Armchair theologians take heed: Dante Alighieri may have written the definitive overview on the medieval Christian concept of Hell back in the 14th century, but he made no mention of Hell’s soundrack.
In three words: THIS IS IT.
Touring together for the first time since Ozzfest 1999, Slayer and Rob Zombie are teaming up to bring a glorious co-headlining purgatory to fans in twelve North American cities with Bay Area thrashers EXODUS to open all shows.
The trek kicks off Wednesday, July 20 at the Sovereign Center in Reading, Pennsylvania and travels through five Canadian provinces. Tickets for all shows are available via online outlets.
Slayer, Rob Zombie, and EXODUS “Hell On Earth” tour dates:
07/20/11 – Sovereign Center, Reading, PA
07/22/11 – DTE Amphitheatre, Detroit, MI
07/23/11 – Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA
07/24/11 – Heavy T.O. at Downsview Park, Toronto, ON – CANADA
07/27/11 – MTS Centre, Winnipeg, MB – CANADA
07/29/11 – Credit Union Centre, Saskatoon, SK – CANADA
07/30/11 – Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB – CANADA
07/31/11 – Rexall Place, Edmonton, AB – CANADA
08/02/11 – Save-On-Foods Memorial Center, Victoria, B.C. – CANADA
08/03/11 – Rogers Arena, Vancouver, B.C. – CANADA
08/05/11 – Rose Quarter Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR
08/06/11 – WaMu Theatre, Seattle, WA
EXODUS’ ninth studio album, Exhibit B: The Human Condition, hit #1 on the CMJ Loud Rock radio chart and debuted at #114 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, #43 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums chart, #19 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart, and #12 on the Billboard Hard Rock Albums chart. The album also debuted at #19 on the Neilsen SoundScan LOUD Chart in Canada.
View the video for the track “Downfall” here.