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In the wake of their return to the Number 1 slot on the Official UK Albums Chart with much lauded sixth studio album, ‘We Are Not Your Kind’, SLIPKNOT have announced their EU/UK tour dates for early 2020 which kicks off in Dublin’s 3Arena on Tuesday 14th January.  

2020 will see SLIPKNOT return to Ireland and the UK as well as mainland Europe in support of their number one album ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ with the mighty BEHEMOTH as official support.

With the very first date scheduled for Ireland’s 3Arena on Tuesday, January 14th, tickets will be on sale from Ticketmaster on Friday, August 30th. Tickets available from this link.

We Are Not Your Kind‘ is sitting at the number one slot in the Irish, UK, USA, Australia, Japan, Canada, Belgium and Finland. Get your copy via this link.

Ireland and UK dates line up as follows:

Tue 14th Jan – DUBLIN 3Arena 

Thu 16th Jan – MANCHESTER Arena

Fri 17th Jan – NEWCASTLE Utilita Arena

Sat 18th Jan – GLASGOW The SSE Hydro

Mon 20th Jan – SHEFFIELD FlyDSA Arena

Tue 21st Jan – NOTTINGHAM Motorpoint Arena

Wed 22nd Jan – CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena

Fri 24th Jan – BIRMINGHAM Arena

Sat 25th Jan – LONDON The O2 Arena

SLIPKNOT frontman, Corey Taylor tells us: “It feels good to be coming back for an extensive tour of Europe and the UK.  No matter how many times we come there, it always feels like we can never get enough, nor play ALL the cities we want to.  But one thing’s for certain: the audiences are ALWAYS some of the best in the world.

BEHEMOTH are special guests on all UK & European shows.

©Down The Barrel Photography 2019

Tickets go on general sale at 9am Friday 30th August at Live Nation UK for UK tickets and Ticketmaster IE for Dublin, with pre-order tickets available to Slipknot’s OutsideTheNine fan club members and those who pre-ordered ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ from the Roadrunner Store at 9am and 11am respectively on Tuesday 27th August.

Get the full list of dates across the UK and Europe below;

As well as taking the top album spot in the UK and Ireland, SLIPKNOT, who are as much a cultural phenomenon as they are a band, made a resounding global impact, with #1 debuts in the USA, Australia, Canada, Japan, Ireland, Belgium and Finland, as well as Top 3 debuts in Germany, France, Norway, Italy, The Netherlands and New Zealand.

We Are Not Your Kind’ is highlighted by ‘Solway Firth,’ ‘Birth Of The Cruel,’ and the LP’s lead single ‘Unsainted.’ All three came with an M. Shawn Crahan directed official music video, and each trended worldwide on YouTube (all categories, not just music) with ‘Unsainted’ at #1 worldwide for a full 24 hrs, with the band amassing over 58 million views in just two months.

SLIPKNOT’s Knotfest Roadshow headline US tour is currently underway featuring special guests Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth on all dates, concluding on 8th September at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, TX.

For tickets and more information on SLIPKNOT’s Knotfest Roadshow, visit

Check out our huge feature interview with Cory about the new album and much more via this link.

Oran O’Beirne 2019