See metal legends Slayer live in Calgary this spring

Jan 24 2018, 5:46 pm

In what might be the heaviest show you’ll ever witness, California metal act Slayer has announced they will stop in Calgary as part of the band’s “last concert tour around the globe” this spring.

The show is set to take place on Saturday, May 19, at the Big Four, and, in addition to Slayer, will feature heavy music doses from supporting acts, Lamb of God, Behemoth and Testament.

Their latest (and final) tour comes after a highly storied, almost 40-year career, which included 12 studio albums, multiple live recordings, compilations, live video and two box sets, almost 3,000 concerts around the world, five Grammy nominations and two Grammy awards, an appearance on The Tonight Show, and their own exhibit in the Smithsonian museum.

Tickets for the show are $77 and go on sale this Friday, January 26 at 10 am.

The doors open at 4 pm and the show is set to kick off at 5 pm, which – even with a five-band lineup – should still leave plenty of room for a good night’s rest.

And if that’s not the most metal thing ever, we don’t know what is.

Slayer live in Calgary 2018

When: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Time: 5 pm (doors open at 4 pm)

Where: Big Four Building – 1801 Big Four Trail SE

Tickets: $77, available online on Friday, January 26

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