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Rock am Ring & Rock im Park announce another headliner. This time it is the iconic metal band Slayer. Both festivals will take place from 7 to 9 June 2019.

The new confirmations will join previously announced headliners Slipknot, ToolDie Ärzte and Marteria & CasperTenacious DThe Smashing Pumpkins and more will also perform.

You can see the updated poster below:



Slayer are an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California. The band was formed in 1981 by vocalist and bassist Tom Araya and guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman. Slayer’s fast and aggressive musical style made them one of the founding “big four” bands of thrash metal. Four of the band’s twelve studio albums have received gold certification in the United States. They have received five Grammy Award nominations, winning one in 2007 for the song ‘Eyes of the Insane’ and one in 2008 for the song ‘Final Six’, both of which were from the album Christ Illusion (2006). Between 1991 and 2013, the band sold five million albums in the United States. After 37 years of recording and performing, Slayer announced in January 2018 that they would embark on their final world tour, which will reportedly come to an end in 2019.

Rock am Ring & Rock im Park 2019

Foto: Natasja Blouw/Festileaksslpiknot

Rock am Ring and Rock im Park are two annual rock music festivals in Germany. Rock am Ring takes place at the Nürburgring race track, whereas Rock im Park takes place simultaneously at Zeppelinfield in Nuremberg and has an identical lineup. The Nürburgring festival first started in 1985 and is considered to be one of the largest festivals in Germany. Its twin festival was organised for the first time in 1993. Every year, both festivals attract more than 110,000 people and are usually sold out.

  • Location: Nürburgring and Nuremberg, Germany.
  • Date: 7-9 June 2019.
  • Tickets: on sale from for €169 (3-day pass), camping €50.
  • For more information, visit our festival page or the official website.

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