New Slipknot Documentary To Air Next Week On BBC
Next Friday (March 13), Slipknot will storm onto the BBC with a brand-new documentary and live performance.
The trailer for Slipknot Unmasked: All Out Life (see below) shows features frontman Corey Taylor speaking to camera, spliced between footage of their super-intimate gig at BBC’s Maida Vale studios earlier this year.
“From the second it starts, you are willing to do whatever it takes to make this the best show that anybody has ever seen,” says Corey.
“We compare it to jumping out of an aeroplane with or without a parachute, and you don’t know if it’s going to open to not.”
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The Maida Vale show was Slipknot’s smallest gig for 20 years, recorded in front of just over 100 lucky fans in London. The set featured one song from each of the band’s six albums, including Disasterpiece and The Devil In I. Videos of Unsainted and Duality from the Maida Vale show have already been released and it looks insane.
Slipknot Unmasked: All Out Life will air on BBC Four at 11pm on March 13.
Earlier today, Slipknot were forced to cancel their upcoming tour of Asia plus Knotfest Japan due to the coronavirus outbreak.
“Slipknot and Knotfest will both return to Asia very soon, and at such time that everyone can be ensured of the best experience possible,” said the band in a statement.
The affected dates are as follows:
20 Tokyo, Japan – Knotfest
21 Tokyo, Japan – Knotfest
24 Singapore – Singapore Rock Fest
27 Jakarta, Indonesia – Hammersonic Festival
29 Manila, Philippines – Amoranto Stadium
The rest of Slipknot’s world tour dates this year look like this:
Slipknot world tour 2020
30 Syracuse, NY, St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
31 Mansfield, MA, Xfinity Center
2 New York, NY, Madison Square Garden
4 Quebec City, QC, Centre Videotron
5 Montreal, QC, Centre Bell
6 Toronto, ON, Budweiser Stage
8 Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
10 Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
12 Memphis, TN, FedExForum
14 Orlando, FL, Amway Center
15 West Palm Beach, FL iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
17 Charlotte, NC, PNC Music Pavilion
18 Alpharetta, GA, Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
20 Birmingham, AL, Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
22 Dallas, TX, Dos Equis Pavilion
23 Austin, TX, Germania Insurance Amphitheater
25 The Woodlands, TX, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
31 Cologne, Germany – Stadium
1 Wacken, Germany – Wacken Open Air
7 Berlin, Germany – Waldbühne
10 Barcelona, Spain – Knotfest At Sea
22 Milton Keynes, United Kingdom – Knotfest UK
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