Watch Slipknot’s Full, Intimate Set From London’s Maida Vale Studios
Following the release of ace new BBC documentary Slipknot Unmasked: All Out Life, all six live videos from the Iowa titans’ tiniest gig in years have just hit YouTube.
While the nine-piece were in London earlier in the year as part of their We Are Not Your Kind Tour, they stopped by Maida Vale Studios for an incredibly special gig for just over 100 ridiculously lucky fans.
On the day, the ’Knot performed a song from each of their six albums, dropping Unsainted, Psychosocial, The Devil In I, Duality, Disasterpiece and Wait And Bleed in a breathless, career-spanning setlist.
Now, following the release of Unsainted and Duality in February, the BBC have uploaded all six videos for Maggots’ viewing pleasure. As frontman Corey Taylor reveals of the band’s shows in the documentary between this epic live footage: “From the second it starts, you are willing to do whatever it takes to make this the best show that anybody has ever seen.
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“We compare it to jumping out of an aeroplane – with or without a parachute,” he continues, “and you don’t know if it’s going to open to not.”
Prepare to take that leap…
Here’s Wait And Bleed:
The Devil In I:
And, if you missed them back in February, Duality and Unsainted:
Recently, 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 rest of their tour dates this year, as it stands, 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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