Knotfest, the destination festival brand curated by Slipknot, is continuing its ever-expanding global domination with the announcement of Knotfest Colombia 2022 which will take place on Friday, December 9th at Campin Circuit of Bogotá. Headlined by Judas Priest and the recently reformed Pantera (featuring Zakk Wylde on guitar and Anthrax’s Charlie Benante on drums), Knotfest Colombia’s first wave of bands announced also features Bring Me The Horizon, Trivium, Hypocrisy, Sepultura, Suicide Silence And Sold with more still to be announced. Tickets go on sale at 9am local time, Wednesday 31st August and can be purchased below:
Long in the works and highly anticipated for a late 2022 release, new Slipknot music is a given. Considering both Corey Taylor and Clown have been hyping it up for over a year, we know it is a matter of “when” not “if” we are getting to hear the next Knot album. Considering the next leg of the Knotfest Roadshow is booked for this fall and several Knotfest festival events are happening soon, this looks like new music is incoming, as soon as this week!
Slipknot has announced today that it will be hitting the road for its fall tour, Another leg of the Knotfest Roadshow 2022 tour, this time with horror-themed metal maestros Ice Nine Kills and metalcore titans Crown The Empire. Produced by Live Nation, the run will kick off on September 20 in Nashville, Tennessee and hit an additional eight cities before culminating in Irvine, California on October 7th. These dates also include festival appearances at Danny Wimmer Presents festivals Louder Than Life and Aftershock. Check out our coverage of leg one earlier this year and the pre-sale and on sale info below. Continue reading
Knotfest.Com has today announced the inaugural UK “Pulse of the Maggots Fest” as the KNOTFEST brand expands into the UK for the very first time. The debut event’s international bill features some of the hottest in developing heavy artists and finds its first UK base at The Mill in Birmingham, the city internationally renowned as the global ‘Home Of Metal.’ Headlining the debut event will be the pack leaders of the new force in British metal, Sylosis. Rounding out the bill are Sweden’s Orbit Culture, the Bristol-based Heriot, Las Vegas’ Spiritworld, Sheffield’s Rough Justice (who play their debut Birmingham show at Pulse… Fest), Los Angeles’ pair All Hail The Yeti and Thrown Into Exile, and Birmingham natives, Cauldron. Tickets are on sale now at the link below!
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.