“We Don’t Play Shows… We Start Wars”: Slipknot – The Gigs That Made A Metal Monster
From unhinged performances in Des Moines’ smallest sweatboxes to the controlled chaos of their arena-conquering present day, the story of Slipknot is one that has been written on the stage. As they prepare to return to open this year’s We Are Not Your Kind World Tour on these shores, Corey Taylor and Clown look back on the defining shows of The Nine’s lives…
This week’s issue also features a double-sided cover to celebrate the return of The ’Knot!
Elsewhere in the issue, Faith No More reveal all about their upcoming live comeback, and there’s a huge 2020 preview with looks at what Biffy Clyro, Green Day, A Day To Remember, All Time Low, Ozzy Osbourne, PVRIS, Neck Deep, The Ghost Inside, Behemoth and more are going to get up to across the next 365 days.
There are a whopping 18 all-star posters, too, featuring: ADTR, Lacuna Coil, We Are The In Crowd, Marilyn Manson, twenty one pilots, The Interrupters, Avenged Sevenfold, Lindemann, Waterparks, Amon Amarth, Black Veil Brides, Bury Tomorrow, Deftones, Neck Deep, Parkway Drive, Twin Atlantic, Metallica and The Pretty Reckless!
All this and more is available in the new issue of Kerrang!, which you can get anywhere in the world through Kerrang.Newsstand.co.uk. But for UK residents, it hits the shops on Wednesday, January 1 from all good newsagents.
This year’s Record Store Day releases have been confirmed, with the likes of Linkin Park, Rage Against The Machine, Pearl Jam and Deftones all unveiling limited-edition records.
Watch Mick Jagger and Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl perform the Rolling Stones legend’s surprise new single, Eazy Sleazy.