FULL METAL JACKIE To Host SLAUGHTER BY THE WATER Festival

Jackie Kajzer, better known as Full Metal Jackie, will host the second annual Slaughter By The Water festival, set to take place on Saturday, June 25 at The Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, California, the 45,000-square-foot waterfront meeting and entertainment venue that floats on 25 breathtaking acres with a 180-degree view of the entire Bay.

Full Metal Jackie hosts the nationally syndicated metal radio show "Full
Metal Jackie Radio"
, which can be heard on over 45 rock stations nationwide,
and is the author of the popular heavy metal book "Full Metal Jackie Certified: The 50 Most Influential Heavy Metal Songs Of The '80s And The True Stories Behind Their Lyrics", which is available online and in stores now.

The festival billing is as follows (in alphabetical order):

AUTOPSY
CATTLE DECAPITATION
DREAD
EXMORTUS
HATCHET
NUCLEAR ASSAULT
SKINLAB
UNDIVIDED
VINDICATOR
WARBRINGER
WHIPLASH
WITCHAVEN
ZOMBIE HOLOCAUST

The festival will also be hosting Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race" winner Grill 'Em All, led by chefs Ryan Harkins and Mathew Chernus. Their menu features heavy-metal inspired cuisine like the Paul Baloff (1/3 lb. pastrami, Swiss cheese, dijon, pickle, fried egg), The High on fire (pulled buffalo chicken, blue cheese, hot sauce) and The Pantera (deep-fried macaroni and cheese, BBQ pulled pork, thick cut bacon, and cheddar).

Southern California concertgoers could arrive in style on the party bus from hell set up via Dark Realm Records, created to provide music fans with convenient, comfortable, affordable and eco-friendly transportation to the event in a euro-style party environment.

All attendees will have the opportunity to win a Halo custom "Hellfire" guitar, fully equipped to handle extreme rhythm and lead guitar playing styles.

The first edition of Slaughter By The Water took place in April 2010 at the Oakland Metro. The show was incredibly successful, with 900 thrash metal fans in attendance from all over the Bay Area. The event featured performances by TOXIC HOLOCAUST, FUELED BY FIRE, BONDED BY BLOOD, GOLERS, PRAYERS OF SANITY, FOG OF WAR and many more.

For more information, visit www.slaughterbythewater.com.

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