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MEGADETH, SLAYER, TESTAMENT to Team Up for "American Carnage" Tour

November 18, 2009

MEGADETH and SLAYER have announced that they will co-headline the “American Carnage” tour. TESTAMENT will be opening all date on the tour.

American Carnage” will kick off on January 18 in Seattle, WA for a 26-date trek across North America that will include the six Canadian dates postponed earlier this month. Tickets for most shows go on sale this Friday, November 20. Ticketmaster is offering a special presale for most shows from Wednesday, November 18 at 10am until Thursday, November 19 at 10pm.

The tour is the first time that MEGADETH and SLAYER will have toured the U.S. together since 1991’s epic “Clash of the Titans” tour. To celebrate that and in recognition of the tough economic times that many of their fans are having, MEGADETH and SLAYER have decided to roll back the price of a chunk of tickets at every U.S. show to the “1991 price” of $10.00. These specially-priced tickets will be limited and when they’re gone, they’re gone. MEGADETH has also teamed with to provide an Ultimate Fan Package including premium seats, meet and greets, pre-show parties and more.

In addition, TESTAMENT - who was also on the “Clash of the Titans” bill, will be Special Guests on the entire tour, marking the first time that all three bands have shared a stage together in more than 18 years, and making this a “must see” metal event.

Slayer and Megadeth are also re-scheduling the east coast leg of the “Canadian Carnage” tour, postponed from this fall.


18 WaMu Theatre, Seattle, WA*

19 Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR - tickets sold via

21 Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA*

22 Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA* (tickets on sale 11/21)

23 Dodge Theatre, Phoenix, AZ**

25 Magness Arena, Denver, CO*

26 Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM*

27 El Paso Coliseum, El Paso, TX*

29 Verizon Wireless, Houston, TX**

31 Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN*


1 Gwinnett Arena, Duluth, GA* (tickets on sale 11/20)

2 Broadbent Arena, Louisville, KY* (tickets on sale 12/4)

4 Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Minneapolis, MN* (tickets on sale 12/4)

5 UIC Pavilion, Chicago, IL* (tickets on sale 12/4)

6 Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI*

9 Chevrolet Theatre, Wallingford, CT**

11 Izod Center, East Rutherford, NJ*

13 Susquehanna Center, Camden, NJ*

14 Tsongas Arena, Lowell, MA*

16 Pavillon de La Jeunesse, Quebec City, QC - tickets sold via

18 John Labatt Centre, London, ON - tickets on sale 11/27 via

19 Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON - tickets sold via

20 Bell Centre, Montreal, QC - tickets sold via

22 Moncton Coliseum, Moncton, NB - tickets sold via

23 Metro Centre, Halifax, NS - tickets sold via

* tickets sold through Ticketmaster ** tickets sold through