Slipknot’s “We Are Not Your Kind” debuts at number one in UK

Roadrunner RecordsSlipknot's We Are Not Your Kind is the number one album in the U.K.

The long-awaited sixth studio effort from the masked metallers, the follow-up to 2014's .5: The Gray Chapter, has debuted at the top spot on the U.K.'s Official Album Chart, ending the four-week reign of pop star Ed Sheeran.

Slipknot previously led the Official Album Chart once all the way back in 2001 with their beloved sophomore effort, Iowa.

Slipknot is currently touring the U.S. in support of We Are Not Your Kind, which features the lead single "Unsainted," which was released August 9. The trek continues Friday in Noblesville, Indiana.

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