Grammy Award-winning hard rock act Slipknot just wrapped another hugely successful headline tour across the U.S. and continue to rack up accolades for their fourth album, All Hope is Gone. The current single, "Dead Memories", has just landed at the #1 position on R&R's Active Rock chart. This is the first #1 radio single of their career, which follows up their first #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Sales chart in August of last year. The video is also the most played at Fuse this week.
Additionally, Slipknot was recently awarded with an EMMA Award for Best International Act. The EMMAs are the Finnish equivalent of the Grammys.
Vocalist Corey Taylor will be DJing at the first Revolver Golden God Awards, to be held on April 7 in Los Angeles. Other members of Slipknot will also be in attendance at the event. The band will make a headlining appearance at Rock on the Range in Columbus, OH in May and will then head to Eastern Canada for a series of dates as part of their massive, "All Hope is Gone" World Tour. The band will spend their summer headlining major music festivals in Europe, including Download, Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park, prior to returning to North American shores for a series of Western Canada stops in August.
2009 also represents the tenth anniversary of the band's self titled Platinum debut, a career that has seen Slipknot sell in excess of 600,000 units in Canada.
Eastern Canada Tour dates include:
April 28th - Pavilion de la Jeunnesse - Quebec City, Quebec
April 29th - Bell Centre - Montreal, Quebec
May 1st - Ricoh Coliseum - Toronto, Ontario
May 2nd - John Labbatt Centre - London, Ontario