Slipknot’s Mick Thomson has announced a last-minute meet and greet with fans in Birmingham tomorrow. This is ahead of the band’s Birmingham Arena show on Friday. Thomson will be making a stop at GuitarGuitar Birmingham with Jackson Guitars, where he’ll meet fans, and sign flyers distributed by staff.
The signing will be taking place from 6-8 PM on Thursday evening (January 23) at GuitarGuitar. The address is 104 Hagley Rd, Birmingham, B16 8LT.
More recently, the band announced they’d be signing bottles of their own brand ‘Iowa Whiskey’ at a London Pop-Up shop over this weekend, ‘Iowa Whiskey’, as seen below.
.@SlipknotWhiskey Pop-Up Store will take place next weekend in London. Limited stock of the whiskey will be at the pop-up, available until sold out.
SAT 25 JAN // 12-6pm
*Members of Slipknot will be present 12-3pm to sign bottles of No. 9 Whiskey.
SUN 26 JAN // 12-5pm pic.twitter.com/dOWVHE06Nh
— Slipknot (@slipknot) January 20, 2020
On January 14, Slipknot launched their 2020 UK and European Arena Tour at Dublin’s 3Arena. Check out the band’s full schedule below:
14/1/20 – 3Arena, Dublin.
16/1 – Manchester Arena, Manchester.
17/1 – Utilita Arena, Newcastle.
18/1 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow.
20/1 – FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield.
21/1 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham.
22/1 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
24/1 – Birmingham Arena, Birmingham.
25/1 – The O2 Arena, London.
Slipknot recently announced ticket details for their first UK run of Knotfest in August. The event was launched eight years ago and will be finally coming to the UK for a Milton Keynes show on August 22.
The gig will be hosted in the town’s National Bowl. Further acts will be announced soon. Tickets go on sale at 10 am on Thursday, January 16.
A pre-sale of tickets are set to go live the day before (January 15). Fans can sign up for these tickets through Live Nation here. Since it’s conception in 2012, Knotfest has expanded into Mexico, France, Japan, Colombia and now the UK.
In an interview with NME last year, Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan discussed plans for Knotfest to come to the UK.
He said: “It definitely will happen but it has to be the right thing,”
Crahan further added: “Right now we do a lot of festivals with a lot of great people and you’ve got to find a time and a zone and it’s got to be right.”