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Gojira On Their New Album: “We Are Very Happy And Super Proud Of It”

French titans Gojira are hard at work on the follow-up to 2016’s Magma.

While we’re seemingly still a little while off from a new Gojira album just yet, drummer Mario Duplantier has teased that “work is in progress” and that the band are “very happy and super proud of it” at this point.

Speaking to KBear 101 about the follow-up to 2016’s Magma – which is currently being worked on in the studio right now – Mario says: “It’s going well. I can’t give too many details because we still have to be on the same page with all the partners, and we have to give a collective release date.

“But I can tell you that we are working very hard on the new stuff. Work is in progress and we are very happy and super proud of it. We just can’t wait to give you more details.”

It’s not a great deal to go on for now, but it’s an exciting update nonetheless.

Perhaps we’ll be able to hear new music in time for the metallers’ forthcoming live shows – including a just-announced set at legendary UK summer festival Glastonbury.

Fingers crossed…

Glastonbury Earache Stage 2019

Check out the dates for Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow tour in America, alongside Volbeat, Behemoth and Gojira.

July

26 Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
27 San Bernardino, CA, San Manuel Amphitheater

August

01 Salt Lake City, UT, USANA Amphitheatre
03 Albuquerque, NM, sleta Amphitheater
04 Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
06 Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
08 Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena
10 Des Moines, IA, Iowa State Fairgrounds (Slipknot and Gojira only)
11 Tinley Park, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
12 Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
14 Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
16 Noblesville, IN, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
17 Bonner Springs, KS, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
18 Maryland Heights, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
20 Toronto, ON, Budweiser Stage
21 Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
23 Burgettstown, PA, KeyBank Pavilion
24 Scranton, PA, The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
25 Darien Center, NY, Darien Lake Amphitheater
27 Mansfield, MA, The Xfinity Center
28 Wantagh, NY, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
30 Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
31 Camden, NJ, BB&T Pavilion

September

01 Bristow, VA, Jiffy Lube Live
03 Alpharetta, GA, Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
04 Tampa, FL, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
06 Austin, TX, Austin 360 Amphitheater
07 Dallas, TX, Dos Equis Pavilion
08 The Woodlands, TX, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Slipknot North American tour poster
Posted on May 7th 2019, 5:55pm
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