Slipknot announce the first-ever Knotfest UK for 2020
Headlined by the band, they’ll be heading to the National Bowl in Milton Keynes on Aug. 22. This event marks the first time Slipknot have played the iconic U.K. venue since Ozzfest 2001.
More information pertaining to the on-site activities and supporting lineup is still pending. Official fan club presale begins Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. GMT, and signups are available on the Outside The 9 site. Keep posted to the Knotfest U.K. site for more information.
Slipknot kicked off their first Knotfest in 2012, expanding into five total countries since then including the U.S., Mexico, Colombia, France and Japan. The band revealed the lineup for Knotfest Japan earlier this year. In March, they’ll be joined by Anthrax, Korn, Marilyn Manson and more.
Continuing to tour in support of latest We Are Not Your Kind, Slipknot were recently announced for the stacked Sonic Temple Festival lineup taking place in Columbus, Ohio in May 2020. The band will also be heading to the U.K. earlier in the year with Behemoth. Check out the full list of Slipknot 2020 dates below with tickets here.
01/14 – Dublin, IE @ 3Arena #
01/16 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena #
01/17 – Newcastle, UK @ Utilita Arena #
01/18 – Glasgow, UK @ SSE Hydro #
01/20 – Sheffield, UK @ Flydsa Arena #
01/21 – Nottingham, UK @ Motorpoint Arena #
01/22 – Cardiff, UK @ Motorpoint Arena #
01/24 – Birmingham, UK @ Birmingham Arena #
01/25 – London, UK @ The O2 #
01/28 – Amsterdam, NL @ Ziggo Dome #
01/29 – Frankfurt, DE @ Festhalle #
01/30 – Paris, FR @ AccorHotels Arena #
02/01 – Luxembourg, LU @ Rockhal #
02/02 – Lyon, FR @ Halle Tony Garnier #
02/04 – Budapest, HU @ Sportarena #
02/06 – Lodz, PL @ Atlas Arena #
02/08 – Stuttgart, DE @ Hanns Martin Schleyer Halle #
02/09 – Munich, DE @ Olympiahalle #
02/11 – Milan, IT @ Mediolanum Forum #
02/12 – Zurich, CH @ Hallenstadion #
02/14 – Vienna, AT @ Stadthalle #
02/16 – Hamburg, DE @ Barclaycard Arena #
02/17 – Berlin, DE @ Mercedes-Benz Arena #
02/18 – Dortmund, DE @ Westfalenhalle #
02/20 – Copenhagen, DK @ Royal Arena #
02/21 – Stockholm, SE @ Ericsson Globe #
02/22 – Oslo, NO @ Telenor Arena #
02/24 – Helsinki, FI @ Hartwall Arena #
03/20 – Tokyo, JP @ Knotfest Japan
03/21 – Tokyo, JP @ Knotfest, Japan
03/24 – Singapore @ Singapore Rockfest
03/27 – Jakarta, ID @ Hammersonic Festival
03/29 – Manila, PH @ Amoranto Stadium
05/16 – Columbus, OH @ Sonic Temple Festival
08/01 – Wacken, DE @ Wacken Open Air
08/10 – Barcelona, SP @ Knotfest At Sea
08/22 – Milton Keynes, UK @ Knotfest UK
# with Behemoth
More on Slipknot
Slipknot fans may have finally have the proof they need to identify the persona of the recently added percussionist known as Tortilla Man.
The theory bases its claim off some video footage taken before Knotfest Mexico. It shows a musician traveling with the band that also has ties to an important member of Slipknot.
Slipknot arrived in Mexico earlier this week for Knotfest Mexico but ended up canceling the show due to some pretty serious safety concerns. But video footage of the band arriving at the airport shows a previously unknown member. There is also footage of the band’s arrival in Costa Rica showing the same man.
Fans began speculating that this unrelated musician must be the Tortilla Man. Tortilla Man joined the band as a percussionist for their tour of We Are Not Your Kind. The main theory of Tortilla Man’s identity began in August and this footage appears to all but confirms the speculation.
Slipknot fans believe the newest member is Michael Pfaff. The footage shows what appears to be Pfaff traveling with the band in both videos. But the real point that drives home the theory is that Pfaff has performed in the band Dirty Little Rabbit. Dirty Little rabbit is a side project of Slipknot founding member Shawn “Clown” Crahan. Crahan is one of the two percussionists in Slipknot. Watch the footage here.
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