SLAYER, IN FLAMES, CHILDREN OF BODOM: More European 'Unholy Alliance' Details Surface

June 3, 2006

According to various Internet reports, the European version of the SLAYER-headlined "Unholy Alliance" tour will take place in October and November under the name "Unholy Alliance - Chapter II", and will feature IN FLAMES instead of MASTODON (who are taking part in the North American edition of the tour). Also scheduled to appear on the bill are CHILDREN OF BODOM, LAMB OF GOD and THINE EYES BLEED, with the British band MENDEED replacing IN FLAMES on the U.K. leg of the tour. Additionally, it has now been confirmed that French extreme metallers GOJIRA will join the bill for the Paris date on November 7 at Palais Omnisport De Paris Bercy (GOJIRA will perform right after openers THINE EYES BLEED). There will reportedly be a total of seven dates in the U.K. alone, including two shows at London's Brixton Academy.

"Unholy Alliance - Chapter II" tour featuring SLAYER, IN FLAMES, CHILDREN OF BODOM, LAMB OF GOD and THINE EYES BLEED:

Oct. 23 - Eulachhalle - Winterthur, SWI
Nov. 01 - National Exhibition Centre - Birmingham, UK*
Nov. 02 - S.E.C.C – Glasgow, UK*
Nov. 07 - Palais Omnisport De Paris Bercy – Paris, FRA**
Nov. 19 - Brixton Carling Academy - London, UK*
Nov. 20 - Brixton Carling Academy - London, UK*

* no IN FLAMES, with MENDEED added to bill
** with GOJIRA

At this time, there has been ***NO OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION*** on the billing or the above tour dates from any of the acts that are said to be involved in the tour.

The SLAYER-headlined North American edition of the Unholy Alliance Tour will kick off June 15 in Camden, New Jersey, and run through July 26 in Denver. Also appearing on the bill are LAMB OF GOD, MASTODON, CHILDREN OF BODOM and THINE EYES BLEED.

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