A video message from SLIPKNOT announcing the band's upcoming two-week summer U.S. headline tour can be viewed below. The trek, which will kick off on August 22 in Seattle, Washington, will feature support from ANTHRAX and THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER.
The summer leg of the "All Hope Is Gone World Tour" marks SLIPKNOT's first headline shows in America since early May, which featured the band playing to over 30,000 people during their headline slot at this year's Rock on the Range festival in Columbus, Ohio.
2009 is a special year for the band, as it marks the 10th anniversary of their groundbreaking debut album. SLIPKNOT will be punishing crowds with classics from their self-titled first record, and will also be busting out tracks from the rest of their catalogue right up to their current album, "All Hope Is Gone".
The latest single from "All Hope Is Gone", "Sulfur", is quickly climbing the charts at rock radio. MTV2 premiered the video, which is currently in regular rotation at the station as well as on Fuse. "Dead Memories" hit #1 at Rock radio and is a Top 20 Modern rock hit, while the album's first single, "Psychosocial", was Top 10 at Rock and Top 25 at Modern.
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