Marilyn Manson and Slayer co-headline tour

They'll hit North American and European festivals

Marilyn Manson and Slayer have announced that they will co-headline an extensive tour of North America this summer.

The goth star and the thrash metallers plan to hit 25 cities in North America. They’ll kick things off on July 25 on the east coast and wind down in September on the west coast.

Both bands will play full sets, and two support bands are expected to be announced in the coming weeks, as are further tour details.

The two acts will also play the following European festivals:

Donington Download Festival (June 9)

Greenfield Sweden Festival (15)

Stockholm Metaltown Festival (30)

Manson has just completed work on his forthcoming album entitled ‘Eat Me, Drink Me’, which is slated for a June release.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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