Slipknot, Slayer headlining 2012 Mayhem Festival

Well this looks promising! This year’s Mayhem festival, the touring hard rock and metal celebration, has got itself quite a massive line up this year.

Slipknot and Slayer will be headlining the festival while the side stages will boast bands including Anthrax, Asking Alexandria, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, High On Fire and As I Lay Dying. There’s also a special artist that will be announced on April 6th and the big rumor is that Motorhead will be that band. The festival will kick off on June 30th in San Bernardino, CA. Tickets go on sale starting April 6th at

So for all the American Slipknot fans that have really wanted the band back on home soil, you finally got your wish. Check out all the tour dates down below.

Rockstar Mayhem Festival 2012 tour dates:
6/30 – San Manuel Amphitheater, San Bernardino, CA
7/1 – Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
7/3 – White River Amphitheatre, Auburn, WA
7/4 – TBD, Boise, ID
7/6 – Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ
7/7 – Hard Rock Pavilion, Albuquerque, NM
7/8 – Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, Englewood, CO
7/10 – Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas, TX
7/11 – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Spring, TX
7/13 – 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre At the Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, FL
7/14 – Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA
7/15 – Klipsch Music Center, Noblesville, IN
7/18 – TBD, Oklahoma City, OK
7/20 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Maryland Heights, MO
7/21 – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, IL
7/22 – DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI
7/24 – Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH
7/25 – Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
7/27 – Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ
7/28 – First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, PA
7/29 – Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA
7/31 – Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
8/1 -Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY
8/3 – Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA
8/4 – Toyota Pavilion At Montage Mountain, Moosic, PA
8/5 – Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT

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