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Slipknot Have Released A Brand New Single, And Revealed Their New Masks

Brii Jamieson
Brii Jamieson 16 May 2019 at 14.00

Welcome to the new era of Slipknot.

After a week of teasing, Slipknot have kicked off their new era with the reveal of their new masks, the release of a brand new single, and announcing the details of their upcoming album.

The single 'All Out Life' that Slipknot dropped on Halloween last year appears to have been just a taster - and the brand new track 'Unsainted' that they've dropped today is the first single off their upcoming album.

Check out Slipknot's video for 'Unsainted' below:

Here's absolutely everything you need to know about Slipknot's sixth studio album:

01. It's called 'We Are Not Your Kind'

02. It's set for release August 09 through Roadrunner Records

03. The album artwork looks a whole lot like this:

04. The tracklisting looks exactly like this:

01. Insert Coin
02. Unsainted
03. Birth Of The Cruel
04. Death Because Of Death
05. Nero Forte
06. Critical Darling
07. Liar’s Funeral
08. Red Flag
09. What’s Next
10. Spiders 
11. Orphan
12. My Pain
13. Not Long For This World
14. Solway Firth

05. The video for 'Unsainted' was directed by M. Shawn 'Clown' Crahan

Sharing their excitement for the upcoming release of 'We Are Not Your Kind', Guitarist Jim Root shared “This is the most time we’ve had to write a record, and work stuff out together.  One of my inspirations this time around was those artists that recorded full length albums - not just songs.  While the industry is moving toward singles, SLIPKNOT wanted to make an album experience, front to back.” 

“These days the art we are making comes with the highest reward, because it’s taken the most time,” added Shawn Crahan. “Almost four years to create this emotion and temperature, and the reward now is nothing short of salvation.”

Slipknot are set to return to the UK to headline Download Festival in June.

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