Slayer Announce UK Tour

Thrash vets Slayer have announced a full UK headlining tour in support oof their upcoming album 'World Painted Blood'.

Early reports suggest the album is their best since 1986's seminal 'Reign In Blood' - TG's review in issue 194 (on sale 30 Oct) states: "The riffs are some of their fastest and most insane for years, harking back to the kind of fury that made Reign In Blood the sickest metal album ever!"

Slayer bring their punishingly brutal live shows to:

Wed 18 Nov - Nottingham Rock City

Thur 19 - Birmingham Academy

Fri 20 - Manchester Academy

Sun 22 - Glasgow Barrowland

Mon 23 - Leeds Academy

Wed 25 - London HMV Forum

Thur 26 - London HMV Forum

Tickets go on sale Friday 18 September at 9am from 0871 230 5595 or online at