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Cattle Decapitation Among Headliners For 2019 Summer Slaughter Tour

For many a Heavy Metal Thrasher, the “Summer Slaughter Tour” is an annual event that they look forward to very much. The festival styled tour brings together almost a dozen of the most furious acts currently on the Metal Scene and here now the news from the folks handling the Cattle Decapitation side of the fence about this tour. Read on.

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The Press Release:
Summer Slaughter 2019 will see the tour’s first-ever triple co-headlining bill, featuring CATTLE DECAPITATION, Carnifex, and The Faceless all sharing the spotlight of the main event and performing full sets. The trek will commence July 20th in Denver, Colorado and run though August 14th in Los Angeles, California. Support will be provided by Rivers Of Nihil, Nekrogoblikon, Lorna Shore, and Brand Of Sacrifice, plus the Headbang For The Highway winners. Tickets go one sale this Friday. See all confirmed dates below.
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Win A Ticket To Summer Slaughter @ Irving Plaza On 8/8/2014

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The Details: What can I say about the Summer Slaughter Tour that has not been said already over the last few years on numerous websites and right here on PiercingMetal.com – It’s truly one of the most Extreme Metal events that we find happening each and every summer and this year’s go round has been a blockbuster as it assembled Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, Goatwhore, The Faceless, Decrepit Birth and many, many more on the same stage for an unforgettable day of Death Metal. That being said I am excited to offer up this contest thanks to the fine folks at Livenation which will let some of our lucky readers get into this show for free. Read on.
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The “Summer Slaughter” for 2013 Begins Today!!!

The Summer Slaughter for 2013 begins today, are you excited?

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Coming Soon: Summer Slaughter 2012

For the last couple of years I have taken a page out of my fellow bloggers books and used our PiercingMetal Musings Blog to speak up about the major happenings in The Metal Republics realm. It’s honestly been the perfect place to spark up some discussion with you readers about major concert tours or big package presentations that fall under the festival model. With that being said I now present to you the official poster for the Summer Slaughter Tour for 2012 and its roster of performers. Check it out.

The most interesting part about this particular tour is that it is bringing Cannibal Corpse as the main band with support from Between The Buried and Me, and each are two of Metal Blade Records most vital acts in terms of popularity. We’ll also get The Faceless, Periphery, Veil Of Maya, Job For A Cowboy, Exhumed, Goatwhore, and Cerebral Bore. The event will also features some special guest bands in each city so there might be some cool surprises in store for the attending Metalhead. Participating labels will be of course Metal Blade Records (who have five of the nine featured bands) along with Relapse Records, Sumerian Records and Earache Records. Some of these bands have appeared on the Summer Slaughter tours of the past as well but there are those who don’t mind that at all. While I generally like to see new things I am on the okay side with the ones who have been here before for the most part.

The tour dates were announced yesterday and our New York City region will find this tour landing at Irving Plaza on August 8th. Check your own local listings for where this will be if you plan on going and by all means get your tickets early enough to not be shut out. So tell me readers, does this tour excite you or leave you left for want? Speak up in the comments section, I would be interested in hearing what you have to say.

Decapitated @ Irving Plaza (8/1/2010): “Summer Slaughter” Tour 2010

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Artist: Decapitated
Venue: Irving Plaza (New York, NY)
Opener: The Faceless, All Shall Perish, The Red Chord, Veil Of Maya, Cephalic Carnage, Decrepit Birth, Carnifex, Animals As Leaders, Vital Remains
Date: 6/20/2010
Label: Nuclear Blast Records

I had just closed up a very busy month of July with shows like Charred Walls of The Damned, Soilwork, Fear Factory and last night’s Michael Schenker Show and figured that all were a pretty solid representation of Metal’s elite. Of course I’m not even counting the shows I missed such as the mighty Brits of Iron Maiden, but here we were ready to continue the Metal adventuring and what better way to start than with the annual Summer Slaughter tour. I am not sure when this event first came into being but I did begin documenting it for the Metal Republic when Black Dahlia Murder headlined. It’s usually on one long day but last year had been separated into two days with some bands appearing at one show while others would be scheduled for the next. This year it was back to one lengthy presentation and with this being the case would start very early. The headliner would be a rebuilt Decapitated and their direct support would come via The Faceless and All Shall Perish. The slaughter for 2010 would also feature The Red Chord, Veil Of Maya, Animals As Leaders, Carnifex, and many more. I arrived as early as I could to document the maximum amount of bands and as I walked into the rechristened Irving Plaza discovered that Vital Remains were already on the stage.
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