Everyone’s favourite mask-clad metallers Slipknot will return to play Dublin next year. As of yet, the date and venue for the show are to be announced, but the Corey Taylor-fronted band will kick off their 2020 European tour in the capital. They last played Dublin in 2015, as part of their Prepare For Hell tour. The band will release their sixth studio album We Are Not Your Kind via Roadrunner on August 9. You can get early access to tickets for the Dublin show by pre-ordering the album here.
August 27th, 2002: a date burned into the minds of Northern Irish metalheads, as it was the last time metal monsters Slipknot last graced our shores. Oh sure, there’s been Dublin gigs – the last of which was almost a year ago to the day – but it has been almost fourteen years since Northerners got to see the band on home turf. The announcement, then, of a date in the SSE Arena on the final leg of their latest world tour sent fans into long awaited paroxysms of delight. Somewhat disappointingly, we missed out on recently reformed tech/prog metallers…