Slipknot unleash video for “XIX” and announce UK arena tour for 2016


Slipknot have released a video for their track “XIX.”

The song is taken from the band’s 2014 album, 5. The Gray Chapter.

The video is accompanied by the news that Slipknot will return to the UK next February for four arena dates. Says frontman Corey Taylor: “Any time we get the chance to come over to the UK, it’s awesome. Hopefully the fans have as much fun as we do.

“We’ll be putting together a great set for them, and as we fill out the bill with bands, we hope the excitement gets even bigger.”

Tickets for the shows are available on pre-sale from 9am on the 7th of October via Slipknot’s official website. They will then go on general sale on the 9th of October via LiveNation.

Slipknot will play:

Feb 08th: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Feb 09th: London Alexandra Palace
Feb 12th: Birmingham Genting Arena
Feb 13th: Leeds First Direct Arena

You can watch the video for “XIX” below:

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Listen! Slipknot stream three tracks from new album

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American metal titans Slipknot are streaming three tracks from their forthcoming new album, 5: The Gray Chapter.

You can listen to “XIX” and “Sarcastrophe” below, whilst “AOV” is available via the band’s official website. Pre-ordering 5: The Gray Chapter allows fans to download “AOV” immediately.

Slipknot are set to tour the UK in January, with Korn providing support.

Frontman Corey Taylor said of the live dates: “We’re coming back for the people who started this for us. Prepare yourselves – Hell is coming.”

The band are scheduled to play:

Jan 14: Dublin 3Arena
Jan 16: Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
Jan 18: Glasgow SSE Hydro
Jan 19: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Jan 20: Manchester Arena
Jan 22: Liverpool Echo Arena
Jan 23: London Wembley SSE Arena
Jan 24: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Jan 26: Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Jan 27: Birmingham Barclaycard Arena

Tickets go on general sale on Friday, October 17th at 9am via Live Nation and Ticket Master priced £39.50 in the UK and €59.50 in Ireland.

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