Slipknot Announce ‘Knotfest Roadshow’ U.S. Tour with Killswitch Engage, Fever 333, and Code Orange

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Only last week, sonic train-runners Slipknot revealed that they’d be bringing their infamous festival Knotfest to their home state of Iowa in 2021. Now, the band have also announced that they’ll be heading out on massive U.S. tour to coincide with the festival.

The ‘Knotfest Roadshow’ tour will also include metalcore legends Killswitch Engage, contemporary rap-rockers FEVER 333, and sludgy nu-core legends Code Orange. The show kicks off in Des Moines and then weaves its way through arenas across America.

“With the world opening up, it’s time to get excited about LIFE again,” says frontman Corey Taylor. “To get back to LIFE again. This tour is a long time coming and we hope you’re as excited to see it as we are to play it. Stay safe, stay (sic) and we’ll see you soon.”

Catch Slipknot, Killswitch, FEVER 333 and Code Orange at one of the following dates:

9/25 – Des Moines, IA – National Balloon Classic Field*
9/28 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/29 – Milwaukee, WI – American Family Insurance Amphitheater
10/1 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
10/2 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
10/3 – Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
10/5 – Syracuse, NY – Lakeview Amphitheater – Syracuse
10/8 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
10/9 – Hartford, CT – XFINITY Theatre
10/10 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
10/12 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
10/13 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
10/15 – Burgettstown, PA – S&T Bank Music Park
10/17 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
10/19 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
10/20 – West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
10/22 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
10/23 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
10/24 – Pelham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Oct. 26 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
10/28 – Del Valle, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
10/29 – The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion**
10/30 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
10/1 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
10/2 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion


Knofest Iowa 2021 will take place at the National Balloon Classic Field in Indianola, IA, on Saturday, September 25th. Slipknot themselves will obviously be headlining the show, while the line-up will be rounded out by Faith No More, Megadeth, Lamb Of God, $uicide Boy$, Gojira, Trivium, Tech N9ne, FEVER 333, Knocked Loose, Turnstile, Gatecreeper and Vended.


Words by Chris Krovatin