Slipknot Releases Dynamic Sixth Studio Album 'We Are Not Your Kind'

By Katrina Nattress

August 8, 2019

Slipknot is officially back with its sixth studio album We Are Not Your Kind. The new record (their first in five years) sees the band recruit a new masked member, but the evolution doesn't stop there. This collection of songs may be the Iowa-based rockers' most dynamic to date, incorporating more melody into their signature metal sound. It's also their best effort since Volume Three, according to frontman Corey Taylor.

"When we listened to it top to bottom, I was blown away. I was like, oh god. People aren't ready for this, man. It's really, really good," he said in a recent interview. "I mean, don't get me wrong. Those [last few] albums have great songs on them. But as far as a whole, it just didn't have that same vitality that the earlier stuff did. I feel like this one really captures what we've tried to do. This album musically, I could put between Volume Three and Iowa easily. But yet it can stand on its own...It's another step in the chapter that we're trying to create, basically."

Ahead of the album's release, Slipknot shared the video for "Solway Firth." Watch the visuals below and grab your copy of We Are Not Your Kind here.

Slipknot is currently on tour supporting the new release. Check out the remaining tour dates below.

Slipknot 2019 Tour Dates

Aug 8 - Lincoln, NE - Pinnacle Bank Arena

Aug 10 - Des Moines, IA - Iowa State Fairgrounds* (SOLD OUT)

Aug 11 - Tinley Park, IL - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Aug 12 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre

Aug 14 - Virginia Beach, VA - Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

Aug 16 - Noblesville, IN - Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

Aug 17 - Bonner Springs, KS - Providence Medical Center Amphitheater

Aug 18 - Maryland Heights, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Aug 20 - Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage

Aug 21 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Aug 23 - Burgettstown, PA - KeyBank Pavilion

Aug 24 - Scranton, PA - The Pavilion at Montage Mountain

Aug 25 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Amphitheater

Aug 27 - Mansfield, MA – The Xfinity Center

Aug 28 - Wantagh, NY - Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

Aug 30 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center

Aug 31 - Camden, NJ - BB&T Pavilion

Sep 1 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live

Sep 3 - Alpharetta, GA - Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

Sep 4 - Tampa, FL - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

Sep 6 - Austin, TX - Austin360 Amphitheaterat Circuit of The Americas

Sep 7 - Dallas, TX - Dos Equis Pavilion

Sep 8 - The Woodlands, TX - The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman

Sep 27 - Louisville, KY - Louder Than Life

Oct 11 - Sacramento, CA - Aftershock Festival

Oct 17 - Perth, AU - Optus Stadium

Oct 20 - Adelaide, AU - Adelaide Oval

Oct 22 - Melbourne, AU - Marvel Stadium (SOLD OUT)

Oct 24 - Melbourne, AU - Marvel Stadium

Oct 26 - Sydney, AU - ANZ Stadium

Oct 29 - Brisbane City, AU - QSAC

Oct 31 - Auckland, NZ - Mt. Smart Stadium (SOLD OUT)

Nov 2 - Auckland, NZ - Mt. Smart Stadium

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