Third Annual SLAUGHTER BY THE WATER to Be Held on USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier
The third annual Slaughter By The Water event will take place on August 25, 2012 on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier in Alameda, CA. The event is hosted by Testament’s Chuck Billy and includes performances by Philm, Severed Fifth,Absu, Witchaven, Impaled, Autopsy, Fog of War and Abysmal Dawn. More announcements including the full line-up and headliner are coming soon! Chuck Billy recently sat down and recorded an intro video which can be viewed here:http://youtu.be/86bJLHS71Kw
Advance tickets for the main stage performances (general admission) are on sale now and are just $35.00. Tickets cost $45.00 at the door. Tickets are available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/256892.
Main stage performances begin at 5pm and go until 12:30am aboard the USS Hornet.
From noon to 9pm, access to the entire pier, which includes Pier Stage entertainment, food vendors and retailers, is FREE to the public. The pier stage is powered by Rock the Bike and the bands performing will be announced soon.
Get to the hornet early! All main stage ticket purchases also entitle you to a discounted admission rate to freely roam the USS Hornet on the day of the event between the hours of 10am to 4pm. Discounted admission is $12.00 per person in addition to the cost of the general admission ticket. Slaughter By The Water general admission tickets only get you access to the ship and our private tours after 5pm.
There is free parking at this event.
Private Tours (groups of 15) available after 5pm include:
- 2nd Deck Tour: The Sick Bay, Torpedo Room, Marine Detachment Unit, Chapel, and more.
- Island Tour: Sit in the Ship’s Captain’s Chair, explore the Pilot house and Admirals Bridge, go to the top secret Combat Information Center and see the view from the Primary Flight Control the Air traffic control tower of the Aircraft Carrier, USS Hornet.
- Haunted Tour: Forecastle – ghost stories from where the tidal wave hit the USS Hornet Museum.
For more information on the performing bands: