Slipknot have confirmed they will be embarking on a massive European tour in 2020 after quite a bit of teasing. 

The band unveiled a mysterious poster at Download Festival this year that insinuated they were planning another tour. 

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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.”

You can see the poster below. 
Now, we have confirmation that it’s actually happening, at least in Europe. 

The band wrote on Twitter the cities in Europe they’d be touring, but have yet to announce the dates yet. 

“We'll be returning to select cities across Europe & the UK in 2020, with dates and venues to be announced at a later time. To get early access to tickets for these dates, pre-order #WeAreNotYourKind from the official Roadrunner Store starting now,” the band wrote. 

You can grab those pre-orders for early access here and check out the full list of cities below. 


Manchester, UK
Newcastle, UK
Glasgow, UK
Sheffield, UK
Nottingham, UK
Cardiff, UK
Birmingham, UK
London, UK

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Frankfurt, Germany
Paris, France
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Lyon, France
Budapest, Hungary
Lodz, Poland
Stuttgart, Germany

Munich, Germany
Milan, Italy
Zurich, Switzerland
Vienna, Austria
Hamburg, Germany
Berlin, Germany
Dortmund, Germany
Copenhagen, Denmark
Stockholm, Sweden
Oslo, Norway
Helsinki, Finland

Also, the band are gearing up to drop  WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND, out Aug. 9 via Roadrunner Records. 

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.

The Slipknot Knotfest Roadshow kicks off this month with support from Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth. Tickets are on sale now, and you can check out a list of dates below.


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

It’s a great time to be a maggot. Not only does Slipknot plan to release their next record We Are Not Your Kind next month, but they’re beefing up the upcoming Knotfest Roadshow.

Not only will fans enjoy a lineup stacked with metal heavy-hitters, the band will offer a “specially curated” look at the band’s history with the Slipknot Museum.

The mobile exhibit will feature including a plethora of “never-before-seen memorabilia,” including instruments, props and masks.

The band shared a peek at the exhibit on Twitter, showing a few of the pieces to be featured at the festival.

“The #KnotfestRoadshow will feature an immersive exhibit from throughout the band’s history complete with instruments, memorabilia, wardrobe and personal never-before-seen items. Grab your VIP packages now for guaranteed access,” the tweet reads.

To access the showcase fans will need to invest in a VIP ticket package. Two tiers are being offered along with exclusive merchandise, photo privileges and early access to the festival.

VIP packages can be purchased here.

How excited are you for another Slipknot tour? Sound off in the comments down below!

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