This is not a drill — Slayer have officially reunited and announced their first show, which will take place later this year at the Louder Than Life Festival in Kentucky.

Slayer played their final show at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Nov. 30, 2019, but they're officially back. They're one of four headliners set to perform at Louder Than Life, which will take place over four days from Sept. 26 through the 29 at the Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Slipknot, Motley Crue and Korn are the other three headliners for the event.

So far, this is the only Slayer performance that has been announced, so it's unclear whether they're going to tour or release new music again. Their last album, Repentless, came out in 2015.

Guitarist Kerry King recently announced his new solo band and his first album, and also shared that he hasn't spoken to Slayer frontman Tom Araya since their final show in 2019.

"I've talked to everybody else from the band on the phone, text or email," King told Rolling Stone. "If Tom hit me up, I'd probably respond. It probably depends on what he hit me up for, but I don't wish him dead at this moment."

"Me and Tom have never been on the same page," the guitarist elaborated. "Like if I want a chocolate shake, he wants a vanilla shake. 'Kerry, what color is the sky?' Blue. 'Tom, what color is the sky?' White. We're just different people. The further on in years we got, it just became more."

Thus, whether King is part of this reunion is also currently unclear.

Slayer In Concert - New York, NY

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