Slipknot

Slipknot unveiled a mysterious poster at this year’s Download Festival that might insinuate they’re planning a tour next year.

In the area where bands post upcoming tours and albums at the festival, a single black rectangle was posted with the Slipknot logo and the words “Live. 2020.”

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You can see the poster below.

Many people believe that it means the band is planning another tour next year. The band are headlining Download Festival as they tour across Europe before the gigantic Knotfest Roadshow hits the road this summer featuring Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth.

It’s unclear exactly what the poster means, so we’ll just have to pay attention and see what happens in the future with the band.

Last week, the band made their return playing their first full set of 2019 last night at Rockfest in Hyvinkää, Finland.

We got a sneak peek of the band playing their new song “Unsainted” on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last month, but this is the first proper show from the band in quite a while.

The band played an impressive career-spanning setlist which you can check out below.

Slipknot setlist:
“People = Shit”
“(sic)”
“Unsainted”
“Disasterpiece”
“Get This”
“Before I Forget”
“The Heretic Anthem”
“Psychosocial”
“The Devil in I”
“The Negative One”
“Prosthetics”
“Vermilion”
“Custer”
“Sulfur”
“All Out Life”
“Duality”

Encore:

“Spit It Out”
“Surfacing”

Slipknot will be streaming their entire show this Sunday if you want to see it for yourself.

Also, the band are gearing up to drop 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.

Tickets for the Knotfest Roadshow are on sale here. You can check out the full list of tour 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

More Slipknot news

Slipknot has an undoubtedly huge fanbase due to their music, aesthetics and amazing live shows.

Apparently, one of their biggest fans is pop musician and makeup/fashion designer Rihanna. Yup, you read that right.

The news comes from an unlikely source. Fashion mogul Tim Blanks posted a photo celebrating the launch of Rihanna’s new fashion line.

“The first time I met Rihanna, she told me her favourite band was Slipknot. SHE’s launching her fabulous new collection in Paris, but where are THEY now?” the caption reads.

Fans in the comments were not pleased the way Blanks dissed Slipknot, who are undoubtedly very successful. However, Blanks cleared things up in the comments when he said he’s still a “huge fan” of the band.

Rihanna is no stranger to the metal scene, as she’s been spotted wearing Judas Priest shirts and bringing a death metal logo to the VMAs a few years back.

What do you think Slipknot are teasing? Sound off in the comments down below!

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