Slipknot new album for release this September

Slipknot will release new album ‘The End, So Far’ later this year

The heavy metal legends – whose most recent record was 2019’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ – have dropped single ‘The Dying Song (Time To Sing)’ and unveiled plans for their highly anticipated next record.

Percussionist Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan – who also directed the new music video – has teased: “New music, new art, and new beginnings. Get ready for the end.”

As well as featuring ‘The Dying Song’ and previous single ‘The Chapeltown Rag’, the LP will open with a song called ‘Adderall’, and end with the appropriately titled ‘Finale’.

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Meanwhile, the album will also mark the end of their longtime partnership with Roadrunner Records.

Last year, Clown said: “What I can tell you right now is that we are getting off of our record label.

“This is a very fascinating time in my life because I’ve lost both of my parents and if they were alive my dad would be so excited that I have fulfilled a contract.

“It’s not about what I’m going to do afterwards, it’s that I gave my word, I extended my hand and my penmanship and I’m literally getting off of something that I had agreed I can get off of.”

Asked to clarify if he meant Slipknot’s next album will be their last on Roadrunner, he added: “Yes sir, seven albums, no greatest hits, no best of, no live albums, straight up rock n’ roll. That’s what we’ve given.”

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In December, frontman Corey Taylor promised fans something special, and insisted he loves the new collection “more” than their previous record.

He said: “[It’s] really good; I’m really, really stoked on it. I actually like this one more than I like ‘We Are Not Your Kind’, and I loved ‘We Are Not Your Kind.’ ”

Slipknot will release their new album September 30th.

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