Slipknot’s Jim Root Says He “Would Like To” Perform “We Are Not Your Kind” In Full

During a recent interview with WMMR, Slipknot’s Jim Root said he “would like to” perform the band’s latest album “We Are Not Your Kind” in full during a special show. He made the comment after being asked if the band are planning anything to celebrate their 25th anniversary next year. The guitarist said the following:

“I don’t know, man. I don’t know if we’re gonna [play] a [whole] record [live]. We did that with ‘Iowa’ at Knotfest, and it was cool — it was a cool thing. But it might be cool to do… We have been talking about maybe trying to find some way to play [the new SLIPKNOT] album [‘We Are Not Your Kind’] in its entirety — from top to bottom. I would like to do that. I think that would be something really cool. And do it in a really toned down, stripped down, not big stage set, club atmosphere type of thing. I’d love to do something like that. And then maybe webcast it or something.”

[via Blabbermouth]

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Slipknot Top The Billboard 200 With “We Are Not Your Kind”

Slipknot have officially scored their third No. 1 on the Billoard 200 chart with “We Are Not Your Kind.“ The effort earned the spot with 118,000 equivalent album units counted in the U.S., including 102,000 from album sales. The sales were boosted thanks to a promotion in which fans were given a digital copy of the record along with ticket purchases for the “Knotfest Roadshow.” This news comes after “We Are Not Your Kind” recently hit No. 1 in the UK and Australia.

Slipknot Score First UK No. 1 Album In 18 Years

According to Official Charts, Slipknot’s new album “We Are Not Your Kind” has officially hit No. 1 in the UK. This is the band’s first record to top the UK charts since 2001’s “Iowa.” “We Are Not Your Kind” sold 31,800 units in the UK including 25,500 physical copies, 5,000 digital copies, and 4,300 streaming equivalents to album sales. It’s worth noting that the effort is currently projected to top the charts here in the U.S. as well.

Watch Jay Weinberg Break Down Every Track On Slipknot’s New Album “We Are Not Your Kind”

Slipknot have shared a series of videos in which drummer Jay Weinberg breaks down all of the tracks on their latest album “We Are Not Your Kind.” You can watch those clips below:

Slipknot Perform “Solway Firth” Live For The First Time

During their show in Tinley Park, IL last night (August 11), Slipknot performed “Solway Firth” live for the first time. You can see fan-filmed footage of that below. “Solway Firth” appears on the band’s latest album “We Are Not Your Kind.“

Slipknot’s “Unsainted” Chosen As Theme Song For WWE’s “NXT TakeOver: Toronto II”

Slipknot‘s “Unsainted” has been chosen as the theme song for the WWE’s “NXT TakeOver: Toronto II” event. That event will take place on August 10 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON. “Unsainted” will appear on Slipknot’s new album “We Are Not Your Kind” (out August 9).