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SID WILSON Used Samples Of Outer Space On The New SLIPKNOT Record

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Slipknot is currently in the process of mixing their new record due out hopefully sometime this summer. Now in an interview with Loudwire, DJ Sid Wilson revealed some of his contributions to the record including some extremely far-out samples. Wilson said he was using "samples from different moons around different planets" and was working on the record while the band was on tour.

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"The development of this album happened to lot during touring. We have a portable studio set up with us, so a lot of ideas get put down in the studio room backstage."

"In a way, we're touring and touring and getting further and further from earth. So I actually dove into a lot of samples from different moons around different planets within our solar system to kind of translate the amount of travel we were doing, and also bringing it back down to earth for everyone to listen to. So my sound selection was a little more off-planet than normal."

Vocalist Corey Taylor previously commented on the direction of the new record, saying it's darker and more melodic than We Are Not Your Kind and heavier than Vol. 3.

"It's really killer, man. It's darker than We Are Not Your Kind, but there's a ton of melody. I've been telling everybody that it's like a heavier version of Vol. 3. It's got so many textures and layers. The heavy stuff has attack but the melodic stuff you can just sink your teeth in; there's a lot of great melodies and hooks. I'm really, really excited for people to hear it."

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Slipknot is currently out on the road playing some rarities between the classics.

w/ In This Moment & Wage War

3/23 Tulsa, OK BOK Center [Tickets]
3/25 North Little Rock, AR Simmons Bank Arena [Tickets]
3/26 Durant, OK Choctaw Grand Theater [Tickets]
3/29 Birmingham, AL Legacy Arena at the BJCC [Tickets]
3/30 N. Charleston, SC North Charleston Coliseum [Tickets]
4/1 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Complex [Tickets]
4/2 Reading, PA Santander Arena [Tickets]
4/4 Cleveland, OH Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse [Tickets]
4/6 Green Bay, WI Resch Center [Tickets]
4/7 Peoria, IL Peoria Civic Center [Tickets]
4/9 Minneapolis, MN Target Center [Tickets]
4/11 Winnipeg, MB Canada Life Centre [Tickets]
4/12 Regina, SK Brandt Centre [Tickets]
4/14 Saskatoon, SK SaskTel Centre [Tickets]
4/15 Edmonton, AB Rogers Place [Tickets]
4/17 Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena [Tickets]

w/ Cypress Hill & Ho99o9

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5/18 University Park, PA Bryce Jordan Center [Tickets]
5/20 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center [Tickets]
5/21 Providence, RI Dunkin' Donuts Center [Tickets]
5/22 Manchester, NH SNHU Arena [Tickets]
5/24 Albany, NY MVP Arena [Tickets]
5/26 Montreal, QC Bell Centre [Tickets]
5/28 Québec, QC Videotron Centre [Tickets]
5/29 Ottawa, ON Canadian Tire Centre [Tickets]
5/30 Toronto, ON Budweiser Stage [Tickets]
6/1 Cincinnati, OH Heritage Bank Center [Tickets]
6/2 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena [Tickets]
6/4 East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre [Tickets]
6/5 Moline, IL TaxSlayer Center [Tickets]
6/7 Bonner Springs, KS Azura Amphitheater [Tickets]
6/9 Colorado Springs, CO The Broadmoor World Arena [Tickets]
6/11 Nampa, ID Ford Idaho Center [Tickets]
6/13 Seattle, WA Climate Pledge Arena [Tickets]
6/14 Ridgefield, WA RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater [Tickets]
6/17 Las Vegas, NV MGM Garden Arena [Tickets]
6/18 Chula Vista, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre [Tickets]

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