SLIPKNOT will undertake a tour of Japan in October. Support at all shows will come from MACHINE HEAD.

The dates are as follows:

Oct. 08 - Zepp - Nagoya, Japan
Oct. 14 - Zepp - Osaka, Japan
Oct. 15 - Zepp - Osaka, Japan
Oct. 16 - Zepp - Sendai, Japan
Oct. 18 - Super Arena for Loud Park 08 - Tokyo, Japan

Tickets go on sale on September 6 (with the exception of the Loud Park festival).

A short audio clip of the new SLIPKNOT track "Snuff" is available for streaming at the web site of the UK magazine Q.

In addition to the standard edition of SLIPKNOT's new album, "All Hope Is Gone", a special edition of the LP will be released featuring three bonus tracks, expanded artwork and a bonus DVD containing "Nine: The Making Of All Hope Is Gone" — a 35-minute documentary directed by SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan.

SLIPKNOT will premiere "All Hope Is Gone" on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, August 25 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with the band by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625).

For a station near you and for information regarding how to easily log onto the Internet for the broadcast, go to

"All Hope Is Gone" will arrive on August 26 via Roadrunner Records.


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