Slipknot Announce Knotfest Los Angeles, Featuring Bring Me The Horizon, Killswitch Engage, and More

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While Slipknot‘s planned Knotfest Brazil had to be moved to 2022, the band are taking their festival plans to America’s West Coast. The masked Iowans have just announced that they’ll be headlining Knotfest LA in November, with some considerable acts backing them up.

Knotfest LA will go down November 5th, 2021, at the Banc of California Stadium. Opening for the band will be British pop-core acts Bring Me The Horizon, as well as Killswitch Engage, FEVER 333, and Code Orange. The festival’s press release also promises that fans will get to “sample Slipknot’s award-winning small batch Iowa whiskies at the No.9 Whiskey Bar, including a soon-to-be-announced surprise for fans. And for the beer drinkers, there’ll be a selection of metal-friendly and band-branded beers pouring at the Knotfest Beer Pit.”

Check out a trailer for the event below:

Pre-sale tickets will be available to OT9 and subscribers  from 9am and 10am PST respectively on July 27th, with a general on-sale from 10am PST on July 30th, at

Killswitch, FEVER 333 and Code Orange will also be on Slipknot’s upcoming Knotfest Roadshow tour, which fans can catch 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
10/26 – 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



Words by Chris Krovatin