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SLAYER FINAL TOUR FEATURING LAMB OF GOD, TESTAMENT, ANTHRAX, AND BEHEMOTH - PHOTO GALLERY BY MICHAEL MULLENIX

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Fellow Beasts.  All things must come to an end.  And though I say this with a massive grain of salt in my end, this too applies to some of our beloved Metal Acts.  Slayer, as no doubt some of you have heard have decided to call it a career.  Split so far into 3-parts, the first of these have come to a conclusion at the Austin360 Amphitheater last week.  Fitting, your most extreme and humble Metal-Eye-Witness caught the final curtain draw that night and is reporting it right now!

The first leg of this Farewell tour saw support from mainstays of the genre like Testament, Anthrax, Behemoth, and Lamb Of God.  The word support actually feels massively appropriate here, all four of these bands have either been relevant contemporaries of Slayer, or clear inheritors to their throne.  Starting off the processions was Testament, the legendary Bay-Area Thrash Force, and when a concert starts on a note this resoundingly perfect, the stage was set for the greatest Metal Concert this year!  With s…