There's a lot going on in Slipknot's world these days. Not only are they getting ready for their new album, '.5: The Gray Chapter,' but they've also got the U.S. edition of Knotfest coming up.

In advance of their new album, the band has unleashed yet another new song. Check out 'XIX' at this location. The track, which serves as the album opener, builds in intensity as the song moves forward, then drops off at the end, appearing to be a transition into another track on the forthcoming release.

Meanwhile, Slipknot's U.S. edition of the 2014 Knotfest is nearly upon us and fans can start mapping out their fans as to who they want to see. That's because the organizers have revealed the set times for the music weekend.

This year's Knotfest is taking place over three days -- Oct. 24-26 -- at the San Manuel Amphitheatre and Campgrounds in San Bernardino, Calif. Over 50 bands will grace five different stages, with Slipknot set to headline both Saturday and Sunday night, while Friday will serve as a VIP Pre-Party Bash.

The Friday (Oct. 24) lineup finds Black Dahlia Murder, Suicide Silence, Butcher Babies, Chelsea Grin and Alterbeast playing the VIP bash on two different stages. Set times can be found below:

Stage 003
10:30 PM Black Dahlia Murder
9:25 PM Chelsea Grin

Stage 002
11:15 PM Suicide Silence
9:50 PM Butcher Babies
9:00 PM Alterbeast

On Saturday (Oct. 25), bands such as Danzig, Testament, In This Moment, Anthrax, Fear Factory, The Faceless, The Devil Wears Prada, Black Label Society, Hatebreed and more will make for a heavy day. Set times and stages can be found below:

Saturday, October 25

Stage 005
3:30 PM Fear Factory
2:35 PM OTEP
1:40 PM Amen
12:45 PM Prong
Noon Immolation

Stage 004
4:05 PM The Faceless
3:10 PM Stands With Fists
2:15 PM Dehumanizer
1:20 PM Kings Of Carnage
12:25 PM Play For Blood
11:40 AM Headbang For The Highway Battle Winner TBA
11:10 AM Headbang For The Highway Battle Winner TBA

Stage 003
4:20 PM In This Moment
3:00 PM The Devil Wears Prada
1:50 PM Butcher Babies
12:50 PM Miss May I
11:50 AM One OK Rock

Stage 002
5:05 PM Testament
3:40 PM Carcass
2:25 PM Maximum The Hormone
1:20 PM King 810
12:20 PM Man With A Mission

Stage 001
11:00 PM Slipknot
9:20 PM Danzig
8:05 PM Anthrax
7:05 PM Black Label Society
6:10 PM Hatebreed

And finally, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Hellyeah, Nothing More, Atreyu, Tech N9ne, Of Mice & Men, Killswitch Engage, Napalm Death, DevilDriver, Whitechapel and more are part of the Sunday bill (Oct. 26). See the set times and stages below:

Sunday, October 26

Stage 005
3:30 PM Napalm Death
2:35 PM Avatar
1:40 PM Attika 7
12:45 PM Exmortus
Noon Rattlehead

Stage 004
4:05 PM Dead For Denver
3:10 PM Motograter
2:15 PM Fire From The Gods
1:20 PM I, of Helix
12:25 PM A Threat To The Enemy
11:40 AM Still Not Dead
11:10 AM Headbang For The Highway Battle Winner TBA

Stage 003
2:40 PM Killswitch Engage
1:25 PM Whitechapel
12:15 PM Upon A Burning Body
11:15 AM Anti Mortem

Stage 002
3:25 PM Of Mice & Men
2:00 PM DevilDriver
12:50 PM Veil Of Maya
11:45 AM Nothing More

Stage 001
10:00 PM Slipknot
8:30 PM Five Finger Death Punch
7:10 PM Volbeat
6:10 PM Tech N9ne
5:15 PM Atreyu
4:20 PM Hellyeah

You can also look for Slidebar's The Battle for Knotfest winner Bloodscribe playing the music weekend, but their stage and set time has yet to be decided.

For additional Knotfest info, check here. As for Slipknot's '.5: The Gray Chapter,' you can pick up the album, due Oct. 21, via Amazon or iTunes.

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