Slipknot announce new album

2019-05-16 by butt he / butt him / butt his | 94 Comments
Iowa's nu-metal behemoth Slipknot have announced their long-awaited sixth full-length, We Are Not Your Kind. The announcement comes on the heels of a departure and subsequent lawsuit with ex-percussionist Chris Fehn.

The album drops August 9th, 2019. The new single/music video "Unsainted" can be found at their website:




www.slipknot1.com

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Matthias812
May 16th 2019
112 Comments


Single rules- love the experimentation with the choir! The masks and album title/art are pretty underwhelming.

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BigBlob
May 16th 2019
5490 Comments


just wont be the same without Background Drum/ Trashcan Banger no.3

bloc
May 16th 2019
59449 Comments


Skip to 0:45 for the song, thank me later

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bloc
May 16th 2019
59449 Comments


And agreed the track is missing that certain PING that only a city issued trash can could bring

Firedust
May 16th 2019
1176 Comments


sucks as expected

Flugmorph
May 16th 2019
22290 Comments


song is alright, enjoying the new masks

Relinquished
May 16th 2019
43194 Comments


"the track is missing that certain PING that only a city issued trash can could bring"

now I wish Slipknot went full Adversarial with the PINGPINGPINGPINGPINGPINGPINGPING

Valkoor952
May 16th 2019
3013 Comments


Song is pretty bad
All Out Life seemed like a step forward but guess not.

Also, lol at Taylor saying the album would be "IOWA heavy" - this is basically Stoneknot

ExhaleTheLight
May 16th 2019
1077 Comments


At this point Corey is a better businessman than he is a musician.

Relinquished
May 16th 2019
43194 Comments


exhibit A: full-on branding mode ala KNOTFEST

ExhaleTheLight
May 16th 2019
1077 Comments


exhibit B: screwing Chris Fehn out of royalties

butt.
May 16th 2019
6420 Comments


"Also, lol at Taylor saying the album would be IOWA heavy"
Yeah, he says this for every album but most of us have learned to not believe him.

BigPleb
May 16th 2019
60213 Comments


The chorus is basically a Stone Sour throwback.

Main riff feels like ‘hey guys, this sounds like IOWA...right?’

starboystargirl
May 16th 2019
598 Comments


there's no way this band could ever go back to being IOWA heavy because they arent angry kids anymore with nothing to lose. now they're rich musicians with producers and corporate bitch lasagnas controlling them.

William21
May 16th 2019
513 Comments


This is meh

Daesu
May 16th 2019
96 Comments


that breakdown lol

Firedust
May 16th 2019
1176 Comments


iowa is garbage too tho

Eons
May 16th 2019
2482 Comments


garbage, whyd they claim the album would be heavy like iowa, and then make it have pop choruses? btw, why have two bands if they both sound the same?

veninblazer
May 16th 2019
10258 Comments


Production is a bit too sterile and this kind of feels like a cross between Sulfur and The Negative One. Still solid tho

bloc
May 16th 2019
59449 Comments


exhibit C: I just realized I'd rather hear Pingu than PINGPINGPING

Source
May 16th 2019
15736 Comments


"garbage, whyd they claim the album would be heavy like iowa, and then make it have pop choruses? "



You believed them?

bloc
May 16th 2019
59449 Comments


Fool me thrice...

rafalafa
May 16th 2019
185 Comments


Song sucks. Hope the rest of the album is better. I, too, think Iowa is their best album, but I enjoyed AHIG more than most I think.

Larkinhill
May 16th 2019
5991 Comments


I’m getting sick of this “new” Slipknot sound man. They need to come up with something new because they are losing me. Not even sure if I’ll buy this album tbh. I miss the days of vol 3 experimentation.

starboystargirl
May 16th 2019
598 Comments


eww vol 3 lmao


ktjammin
May 16th 2019
341 Comments


I like to pretend Vol 3 was their last album

starboystargirl
May 16th 2019
598 Comments


i like to pretend iowa was

Larkinhill
May 16th 2019
5991 Comments


Haha vol 3 is my fav Slipknot ya big bastard.

Honestly I yearn for the days of AHIG at this point, and that was just alright.

oltnabrick
May 16th 2019
38746 Comments


Oh yes

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WretchedCacophony
May 16th 2019
1863 Comments


a lot of people pretending these guys are really good or something but let's not pretend that "We Are Not Your Kind" doesn't sound like the next Nails album title

starboystargirl
May 16th 2019
598 Comments


WE ARE NOT YOUR KIND AND YOU WILL NEVER BE ONE OF US BECAUSE WE DO NOT WANT TO KNOW YOU AND YOU SMELL BAD AND MY DAD CAN BEAT UP YOUR DAD

JayEnder
May 16th 2019
6357 Comments


Corey’s scarecrow mask was so much more menacing than this phantom of the opera shit. Pretty good song tho I’m keen for the album.

starboystargirl
May 16th 2019
598 Comments


corey's best mask was the vol 3 one


NorwichScene
May 16th 2019
3084 Comments


Better than expected

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LOVEANDACCEPTANCE
May 16th 2019
897 Comments


this better sound like abandon all life or it's murder block

Larkinhill
May 16th 2019
5991 Comments


Agreed. It was definitely the creepiest one.

Ebola
May 16th 2019
3767 Comments


This is pretty solid honestly. They’ve done a whole lot worse

henryChinaski
May 16th 2019
4320 Comments


Sucks

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Danred97
May 16th 2019
2472 Comments


song if fine. Never really been a huge fan so I didn't have high expectations. Song is good for what it is though.

Ninjahague
May 16th 2019
1603 Comments


Corey's mask is cool
The song is not
I am so tired
Of mainstream slipknot

curteeebull
May 16th 2019
45 Comments


I like it! Can't wait to see them live again.

AaroN911
May 16th 2019
2731 Comments


Solid song, agreed they've done a lot worse.

butt.
May 16th 2019
6420 Comments


my problem is that it sounds too much like gray chapter. they've gotta do something interesting here to keep my attention

Rowhaus
May 16th 2019
2877 Comments


cute little band this is

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necropig
May 16th 2019
5930 Comments


Radio 1 will love this

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TheMrAlexK
May 16th 2019
11244 Comments


Yeah idk if there's a better descriptor for this song than "Stoneknot"

Corey's new mask is wack as shit too, makes his face look fat

PostMesmeric
May 16th 2019
772 Comments


This is pretty weak.

Jakerb
May 16th 2019
6 Comments


That mask adds like 100 lbs to Corey Taylor.

Larkinhill
May 16th 2019
5991 Comments


my problem is that it sounds too much like gray chapter. they've gotta do something interesting here to keep my attention

Exactly my thinking.

zaruyache
May 16th 2019
21913 Comments


something felt off and then I remember they've got a new drummer now, which is really telling. His aggressive fills were pretty inherent to their heavy parts and this new stuff just does not hit nearly as hard because of that.

Devastator
May 16th 2019
4011 Comments


They released a group photo of them all in the new masks and theres 9 people in the photo. Can't wait for people to lose their minds over who the hell the new person is.

Hellscythe
May 16th 2019
4399 Comments


bangs

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JayEnder
May 16th 2019
6357 Comments


It's a grower for sure

zaruyache
May 16th 2019
21913 Comments


the short one is me

judasgoat
May 16th 2019
303 Comments


This is way better than All Out Life honestly.

Dewinged
Contributing Reviewer
May 17th 2019
17918 Comments


I liked the song but this can't be compared to Iowa lol Like someone said above, Stone Knot.

The bass player's mask is sick, Corey's phantom of the opera concept is cool but why those gigantic cheeks? I dig the clown one too.

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Morningrise767
May 17th 2019
1371 Comments


Unsainted is a catchy tune for sure. Not as heavy as Iowa, but we'll see if the other tracks from the new album are heavier. Still, the new track is already 1000x better than anything off The Gray Chapter.
Excited for the new album to drop \m/

Flashmobba
May 17th 2019
1294 Comments


this is pretty bad, still hope they'll push out something like Gently, imo their best song

mauRo13
May 17th 2019
33 Comments


the refrain is very gay, and the masks neither pity nor glory.

EyesWideShut
May 17th 2019
5215 Comments


after all these years still not sure what the Spike Head guy does ??

sapient
May 17th 2019
2408 Comments


Best single I’ve heard from them since Vol. 3 tbh, it grew on me hard after a few listens

maxer
May 17th 2019
417 Comments


Great song

misho87233
May 17th 2019
33 Comments


Chorus is so so, but that breakdown is really cooool

JohnDillinger
May 17th 2019
261 Comments


This is decent soccer mom metal. Let's be real this band was brutal for like two albums.

Dizchu
May 17th 2019
288 Comments


the song is pretty good but the opening choir part adds nothing

sizeofanocean
May 17th 2019
1736 Comments


"a lot of people pretending these guys are really good or something but let's not pretend that "We Are Not Your Kind" doesn't sound like the next Nails album title"
We Are Not Your Kind And We Will Never Be, drops 2020. You heard it here first

TheClansman95
May 17th 2019
2480 Comments


album art is cool IMO, album title is edgy, song is cool and experimental. As for the masks, some are really cool (Jay's and Alessandro's being the best), other are exactly the same as before (Jim, Mick), while some other I really don't like, namely Corey's and Sid's

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TheClansman95
May 17th 2019
2480 Comments


I'm loling hard at Shawn for comparing this thing to Iowa tbh. Those glory days will never come back, but at least it seems they're still putting out decent music, unlike the rest of the former nu-metal bands that survived to this day

butt.
May 17th 2019
6420 Comments


corey's mask is hella dumb, why he look soooo fat in that shot near the end when he's walking into the big room lmao

WretchedCacophony
May 17th 2019
1863 Comments


"unlike the rest of the former nu-metal bands that survived to this day"
You mean Mushroomhead isn't putting out decent music!?>

oltnabrick
May 17th 2019
38746 Comments


no they arent

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
May 17th 2019
26374 Comments


This sounds like every song they've released since All Hope Is Gone. They lost some kind of spark after Vol. 3

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BigPleb
May 17th 2019
60213 Comments


Most Slipknot singles now tend to start off with a minute or just less of pointless atmospheric building into a very a predictable/done to death riff.

Darkwatch025
May 17th 2019
364 Comments


"This sounds like every song they've released since All Hope Is Gone. They lost some kind of spark after Vol. 3"


100% agree ^^

vermillionZ
May 17th 2019
275 Comments


They used to sound like they just don't give a fuck, nowadays most of their stuff has a very pop-ish sound to it.

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judgedeath2
May 18th 2019
70 Comments


All Out Life slapped, this....does not.

derkaderka
May 18th 2019
130 Comments


I actually made it through the whole song so that says something I suppose. Definitely not as good as All Out Life though.

butt.
May 18th 2019
6420 Comments


Agreed, all out life was a bit better.

joshieboy
May 18th 2019
7209 Comments


This is boring

bloc
May 18th 2019
59449 Comments


Has Mick's mask ever changed

InFlamesWeThrash666
May 18th 2019
9433 Comments


"song is cool and experimental"

very experimental yeah

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daysofthunder
May 18th 2019
44 Comments


Man, All Out Life blows this out of the water. Pretty disappointed.

KjSwantko
May 19th 2019
11739 Comments


"Has Mick's mask ever changed"

No because it's like the only cool mask anymore. One guy stole his from Death Leprosy, one guy looks like hipster phantom of the opera, Corey just looks like a fat retard. These masks as a whole are hilariously bad.

DatsNotDaMetulz
May 19th 2019
3926 Comments


Clown's daughter passed away last night: https://bit.ly/2JQA0pp

Link shortened due to long Facebook URL.

Darius the Great
May 19th 2019
21268 Comments


That is terrible, rest in peace. I hope he is doing well all things considered.

butt.
May 19th 2019
6420 Comments


yeah that's awful, poor guy. can't imagine.

DatsNotDaMetulz
May 19th 2019
3926 Comments


I hope the rest of the band gives him time to deal with this. I know there's an album cycle kicking off now but he's gonna need a few weeks at least to take care of things. I can't imagine what losing your youngest daughter is like.

AaroN911
May 20th 2019
2731 Comments


damn hard RIP...

JayEnder
May 20th 2019
6357 Comments


Their performance of this on Kimmel was pretty damn cool. Crowd was sick. Nice to see a moshpit on TV haha.

BigPleb
May 20th 2019
60213 Comments


Yeah that performance was legit, crowd was mad into it.

Mentioned in a previous thread but the news about Shawn’s daughter passing is horrible, thoughts go out to him and all those closest to him.

Larkinhill
May 20th 2019
5991 Comments



"This sounds like every song they've released since All Hope Is Gone. They lost some kind of spark after Vol. 3"


100% agree ^^

Also 100% agree ^^

Rowhaus
May 21st 2019
2877 Comments


Say what you will, but I think the knot does a damn good job at putting on a show and garnering enthusiasm for heavy music. Also, major condolences to Clown.

decisions
May 22nd 2019
489 Comments


I think the two new songs are fairly enjoyable. Better than the majority of the last two albums.

Flugmorph
August 7th 2019
22290 Comments


good song

also fuck this swantko guy, the masks do rule



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