The heavy metal icons have confirmed details for their UK and European 25th anniversary tour. Here's everything you need to know, including how to secure your place at their forthcoming concert dates.

Heavy metal legends Slipknot are gearing up to celebrate an incredible 25 years in the music industry. To mark this momentous milestone, the band has announced a series of massive arena gigs across Europe, including a long-awaited return to the UK.

Fans can expect an electrifying atmosphere as Slipknot will not only commemorate their illustrious career but also celebrate their highly anticipated new album, 'The End, So Far'.

Clown (aka Shawn Crahan) recently spoke to The Daily Express about the upcoming tour. Reflecting on the band's history in Europe, he revealed, "It has been 25 years since we first played on the continent, and we've been back ever since."

Embracing nostalgia, Clown continued, "The memories I have from all those times are truly life-changing, and we are ready to create even more unforgettable moments. I cannot contain my excitement as we bring our 25th Anniversary tour to Europe and the UK. Prepare yourselves for an unparalleled energy that you have never experienced before. It's going to be epic."

Are you ready to join Slipknot on this extraordinary musical journey? Here's everything you need to know, including how to secure tickets for this monumental tour.

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Are Slipknot releasing a new album?

On 30th September 2023, Slipknot released their highly anticipated seventh studio album, 'The End, So Far'. This record signifies a significant milestone for the band as it's their final album with Roadrunner, the record company they signed with back in 1998.

Lead singer Corey Taylor has described the album as a "heavier version" of their 2004 record, 'Vol.3 The Subliminal Verses'. With its distinctive sound, 'The End, So Far' is dedicated to the band's co-founder and former drummer Joey Jordison, who passed away in July 2021.

The impact of this record was felt worldwide, as it made an impressive debut within the top ten in more than ten countries, including Australia, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Switzerland, and the UK. In the United States, the album reached number 2 on the Billboard 200.

When are Slipknot touring the UK?

In the run-up to Christmas 2024, the American masked performers will play five massive shows at arenas across the country including first direct arena Leeds, Co-op Live in Manchester, Utiltia Arena Birmingham, and The O2 in London.

Here are Slipknot's 2024 UK tour dates in full:

  • first direct arena, Leeds, Saturday 14th December
  • OVO Hydro, Glasgow, Sunday 15th December
  • Co-op Live, Manchester, Tuesday 17th December
  • Utilita Arena, Birmingham, Wednesday 18th December
  • The O2, London, Friday 20th December
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When was Slipknot last in the UK?

Slipknot last toured the UK in January 2020, delivering an explosive tour that spanned eight unforgettable dates, taking them from Dublin to Manchester, Glasgow to Sheffield, Nottingham to Cardiff, and finishing up in Birmingham and London.

This incredible tour celebrated the release of their critically acclaimed sixth studio album, 'We Are Not Your Kind'.

Who is touring with Slipknot in 2024?

Glaswegian heavy metal band Bleed Within will join Slipknot on all five dates of their UK tour.

What bands have supported Slipknot?

Throughout their illustrious career, Slipknot have toured with an impressive roster of bands, amplifying their live performances with the likes of Rammstein, Fear Factory, Chimaira, Hatebreed, Shadows Fall, and many more.

Notably, Slipknot has even shared the stage with legendary metal heavyweights, Metallica, where they themselves opened for the iconic rockers, solidifying their place among the greatest acts in the genre.

What songs do Slipknot play in concert?

  1. The Blister Exists
  2. The Dying Song (Time to Sing)
  3. Liberate
  4. Yen
  5. Psychosocial
  6. The Devil in I
  7. The Heretic Anthem
  8. Eyeless
  9. Wait and Bleed
  10. Unsainted
  11. Custer
  12. People = S**t
  13. Surfacing

14. Duality
15. Spit It Out

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How to secure your seat at Slipknot 2024 UK tour dates

Slipknot's tour tickets are in high demand, fuelled by their immense popularity within the heavy metal scene. Anticipation is running at a fever pitch, with general admission tickets for their upcoming UK tour expected to sell out quickly.

Fortunately, there's a solution to guaranteeing your place amidst the frenzy. By registering your interest with Seat Unique, the go-to premium ticketing marketplace, you can bypass the queues and secure the best seats in the house with official VIP tickets. Don't miss out on this unrivaled opportunity to experience Slipknot live in concert like never before.

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