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Slipknot Have FINALLY Announced All the Details of Their New Album (Plus: A New Song!)


Update, 10:25 am: The band has also announced a tour with Korn and King 810. Get dates at the bottom of this post.

We knew this was coming, but now it has come: Slipknot have, at last, announced the details of their new album. And when I say “Slipknot,” I mean “iTunes and Amazon,” both of which seems to have beaten the band to the announcement. Oops. Well, no big deal. I’m sure Clown is remaining perfectly calm. That seems in keeping with his personality.

ANYWAY, the album is going to be called .5: The Gray Chapter, which I guess technically makes it a prequel to all the other Slipknot albums. It’ll be out October 21 on Roadrunner. Here’s the track list…

  1. XIX
  2. Sarcastrophe
  3. Aov
  4. The Devil In I
  5. Killpop
  6. Skeptic
  7. Lech
  8. Goodbye
  9. Nomadic
  10. The One That Kills the Least
  11. Custer
  12. Be Prepared For Hell
  13. The Negative One
  14. If Rain Is What You Want

…and here’s an itty bitty version of the album art. WARNING: this album art is so sexy it may induce the immediate need for masturbatory relief. Consider NSFW!!!

Slipknot 5 The Gray Chapter Itty BittyAnd as if all that wasn’t enough to get the Maggots all hot n’ bothered, the band has also released their new single, “The Devil in I,” which you can check out below. If you’re one of those people who’s like “Slipknot sound too much like Stone Sour now,” well, hey, guess what? This song isn’t gonna do much to convince you you’re wrong.

So, there ya have it. The Gray Chapter is obviously destined to be one of the most talked about metal releases of 2014. Start arguing about it now in the comments section below! YAY!!!

Update: And here are those tour dates with Korn and King 810:

25 San Bernardino, CA Knotfest
26 San Bernardino, CA Knotfest
29 El Paso, TX El Paso County Coliseum
31 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion

1 Corpus Christi, TX American Bank Center
2 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
4 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
5 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
6 Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center
8 Madison, WI Alliant Energy Center
9 Sioux Falls, SD Denny Sanford Premiere Center
11 Denver, CO Denver Coliseum
19 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Arena
21 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
22 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena
23 Ft. Wayne, IN Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
25 Moline, IL iWireless Center
26 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
28 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
29 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
30 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre

2 Reading, PA Santander Arena
3 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
5 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun
6 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
7 Boston, MA Paul E. Tsongas Arena

[via Lambgoat]

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