Slipknot’s “Knotfest” Officially Announced, Festival To Hit Iowa And Wisconsin

More details have now officially been revealed for Slipknot‘s “Knotfest“. The festival will take place over two days in Iowa and Wisconsin in August. Exact details include:

August 17th: Pacific Junction, IA – Mid America Motorplex:

Slipknot
Deftones
Lamb Of God
Dethklok
Serj Tankian
The Urge
Prong
Dirtfedd

August 18th: Somerset, WI – Somerset Amphitheater:

Slipknot
Deftones
Lamb Of God
Dethklok
Serj Tankian
Cannibal Corpse
Gojira
The Dillinger Escape Plan

Carnival rides, graffiti walls, circus big top tents, burlesque shows, firebreathers, drum circles and more will occur at both stops. A Slipknot museum will also be featured. More details can be found at Knofest.com. Band percussionist M. Shawn Crahan told Rollingstone.com:

“It’s all about having fun and bringing something to the world of rock & roll, bringing it to the standard it used to be. It’s time for us to really engulf this idea known as Knotfest where we’re in control, we make a day devoted to our mindset, our ideas, the people that we want to play with, the people that we think our fans want to be around.”

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