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This super fan got kicked out of a Slayer gig and swam across a freezing lake to sneak back in

A Slayer fan in Canada paddled through the icy waters of Lake Ontario to get back into the show after he was expelled from the audience.

The super fan was unsuccessful in his attempt, but at least his feat has become the stuff of legends.

It’s not all bad news though, while the fan most likely missed the band play some of their greatest hits like “Hell Awaits” or “Angel of Death” his desperate stunt was captured for posterity by Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian.

Fan of the tour. He got kicked out and tried to swim back in. Swipe left! #commitment #allin #hypothermia

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The iconic metal powerhouse Slayer is currently amidst their farewell tour, playing along Lamb of God, Anthrax and Testament in a lineup that’ll light up the eyes of any fan of good 80’s Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Slayer is one of the best selling and most critically acclaimed metal bands of all time, in a 37-year career which has earned them 5 Grammy Award nominations and two wins. The California band is considered one of the “big four” acts of thrash metal alongside Metallica, Megadeth and Anthrax.

So you can see why this farewell tour is a big thing for fans.

For reasons still unknown (although we could guess they’re related to the ingest of copious amounts of alcohol) this random fan was kicked out of Slayer’s gig on May 29th at the Budweiser stage in Toronto.

The Budweiser Stage, formerly known as the Molson Amphitheatre, is located in an island of sorts, with a sole bridge as the only way in or out.

The overly enthusiastic fan was apprehended by authorities and rapidly given Emergency Medical Treatment to prevent hypothermia from developing.

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