Metal legends Slipknot and Marilyn Manson will rock MGM Grand Garden Area Friday, June 17 (Pictured: Slipknot).
Slipknot’s raw and poignant new single “Goodbye” is currently impacting Rock Radio outlets nationwide and following the success of the band’s Top 10 hit “Killpop.” Earlier this year Slipknot released their official music video for “Killpop” which was directed by the band’s own Shawn “Clown” Crahan and has since amassed over 23 million views streaming on Slipknot’s official YouTube channel. “Killpop” marked the band’s second Top 10 radio hit from their acclaimed new album .5: The Gray Chapter, the other being the blockbuster first single “The Devil In I,” which proved a multi-format rock radio smash. “The Devil In I” companion video, also directed by Shawn “Clown” Crahan, has since cemented itself as one of the groups most watched music videos with 70 million individual views at Slipknot’s official YouTube channel.
Furthermore, it has been announced that Slipknot front man Corey Taylor will be launching a new radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1. Titled A Series of Bleeps with Corey Taylor, the first installment is set to air to air Wednesday March 2 at 7 p.m. PT on Beats 1, with an encore Thursday, March 3 at 9 a.m. PT. The shows will also be available on demand within Beats 1. A Series of Bleeps with Corey Taylor the Slipknot front man will explore a theme and plays his favorite metal, rock, rap, and more. Visit www.apple.com/music/radio for more info.
.5: The Gray Chapter, Slipknot’s fifth studio album for Roadrunner Records and first since 2008’s RIAA platinum certified chart-topper, All Hope Is Gone made a stunning chart debut upon its arrival in October of 2014, entering the SoundScan/Billboard 200 chart at #1 with sales in excess of 131,000 albums – the highest debut for a hard rock record in 2014. Furthermore, the album made an explosive chart impact around the globe, with #1 debuts in Japan, Australia, Canada, Russia, and Switzerland, alongside top 5 debuts in the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Austria, New Zealand, Mexico, Denmark and Finland.
Slipknot emerged at the tail end of the Twentieth Century and quickly established itself as the most enigmatic, provocative, and aggressive collective of the modern era. 1999’s SLIPKNOT stands as a true milestone, named by Metal Hammer as the “Best Debut of the Last 25 Years.” The album fast earned 2x RIAA platinum certification, with each of Slipknot’s following releases – including 4 video albums – all receiving additional platinum certifications in the US and around the globe. All told, the band has 11 platinum and 39 gold record certifications worldwide.
Tickets start at $30, not including applicable service charges and go on sale Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. PST and can be purchased online at AXS.com or any MGM Resorts box office.
Slipknot Fan Club ticket presales will begin March 1 at Noon PST at http://ot9.slipknot1.com, followed by Citibank presales March 2 as well as Live Nation and radio presales beginning March 3. Slipknot’s shows are unrivaled in jaw-dropping excitement and intensity – Rolling Stone recently referred to their performance as “one of the most involving, satisfying live shows on offer”- and this summer’s stage show will push even greater limits. For ticket information and all of the latest news on Slipknot please visit www.slipknot1.com.