Slipknot's Knotfest Japan was originally scheduled to take place this coming January, but unfortunately has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Knotfest Japan has now been scheuled for April 9 through 11, 2022 at the Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall. Promoter for the show Hayashi International Promotion has announced tickets for the 2021 show will be honored for the 2022 show, though refunds will also be available.
"As a result of the ongoing situation with the coronavirus mandates in Japan and around the world, after thorough discussions with Knotfest organizers & Slipknot's concern for the safety of the fans, artists, staff and everyone involved, we regretfully announce the postponement of Knotfest Japan 2020 scheduled for January 10th 2021 and January 11th 2021 at Makuhari Messe.
"We understand a second postponement is difficult news. Slipknot, their management, and our entire staff sincerely apologize for any inconve-niences this has caused the fans that have been looking forward to the event.
"The new show dates are as follows: Knotfest Japan 2022 Roadshow: April 9th (Saturday) 2022 / Festival: April 10th (Sunday) 2022 Venue: Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall 9-11.
"For people who wish to keep their tickets, please store your purchased tickets in a safe place as they will be honored for the rescheduled dates. For people who wish to receive a refund, ticket refunds will be available between 10:00 a.m. on December 2 (Wednesday) 2020 and 11:59 p.m. January 12 (Tuesday) 2021."
Slipknot is currently working on a new album potentially due out in 2021.