Slipknot confirms they’re working on new music already

The coronavirus has unfortunately brought all live music to a halt, so bands are getting creative when it comes to releasing new music and creating new content for their fans to digest. Tool is apparently working on new music during the quarantine, Fearless Records bands are livestreaming, and Slipknot is apparently working on new music. Wait, what?

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Slipknot announces massive Knotfest Roadshow summer tour with A Day To Remember, Underoath, and Code Orange

Surprise! Slipknot, who are currently supporting their chart-topping album We Are Not Your Kind, are headed out on another spring/summer tour in support of the album. And what a stacked tour it is! Slipknot is also bringing out A Day To Remember, Underoath, and upstarts Code Orange – so we can only hope for a Corey Taylor appearance on stage if Code Orange puts “The Hunt” into their setlists. Check out a full routing below – this summer is going to be wild.

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Listen to Slipknot’s first ever, pre-Corey Taylor demo from 1995

While the band released their Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. album in 1996 (which is considered a demo by the band), Slipknot didn’t really come into their own until the release of their 1999 self-titled debut album. Of course, that record needs very little discussion considering it’s the one that launched the now legendary band into popularity, but if you thought that MFKR was the band’s first demo, you’d have been thought correct – at least until now.

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Slipknot guitarist Jim Root expresses interest in performing ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ live in its entirety

While it’s been barely a month since its release, the album cycle for Slipknot’s We Are Not Your Kind has been a resounding success. Headlining their own Knotfest Roadshow tour which just wrapped up in North America, the new record went #1 in many countries worldwide, including the USA. While their packed touring schedule means there’s no way the band is slowing down anytime soon, guitarist Jim Root hinted at the possibility of celebrating more than just the success of We Are Not Your Kind.

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