JULY 1, 2009. HEBRON, KY. – Kerry King, legendary guitarist for the notorious Thrash Metal band Slayer and a B.C. Rich guitar endorser, will make in-store appearances at select B.C. Rich retailers while on the 2009 Mayhem Tour. The special events are co-sponsored by EMG Pickups.
The tour starts July 10 in Sacramento, Calif., and concludes August 15 in Dallas, Texas. King will visit 11 retail locations, where he will talk with fans and sign autographs.
Kerry King has played B.C. Rich guitars since the early 1980s. In January, B.C. Rich introduced four new Signature guitars created in collaboration with the guitarist. Each new instrument offers finishes, features and tones approved by King himself.
The Mayhem Tour will feature Slayer on the Main Stage along with co-headliner Marilyn Manson.
Kerry King in-store appearances are scheduled as follows:
July 10: Guitar Center, Sacramento, CA 1:00 p.m 916-922-2132
July 11: Guitar Center, San Francisco, CA 1:00 p.m. 415-409-0350
July 14: Guitar Center, Seattle, WA 1:00 p.m. 206-287-9100
July 17: Raptor Guitars, Phoenix, AZ 2:00 p.m. 602-243-8579
July 23: Guitar Center, Atlanta, GA 5:00 p.m. 404-320-7253
July 26: Guitar Center, Chicago, IL 1:00 p.m. 773-248-2808
July 30: The Music Farm, Orrville, OH 5:00 p.m. 330-682-5595
Aug. 3: Guitar Center, Boston, MA 5:00 p.m. 617-247-1389
Aug. 7: Guitar Center, Cherry Hill, NJ 2:00 p.m. 856-755-9511
Aug. 11: Guitar Center, Tampa, FL 2:00 p.m. 813-801-9290
Aug. 15: Guitar Center, Dallas, TX 2:00 p.m. 214-692-9999