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We Are Not Your Kind World Tour
Following the release of their chart-topping new album We Are Not Your Kind, Slipknot have confirmed details of their upcoming UK and Ireland arena tour.
The legendary metallers’ new tour kicks off in Dublin on 14th January 2020, before heading to Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Sheffield, Nottingham, Cardiff, Birmingham and London.
Polish hard rockers Behemoth will support on all dates.
One of the largest metal groups of a generation, Slipknot regularly perform sold out arena tours and headline festivals across the world.
The hard-hitting masked group are well known for tracks such as Wait and Bleed, Left Behind, Duality, Spit It Out and Before I Forget. The latter track earned the band a Grammy Award in 2006 for Best Metal Performance.
Earlier this year, Slipknot headlined the Saturday of Download Festival. Their first UK gig in over three years, the career-spanning set earned the band raves reviews.
One of the biggest bands in the world, UK headbangers have embraced their fiercely heavy yet enchantingly melodic sound from the off, with 1999's 'Slipknot' album achieving platinum status here. What followed was a meteoric rise to superstardom the likes of which the metal scene had never known; Top 40 singles, sold out arena tours and a media frenzy that left no one in any doubt that Slipknot's impact in the world of music would be a permanent one. Since then, the Maggots - or Slipknot fans to the uninitiated - have ensured subsequent albums have all reached top 5 chart positions, and that there is always a warm welcome when they occupy the arenas or festival fields of the UK.
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Polish death metallers Behemoth have been important figures in the Polish extreme metal underground since 1991. No strangers to controversy, the band have been banned in Russia for their alleged Satanic lyrical content. However, following a petition granting a right to free speech, the band are freely allowed to play in their native Poland. Primarily regarded as a death metal outfit, Behemoth also take in Middle-Eastern influences and experiment with multi-layered vocals.
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