Cannibal Corpse Announces North American Tour Dates With Slayer

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It was just a short time ago when the news began circulating about Slayer and the Fifth Leg of their “Final World Tour”. The North American run will feature support from Lamb Of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse and the bands full itinerary was outlined HERE. Since the other bands would be releasing their own thoughts and some expanded press notes, I’ve chosen to shine the spotlight on each of them. Here is the Press Release from Cannibal Corpse.

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The Press Release:
CANNIBAL CORPSE will play “Leg Five: North America” of Slayer’s Final World Tour this spring. The journey begins May 2nd in Phoenix, Arizona and runs through sixteen cities, concluding on May 25th in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Additional support will be provided by Lamb Of God and labelmates Amon Amarth.

Comments the band, “We are extremely honored to be sharing the stage with Amon Amarth, Lamb Of God and of course Slayer this spring on their farewell tour! To be a part of this historic event will be something we will never forget!”

The journey with Slayer will follow CANNIBAL CORPSE’s previously announced co-headlining run with Morbid Angel on this year’s Decibel Magazine Tour in February/March. See all confirmed dates below.

CANNIBAL CORPSE On The Decibel Magazine Tour 2019 w/ Morbid Angel, Blood Incantation, Necrot:
2/17/2019: Alamo Music Hall – San Antonio, TX
2/19/2019: Club Xs – Tucson, AZ
2/20/2019: The Observatory – San Diego, CA
2/21/2019: The Fonda Theater – Los Angeles, CA
2/22/2019: The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
2/23/2019: The Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA
2/25/2019: Roseland Ballroom – Portland, OR
2/26/2019: Showbox Market – Seattle, WA
3/01/2019: The Oriental Theater – Denver, CO
3/02/2019: The Truman – Kansas City, MO
3/03/2019: Skyway Theater – Minneapolis, MN
3/04/2019: The Concord – Chicago, IL
3/07/2019: Playstation Theater – New York, NY

On Slayer’s “Leg Five: North America” Tour w/ Lamb Of God, Amon Amarth:
5/02/2019: Ak-Chin Amphitheatre – Phoenix, AZ
5/03/2019: Isleta Amphitheatre – Albuquerque, NM
5/05/2019: UTEP/Don Haskins Center – El Paso, TX
5/07/2019: Bert Ogden Arena – Edinburg, TX
5/08/2019: The Pavilion At Toyota Music Factory – Dallas, TX
5/10/2019: MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
5/11/2019: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
5/13/2019: Big Sandy Superstore Arena – Huntington, WV
5/14/2019: Merriweasther Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
5/16/2019: Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center – Noblesville, IN
5/17/2019: Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre – Bonner Springs, KS
5/19/2019: DTE Energy Music Center – Clarkston, MI
5/20/2019: Covel Centre – Youngstown, OH
5/22/2019: Canadian Tire Centre – Ottawa, ON
5/24/2019: BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
5/25/2019: Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA

CANNIBAL CORPSE will be touring in support of their acclaimed Red Before Black full-length released last year via Metal Blade Records. Many words come to mind when you hear the name CANNIBAL CORPSE, but only one truly defines the thirty-year death metal veterans: Unstoppable. Produced by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal, Goatwhore), Red Before Black serves to not only reiterate this but to once more raise the stakes, making it abundantly clear who sets the standard when it comes to manifesting consistently compelling music that is as brutal as it is complex. “Throughout our career, we’ve tried to improve the precision of both our musical execution and our album production, while still maintaining full-on aggression. Red Before Black continues in that direction, but might go even further on the aggressive side of things. It’s definitely precise, but it has a rawness to it that goes beyond anything we’ve done recently,” asserts bassist Alex Webster. “We really worked super hard crafting these songs, practicing them, and getting them where we wanted to be more so than on any of our previous albums,” adds drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz. “And as Alex said, musically I think it’s the rawest sound we’ve had – and at the same time I think it’s our most focused, tightest, and catchiest record.”

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’ve already said my piece about this larger bit of news so I’ll not be adding to this at all. Of course don’t let me stop you if your sole reason for interest in the tour is to support Cannibal Corpse. You can chime in down in the comments section. See you next time.

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