Slipknot Postpones All of Their Tour Dates Until 2021

In a new interview with Eddie Trunk on SiriusXM’s “Trunk Nation’, Corey Taylor of Slipknot has revealed that the band has moved all of their 2020 tour dates to 2021, due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. As transcribed by Blabbermouth.net “This whole year was booked, and some stuff that hadn’t necessarily been announced…,” he said during an appearance on yesterday’s (Wednesday, June 3) episode of “We had two shed tours [booked] — we hadn’t even announced the second leg of it, which was gonna be later in the fall. So right now, we’ve basically moved everything until next year. Everything is just basically being picked up and moved — same time next year. Because to us, we’re not canceling — we’re just postponing. Once everything settles down and everybody is able to catch their breath and everything, and everybody feels good, and hopefully, there’s been some progress made as far as a vaccine or whatnot, once the tentative fear goes away, everyone’s gonna be barking to go to shows. And that’s when we’re gonna be ready to go again. So, yeah, we just basically moved everything to next year.” Last month, Slipknot canceled all of its previously announced summer 2020 tour dates, including the Knotfest Roadshow, Knotfest UK and Knotfest At Sea, due to the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading

Slipknot Rebrands Knotfest.com Launches As a New Global Content Destination 

Slipknot has reinvented its flagship site Knotfest.com website as a new global content destination, showcasing art, music, culture & media for the rock & metal community. It will come to fans directly from artists and leading genre content creators. The have announced new exclusive shows, including the Electric Theater interview series, hosted by M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan. To celebrate the launch in explosive fashion and marking what would have been the kick-off weekend of the highly anticipated Knotfest Roadshow US tour, Knotfest.com will be hosting an exclusive Knotfest Roadshow streaming event this Friday, May 29th at 3pm PDT. Interviews with Interviews from Slipknot, Underoath and Code Orange.

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Slipknot Cancels All of Their Tour Dates, Knotfest UK and Knotfest At Sea This Summer Due to COVID-19

As expected, Slipknot, like so many other bands, has been forced to cancel all of their tour dates, including their big North American Tour aka Knotfest Roadshow, Knotfest UK, and Knotfest at Sea due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The band hopes to rebook for next year but has no further information based on their post to social media. Ticket holders will be emailed personally about refunds. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Code Orange – Underneath

It’s a fascinating time to be in the Code Orange camp. It’s been a little over three years since the bruising Forever stormed the Metallic Hardcore gates and they’re finally releasing the proper follow-up, Underneath (Roadrunner) to a hungry world. And the hype is certainly a factor. Continue reading

Watch Slipknot’s Entire Maida Vale Mini-Concert Performance

Slipknot recorded a session at the BBC’s legendary Maida Vale studios in London, England on January 26. 120 fans witnessed the band play a six-song set consisting of the tracks ‘Unsainted’, ‘Psychosocial’, ‘The Devil In I’, ‘Duality’, ‘Disasterpiece’ and ‘Wait And Bleed’. The band hopes to tour this summer on the second annual Knotfest Roadshow Tour of North America, as well as Knotfest UK and Knotfest at Sea. Watch it now! Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #336: Package Tour Madness

Spring and Summer are the time for package tours to bloom and capture fans! A ton have been popping up in what was already shaping up to be a major year for tours in 2020 with Rage Against The Machine, Guns N Roses, Slipknot, Deftones & Gojira, Primus, Def Leppard/Motley Crue/Poison, Testament & The Black Dahlia Murder, Korn & Faith No More, Five Finger Death Punch & Megadeth and more! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #336 is streaming now and it’s all about Package Tour Madness! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow Returns with A Day To Remember, Underoath, and Code Orange!

Slipknot launched their wildly successful Knotfest Roadshow last summer to launch their current album We Are Not Your Kind (Roadrunner/Elektra). Now the tour is back in arenas this summer and features Slipknot, A Day To Remember, Underoath, and Code Orange! VIP and general tickets go on sale this week at the links below! Continue reading

Slipknot Shares New Music Video for ‘Nero Forte’

Metal legends Slipknot have debuted their new music video for ‘Nero Forte’ from We Are Not Your Kind, out now via Roadrunner Records/Elecktra. Widely considered the best and most brutal song on the new album, the track has been a fan favorite since the album released back in August and has passed 11 million plays on YouTube music. Watch the clip now and get your early tickets to 2020 Slipknot tent-pole events such as  Knotfest at Sea and Knotfest UK in 2020.

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Slipknot To Debut ‘Nero Forte’ Video Tomorrow

Metal legends Slipknot will premiere their new music video tomorrow for ‘Nero Forte’, a track from their recent new album We Are Not Your Kind (Roadrunner Records/Elecktra). The track, widely considered to the best and more brutal song on the new album, has been a fan favorite since the album released back in August and has 10 million plays on YouTube music. The band has been riding high on the strength of the album, the sold-out Knotfest Roadshow, Knotfest Bogota, and the just-announced Knotfest at Sea and Knotfest UK in 2020.

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Behemoth to Release New EP “O Pentagram Ignis” on Tour

Behemoth has announced they will release limited edition EP O Pentagram Ignis (Metal Blade) on their upcoming tour. The EP will be available for purchase at venues on the band’s “Ecclesia Diabolica Baltica” tour. The 10-inch vinyl will be made available on clear and white vinyl, with each pressing limited to just 333 copies and each copy signed by the members of the band. Behemoth is currently the opening band on Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow tour. Continue reading