Slipknot's will release their new album on October 21st.

.5: The Gray Chapter is their fifth studio album and the first since the loss of two members -- bassist Paul Gray, who passed away in 2010, and drummer Joey Jordison, who left the group in December 2013.  The album is now available for pre-order through iTuneswith instant downloads of "The Devil in I" and "The Negative One." It will be available as a standard or a special-edition CD (which adds two bonus tracks and expanded packaging), and in a limited-edition colored vinyl double LP set.

 

Slipknot's Prepare for Hell tour with Korn and openers King 810 starts October 29th in El Paso, Texas and wraps up on December 7th in Boston. Tickets go on sale September 5th, and all fans who purchase their tickets through October 5th will receive a digital download of .5: The Gray Chapter when it's released.