Gary Holt to sit out remainder of Slayer's European tour

Posted by AP on 03/12/18

Guitarist Gary Holt will sit out the remainder of Slayer’s ongoing European tour, including the show at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen tonight. He has returned home to the United States to be with his dying father, with ex-Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel set to fill in on all remaining dates.

Tickets still remain for tonight’s concert — in case you still haven’t secured one, you can do so via For more information about the show, have a look at the official Facebook event.

We will of course be at the arena in force to cover this historic concert — presumably the last that Slayer will ever play in Denmark. Warm up your neck muscles by listening to “Disciple” off 2001’s “God Hates Us All” right here:

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