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Watch Slipknot Play Nero Forte And Birth Of The Cruel Live For The First Time

At the first night of their We Are Not Your Kind Tour, Slipknot debuted Nero Forte and Birth Of The Cruel. YES!

Given that Kerrang! recently named Slipknot’s 5K-rated We Are Not Your Kind the best album of 2019, it’s fair to say we’ve been hoping for a nice chunk of this material in their newest setlist.

And as they kicked of the UK and European leg of their WANYK tour last night in Dublin, Ireland, Maggots were indeed treated to several songs from album number six: Unsainted, Nero Forte, Solway Firth and Birth Of The Cruel. Epic.

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Prefacing the explosive Nero Forte, frontman Corey Taylor tells the crowd: “My friends, I’m going to warn you now: forget what you’ve heard before. Tonight, you are in for some serious fucking treats.” And he’s not wrong. Not only do the new songs sound absolutely killer, the production is something to behold, too. And it looks extremely satisfying yelling that, ‘That’s what you do best!’ refrain in Nero Forte along with Corey…

Watch Nero Forte:

And Birth Of The Cruel:

Slipknot’s We Are Not Your Kind Tour setlist is as follows:

Unsainted
Disasterpiece
Eeyore
Nero Forte
Before I Forget
New Abortion
Psychosocial
Solway Firth
Vermilion
Birth Of The Cruel
Wait And Bleed
Eyeless
All Out Life
Duality

Encore
(sic)
People = Shit
Surfacing

Slipknot’s headline tour hits the UK later this week. Get your tickets here for one of the shows below.

Slipknot UK tour 2020

January

16 Manchester, Arena
17 Newcastle, Utilita Arena
18 Glasgow, The SSE Hydro
20 Sheffield, FlyDSA Arena
21 Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena
22 Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
24 Birmingham, Arena
25 London, O2 Arena

Tickets for the inaugural Knotfest UK – taking place August 22 at Milton Keynes Bowl – go on sale this Thursday.

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