The Sandbox, a leading decentralized gaming virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, announced today that it has partnered with Slipknot, the most enigmatic, provocative, and aggressive band of the modern era, to bring Knotfest into the metaverse- creating KNOTVERSE, a Web3 home for Slipknot/Knotfest metaverse experiences, concerts, and lifestyle, in The Sandbox.
Slipknot, currently on tour with their latest incarnation of The Knotfest Roadshow tour, has begun teasing something called The Knotverse, likely the band’s first foray into VR, AR, and gaming such as The Metaverse. They shared posts to social media on Friday, April 8th, 2022, with text that reads “Knotfest” and then turned into the phrase “Knotverse.” Their 1999 track “742617000027” can be heard in the background. The same day, the Sandbox shared a similar clip on their Twitter account with the same caption. The company is a Metaverse/blockchain platform. Check it out below! Continue reading
French Death Metallers Akiaval will perform a special set for Knotfest’s Pulse Fest 3×22! The online festival will be streamed on Friday, March 11th, at 12pm PST / 3pm EST / 9pm CET on Knotfest.com. The will join a gang of fresh bands including Shadow of Intent, Creeping Death, Enforced, Four Stroke Baron, Kid Bookie, Vexed, Urne, and many more. See the full list below.
Leaders of the metal genre with their music, lifestyle and music culture website and series of international festivals, Slipknot has announced the third postponement of their planned Knotfest Japan since the pandemic. Knotfest Japan will now take place on April 1-2, 2023. The band posted about this on their socials today and also announced a Japan only replay of their Knotfest LA livestream.
Slipknot shared their new song “The Chapeltown Rag” this week- streaming at all DSPs and with a visualizer! At the very last show of their Knotfest Roadshow tour was at Knotfest LA and the band performed the song for the first time ever live! Watch fan-filmed video of the performance now!
Slipknot has dropped a killer new song, their first since 2019’s We Are Not Your Kind (Roadrunner)! Listen to “The Chapeltown Rag” – streaming at all DSPs with it’s definitely Iowa album vibes , right now at the link below! The band will host Knotfest LA tomorrow, Friday, November 5th, 2021.
Slipknot has announced the cancelation of next weekend’s Knotfest Roadshow, featuring Killswitch Engage, Fever 333 and Code Orange, tour stop October 24th concert at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham, Alabama. This is due to flash floods in the region last week, making the venue unsuitable. You can check out our review of the tour here. The band shared a statement about the decision to cancel the Alabama date:Continue reading
Entering DTE Energy Music Theatre was like walking into a theme park. There is a reason why it was rated first in the world for Pollstar’s 2019 year’s end rankings. Last weekend an army of black shirts with dyed hair walked through the outdoor amphitheater’s large gates. The late afternoon was pregnant with the infancy of Autumn which carried a refreshing crispness in the air. The tingly weather placed the multitude of concert goers in a rambunctious mood. The well-groomed music venue is accompanied with exceptional landscaping and pretty restaurants that set a peaceful tone which would be greatly contradicted with the night of mayhem ahead. Slipknot was in town, and they brought the Knotfest Roadshow with them.
At the very end of their headline set at last weekend’s Knotfest Iowa, Slipknot paid tribute to two of its fallen founding members, Joey Jordison and Paul Gray, both of whom passed away.
Slipknot has announced they will headline the debut of Knotfest Finland, set to take place August 12-13, 2022 in Turku. Finland. Also scheduled to appear at the event are Nightwish, Bring Me The Horizon and Arch Enemy, along with Stam1na and Blind Channel. The two-day Knotfest evolved from a Slipknot headlining concert initially scheduled to take place in Turku in August 2021. In the wake of ongoing restrictions with regards to international travel during the era of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the gig was postponed to August 2022 and ultimately evolved into a complete Knotfest experience. Slipknot has exp[anded their original festivals to an international affair with Knotfest Brasil, Knotfest Chile, Knotfest Japan, Knotfest Mexico, Knotfest UK, and Knotfest Meets Hellfest. in France.