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SLAYER's Kerry King Reveals He Was A Math Wiz Growing Up

Who would've thunk it?

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When you think Slayer guitarist Kerry King, is the first thing jumps out at you "that guy looks like he's good at math?"  Well, it's true!

The legendary thrash guitarist revealed in a new interview with Metal Hammer that he was really, really good at math, and school in general… until he started noticing girls.

I was really good at school until I discovered girls, and then it was all over. It’s a good thing I didn’t plan on college or anything because I probably would have failed miserably. I was such a smart kid, but once high school came around and girls were in the picture, the grades went south. I remember in Junior High, I got the math award for the entire school, so marks weren’t a problem, but once you put the tits and the pussy in the equation, school went right out the door.

I didn’t really know what rebelling was. It’s funny, because I was doing math analysis in 12th grade, and the first semester I got an A and in the second semester I got an E. I was thinking, ‘Well, that’s enough of that!’

Can you imagine if Slayer never happened and King went into math analysis as a profession?

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Oh, what could've been.

Slayer have announced new tour dates for their final North American tour with Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse. Dates below:

There will be 16 shows in total, kicking off May 2, 2019 at the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix AZ and winding down at the end of the month at the Xfinity Center Amphitheatre in Mansfield, MA on May 25 . Here are the dates:

May 2 Ak-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ
May 3 Isleta Amphitheater, Albuquerque, NM
May 5 UTEP/Don Haskins Center, El Paso, TX
May 7 Bert Ogden Arena, Edinburg, TX
May 8 The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, Dallas, TX
May 10 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, FL
May 11 Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach, Florida
May 13 Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington, WVa
May 14 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
May 16 Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville, IN
May 17 Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs, KS
May 19 DTE Energy Mush Center, Clarkston, MI
May 20 Covelli Centre, Youngstown, OH
May 22 Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, ON CANADA
May 24 BB&T Pavilion, Camden, NJ
May 25 Xfinity Center, Mansfield, MA

Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am local time. VIP package info can be found hereMetal Injection is giving away a pair of tickets to each stop of the tour. Enter to win below. 

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