Slipknot releases new single ahead of upcoming album, Iowa State Fair performance
“This place is my life,” Slipknot co-founder and percussionist Shawn Crahan, or Clown as he is known on stage, said as he announced that the band will be playing at the fair for the first time next summer. The Des Moines Register
Slipknot has released a new song ahead of the band's upcoming album, set to drop on Aug. 9, one day before performing a hometown show at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.
"Solway Firth," a new single from the upcoming album "We Are Not Your Kind," lives up to Corey Taylor's promise to the Register in February that the new album was going to be "evil" and a "pretty dark ride."
This new song features brutal, back-to-roots songwriting for the Iowa metal band. The guitars chug with scarcely a clear melody to be found from the verse to chorus.
The video for "Solway Firth" also features footage from the new Amazon Prime show "The Boys," a gritty, violent show about a team looking of non-super powered men looking to take down a corrupt team of the world's most powerful superheroes.
The first song released from their new album, "Unsainted," was released in May and gave a nod to Des Moines as their longtime hometown.
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