Just Added: Slayer to Headline MetalCamp Festival

Posted by jillettinger on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 2:59 PM (PST)

The latest announcement from the MetalCamp HQ is the addition of Slayer. Call them thrash gods or just call them Slayer, but call their names at the festival main stage this summer.

Struggling with a lineup shift as Slayer’s guitarist Jeff Hanneman had to excuse himself from current tour dates due to the most metal disease ever–necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh eating infection. Exodus’s Gary Holt will be filling in for now. No word on whether Jeff Hanneman will return by MetalCamp.

MetalCamp runs from July 11 – 16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia.

To view the full MetalCamp lineup, click here.

MetalCamp 2011 lineup

Accept, Achren, Airbourne, Alestorm, Amorphis, Arch Enemy, Arkona, Ava Inferi, Avatar, Beholder, Blind Guardian, Brainstorm, Brujeria, Bulldozer, Cold Snap, Death Angel, Deicide, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Hate, Imperium Dekadenz, In Extremo, In Solitude, Kalmah, Katatonia, Kreator, Kylesa, Mercenary, Moonsorrow, Moonspell, Obscura, October File, Rising Dream, Ritam Nereda, Serenity, Slayer, Taake, Thaurorod, The Ocean, Trollfest, Vanderbuyst, Virgin Steele, Visions of Atlantis, Vulture Industries, Watain, Winterfylleth, Wintersun, Zonaria

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  1. metalrox2/17/2011 4:17 PM | Permalink

    Why can’t we have more metal shows like this in the U.S.?

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