SLIPKNOT has announced details of their long-awaited sixth LP, WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND, which will be released August 9th on Roadrunner Records (album art / track listing below). Today the band has shared the album’s first single “Unsainted,” which is available at all DSPs along with an official music video streaming on Slipknot’s YouTube channel. Directed by the band’s own M. Shawn Crahan, the “Unsainted” video, and the track itself, offer a glimpse at the future of one of rock’s most popular, and deeply enigmatic bands.

Guitarist Jim Root noted, “This is most time we’ve had to write a record, and work stuff out together. 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.”

Named by Vulture as on one of “36 Albums We Can’t Wait to Hear in 2019,” SLIPKNOT’s WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND is available for pre-order today with exclusive bundles available at Produced by SLIPKNOT and Greg Fidelman, WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND follows the band’s blistering 2014 LP, .5: THE GRAY CHAPTER, which debuted Top 5 in the official album charts of 19 countries around the world, including the U.S. (#1), Japan (#1), Australia (#1), Russia (#1), U.K. (#2) & Germany (#2).

Slipknot 2019

“These days the art we are making comes with the highest reward, because it’s taken the most time,” added Crahan. “Almost four years to create this emotion and temperature, and the reward now is nothing short of salvation.”

Tomorrow, May 17th, Slipknot will make their televised return as the musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The outdoor stage performance – set to air at 11:35PM ET on ABC – will see Slipknot demolishing the standard expectations set for late-night stages.

On June 9th, the band’s entire performance before a sellout crowd of 90,000 fans at Germany’s Rock Am Ring Festival, will be livestreamed around the globe (in GAS territories the set will be aired on MagentaMusik 360). The livestream can be accessed via

This summer SLIPKNOT will embark on their Knotfest Roadshow headline tour set to traverse across North America with Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth joining as special guests on all dates. Produced by Live Nation, the 29-city outing will kick off July 26th in Mountain View, CA at Shoreline Amphitheater and continue through September 8th where it will conclude with a performance at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, TX (see itinerary below). Each pair of tickets purchased online for Slipknot’s 2019 tour comes with a digital copy of WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND, with further instructions available upon purchase. For tickets and more information on SLIPKNOT’s Knotfest Roadshow, visit

SLIPKNOT shocked fans around the globe last fall with the release of the standalone single, “All Out Life.” Reaction to the track was staggering, with the official music video – also directed by M. Shawn Crahan – trending Top Ten of all videos worldwide on YouTube in its first day on the band’s official YouTube channel. Since release, “All Out Life” has already racked up over 35 million streams worldwide and 35 million YouTube views. “All Out Life” is available now at all digital service providers.


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

ON TOUR 2019

6/7 – 7/8: International Festival + Headline Tour

7/26 – 9/8: Knotfest Roadshow with Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth
10/17 – 11/2: Australian Tour with Metallica

Jun 7 – Hyvinkaa, FI – Rockfest
Jun 8 – Nuremberg, DE – Rock im Park
Jun 9 – Nurburg, DE – Rock am Ring
Jun 11 – Prague, CZ – O2 Arena (SOLD OUT)
Jun 13 – Nickelsdorf, AT – Novarock
Jun 14 – Interlaken, CH – Greenfield
Jun 15 – Derby, UK – Download
Jun 17 – Leipzig, DE – Arena (SOLD OUT)
Jun 18 – Hannover, DE – TUI Arena (SOLD OUT)
Jun 20 – Clisson, FR – Knotfest Meets Hellfest
Jun 21 – Copenhagen, DK – Copenhell
Jun 22 – Dessel, BE – Graspop
Jun 25 – Krakow, PL – Mystic Festival
Jun 26 – Sopron, HU – Volt Fest
Jun 27 – Bologna, IT – Sonic Park
Jun 29 – Madrid, ES – Download
Jul 1 – Nimes, FR – Amphitheatre Nimes
Jul 4 – Lisbon, PT – VOA
Jul 5 – Viveiro, ES – Resurrection Fest
Jul 8 – Quebec City, CA – FEQ
Jul 26 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
Jul 27 – San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater
Jul 30 – Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre
Aug 1 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
Aug 3 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
Aug 4 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
Aug 6 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
Aug 8 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
Aug 10 – Des Moines, IA – Iowa State Fairgrounds* (SOLD OUT)
Aug 11 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug 12 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug 14 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
Aug 16 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Aug 17 – Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
Aug 18 – Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug 20 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
Aug 21 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug 23 – Burgettstown, PA – KeyBank Pavilion
Aug 24 – Scranton, PA – The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Aug 25 – Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
Aug 27 – Mansfield, MA – The Xfinity Center
Aug 28 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Aug 30 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug 31 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
Sep 1 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
Sep 3 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Sep 4 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sep 6 – Austin, TX – Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas
Sep 7 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
Sep 8 – The Woodlands, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Sep 27 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
Oct 11 – Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
Oct 17 – Perth, AU – Optus Stadium
Oct 20 – Adelaide, AU – Adelaide Oval
Oct 22 – Melbourne, AU – Marvel Stadium (SOLD OUT)
Oct 24 – Melbourne, AU – Marvel Stadium
Oct 26 – Sydney, AU – ANZ Stadium
Oct 29 – Brisbane City, AU – QSAC
Oct 31 – Auckland, NZ – Mt. Smart Stadium (SOLD OUT)
Nov 2 – Auckland, NZ – Mt. Smart Stadium

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