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Slayer, Lamb of God to play metal concert at Vina Robles

Legendary thrash metal band Slayer — Kerry King, left, Gary Holt, Paul Bostaph and Tom Araya — will perform Aug. 8 at Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles.
Legendary thrash metal band Slayer — Kerry King, left, Gary Holt, Paul Bostaph and Tom Araya — will perform Aug. 8 at Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles.

Legendary thrash metal band Slayer will rock Paso Robles this summer.

The Grammy Award-winning group, which is touring with metal bands Lamb of God and Behemoth, will take the stage Aug. 8 at Vina Robles Amphitheatre.

Known for its hard-charging sound and controversy-courting lyrics and album art, Slayer found mainstream success with the release of its 1986 album “Reign in Blood.” The band’s hits include “Raining Blood,” “Angel of Death” and “Serenity in Murder”; its songs “Final Six” and “Eyes of the Insane” won Grammys for best metal performance in 2006 and 2007, respectively.

Slayer released its 12th studio album, “Repentless,” in 2015.

Tickets for Slayer’s Aug. 8 concert cost $59.50 apiece and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday via Ticketmaster.com.

For information, call 805-286-3680 or visit www.vinaroblesamphitheatre.com.

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