NEW YORK, NY–The nine man metal machine that is known simply as Slipknot has made an announcement for its fans. The band will release its first “hits” collection, “antennas to Hell” July 24th. It will be released via Roadrunner Records. The compilation will include nineteen hits that span its current catalogue. Inlcuded in the upcoming release will be a bonus live recording of the band’s performance from the 2009 Download Festival. To sweeten the deal even more, the band will officially release its brand new “Wear The Mask” app alongside the release of its new “hits” collection. The app will allow fans to creat their own mask, and connect with other Slipknot fans all over the world.
The upcoming “Hits” collection and app are only part of the good news for the Maggot Corps worldwide. The band has also announced that it will hold its inaugural Knotfest August 17th and 18th. The festival will be held in Cuoncil Bluffs, Iowa on the 17th and Minneapolis, MN on the 18th. Slipknot will be joined by Lamb of God, Deftones, Dethklok, Gojira, Cannibal Corpse, Prong, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Serj Tankian, and loads more.
Along with the upcoming Knotfest shows, Slpknot is also one of the leading acts on this year’s edition of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. fans can keep up with all the latest dates and news from Slipknot online at http://www.slipknot1.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/slipknot, and on Twitter at http://twitter.com. Fans will be able to download the “Wear The Mask” app at http://wearthemask.Slipknot1.com
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