mileyshaya Sandra Araya (wife) told me that she liked. . God forbid. . . I also told her how things were arguing about any details on the sculpture and even joked that thankfully there that at the concert – and if the sculpture called, for example, Tom on the beach. . . .

In general, write (those who are interested) as we have got.
and I am pleased that Ukraine has paid attention to the whole army (mullions) Slayer fans and Tom. Take a look at his website 🙂 and all approval

Propaganda, war ensemble, Burial to the BE ;)”

[via Loudwire]

Slayer, Lamb Of God, & Behemoth Summer Tour Officially Announced

Slayer, Lamb Of God, and Behemoth’s summer tour has officially been announced. You can see the dates for that below.

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Tour Dates:

07/12 Bemidji, MN – Sanford Center
07/13 Cadott, WI – Rock Fest (no Behemoth)
07/15 Oshkosh, WI – Ford Festival Park (‘Rock USA‘) (no Behemoth)
07/16 Chicago, IL – Chicago Open Air Festival
07/18 Columbus, OH – Express Live!
07/20 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
07/21 St. Augustine, FL – St. Augustine Amphitheater
07/23 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory Outdoors
07/25 Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
07/27 New York, NY – Theater at Madison Square Garden
07/28 Baltimore, MD – Pier Six Pavilion
07/30 Nashville, TN – Municipal Auditorium
08/01 Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
08/02 Denver, CO – 1stBank Center
08/04 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint/Hard Rock Hotel
08/05 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
08/09 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
08/11 Eugene, OR – The Cuthbert Amphitheater
08/12 Seattle, WA – WaMu Theatre
08/14 Dawson Creek, BC – Encana Events Center
08/15 Fort McMurray, AB – SMS Equipment Stadium
08/17 Missoula, MT – KettleHouse Amphitheater
08/19 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
08/20 Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre

Slayer’s “Show No Mercy,” “Hell Awaits,” “Live Undead,” & “Haunting The Chapel” To Be Released On Limited Edition White Vinyl

Slayer’s albums “Show No Mercy,” “Hell Awaits,” “Live Undead,” and “Haunting The Chapel,” will be released on limited edition white vinyl. They will be limited to 500, and will start shipping tomorrow (February 28). You can buy those HERE.

Slayer, Lamb Of God, & Behemoth Summer Tour Rumored

It looks like Slayer, Lamb Of God, and Behemoth will be heading out on tour together this summer. So far, an August 2 show at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, CO featuring this lineup has reportedly leaked. The three are all booked for the July 16 date of this year’s Chicago Open Air as well. Stay tuned for an official announcement.

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Rolling Stone Post Six Page Preview Of Slayer’s New Comic

As previously reported, writer Jon Schnepp (Metalocalypse) and artist Guiu Vilanova (Twilight Zone,etc.) teamed up to create a three part comic series based on Slayer’s “Repentless” videos. Now Rolling Stone are offering a six page preview of the first volume, which is set to be released on January 25, via Dark Horse Comics. Head HERE to check out the preview.

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Volume 1 Of Official Slayer Comic Book Series To Be Released In January

As previously reported, writer Jon Schnepp (Metalocalypse) and artist Guiu Vilanova (Twilight Zone,etc.) teamed up to create a three part comic series based on Slayer’s “Repentless” videos. Now, it has been revealed that the first volume will be released on January 25, via Dark Horse Comics. Prorders can be found HERE. You can see the cover, which was designed by Glenn Fabry, below. A variant cover from Eric Powell is also being readied as well. Schnepp said of the following:

“It’s been my honor to chronicle the bloody road trip that is the Slayer comic series from Dark Horse/Nuclear Blast. Using the band’s music and lyrics from their three decades of albums, while crossing over and through the Repentless music videos by BJ McDonnell, I have woven a tale of betrayal, hate, perspective, loyalty, family, and murder that will need to be experienced through the comic books’ pages.”

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