Saturday, November 29th, 2014
Philly's Trocadero Theater played host to the 2014 edition of the Summer Slaughter Tour featuring The Faceless, Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, Thy Art Is Murder, Goatwhore, Within Ruins, Origin, Fallujah, Decrepit Birth, and Bore Worm as BTS's Dante Torrieri was on hand to capture the events in photos for our viewing pleasure.
It's been a interesting month for co-headliners and Sumerian recording artists, The Faceless who suddenly parted ways with bassist Evan Brewer and drummer Alex Rüdinger at the tale end of October. As the two now pursue solo careers, the band stated, "The Faceless fully intend to play on ...
Monday, September 9th, 2013
The 7th annual Summer Slaughter Tour, presented by Indie Merch Store, ESP and Guitar World, ripped through the Philly's Trocadero venue last month with hometown heroes and headlining act The Dillinger Escape Plan with Animals As Leaders, Periphery, Norma Jean, Cattle Decapitation, The Ocean, Revocation, and more in tow.
Known for a cathartic live show riddled with a history of colorful stage injuries, DEP founding guitarist Ben Weinman broke his wrist just weeks before the July tour kick off. On the eve of an emergency surgery in attempt to save DEP's summer tour plans, Weinman told MetalSucks "Every night I hurt myself. The ...
Monday, March 25th, 2013
Now in its seventh year running, Summer Slaughter Tour has released the initial lineup for the 2013 edition including headliners, The Dillinger Escape Plan along with Animals As Leaders, Periphery, Norma Jean, Cattle Decapitation, The Ocean, Revocation, and Aeon with 2 bands TBA.
The 7th annual Summer Slaughter Tour, presented by Indie Merch Store, ESP and Guitar World, is now officially slated to run from July 19th through August 24th
One of the remaining open slots will be chosen by you, the fans, ...
Monday, October 1st, 2012
Periphery’s Jeff Holcomb put together a documentary video capturing his experience of this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour alongside bands such as Cannibal Corpse, The Faceless, and more. The documentary can be viewed in the vimeo player below.
Blow The Scene also put together a photo review or Summer Slaughter 2012 as it passed through Philadelphia. Be sure to scope that here if you missed it first time round.
In related news, Periphery drummer Matt Halpern dislocated his shoulder and will not be taking part in the upcoming European ...
Friday, August 24th, 2012
Annually touring extreme metal festival, Summer Slaughter, recently ripped through Philadelphia's Trocadero Theatre with its 2012 edition featuring dense cast of electric participants including Cannibal Corpse, Between The Buried And Me, The Faceless, Periphery, Veil of Maya, Job For A Cowboy, Goatwhore, Exhumed, The Contortionist, and Cerebral Bore.
Scottish death metal shredders and Earache Records recording artists, Cerebral Bore had the honors of kicking off the opening ceremonies and were a quite a pleasant surprise. These long fests can tend to have some "filler" bands during the early hours, so it was nice to have a ...