SLIPKNOT, has revealed its scheduled return to South America today with the announcement of KNOTFEST Chile, taking place on December 11th, 2022 at Estadio Monumental, Santiago and the announcement of the first ever KNOTFEST Brasil, set to take place on December 18th, 2022 at Sambódromo Do Anhembi, São Paulo.
Tickets and VIP packages for both events go on sale on August 19th, 2021 at 10am local time from KnotfestBrasil.com and KnotfestChile.com respectively. Both events will feature headline performances from SLIPKNOT with the line-up for Chile also featuring MR. BUNGLE, BRING ME THE HORIZON, TRIVIUM, SEPULTURA and VENDED and the line-up for Brasil also featuring BRING ME THE HORIZON, MR BUNGLE, TRIVIUM, SEPULTURA, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, VENDED, PROJECT46, ARMORED DAWN with more acts to be announced for both.
SLIPKNOT will be hitting the road once again next month beginning with the highly anticipated, home-state event – KNOTFEST Iowa taking place at the National Balloon Classic Field in Indianola on September 25th. A gargantuan festival line-up will join them, featuring FAITH NO MORE, MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD, $UICIDE BOY$, GOJIRA, TRIVIUM, TECH N9NE, FEVER 333, KNOCKED LOOSE, TURNSTILE, GATECREEPER and VENDED.
The 18-legged juggernaut will then make its way across North America on the KNOTFEST Roadshow tour with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333 and CODE ORANGE which culminates in California with KNOTFEST Los Angeles at the Banc of California Stadium, featuring BRING ME THE HORIZON, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333 and CODE ORANGE and a special performance from fire-breathing, girl-gang dance troupe, THE CHERRY BOMBS. SLIPKNOT recently announced their return to the studio, where they’re working on new material to follow 2019’s critically lauded, We Are Not Your Kind album.
The current collection is highlighted by the singles, Nero Forte, Solway Firth, and the LP’s lead track, Unsainted. The three tracks feature an M. Shawn Crahan-directed official music video, each of which trended worldwide on YouTube (all videos) upon release – with Unsainted at #1 globally for a full 24 hours. Stay up to date on all things KNOTFEST over at Knotfest.com and by following on socials.
Find Knotfest Online Knotfest.com About Slipknot: Slipknot stand alongside musical institutions like Metallica and Iron Maiden, as one of a select few bands whose legacy is secured within the pantheon of heavy music’s elite. The band emerged at the end of the 20th Century from the American mid-western town of Des Moines, IA and quickly established themselves as the most enigmatic, provocative and aggressive music collective of the modern era.
1999’s eponymous debut is widely viewed as a modern day classic and was honored by Metal Hammer magazine as the ‘Best Debut of the Last 25 Years.’ The release racked up double RIAA platinum certification in the US, with many of Slipknot’s subsequent releases achieving platinum status both in the US and around the globe.
To date, the band have been nominated for 10 Grammy Awards (winning in 2006 for ‘Before I Forget’), as well as scoring 12 Platinum and 41 Gold album certifications around the world and over 3.2 billion YouTube views and counting.
Slipknot’s fanbase is as unwavering as it is ubiquitous – the band’s most recent studio album, 2019’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ debuted at #1 in the Official Album Charts of 12 countries around the world, including the US, UK, Australia, Canada and Mexico and in the Top 5 of an additional 12 countries including Germany, France and Sweden.
About Knotfest: Knotfest is Slipknot’s own self-curated, destination festival brand, with events held in five international locations to date; the US, Japan, Mexico, France and Colombia. Inaugural Knotfests are set to happen in Brazil, Chile, Finland, the UK and Germany in 2022.
Designed as an immersive, unforgettable, ‘dark carnival experience’, the event invites you into Slipknot’s apocalyptic underworld where stunning visuals, fire breathers and nightmarish creatures on stilts set the stage for an intoxicating and memorable weekend of live music.