Slipknot unveils an epic homecoming with Knotfest Iowa 2021 and confirms their return to the recording studio - Knotfest
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Slipknot unveils an epic homecoming with Knotfest Iowa 2021 and confirms their return to the recording studio

Posted by Ramon Gonzales in News on May 25, 2021

The festival will include performances from Faith No More, Megadeth, Lamb of God, $uicideBoy$, Gojira, Trivium, Tech N9ne, Fever 333, Knocked Loose, Turnstile, Gatecreeper, and Vended.

Slipknot has announced plans for a homecoming event that set to descend upon the National Balloon Classic Field in Indianola, IA, just miles from their epicenter of Des Moines, IA.

Following the native Iowans historic performance in 2019 at The Iowa State Fair, the band has detailed plans to yet again show their home state pride with Knotfest Iowa set for September 25th, 2021. Designed to be the biggest heavy music and cultural event hosted by the Mid-West state, the festival will include a diverse collection of performances from Faith No More, Megadeth, Lamb of God, $uicideBoy$, Gojira, Trivium, Tech N9ne, Fever 333, Knocked Loose, Turnstile, Gatecreeper, and Vended.

Clown of Slipknot offered his take on the news and heeded fans to get ready for a monumental event. “A home show is always insane, but a home “Knotfest” show will be on a whole other level. Prepare. See you soon for the new reality. Stay (sic).”

The news of the event comes as Slipknot have also confirmed that they have returned to the studio to begin work on the follow up to their universally acclaimed 2019 release, ‘We Are Not Your Kind’. Faced with a global pandemic while touring the world in support of the album, the band’s plans were halted as was the rest of the world. The announcement of the Knotfest Iowa and work on a new album clearly reiterates that the masked nine is deadset in settling some unfinished business and are rejuvenated, refocused, and reloaded.

Lastly, Slipknot has announced that KNOTFEST.COM is absorbing the OUTSIDE THE 9 Fan Club and will now offer fans of both Slipknot and heavy culture in general, the opportunity to gain access to a wealth of exclusive content and unique opportunities first. 

Among the exclusives include the behind-the-scenes footage chronicling the making of the band’s next album. This will be accessible solely for fans who join the KNOTFEST Community. Digital memberships start at $6 a month or $50 annually There is also a free tier also available. The bonuses and exclusive content available to subscribers includes 

  • Priority access to Slipknot headline shows, Knotfest Festivals, Knotfest Roadshow, Knotfest Presents shows, VIP experiences and additional major tours and festivals.
  • Expanded exclusive content drops from Slipknot and the biggest artists in the culture including performances, interviews, AMAs, Meet & Greets and more.
  • Access to enhanced visual, audio, and editorial content from the Knotfest website
  • One-of-a-Kind Contests and Giveaways involving your favorite artist 
  • Exclusive Knotfest Forum 
  • Knotfest members only private Discord channel
  • Access to exclusive merchandise
  • 10% Off Discount in the Knotfest online store
  • First drop access for merch collabs
  • And more to come…

Tickets will be available on pre-sale to KNOTFEST subscribers from 10am Central time on May 25th, with a general on-sale from 10am Central on June 4th, over at KnotfestIowa.com


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