In a career full of huge achievements, Slipknot toppled another one last night. They headlined the vaunted Iowa State Fair in their home town of Des Moines Iowa, and it was a banger. The fair is no stranger to metal after Metallica headlined their in the 1990s, but it’s definitely not par for the course. The band played pretty much the same setlist they have during the Knotfest Roadshow Tour so far but definitely included a few more recent songs, including ‘Unsainted ‘from We Are Not Your Kind. Check out the fan-filmed footage below! Continue reading
As expected Slipknot decimated Los Angeles as the band performed ‘Unsainted’ and ‘All Out Life’ live on Jimmy Kimmel Live! To a national broadcast audience last night (May 17th). The band played on the outdoor stage outside the studio to a packed standing-room crowd. Only ‘Unsainted’ aired during the program, which is taped in front of a live studio audience and produced by 12 05 AM Productions LLC in association with Jackhole Industries and ABC Studios. Slipknot’s sixth album, “We Are Not Your Kind”, which will be released on August 9 via Roadrunner Records. The song’s accompanying video was directed by the band’s own M. Shawn Crahan. We Are Not Your Kind was once again recorded at a Los Angeles studio with producer Greg Fidelman (Slayer, Metallica), who engineered and mixed Slipknot’s 2004 album Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) and helmed 2014’s .5: The Gray Chapter. Watch the videos now! Continue reading
Louder Than Life Festival will be making their first announcement soon. Yesterday in a post to social media, they posted a video teaser that indicates that Slipknot will be one of the headline bands. The clip has distinctive audio that sounds like the intro to the bands’ current single, ‘All Out Life’. Slipknot is currently in the studio working on their new album, due out on August 9th, 2019. Louder Than Life takes place September 27-29th at Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Expo Center. Continue reading
As we have previously reported, Slipknot is in the studio working on their new album, due next summer from Roadrunner Records. The band just teased a major announcement for Monday, March 4th and launched a new website (link below), named for the final line in their recent new single- “We Are Not Your Kind!” from ‘All Out Life’. The band has already announced a major headline tour of European Festivals, US tour dates, including headlining their hometown Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. We’ll keep you posted on more Slipknot news as it drops.
As we have previously reported, Slipknot has a new album in the works, due next summer from Roadrunner Records, with a release date presently unknown. We got the first taste of it on Halloween with the surprise release of new single/video ‘All Out Life’. Now thanks to a post by Corey Taylor, we know the band is at work back in the studio. The band will support the album with a summer tour of Europe as well as an appearance at this year’s Iowa State Fair, so it’s a good bet the album will be done and released by then. We’ll keep you posted on more Slipknot news as it drops. Continue reading
Slipknot shocked the world in 2018 with the surprise Halloween release of their new single and video, ‘All Out Life’ (Roadrunner). The track comes from the bands’ forthcoming new album, due in 2019. Now watch a behind the scenes video of the band recording the song in the studio. Continue reading
Back in early October, Slipknot made a video for their new single ‘All Out Life’, which dropped as a surprise release on Halloween. The band put out a casting call for fans for the video since created and directed by M. Shawn Crahan for the band. The song comes off of Slipknot’s as yet untitled new album due out next summer via their long-time label Roadrunner. Now watch this behind the scenes clip of the band and their fans making the clip. Continue reading