Talk about a mind-blowing double-header. Slayer and Megadeth – two of the bands that defined the thrash/metal genre – will perform together for the first time ever in Australia and New Zealand when they co-headline six shows in October.

Both Slayer and Megadeth have brand new albums – Slayer’s World Painted Blood, due out later this year, and Megadeth’s Endgame set for a September 11th release.

Slayer and Megadeth play these Oz shows in October. Tickets on sale Monday 10 August.

Wednesday 7th October – Riverstage Brisbane
Thursday 8th October – Hordern Pavilion Sydney
Friday 9th October – Festival Hall Melbourne
Sunday 11th October – Thebarton Theatre Adelaide
Tuesday 13th October – Challenge Stadium Perth

Watch Slayer live below – awesome!