Slipknot announces huge summer tour; new album due out August 9

Credit: Paul HarriesSlipknot has announced a massive summer tour in support of the band’s much-anticipated upcoming new album.

The trek, dubbed the Knotfest Roadshow, starts rolling July 26 in Mountain View, California, and will come to a close September 8 in The Woodlands, Texas. Joining the masked metallers on the run will be Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday, March 8 at 10 a.m. local time. If you’re a premium member of Slipknot’s Outside the 9 fan club, you’ll have access to a pre-sale starting Tuesday, March 5 at 10 a.m. local time. Visit Slipknot1.com for all ticket info.

As for that new Slipknot album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s .5: The Gray Chapter, we don’t have a title or track list yet, but we do have a release date: August 9.

Here are Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow tour dates:

7/26 — Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
7/27 — San Bernardino, CA, San Manuel Amphitheater
8/1 — Salt Lake City, UT, USANA Amphitheatre
8/3 — Albuquerque, NM, Isleta Amphitheater
8/4 — Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
8/6 — Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
8/8 — Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena
8/10 — Des Moines, IA, Iowa State Fairgrounds
8/11 — Tinley Park, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
8/12 — Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/14 — Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
8/16 — Noblesville, IN, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
8/17 — Bonner Springs, KS, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
8/18 — Maryland Heights, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
8/20 — Toronto, ON, Budweiser Stage
8/21 — Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
8/23 — Burgettstown, PA, KeyBank Pavilion
8/24 — Scranton, PA, The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
8/25 — Darien Center, NY, Darien Lake Amphitheater
8/27 — Mansfield, MA – The Xfinity Center
8/28 — Wantagh, NY, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
8/30 — Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
8/31 — Camden, NJ, BB&T Pavilion
9/1 — Bristow, VA, Jiffy Lube Live
9/3 — Alpharetta, GA, Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
9/4 — Tampa, FL, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
9/6 — Austin, TX, Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas
9/7 — Dallas, TX, Dos Equis Pavilion
9/8 — The Woodlands, TX, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

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