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NXT may have found the perfect sound for their opening sequence, making Slipknot the latest band to leave their mark on the WWE world.

The band’s latest single, “All Out Life,” must have made an impression on someone in the ring, now serving as the new theme for the wrestling show.

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Wrestler-turned-COO Triple H shared the news via Twitter yesterday, along with a hype video backed by the hard-hitting Slipknot track.

Slipknot follow in the footsteps of numerous bands who have lent their sound to wrestlers over the years, featuring walk-in music from Metallica, Disturbed, Motörhead and Limp Bizkit, among others.

Papa Roach also serves as the opening sequence track for WWE RAW, rounding out a solid lineup of themes for wrestling shows overall.

This is the latest news concerning Slipknot since teasing vocals from their highly anticipated sixth album, which is expected later this year.

The album still doesn’t have a name, but we do know it’s set to drop Aug. 9. Now, we have even more to speculate on.

The band shared some eerie vocal samples on Twitter recently, giving a sneak peek at what the new album might sound like.

The video shows some horror-inspired imagery, with distorted Corey Taylor vocals that could be off the new album.

Our only taste of the follow-up to .5: The Gray Chapter so far was the band’s latest single, “All Out Life,” but the new video should get fans excited for what’s to come in August.

Check out the video below.

Additionally, the band recently announced The Knotfest Roadshow North America tour, hitting the road this July with Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth. Tickets are on sale now, with 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

Does Slipknot capture the feeling of WWE NXT as the new opening song? Sound off in the comments below!

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