San Francisco Bay Area metallers EXODUS will headline the main stage at the third annual Slaughter By The Water festival, set to take place on August 25 on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier in Alameda, California. The main stage will also include performances by PHILM, SEVERED FIFTH, ABSU, WITCHAVEN, IMPALED, AUTOPSY, FOG OF WAR and ABYSMAL DAWN. The Pier stage will feature ENEMY IN PERIL, DESECRATOR, NECROSIN, HEMOTOXIN, ULYSSES SIREN, SCARS OF ENVY and ZH. The event will be hosted by TESTAMENT's Chuck Billy.A video clip of Bay Area thrash legends TESTAMENT announcing EXODUS as the headliners of Slaughter By The Water can be viewed below.
Advance tickets for the main stage performances (general admission) are on sale now and are just $35.00. Tickets cost $45.00 at the door. Main-stage performances begin at 5 p.m. and go until 12:30 a.m. From noon to 9 p.m., access to the entire pier, which includes Pier Stage entertainment, food vendors and retailers, is FREE to the public. The pier stage is powered by Rock The Bike and the bands performing will be announced soon.
All main-stage ticket purchases also entitle you to a discounted admission rate to freely roam the USS Hornet on the day of the event between the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Discounted admission is $12.00 per person in addition to the cost of the general admission ticket. Slaughter By The Water general admission tickets only get you access to the ship and private tours after 5 p.m. There is free parking at this event.