Slipknot Confirm Details Of New Album – .5: The Gray Chapter, Release New Track The Devil In I & Announce US Tour

Slipknot - 5 The Gray Chapter Album Artwork

After the huge, exhaustive viral campaign that signified their return, Iowa’s favourite metal export Slipknot have confirmed the name, track listing and launch date of their long awaited new album. Titled “.5: The Gray Chapter”, the new Slipknot album will land on physical and digital shelves on the 20th of October in the UK (21st in the US) through the band’s long time record label Roadrunner Records. The Gray Chapter will be available in a variety of formats including limited edition coloured 2 disc vinyl and standard and deluxe versions on CD with the deluxe version containing two extra tracks. The full track list for the standard and deluxe versions of .5: The Gray Chapter can be found below along with the artwork:

Slipknot – .5: The Gray Chapter Track Listing

1. XIX
2. Sarcastrophe
3. AOV
4. The Devil In I
5. Killpop
6. Skeptic
7. Lech
8. Goodbye
9. Nomadic
10. The One That Kills The Least
11. Custer
12. Be Prepared For Hell
13. The Negative One
14. If Rain Is What You Want

Bonus Tracks (Special Edition only)

15. Override (Bonus Track)
16. The Burden (Bonus Track)

.5: The Gray Chapter Album Artwork

Slipknot - 5 The Gray Chapter Album Artwork

In addition to firming up the details of The Gray Chapter, the second song to become available from the album, and the official first single, is now available. The Devil In I, confirmed by Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor as the official first single compared to the “bonus for the fans” of The Negative One, can be streamed from the band’s official YouTube channel below:

Slipknot have also announced a massive US tour with very special guests in the shape of nu metal forefathers KoRn and the hugely controversial King 810 will serve as opening act on what is dubbed The Prepare For Hell Tour. The Prepare For Hell Tour runs for approximately six weeks beginning October 25th with the first of two shows at Slipknot’s own festival KnotFest in California and concludes on the 7th of December in Boston, Massachusetts. Full dates are available below:

Slipknot – The Prepare For Hell US Tour 2014 w/ KoRn and King 810

25 San Bernardino, CA Knotfest
26 San Bernardino, CA Knotfest
29 El Paso, TX El Paso County Coliseum
31 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion

1 Corpus Christi, TX American Bank Center
2 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
4 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
5 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
6 Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center
8 Madison, WI Alliant Energy Center
9 Sioux Falls, SD Denny Sanford Premiere Center
11 Denver, CO Denver Coliseum
19 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Arena
21 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
22 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena
23 Ft. Wayne, IN Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
25 Moline, IL iWireless Center
26 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
28 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
29 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
30 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre

2 Reading, PA Santander Arena
3 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
5 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun
6 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
7 Boston, MA Paul E. Tsongas Arena

Slipknot’s main man Corey Taylor has said this about the Prepare For Hell Tour:

“We’ve been waiting a long time for this, not only do we get to tour with friends who we respect, we’ve also chosen a band that represents the fury of the future. SLIPKNOT is coming to your town. And hell’s coming with us.”

That’s quite a lot of Slipknot news in one go! As further updates become available from the band as we get closer to the release of The Gray Chapter Rock Sins will bring them all to you so keep checking back with us for all things Slipknot. You can also head over to the official Slipknot website to keep track of what the band are up to directly.

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