SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg has shared a point-of-view (POV) video of him performing the music “The Chapeltown Rag” together with his bandmates on June 13 at Local weather Pledge Enviornment in Seattle, Washington. The clip, which was filmed utilizing a GoPro Hero 8 digital camera, might be seen under.
The studio model of “The Chapeltown Rag”, which was launched on November 5, 2021, was produced by Joe Barresi, who has beforehand labored with AVENGED SEVENFOLD, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and CHEVELLE, amongst many others.
SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor described the music to Knotfest.com as “a punisher,” saying it paperwork what occurs when the distortions of mass media flow into inside the echo chambers of social media.
“It is basic SLIPKNOT,” stated Corey concerning the monitor, which is impressed by a Netflix documentary he watched concerning the Yorkshire Ripper serial killer who murdered a number of ladies within the West Yorkshire, United Kingdom suburb Chapeltown within the late Nineteen Seventies. “And it is frenetic. However lyrically, it is coming from a degree of speaking concerning the varied manipulations that may occur when social media meets media itself. And the completely different ways in which these manipulations can attempt to pull us in several instructions, in the truth that we’re all changing into addicts to it, which may be very, very harmful.”
Recorded throughout current periods for a yet-to-be-announced new album, “The Chapeltown Rag” barrels ahead with the pace of a freight prepare derailing and incisively eviscerates Web tradition from the within out with the scream, “When all the things is god on-line…nothing is.”
“I wasn’t even certain if that half was going to be the refrain, to be trustworthy,” Corey stated. “However I simply love the way in which that the chord development lent itself this bizarre, chromatic, minor vibe to it, which I had by no means actually completed earlier than. I performed with it on ‘Vermilion’ years in the past, however I had by no means actually given it a little bit extra aggression. The concord that I created for it was simply so fucking bizarre as effectively that it simply provides it that slight dissonant vibe, however it’s additionally very, very melodic and hummable. Writing and pulling your self out of making an attempt to maintain it in some form of construction permits you to simply fucking rip the scab off and let the wound be what it’s. Then clearly, the large breakdown on the finish the place it simply fucking goes off the rails is is so heavy, dude.”
Earlier this week, SLIPKNOT introduced the autumn leg of the “Knotfest Roadshow 2022” tour. Produced by Dwell Nation, the run — that includes help from horror-themed metallic maestros ICE NINE KILLS and metalcore titans CROWN THE EMPIRE — will kick off on September 20 in Nashville, Tennessee and hit an extra eight cities earlier than culminating in Irvine, California on October 7.
2021 marked a banner 12 months for SLIPKNOT. Making a triumphant return to the street, “Knotfest Roadshow 2021” tour bought out amphitheaters throughout the nation, bookended with the record-breaking Knotfest Iowa and the largest headline present of SLIPKNOT‘s profession, Knotfest Los Angeles at Banc of California Stadium, the place they debuted their first new music in two years — the aforementioned “The Chapeltown Rag”. As well as, they topped the payments of a number of, internationally famend festivals, together with Riot Fest, Rocklahoma, Inkcarceration, Welcome To Rockville and extra.
In February, Taylor instructed SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk” concerning the musical route of the brand new SLIPKNOT materials: “It is actually killer, man. It is darker than ‘We Are Not Your Type’, however there is a ton of melody. I have been telling everyone that it is like a heavier model of ‘Vol. 3[: (The Subliminal Verses)]’. It is bought so many textures and layers. The heavy stuff has assault however the melodic stuff you may simply sink your tooth in; there’s quite a lot of nice melodies and hooks. I am actually, actually excited for folks to listen to it.”
“We Are Not Your Type” was launched in August 2019. The LP bought 118,000 equal album items within the U.S. in its first week of launch to land at place No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Moreover, the album made an influence worldwide with No. 1 debuts in the UK, Mexico, Australia, Canada, Japan, Eire, Belgium, Portugal and Finland, in addition to Prime 5 debuts in Germany, France, Norway, Italy, Austria, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain and New Zealand.