In the wake of their return to the Number 1 slot on the Official UK Albums Chart with much lauded sixth studio album, We Are Not Your Kind (read our review here), Slipknot have finally confirmed their UK & Irish tour dates for early 2020 with support coming from none other than extreme metal titans Behemoth.

The 2020 dates will be Slipknot’s first dates in the UK since their triumphant return to UK soil at Download Festival in June. Their Knotfest Roadshow headline US tour is currently underway featuring special guests Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth on all dates, concluding on 8th September at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, TX.

Check out the first video from the album, “Unsainted:”

2020 Tour Dates:

01/14 – Dublin – 3Arena
01/16 – Manchester – Manchester Arena
01/17 – Newcastle – Utilita Arena
01/18 – Glasgow – The SSE Hydro
01/20 – Sheffield – FlyDSA Arena
01/21 – Nottingham – Motorpoint Arena
01/22 – Cardiff – Motorpoint Arena
01/24 – Birmingham – Birmingham Arena
01/25 – London – The O2

If you’ve seen Amazon Prime’s The Boys, you might recognise some of the clips on recent single “Solway Firth:”


I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.