Slayer To Make Its Exit With One Final World Tour

Rockers will be live in Mohegan Sun Arena on June 1st

UNCASVILLE, CT (January 23, 2018) – After making some of the most brutal, breathtakingly aggressive, all-hell’s-a-breaking-loose music ever created, Slayer announces one last concert tour around the globe to thank fans for all of their support over the years, for making the last three-and-a-half decades so packed with good times and unforgettable experiences, and will then move on. The age of Slayer, one of the greatest Thrash/Metal/Punk bands of this or any age, is coming to an end. On its way out, the tour is set for Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, June 1st at 5:00pm.

Tickets are $44.50 and go on sale Friday, January 26th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to Ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, January 27th, subject to availability.

Slayer is one of the four bands that defined an entire musical genre and the band that other Heavy acts are measured against and aspire to. Their career has spanned nearly 37 years, releasing 12 studio albums, multiple live recordings, compilations, live video and two box sets, playing nearly 3,000 concerts in all corners of the world. Slayer has coped with the devastating loss of a founding brother, while receiving countless awards, including five Grammy nominations and two Grammy Awards, Gold records and other accolades. They have graced hundreds of magazine covers, appeared on The Tonight Show and given their own exhibit in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C.

Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament will support Slayer on the first leg, North America, of its final world tour. For more information, please visit: slayer.net.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

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