SLAYER: More European Tour Dates Announced

According to SlayerSaves.com, California thrash metal veterans SLAYER have scheduled a date in Moscow, Russia on June 25. This will be SLAYER's second time ever playing in Russia after performing there back in 1998. SLAYER is also scheduled to perform in Tallinn, Estonia on July 1 as well as take part in this year's Monsters of Rock festival in Zaragoza, Spain later that same month.

Upcoming SLAYER shows:

June 25 - Club B1 Maximum - Moscow, Russia
June 27 - Topfest - Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Slovakia
June 28 - Gods of Metal - Bologna, Italy
June 29 - Tuska Festival - Helsinki, Finland
July 01 – [to be announced] - Tallinn, Estonia
July 03 - Arvikafestivalen - Arvika, Sweden
July 04 - Roskilde Festival - Roskilde, Denmark
July 05 - Waldrock - Bergum, Netherlands
July 09 - Lisboa, Portugal - Super Bock Super Rock
July 11 - Via De La Plata Festival - Mérida, Spain
July 12 - Monsters of Rock - Zaragoza, Spain

SLAYER won a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which was held on February 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. SLAYER was nominated for the track "The Final Six", from the band's 2007 limited-edition "Christ Illusion". The song, written by Araya and guitarist Jeff Hanneman and produced by Josh Abraham, is a chilling look at an hypothesized end of the world. The track made its debut last July as the "Single of the Week" on MySpace where it has since accumulated some 750,000 plays, an astounding number for a song that received no commercial airplay.

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