Slipknot Unveil Birth Of The Cruel Single

Slipknot 2019 smr photocredit Alexandria Crahan-Conway

More new Slipknot! Ahead of the release of their eagerly awaited album We Are Not Your Kind this Friday (9th August 2019), the Iowan nine-piece has dropped a third track from the album.

Titled Birth Of The Cruel, it follows on from We Are Not Your Kind’s two previous singles, Solway Firth and the smash hit first single, Unsainted. Check out the vertical (mobile phone friendly) video for Birth Of The Cruel below:

Slipknot is currently on their huge US tour – The Knotfest Roadshow. The tour continues into September, with Slipknot supported by Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth on all dates. Full dates and remaining ticket info can be found at

Slipknot’s sixth album, We Are Not Your Kind, will be released on the 9th of August through their longtime record label home Roadrunner Records. You can check out Rock Sins’ review of We Are Not Your Kind right here. A UK and European Slipknot tour will follow in 2020. Access to the tour pre-sale is available to all who pre-order the album through Roadrunner Records here. A reminder of the cities for Slipknot’s 2020 run is as follows (dates and venues to be revealed):

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Newcastle, United Kingdom
  • Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Paris, France
  • Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Lyon, France
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Lodz, Poland
  • Stuttgart, Germany
  • Munich, Germany
  • Milan, Italy
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Dortmund, Germany
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Helsinki, Finland

For a reminder of their live brilliance, check out our review of Slipknot at Download Festival 2019.

More news from the Slipknot camp as and when we have it. Bring on the album release on Friday!


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