Knotfest“, a 2-day festival celebrating all things Slipknot and heavy metal returns to Japan for the first time in 7 years!

The two-day event takes place April 1—2, 2023, at the venue Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. It features a mix of the best western and Japanese bands, headlined by Slipknot themselves. To namedrop, the festival already boasts an impressive roster including MAN WITH A MISSION, Maximum the Hormone, Crystal Lake, and newcomer superband Petit Brabancon. More bands are still to come!

Overseas fans can reserve tickets by visiting the handy English ticket page, here. There’s a variety of tickets at multiple price points, from single-day tickets all the way up to VIP 2-day passes.

Read on for the current lineup! You can also watch Slipknot drummer Jay announce the bands so far in this official video.

Knotfest Japan Day 1, April 1, 2023

Knotfest Japan Day 2, April 2, 2023

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