Slipknot To Return in 2011
2010-12-06 by Jeremy Bentham | 80 Comments

Slipknot have announced that they will be returning in 2011 to headline the Sonisphere Festival in Europe next summer. The band aims to reconnect with their fans and celebrate the memory of their falllen bassist Paul Gray. They have posted a statement on their official website:

Slipknot are proud to announce that they will return in 2011 to headline the UK’s Sonisphere Festival. The weekend event at the world famous Knebworth site is set for Friday July 8th- Sunday July 10th.

Expect the band to bring an incendiary show to Sonisphere, as the icons prepare to honour Paul Gray’s memory and musical career with their Knebworth appearance. Slipknot say, “We’re looking forward to spending our summer in Europe. This tour is about us and our fans. It’s about celebrating the life of our brother, Paul and his legacy. The door is neither open nor closed. This tour is about burning down that door. See you this summer."

The band hope you will come join them in Europe next Summer to celebrate and remember their brother, Paul Gray


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HaydenDyson
December 6th 2010

1019 Comments


Other dead musicians > Paul Gray

fromtheinside
December 6th 2010

18041 Comments


Atavans happy, yeah?

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DGTLPRTY
December 6th 2010

466 Comments


Other dead musicians > Paul Gray

lol

EyeForAnEye
December 6th 2010

1692 Comments


Aw fuck.

lookatthatparkinglot
December 6th 2010

168 Comments


Yeah.

Nah.

zaruyache
December 6th 2010

6246 Comments


Knew they wouldn't stay away.

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Zuver87
December 6th 2010

47 Comments


my friends and i dedicated a song to our friend that drowned back in highschool: "surfacing"

Zuver87
December 6th 2010

47 Comments


my friends and i dedicated a knot song to our friend that drowned back in highschool: "surfacing"

JWT155
December 6th 2010

9217 Comments


Predicted this from the day he died.

BradMan
December 6th 2010

387 Comments


lol slopknut...

whywontyoudie
December 6th 2010

3063 Comments


Slipknot was never THAT bad tbh.

JWT155
December 6th 2010

9217 Comments


Is it the only thing that slowly stops the ache?

FatChickIrl
December 6th 2010

4096 Comments


yay theyre back

TheFantasticDangler
December 6th 2010

1154 Comments


ehhh

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danjames
December 6th 2010

65 Comments


andcas... uuuuuuurgh *facepalm*

good to hear they'll keep going



loveisamixtape
December 6th 2010

5951 Comments


always had a soft spot for this band

people are so insensitive of dead musicians on this site..

TBliss
December 6th 2010

987 Comments


ffs, I posted this news days ago.

drasticaction74
December 6th 2010

1729 Comments


who's replacing Paul? oh wait, he doesn't matter

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BassDemon333
December 6th 2010

3364 Comments


I'm curious as to who is going to replace Paul live, even though the bass can't be heard at all at Slipknot shows.

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Torii
December 6th 2010

812 Comments


Is not where I live. Fuck it.

IAmHollywood
December 6th 2010

1443 Comments


No thanks guys, I'll pass.

Scoot
December 6th 2010

17726 Comments


Guys, did you know Joey Jordison is an awesome drummer?

Asiatic667
December 6th 2010

4648 Comments


Slipknot used Paul Grey!
Use Drug Overdose
It's super effective!!
The enemy Paul Grey fainted.


Ovrot made poor use of an already unfunny meme. It's not very effective

tapitforever
December 6th 2010

1243 Comments


ovrot
=|

Ovrot
December 6th 2010

10490 Comments


Asiatic667 used Being a Dickhead!
It's not very effective.
Ovrot is suffering from hurt feelings
Ovrot hurt itself in the depression.
Ovrot fainted.

teh internez is supr srs.

Asiatic667
December 6th 2010

4648 Comments


so you're saying I'm innefective at being a dickhead?
Thanks bro, nice of you to say that!

Ovrot
December 6th 2010

10490 Comments


Your welcome! :D
Just doing my part.

High five?
*high five*

Ovrot
December 6th 2010

10490 Comments


Oh and for the record, I still think it's funny. :V

Scoot
December 6th 2010

17726 Comments


lol hay guys bad grammer itt

rickywong
December 6th 2010

36 Comments


just stop the charade

Ovrot
December 6th 2010

10490 Comments


I love charades

rickywong
December 6th 2010

36 Comments


let's play

Ovrot
December 6th 2010

10490 Comments


Ok, what am I?

rickywong
December 6th 2010

36 Comments


a famous person

2 words

first word is 6 letters

second word is 5 letters

fr33convict
December 6th 2010

11687 Comments


Alexxx Goode(nough)

rickywong
December 6th 2010

36 Comments


ur not famous

crowing51
December 6th 2010

3448 Comments


I'm curious as to who is going to replace Paul live, even though the bass can't be heard at all at Slipknot shows.[2]

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bloc
December 6th 2010

34768 Comments


They're "returning"?

Didn't even know they were out of the picture.

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tkxxx7
December 6th 2010

6153 Comments


Slipknot used explosion
bassist fainted
the end

Apollo
December 6th 2010

10290 Comments


"this makes me want to push my fingers into my eyes"

rofl

climactic
December 6th 2010

18683 Comments


ahahahah

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
December 6th 2010

23806 Comments


"Slipknot used explosion
bassist fainted"

If only he had been holding a focus sash....

wittwright
December 7th 2010

679 Comments


Bummer, thought maybe they'd call it quits...

Spec
December 7th 2010

27135 Comments


Before I Forget... I still don't care.

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Spec
December 7th 2010

27135 Comments


Haaaa see what I did ther? Derp derp.

SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2010

15881 Comments


i hope they make a new album in his memory and it absolutely slays. unlike A7X's shitfest "Nightmare"

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PuddlesPuddles
December 7th 2010

4772 Comments


Really can't oppose a band making more music. Taylor is an interesting person and I give him credit for his lyrics off of IOWA

Ovrot
December 7th 2010

10490 Comments


I would like to see a straight up death metal album from them.
Would be sweet.

Pastor of Muppets
December 7th 2010

237 Comments


Hey remember that affluent and respected dude who OD'd on morphine in a relatively shitty motel? Didn't he have a wife and kid or was it just a hutch full of rabbits? I can't picture his face, but he sounds like a miserable character.

deathofasalesman
December 7th 2010

5824 Comments


Article made me sneeze on my leg. Or maybe it was some other outside force. Who knows.

Voytek
December 7th 2010

139 Comments


This band sucks more dick than Rex Ryan.

bassfiender
December 7th 2010

109 Comments


I'm impressed by the lack of hate on here
This is the first REAL band that I ever listened to, and I don't love them like I used to, but I was still happy to hear they haven't given up yet

Lelle
December 7th 2010

2155 Comments


This is the first REAL band that I ever listened to


what are some false bands?

Josh D.
December 7th 2010

13967 Comments


Couldn't care less.

KILL
December 7th 2010

71392 Comments


rip

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Hawks
December 7th 2010

35603 Comments


Slipknot was never THAT bad tbh.

They were.

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KILL
December 7th 2010

71392 Comments


s/t was the shit back in the day

PuddlesPuddles
December 7th 2010

4772 Comments


An acquired taste for men who have acquired balls

Hawks
December 7th 2010

35603 Comments


Good one Sonic.

PuddlesPuddles
December 7th 2010

4772 Comments


Eyeless is the best song to stub your toe to

KILL
December 7th 2010

71392 Comments


my teeth

PuddlesPuddles
December 7th 2010

4772 Comments


KILL you're mad cute

KILL
December 7th 2010

71392 Comments


thanks puds

anyone remember do nothing/bitchslap awesome song



KILL
December 7th 2010

71392 Comments


BEFORE I FORGET THAT! pretty bad song

eyeless is where its at

KILL
December 7th 2010

71392 Comments


awww

PuddlesPuddles
December 7th 2010

4772 Comments


neck is fucking lame. armpit like a real man

ZippaThaRippa
December 7th 2010

2416 Comments


what the fuck

scottyvee
December 7th 2010

68 Comments


WHAT'S IT LIKE TO BE A HERETIC??!

Puzzles
December 7th 2010

3065 Comments


It's alright

pillowswantyoursoul
December 8th 2010

923 Comments


Atleast they won't need anybody to fill in.

Lelle
December 8th 2010

2155 Comments


I WANNA SLIT YOUR THROAT AND FUCK THE WOUND

MO
December 8th 2010

18509 Comments


They'll probably come back softer than ever.

bassfiender
December 8th 2010

109 Comments




what are some false bands?
50 cent, The game



conradtao
Emeritus
December 8th 2010

2090 Comments


that sound you just heard was me vomiting

augustBURNSred88
December 8th 2010

109 Comments


Yay for people in Europe!

6Dark6Cell6
December 9th 2010

255 Comments


yeah, europe! not going. is this gonna be like, a bass free show or are they gonna have a track playing or some random jack off is gonna play bass or what? either way not going

seifer
December 9th 2010

1006 Comments


2011 isn't even started and bad news are piling up

UO910
December 10th 2010

115 Comments


bad news are piling up

Brownbeardrummer
December 13th 2010

14 Comments


does anyone even really care anymore?

wyankeif1337
December 13th 2010

6739 Comments


hey, it changed



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