Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 – KNOTFEST, the unstoppable global festival brand from multi-platinum metal icons, SLIPKNOT, has revealed its scheduled return to South America today with the announcement of KNOTFEST Chile, taking place on December 11th, 2022 at Estadio Monumental, Santiago and the announcement of the first ever KNOTFEST Brasil, set to take place on December 18th, 2022 at Sambódromo Do Anhembi, São Paulo. Tickets and VIP packages for both events go on sale on August 19th, 2021 at 10am local time from KnotfestBrasil.com and KnotfestChile.com respectively.
Both events will feature headline performances from SLIPKNOT with the line-up for Chile also featuring MR. BUNGLE, BRING ME THE HORIZON, TRIVIUM, SEPULTURA and VENDED and the line-up for Brasil also featuring BRING ME THE HORIZON, MR BUNGLE, TRIVIUM, SEPULTURA, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, VENDED, PROJECT46, ARMORED DAWN with more acts to be announced for both.
SLIPKNOT will be hitting the road once again next month beginning with the highly anticipated, home-state event – KNOTFEST Iowa taking place at the National Balloon Classic Field in Indianola on September 25th. A gargantuan festival line-up will join them, featuring FAITH NO MORE, MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD, $UICIDE BOY$, GOJIRA, TRIVIUM, TECH N9NE, FEVER 333, KNOCKED LOOSE, TURNSTILE, GATECREEPER and VENDED. The 18-legged juggernaut will then make its way across North America on the KNOTFEST Roadshow tour with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333 and CODE ORANGE which culminates in California with KNOTFEST Los Angeles at the Banc of California Stadium, featuring BRING ME THE HORIZON, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333 and CODE ORANGE and a special performance from fire-breathing, girl-gang dance troupe, THE CHERRY BOMBS.
SLIPKNOT recently announced their return to the studio, where they’re working on new material to follow 2019’s critically lauded, We Are Not Your Kind album. The current collection is highlighted by the singles, Nero Forte, Solway Firth, and the LP’s lead track, Unsainted. The three tracks feature an M. Shawn Crahan-directed official music video, each of which trended worldwide on YouTube (all videos) upon release – with Unsainted at #1 globally for a full 24 hours.
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