Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow returns this fall with Slipknot headlining, Killswitch Engage as the special guests with Code Orange and Fever333 providing direct support. The tour begins on September 28 in Tinley Park, IL with the pre-sale taking place June 2nd for Knotfest.com subscribers and the public on-sale happening on June 4th at the link below. The trek includes a stop at the bands’ hometowm for Knotfest Iowa on September 25th.
Slipknot has announced a run of summertime headline tour dates and festival appearances for 2021. This is on top of their previously booked dates in June, tours in other regions, and Knotfest Brasil, Knotfest Bogota, and Knotfest Chile dates. The trek includes a headline date at Wacken Open Air, the biggest metal festival in the world. The tour dates begin on July 16 at Moscow, Russia’s Park Live Festival and end on August 19 at Charleville-Mézières, France’s Cabaret Vert Festival. Tickets are on sale now at this link below.
Due to the ongoing global pandemic, Slipknot has postponed Knotfest Japan a second time, from 2021 to 2022. This original cancelation also affected the bands’ planned headline tour of Asia, Knotfest Roadshow. The new show dates are as follows: Knotfest Japan 2022 Roadshow: April 9th (Saturday) 2022 / Festival: April 10th (Sunday) 2022 Venue: Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall 9-11. Slipknot and Japanese promoter Hayashi International Promotion (H.I.P.) released the following statement:
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 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.
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
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
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
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 detailsContinue reading
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