Slipknot Announce 2022 Editions Of Knotfest Chile And Knotfest Brasil
Knotfest, the global festival brand from metal icons Slipknot, has revealed its scheduled return to South America today with the announcement of Knotfest Chile, taking place on December 11, 2022 at Estadio Monumental, Santiago and the announcement of the first-ever Knotfest Brasil, set to take place on December 18, 2022 at Sambódromo Do Anhembi, São Paulo.
Both events will feature headline performances from Slipknot with the lineup for Knotfest Chile also including Mr. Bungle, Bring Me The Horizon, Trivium, Sepultura and Vended, and the lineup for Knotfest Brasil also boasting Bring Me The Horizon, Mr. Bungle, Trivium, Sepultura, Motionless In White, Vended, Project46 and Armored Dawn, with more acts to be announced for both.
The Knotfest brand has expanded around the globe, with landmark events held in the U.S., Japan, Mexico and Colombia, as well as 2019’s debut collaboration with French destination festival Hellfest for Knotfest Meets Hellfest.
This past June, Slipknot announced the 2021 incarnation of the “Knotfest Roadshow”. Support on the trek will come from three Grammy-nominated heavy music luminaries, Killswitch Engage, Fever 333 and Code Orange.
The 28-date run, produced by Live Nation, kicks off following the band’s previously announced Knotfest Iowa hometown show in Des Moines on September 25. The Roadshow’s first official date happens at Tinley Park, Illinois on September 28, with the tour then snaking its way across the U.S., wrapping up in Arizona in early November.
Slipknot first created Knotfest in 2012. The event has been held both as a touring festival and a destination festival in several countries including the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Colombia and France. Aside from Slipknot, Knotfest has featured a diverse alumni of past performers including Deftones, Marilyn Manson, Lamb of God, Bring Me The Horizon, Prong, Deadly Apples, Amen, Butcher Babies and Prayers.