Slipknot to headline Knotfest Iowa in Indianola

Iowa kings of metal Slipknot today announced the return of Knotfest Iowa, one of the biggest heavy music festivals to ever hit the state. The all-day event is scheduled to be held at National Balloon Classic Field in Indianola, Iowa on Saturday, Sept. 25, with Slipknot headlining. The full lineup also includes Faith No More, Megadeth, Lamb of God, Suicide Boys, Gojira, Trivium, Tech N9NE, Fever 333, Knocked Loose, Turnstile, Gatecreeper and Vended.

Tickets are available on pre-sale to subscribers from 10 a.m. Central time today, with  general on sale from 10 a.m CDT on June 4  at

In other Slipknot news, the band also confirmed that they returned to the studio last month to work on new music. No release date for new material has been set.

“A home show is always insane, but a home “Knotfest” show will be on a whole other level,” Slipknot’s Clown said. “Prepare. See you soon for the new reality. Stay (sic).”