Slipknot

Following their first live performance in nearly three years, Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor took to Twitter to give fans a little bit more information about the band’s forthcoming record WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND.

After thanking fans for their recent support, Taylor says the new record has influence from their previous works, such as Iowa. However, he also clarifies that WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND is an original piece in the band’s discography.

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“Thanks to the millions of #maggots around the world,” Taylor says in a tweet. “Spoiler: new album has Iowa moments. Also has Vol. 3 moments. But it overwhelmingly has WANYK moments. Everyone’s a critic, but I hope this clears up any misconceptions. Enjoy the next chapter – see you soon!”

That said, in a 2018 interview, Taylor said the forthcoming record would be “Iowa levels of heavy.”

We have 16 songs written right now, and they are fucking dangerous,” Taylor says. “I loved .5 [The Gray Chapter], but this album, to me, makes .5 look like nobody’s business. This is Iowa levels of heavy.”

However, after the band released their new song “Unsainted,” fans brought up his previous words, noting that their expectations of new material were different.

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Even if WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND isn’t “Iowa levels of heavy,” we still can’t wait for its forthcoming release. The record slated to be released Aug. 9 via Roadrunner Records. It’s available for preorder here.

Check out the album’s full track list below.

Track List:
  1. Insert Coin
  2. Unsainted
  3. Birth Of The Cruel
  4. Death Because Of Death
  5. Nero Forte
  6. Critical Darling
  7. Liar’s Funeral
  8. Red Flag
  9. What’s Next
  10. Spiders
  11. Orphan
  12. My Pain
  13. Not Long For This World
  14. Solway Firth

Additionally, you can listen to “Unsainted” below.

Slipknot recently announced The Knotfest Roadshow North America tour, hitting the road this July with VolbeatGojira and Behemoth. You can grab tickets here and check out dates below.

Dates:

07/26 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/27 – San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater
08/01 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
08/03 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
08/04 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
08/06 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
08/08 – Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
08/10 – Des Moines, IA @ Iowa State Fairgrounds*
08/11 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/12 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
08/14 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

08/16 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
08/17 – Bonner Springs, KS @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
08/18 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/20 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
08/21 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
08/23 – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
08/24 – Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
08/25 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
08/27 – Mansfield, MA @ The Xfinity Center
08/28 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
08/30 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
08/31 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion

09/01 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
09/03 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
09/04 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
09/06 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas
09/07 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
09/08 – The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
*Iowa State Fair – Slipknot and Gojira only

What do you think of Slipknot’s new era and single? Let us know in the comments below.

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