Slayer cancel UK and European tour

Veteran metal band pull all of their rescheduled shows

Slayer cancel UK and European tour
Slayer have been forced to cancel their forthcoming UK and European tour.

The gigs were rescheduled in November because bassist Tom Araya was suffering with back problems. He is still struggling to recover, so the band have pulled their upcoming shows.

"Tom [Araya] gave various medical treatments more than a fair shot, but they just haven't handled the problem," the band's manager Rick Sales told Blabbermouth.net. "So he's biting the bullet and is scheduled for back surgery at the end of this month."

Booking agents for the band are working on rescheduling the tour dates.

Slayer have cancelled the following shows:

Manchester Academy (March 7)
London Forum (8, 9)
Paris Bataclan (11)
Bochum Ruhrcongress (13)
Tilburg (15, 16)
Brussels AB (17)
Herford X (18)
Berlin Columbiahalle (20)
Hamburg Docks (21)
Cologne Live Music Hall (22)
Dresden Alter Schlachtof (24)
Vienna Gasometer (25)
Munich Zenith (26)
Milan Alcatraz (28, 29)
Zurich Volkshaus Late Show (30)
Wiesbaden Schlachthof (31)
Nottingham Rock City (April 2)
Glasgow Barrowland (3)
Leeds Academy (4)
Birmingham Academy (5)







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