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Listen: Slipknot unleash raging new single, The Chapeltown Rag

It's here! Slipknot have shared their first new song since 2019's We Are Not Your Kind album: listen to The Chapeltown Rag now.

Listen: Slipknot unleash raging new single, The Chapeltown Rag
Words:
Emily Carter
Photo:
Alexandar Gay

While they never really went away, Slipknot are nevertheless back!

As promised, the Iowa titans have today (November 5) unleashed their first new music since 2019 album We Are Not Your Kind. Titled The Chapeltown Rag, the crushing single has been described by frontman Corey Taylor as a "punisher", telling the band's Knotfest enterprise that, "It's classic Slipknot. And it's frenetic.

"But lyrically, it's coming from a point of talking about the various manipulations that can happen when social media meets media itself. And the different ways that these manipulations can try to pull us in different directions, in the fact that we're all becoming addicts to it, which is very, very dangerous."

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The band are set to debut The Chapeltown Rag live tonight at Knotfest Los Angeles – which is also being livestreamed from the Banc Of California Stadium.

So before then, get listening to the single on repeat, and learn the lyrics below:

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Here's the lyrics to Slipknot's The Chapeltown Rag:

Read all about it if you wanna know… Read all about what they want you to know

EVERYTHING IS GOD ONLINE… and it’s as evil as it gets
This is not another trick: either Follow or Repent
(NO CHOICE) get infected by a vertical event- check the meter, check the watch
Are they ever gonna stop?
Runnin out of daylight, Nighttime’s better
But we know how to handle the truth motherfucker
Scandalous know it all- feedback chamber
Nobody wants the proof- they want a number
WE DON’T DENY WHAT IS WRONG WITH OUR LIVES
WE CAN’T DECIDE WHAT IS LEFT OF OUR RIGHT TO SILENCE OUR REMAINS
…Buried in the back and I’m sick and alive …Hollow as a breath, the further you dive

Oh, How I Missed Your Honesty- You Never Miss With Your Intensity
You’re Gonna Need a New Disguise-Vessels Burst, Veins Release
Just Slide Into The Nearest Lie

All the ligatures are getting tight, like a style
Murder another mouth before the trial
Scalpel and then you scalp em to fucking death
Kills for the other vampires and surrogates
It’s a ploy for attention and evidence
All your fucking monsters are flaws in your common sense
Do the dance while the shovels are breaking dirt
Everybody mind your fuckin business or you get hurt

WE DON’T DENY WHAT IS WRONG WITH OUR LIVES
WE CAN’T DECIDE WHAT IS LEFT OF OUR RIGHT TO SILENCE OUR REMAINS
…Buried in the back and I’m sick and alive …Hollow as a breath, the further you dive

Oh, How I Missed Your Namaste-You Never Miss With Your Integrity
You’re Gonna Need a New Disguise-Vessels Burst, Veins Release
Just Slide Into The Nearest Lie

Read all about it if you wanna know… (Everything Is God Online)

Stoned- like a Beast- on a Chain- Lookin Dead- Feelin Strange- What the Fuck-
I’m Material to sew into the stains- like a catalogue of pain- like a martyr in restraints- I can kill- with a will- and it’s stronger every day- I’m a knife- I’m a gun- I’m a slit- I’m a scar- I’m a scream- I’m a death- I’m a threat- I’m afraid- that you will never understand I’m not the same- you better call the triple 9 I want a face- that you can only recognize I’m afraid- I’m afraid- I’m afraid- I’m afraid…

WHEN EVERYTHING IS GOD ONLINE… NOTHING IS

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