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  • Date: Friday 17th January 2020
  • Doors Open: 6.00pm
  • Pricing: £43.30, £48.95 & £60.20

Please note facilities fees of 1.30 per ticket and booking fees apply

In the wake of their return to the Number 1 slot on the Official UK Albums Chart with much lauded sixth studio album, ‘We Are Not Your Kind’, SLIPKNOT have announced their UK & Irish tour dates for early 2020 returning to Newcastle Utilita Arena Friday 17th January 2020. BEHEMOTH are special guests on all UK & European shows.

As well as taking the top album spot in the UK, SLIPKNOT, who are as much a cultural phenomenon as they are a band, made a resounding global impact, with #1 debuts in the USA, Australia, Canada, Japan, Ireland, Belgium and Finland, as well as Top 3 debuts in Germany, France, Norway, Italy, The Netherlands and New Zealand.

Reviews for ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ encompassed a broad media spectrum, reinforcing the  innovation and creative vision of the Iowa band, twenty years into their celebrated existence.  “With their latest studio album, Slipknot have released one of the strongest albums in their career,” remarked Consequence of Sound, with The Independent declaring, “The sheer ambition of We Are Not Your Kind is just as staggering as their seminal record Iowa – the dynamic might be even better.”  The Ringer professed, “Slipknot’s sixth album… furthers the argument that they’re the most important heavy band of their era,” while Kerrang! attested, “20 years since their debut, Slipknot are as bold, fearless and exhilarating as ever.”  Vulture praised the LP for its “maelstrom of serrated riffs, warlike drums, and machine-gun poetry from Taylor,” and The NME put it simply: “The 'Knot's sixth album is an astonishing record.”

‘We Are Not Your Kind’ is highlighted by ‘Solway Firth,’ ‘Birth Of The Cruel,’ and the LP’s lead single ‘Unsainted.’  All three came with an M. Shawn Crahan directed official music video, and each trended worldwide on YouTube (all categories, not just music) with ‘Unsainted’ at #1 worldwide for a full 24 hrs, with the band amassing over 58 million views in just two months.

SLIPKNOT’s Knotfest Roadshow headline US tour is currently underway featuring special guests Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth on all dates, concluding on 8th September at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, TX.

Tickets are available online, from the booking hotline number 0844 493 6666* or from 11.00am in person from the Utilita Arena Box Office. Please note venue facility and booking fees will apply. Tickets are limited to 6 per person. Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult. Strictly no under 14's on the standing floor. *Call cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

Patrons are able to wear fan masks if they wish however they must be taken off to gain entry and at any time requested in venue.

For full list of prohibited items please see venue safety



KNOTFEST, the music and lifestyle phenomenon created by multi-platinum, genre defining metal band, SLIPKNOT, will make history in 2020 with the first ever KNOTFEST UK. The event will take place at The National Bowl, Milton Keynes on 22nd August but SLIPKNOT fans can purchase their tickets on Friday 17th January from Utilita Arena Box Office until 9.00pm.

Terms and conditions apply

  • Tickets will be sold as secure post only and no tickets will be given at time of purchase
  • £95.65 per ticket plus £4.50 secure post
  • The Event is not suitable for young children
  • Children under 5 will not be permitted
  • Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (18 or over) at all times

Utilita Arena will only be selling these tickets to customers in person from our Box Office on Friday 17th January. The Box Office will close at 9.00pm KNOTFEST is not taking place at Utilita Arena and is at The National Bowl, Milton Keynes on 22nd August 2020.

  • Date: Friday 17th January 2020
  • Doors Open: 6.00pm
  • £43.30, £48.95 & £60.20

    Please note facilities fees of 1.30 per ticket and booking fees apply

  • Sorry, this event has now passed and ticket sales are no longer available.
  • Doors Open: 6.00pm

    Show Start: 7.30pm

    Show End: 10.45pm