Slipknot pushing the boundaries of “creativity and experimentation” on new album, says Corey Taylor

ABC/Randy HolmesSlipknot's Corey Taylor has revealed more details about the direction of the band's much-anticipated new album, We Are Not Your Kind.

Speaking on BBC Radio 1, Taylor says that the album represents "the furthest we've pushed the boundaries of creativity and experimentation, while also not losing our identity."

"You can go as far out as you want, but you have to be able to pull [fans] back to that feeling that made them fans in the first place," he explains. "And I really think we did that with this album. We not only went places that we've hinted at, musically, over the years, but never really went full-bore, but we're also doing heavier things than we've ever done."

We Are Not Your Kind is due out August 9. Slipknot is currently touring Europe ahead of the album's arrival, and they'll launch a U.S. run July 26 in Mountain View, California.

"The whole set looks like an industrial complex," Taylor says of the stage set up. "This is our attempt to create some Iron Maiden stuff, which is something we've been trying to do for a while."

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