While selling out a show may sound casual for a band that's been around for over 20 years, selling out a homecoming show is something special. Slipknot have sold out their first home show in Des Moines, Iowa at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 10. They do have an album named after the state, after all.

The show takes place the day after the release of their upcoming sixth studio album, which will make the night even more of a celebration. The Iowa State Fair Grandstand has a 16,000-person capacity - that's a big party.

“This is big for us,” rejoices Shawn Crahan.  “I watched Metallica, from the outside - I didn’t have anyone to take me in. The fair is, and was always, about music - main stage, little stages, even little puppet stages.  But there was livestock, agriculture, games - even the police had a presence there, showing crime scene photos to kids so they’d understand the world a bit better. It was chaos. As a kid, this was our Internet. To have sold this out, this early, is intense.”

The Iowa concert is part of the band's 2019 Knotfest Roadshow with Volbeat, Behemoth and Gojira. See the dates below.

Slipknot, Volbeat, Behemoth + Gojira 2019 Tour Dates

July 26 - Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 27 - San Bernardino, Calif. @ San Manuel Amphitheater
Aug. 1 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ USANA Amphitheatre
Aug. 3 - Albuquerque, N.M. @ Isleta Amphitheater
Aug. 4 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Aug. 6 - Denver, Colo. @ Pepsi Center
Aug. 8 - Lincoln, Neb. @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
Aug. 10 - Des Moines, Iowa @ Iowa State Fairgrounds*
Aug. 11 - Tinley Park, Ill. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug. 12 - Clarkston, Mich. @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 14 - Virginia Beach, Va. @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
Aug. 16 - Noblesville, Ind. @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Aug. 17 - Bonner Springs, Kan. @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
Aug. 18 - Maryland Heights, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug. 20 - Toronto, Ontario @ Budweiser Stage
Aug. 21 - Saratoga Springs, N.Y. @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 23 - Burgettstown, Pa. @ KeyBank Pavilion
Aug. 24 - Scranton, Pa. @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Aug. 25 - Darien Center, N.Y. @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
Aug. 27 - Mansfield, Mass. @ The Xfinity Center
Aug. 28 - Wantagh, N.Y. @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 30 - Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 31 - Camden, N.J. @ BB&T Pavilion
Sept. 1 - Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
Sept. 3 - Alpharetta, Ga. @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Sept. 4 - Tampa, Fla. @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sept. 6 - Austin, Texas @ Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas
Sept. 7 - Dallas, Texas @ Dos Equis Pavilion
Sept. 8 - The Woodlands, Texas @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman

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