After what has felt like an endless amount of teasing and an eternity of waiting, Slipknot have finally announced their new album WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND, slated to be released Aug. 9 via Roadrunner Records.
The band have also released the first single from the album, along with an official video that you can check out below!
Over the past few days, Slipknot have been dropping teasers for the date of May 16. Fans have been eagerly waiting to see what news or music the band might drop, and they certainly didn’t disappoint.
Slipknot announced the details of their sixth LP along with the release of the first single, “Unsainted.”
“This is most time we’ve had to write a record, and work stuff out together,” guitarist Jim Root says. “One of my inspirations this time around was those artists that recorded full length albums – not just songs. While the industry is moving toward singles, Slipknot wanted to make an album experience, front to back.”
The official video for “Unsainted” was directed by the band’s very own M. Shawn Crahan and offers a glimpse into what we can expect for the future of Slipknot.
Check out “Unsainted” below!
WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND is set to be released Aug. 9 and is available for preorder here.
“These days the art we are making comes with the highest reward, because it’s taken the most time,” Crahan says. “Almost four years to create this emotion and temperature, and the reward now is nothing short of salvation.”
Check out the album’s full track list below.
- Insert Coin
- Birth Of The Cruel
- Death Because Of Death
- Nero Forte
- Critical Darling
- Liar’s Funeral
- Red Flag
- What’s Next
- My Pain
- Not Long For This World
- Solway Firth
Slipknot will make their appearance on Jimmey Kimmel Live! tomorrow, May 17, at 11:35 p.m. EST on ABC.
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
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