Slipknot announce cities for 2020 European tour

Slipknot 2018

Following a series of performances at the biggest European festivals this summer, American heavy metal band Slipknot have confirmed their return to Europe for headline appearances next year.

Slipknot have already confirmed their return with the release of their sixth album We Are Not Your Kind on August 9, 2019. This summer the band headlined many festivals around Europe including Knottfest Meets Hellfest, Graspop, Download, Rock am Ring and many more.

Now, the band have announced their return to Europe next year. The band will perform in 17 countries with eight shows in the United Kingdom. The group has yet to reveal the exact dates and venues of the tour as well as the opening acts of the concerts.

Moreover, Cory Brennan, Slipknot’s manager recently mentioned that Slipknot might bring Knotfest back to Europe in 2020, this remains however to be officially confirmed by the band.

You can see the full announcement below:


Slipknot are an American heavy metal band from Iowa, formed in 1995. Their debut self-titled album was released in 1999, while the band immediately gained popularity. Their follow-up album Iowa was a major success in many countries and listed as one of the best heavy metal albums of the 2000s. After a long hiatus following the death of Paul Gray and departure of Joey Jordison, both founding members of Slipknot, the band released its fifth album .5: The Gray Chapter in 2014. They are known for their brutal image and phenomenally chaotic and energetic live shows. You can hear the first single from the group’s upcoming release in the video above.

For more information you can visit the band’s official website.