Slipknot add second London show to 2024 headline tour

Slipknot will now be playing a second night at London’s The O2 this time next year, celebrating their 25th anniversary with thousands and thousands of fans…

Slipknot add second London show to 2024 headline tour
Emily Carter
Paul Harries

Slipknot have added a second London date to next year’s headline tour, due to demand.

The band will be following their Friday, December 20 show at The O2 with another gig the following night (Saturday, December 21), which now means they’ll be celebrating their 25th anniversary with some 40,000 maggots across two nights.

Last week, we spoke to Clown about the setlist for these shows, and asked if they’d be playing the whole of their iconic debut album. “Are you joking right now?” he replied. “You’re talking about the anniversary of one of the greatest metal albums to ever release in the thought process known as reality, and you think this 54-year-old man who just told you ‘I’m going out the way I came in’, you think for one moment that this album isn’t going to be played in its entirety in front of, like, 100 people, 200 people, 300 people, 50,000 people?

“I’m not going to live forever, man,” he continued. “Neither is everybody else. Things are changing very quickly. I ain’t got no more time to fuck around. That is the vehicle of my soul, and the remembrance, the memories, the heartache of lost brothers and even sisters – all these people that are gone and we’re still doing it.

“Yeah, we’re going to play that album from beginning to end. But I sure as hell am not going to just succumb to the corporate world and give all those people what they want. They’re going to get it. But you know what we’re going to get? We’re going to have fun, too. So that means small shows and you won’t know until you hear it. And if you heard it, you’re already too late and you’re not going to see it. So you better open up your soul, because then you’ll feel it and you won’t have to hear it, because I’m being very serious…”

Catch Slipknot at the following:

December 2024

5 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome
6 Dortmund, Germany – Westfalenhalle
8 Stuttgart, Germany – Schleyerhalle
9 Leipzig, Germany – Quarterback Immobilien Arena
11 Zurich, Switzerland – Hallenstadion
12 Paris, France – Accorhotel Arena
14 Leeds, UK – First Direct Arena
15 Glasgow, UK – OVO Hydro
17 Manchester, UK – Co-op Live Arena
18 Birmingham, UK – Utilita Arena
20 London, UK – The O2
21 London, UK – The O2

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