The Unholy Alliance Tour
|The Unholy Alliance Tour|
|Tour by Slayer
Lamb of God
Children of Bodom
Thine Eyes Bleed
The Unholy Alliance Tour is a biennial heavy metal concert tour of Europe and North America, with the tag-line "Preaching to the Perverted". The tour is headlined by the thrash metal band Slayer, and featured Trivium, Amon Amarth and Mastodon in its latest edition.
North America 2006
The 2006 North American edition of the tour, called "Chapter I", featured the following bands: Slayer as headliners, Lamb of God as "direct support" band, Children of Bodom and Mastodon in rotating slots, Thine Eyes Bleed as opening act. On July 13 in Vancouver the entire show was filmed for a forthcoming DVD, with camera angles from above the bands and in among the audience. The DVD was released on October 30, 2007.
2006 European edition, called "Chapter II", featured the following bands: Slayer as headliners, In Flames as "direct support" band, Children of Bodom and Lamb of God in rotating slots, Thine Eyes Bleed as opening act. The lineup was identical to the American leg except for Mastodon, who were replaced by In Flames. The French group Gojira was the second band to perform in Paris on November 7, 2006.
- "review of the concert". Metal-rules.com. 2006-08-02. Retrieved 2011-02-20.
- "BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SLAYER, LAMB OF GOD, MASTODON: More 'Unholy Alliance Tour' DVD Details Revealed". Roadrunnerrecords.com. Retrieved 2011-02-20.
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