Tag Archives: Knotfest

Did you hear this s**t about Slipknot’s Knotfest?

Posted by on September 30, 2014

If you’re heading out to Slipknot’s Knotfest next month, you’re going to be inundated with some amazing sights, some great sounds, and, well, the smell of shit. For serious. A press release about the festival states the following: “Knotfest has its own aroma that will infest your brain, body and clothes for days after the […]

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Satyricon drop off Knotfest, Housecore Horror Film Fest

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Looking forward to seeing Satyricon at the Knotfest and Housecore Horror Film Fest this fall? That’s not going to happen. The Norwegian band have dropped off of both festivals. They’ve got a pretty solid, if slightly cryptic, reason as to why they can’t though, which they explained on their Facebook page: Dear U.S fans. We […]

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Slipknot taps Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Anthrax and more for 2014 U.S. Knotfest [Updated]

Posted by on July 5, 2014

It’s been two years since Slipknot launched its own festival, Knotfest. At first, it seemed as though only Japan was getting the festival this year. However, now it appears Knotfest will also return to America in October, and with a pretty massive lineup. Along with Slipknot, Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, […]

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Slipknot’s Knotfest coming to Japan in November

Posted by on March 24, 2014

In 2012, Slipknot’s inaugural Knotfest was a two day event in the midwest, taking place in Iowa and Minnesota. After taking the year off in 2013, it’s been announced that the fest will be coming back this year. However, those in the midwest, as well as the south, the East Coast and the West Coast […]

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Knotfest in Slipknot’s Native Iowa Delivers

Posted by on August 21, 2012

The Metal Insider crew couldn’t make it out to this past weekend’s inaugural Knotfest because we’re on the East Coast. That didn’t stop contributor and KSYM/San Antonio metal director Chelsea Ann Owen from making the 15 hour plus journey to Pacific Junction IA to see the first night of the Fest. Here’s her report: I made […]

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Randy Blythe Performs For First Time Since Incarceration, Covers Misfits With Prong

Posted by on August 20, 2012

It’s been a long summer for Randy Blythe and Lamb Of God. And this past weekend, Lamb Of God performed their first show since their singer’s incarceration in a Czech Republic prison at Slipknot’s inaugural Knotfest. Blythe’s first show since his time in jail came last Friday (August 17) Council Bluffs, Iowa, though Lamb Of […]

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Gojira Confirms New Live Dates

Posted by on July 31, 2012

And it is official! There have been hints for quite a while that Gojira might be playing some new shows, what with the fallout of the cancellation of their tour stint with Dethklok and Lamb of God hindering their initial efforts to tour. There have also been comments by the band members themselves that they might consider playing […]

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Machine Head To Play Slipknot’s Knotfest

Posted by on July 31, 2012

Good news for all the Knotfest ticket holders among us! We recently reported that both Lamb Of God and Dethklok had to cancel their shows at the inaugural Knotfest, Slipknot’s very own summer festival taking place in Iowa on August 17 and in Minnesota on August 18.  Lamb Of God’s cancellation, as you all know by now, is […]

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Slipknot To Headline Their Own Festival; Deftones, Lamb Of God, Dethklok Also To Perform

Posted by on June 4, 2012

This past Saturday (June 2), Slipknot teased fans of a “big announcement” coming today. However, it didn’t take long for it to leak that Slipknot would be launching their own destination festival this Summer. Midwesterners are in luck, as the ‘Knot will launch Knotfest on August 17th and 18th. The Knotfest will take place at the Mid America […]

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