Slipknot Unveil Summer Tour Dates with Feature Volbeat, Gojira + More


Corey Taylor of Slipknot – Story and photo by Anne Erickson

Slipknot will hit the road this summer on the Knotfest Roadshow tour with Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth

Corey Taylor and the masked men of Slipknot have announced a meaty summer tour in support of the band’s greatly-anticipated upcoming new album.

The tour, called the Knotfest Roadshow, will begin July 26 in Mountain View, California, and run through a Sept. 8 concert in The Woodlands, Texas. Also appearing on the tour with Slipknot will be fellow metal acts Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth.

Tickets for the newly announced dates go on sale to the general public starting this Friday (March 8) at 10 a.m. local venue time. Premium members of Slipknot’s Outside the 9 fan club will be able to purchase tickets via a pre-sale beginning today (March 5) at 10 a.m. local time. For ticket information and more details, head to

Regarding the Slipknot album, the set will mark the band’s follow-up to 2014’s “.5: The Gray Chapter.” While Tayor and the guys have unveiled the title or track list yet, but they have confirmed that the new album will arrive on Aug.  9.

Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow Tour Dates with Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth:

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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