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Slipknot Mark Summer’s Last Stand Tour With ‘Custer’ Live Video

Lamb of God and Bullet for My Valentine join the ‘.5: The Gray Chapter” crew on their amphitheater trek this summer


Corey Taylor of Slipknot performs at Allstate Arena on November 28, 2014 in Chicago, United States.

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Slipknot recently wrapped up their joint Prepare for Hell tour with Korn but the masked metal act will continue to support their “devastating” new record .5: The Gray Chapter with a North American trek called Summer’s Last Stand, where Corey Taylor and company will hit the nation’s amphitheaters with Lamb of God and Bullet for My Valentine in tow. To celebrate their just-announced tour, Slipknot shared a live video of .5‘s “Custer” filmed live from their Knotfest this past October.


During a Prepare for Hell performance at London’s Wembley Arena this January, Korn were joined onstage by members of Slipknot for a surprise cover of Beastie Boys’ Ill Communication single “Sabotage.” In a Q&A session with fans after announcing Summer’s Last Stand, Taylor discussed how the Beasties cover happened.

“Well, me and Jonathan [Davis] did not come up with that idea, actually. That was [Korn bassist] Fieldy’s idea,” Taylor told fans (via Blabbermouth). “We had been kinda joking about doing something together at one of the shows, and Fieldy was, like, ‘Why don’t we just do ‘Sabotage’?’ We all kinda dug it, we got together, we jammed it out, and the rest is history.”

The Summer’s Last Stand tour will kick off July 24th at West Palm Beach, Florida’s Cruzan Amphitheater and loop around the country before concluding September 5th at Dallas’ Gexa Energy Pavilion. Tickets for the tour are on sale now.

Summer’s Last Stand
July 24 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheater
July 25 – Tampa, FL @ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater
July 26 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
July 28 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 29 – Darien, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 31 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 1 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
August 2 – Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Theatre
August 4 – Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center
August 5 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 6 – Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
August 8 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheater
August 11 – Washington, DC @ Jiffy Lube Live
August 12 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live
August 14 – Indianapolis, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
August 15 – Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
August 16 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
August 19 – Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater
August 21 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheater
August 24 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
August 26 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
August 28 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Resort Festival Lot
August 29 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
August 30 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
September 2 – Austin, TX @ Austin 360 Amphitheater
September 4 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
September 5 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion

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