Update: Unfortunately, this event has been canceled due to the Coronavirus. Refunds are given at point of purchase. For more information, see this page.
Slipknot have announced that they got BABYMETAL, Korn and Anthrax on board for the third edition of Knotfest Japan (after 2014 and 2016). The metal festival will take place at Makuhari Messe which is located in the suburbs of Tokyo.
Skipknot, who will play on both days of the event, released their newest album We Are Not Your Kind in August. According to the band’s guitarist Jim Root, there’s a chance that they will play the album in full, as they did with Iowa, before.
Current Line Up March 20th
Man With A Mission
Survive Said The Prophet
Current Line Up March 21st
Maximum The Hormone
Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas
Find dates and ticket information further below.
Pre-order for overseas fans (English): eplus (finished)
Note that there is an additional fee of 10% compared to Japanese sale. Also, T-Shirt sets are not sold in the overseas sale.
Japanese pre-order (on HIP/playguides): October 7th – 14th (finished)
These pre-order sales are “first come first served”, not lotteries.
- General sale: from December 7th (English)
If you need the help of a Japanese ticket proxy, check out TicketsGalore.
Resale tickets are also available on the resale platform Find tickets on Stubhub / Viagogo (especially useful if sold out, or from overseas).
Disclaimer: Information as of January 21st, 2020 but subject to change without notice / accuracy of this information is not guaranteed / make sure to double-check if you are planning to attend these shows