Hot on the heels of the massive second leg of Knotfest Roadshow 2022 tour, Slipknot have announced today that they will be hitting the road for their fall tour, this time with horror-themed metal maestros Ice Nine Kills and metalcore titans, Crown The Empire. Produced by Live Nation, the run will kick off on September 20th in Nashville, TN and hit an additional eight cities before culminating in Irvine, CA on October 7th. Knotfest Presale begins on Tuesday, June 14th for Premium Members and people can sign up to gain access through Thursday, June 16th. General on sale starts at 10am local on Friday, June 17th from Knotfest.com/Roadshow.
2021 marked a banner year for Slipknot. Making a triumphant return to the road, their Knotfest Roadshow 2021 tour sold out amphitheaters across the country, bookended with the record-breaking Knotfest Iowa and the biggest headline show of their career, Knotfest Los Angeles at Banc of California Stadium where they debuted their first new music in two years – the furious ‘The Chapeltown Rag’ taken from the highly anticipated new Slipknot album, expected to release this year. In addition, they topped the bills of multiple, internationally renowned festivals including Riot Fest, Rocklahoma, Inkcarceration, Welcome To Rockville, and more.
Keeping this jaw-dropping momentum going into 2022, Slipknot are set to wrap on their Spring run of Knotfest Roadshow 2022 tour this week. The first two legs of the tour have seen the band play a staggering 40 dates in arenas nationwide. The first leg featured In This Moment and Wage War, the second leg featured Cypress Hill and Ho99o9.
With absolutely no signs of slowing down, Knotfest Roadshow 2022 steamrolls on, razing each city it touches to the ground. Don’t miss the epic Fall run of this undeniable beast of a tour when it hits the road this September. Full routing below:
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About Slipknot: Slipknot sit alongside musical institutions like Metallica and Iron Maiden, as one of a select few bands whose legacy is secured within 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, currently held in four international locations; the US, Japan, Mexico, Finland, Germany, Colombia and Brazil. 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.
About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
ABOUT ICE NINE KILLS
Decadent, devious, and fiercely insane, Ice Nine Kills celebrate pop culture’s darkest edges, mining a cinephile library’s worth of iconic horror on 2018’s The Silver Scream which spawned Top 10 Mainstream Rock single “A Grave Mistake” and Top 20 hit “Savages”.
The phenomenally successful follow-up, ‘The Silver Scream 2: Welcome To Horrorwood‘ scored Ice Nine Kills their first Top 20 position (#18) on the Billboard Top 200, topped the Digital and Current Hard Music charts, hit Top 5 on the Current Rock, Independent, Current Albums, and Album Sales charts and has clocked up 62 million cross-platform streams to date and 6.6 million YouTube views for singles “Hip To Be Scared”, “Assault & Batteries”, “Rainy Day” “Funeral Derangements” and, most recently, “Take Your Pick“.
The band’s synergy of music and lifestyle draws favorable comparisons to Slipknot and Rob Zombie. Visionary trailblazers and multimedia raconteurs, INK built a thrilling world for a growing legion of devoted true believers, with theatrical shows, high-concept videos, and inventive band-to-fan communion. Their wildly creative output has seen them become recent recipients of the prestigious Clio Award for Music Marketing for their “Merry Axe-mas” mobile game and their live streaming event from October 2020, The Silver Stream be nominated for 5 awards at this year’s Horror Hound Film Festival Awards and just recently launch their very own Horror convention, Silver Scream Con, taking place in their home state of Massachusetts, August 26 – August 28 this year.
With over 1.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify, 595 million career streams to date and over 152 million views on YouTube the band are firmly cemented as one of modern metal’s most vicious forces.
ABOUT CROWN THE EMPIRE
Crown the Empire have steadily established themselves over the past decade as a force of nature in the rock world. They have shared stages with A Day To Remember, Asking Alexandria, Black Veil Brides, Falling in Reverse, Underoath, and more, all the while earning press praise from Alternative Press, Billboard, Kerrang!, Nylon and Rock Sound.. Their 2019-released hit “BLURRY (out of place)” ascended to No. 1 on SiriusXM’s Octane and landed on the Big Uns of 2019 list.
Recently, the band released new singles “In Another Life” feat. Spiritbox singer Courtney LaPlante and their heaviest track to date, “Dancing With The Dead“. Between them, the two tracks have clocked up 4.8 million Spotify streams and 1.5 million YouTube views.
Crown the Empire have tallied over 648 million streams and 111 million YouTube views.