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Slipknot announce summer 2023 European tour

Slipknot have announced that they’ll be coming to Europe next June for a mixture of festival and headline shows…

Slipknot announce summer 2023 European tour
Words:
Emily Carter
Photo:
Jonathan Weiner

Fresh from announcing their first-ever Knotfest Australia, Slipknot are set to do even more globe-trotting next year with a European tour.

The Iowa titans will be heading over in June 2023 for a mixture of headline dates and festival shows – such as Nova Rock, Copenhell and Graspop. The run kicks off in Nickelsdorf, Austria on June 7, and wraps up in Berlin, Germany on June 21. Here’s hoping they can squeeze in some UK dates while they’re here…

Catch Slipknot at the following:

June 2023

7 Nickelsdorf, Austria – Nova Rock
8 Hradec, Czechia – Rock For People
10 Interlaken, Switzerland – Greenfield
13 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome
14 Esch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg – Rockhal
16 Copenhagen, Denmark – Copenhell Festival
17 Dessel, Belgium – Graspop Metal Meeting
20 Hamburg, Germany – Barclays Arena
21 Berlin, Germany – Mercedes Benz Arena

Of course, these will be the ’Knot’s first European shows with new album The End, So Far.

In our exclusive cover story with Corey Taylor a couple of months back, the frontman praised his bandmates for their work on the new record, revealing that they actually complimented each other once the record was finished – something they’ve never done before.

“I kind of get a little emotional about it, because it means a lot to me,” he shared. “We always hang out before we’re getting ready for a show, and all of the guys had different favourite things that I had done on the album – they were like, ‘I love this part, I love this line, I love this, I love how you fucking your scream on this…’ We’ve never given each other props to each other’s face. We’re such crotchety curmudgeons! And it’s really funny that after this many years we had never really told each other, ‘I think you’re the shit, and I love being in a band with you.’”

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