GRAMMY AWARD®-winning group Slipknot has just released the official music video for their new single, "The Devil In I."  The clip which was directed by the band's very own M. Shawn Crahan (Clown) can be viewed  "The Devil In I" is featured on ".5: The Gray Chapter" – the fifth studio album from the world renowned rock heavyweights – which is currently available for pre-order on the iTunes Store, with all pre-orders receiving instant downloads "The Devil In I" as well as "The Negative One." ".5: The Gray Chapter" arrives in the US on October 21ST.

Furthermore, tickets are currently on sale for Slipknot's recently announced "Prepare For Hell" North American headline tour with special guests Korn and KING 810.  All online tickets purchased for KNOTFEST and online tickets purchased before October 5th for the "Prepare For Hell" tour will receive a digital download of ".5: The Gray Chapter" 24 hours before it's official release day (October 21ST). VIP ticket packages are also available. For tickets please visit

The "Prepare For Hell" tour will see Slipknot joined by special guests Korn and openers KING 810, kicking off October 29TH in El Paso, TX.The nationwide run will follow Slipknot's US live return at their own KNOTFEST, with two unique sets at their very own three-day metal and heavy music destination festival slated for October 24th through 26th at San Bernardino, California's San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds. Powered by Rockstar Energy Drink and curated by Slipknot themselves, KNOTFEST will see Slipknot headline the Main Stage on both Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th, offering fans a taste of the upcoming album with a unique concert experience each night.  KNOTFEST will feature over 60 bands – including Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, Tech N9ne, Of Mice & Men, Black Label Society, Testament, Hatebreed, Atreyu, In This Moment, Carcass, and many others – performing on five stages on Saturday and Sunday, as well as a Friday Night VIP Pre-Party Bash (featuring Slipknot's DJ Sid), band performances, and other activities for those that purchase VIP or Camping Packages. A truly immersive experience, KNOTFEST attendees will descend into an apocalyptic underworld featuring over 20 attractions including a Slipknot Museum, carnival rides, a zip line across the festival grounds, drum circles, pillars of fire, freaks, fire-breathers, stilt-walkers, and much more. For details, including complete ticketing information, please see  Additional news and updates can be also be found at both and

Slipknot unleashed "The Negative One" earlier this past August, marking the groundbreaking band's first new music in more than six years. The song immediately hit #1 on Billboard's Trending 140 chart, with the band and track both quickly becoming trending topics on Twitter globally and in the US. Rolling Stone applauded the track declaring, "The masked nu-metalheads' first track in six years embodies all the mosh-ready good times of their early days. Swirling guitar riffs, Stomp-style percussion, Public Enemy-influenced discord and Corey Taylor's lyrical nervous breakdown make it sound like the band is finally enjoying itself..." Meanwhile its nightmarish companion video – directed by the band's M. Shawn Crahan (Clown) – has quickly drawn more than 3.5 million individual views at Slipknot's official YouTube channel:  

Slipknot emerged at the tail end of the Twentieth Century and quickly established itself as the most enigmatic, provocative, and aggressive collective of the modern era. 1999's "SLIPKNOT" stands as a true milestone, named by Metal Hammer as the "Best Debut of the Last 25 Years." The album fast earned 2x RIAA platinum certification, with each of Slipknot's following releases – including 4 video albums – all receiving additional platinum in the US and around the world. All told, the band have 11 Platinum and 38 Gold record certifications around the world. Slipknots fanbase is unwavering, and they are global- the band's most recent studio effort, 2008's platinum certified "ALL HOPE IS GONE," debuted at #1 in seven countries, including the U.S.

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