American metal band Slipknot has joined the bands which decided to cancel their 2020 Summer shows after the deadly coronavirus epidemic.

Today, Slipknot has made a new official announcement on Instagram and clarified the future and current status of their upcoming shows which are North American Knotfest Roadshow, Knotfest UK, and Knotfest at Sea.

Here’s the official statement:

“Unfortunately Slipknot’s summer 2020 touring, including the North American Knotfest Roadshow, Knotfest UK and Knotfest at Sea, will not be happening. Information on Knotfest at Sea will be coming soon.

The band looks forward to performing for its fans again, and will do so when everyone’s safety can be assured. All ticket holders will be emailed directly by their point of purchase, Knotfest At Sea purchasers will be contacted with postponement information.”

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian commented:

“See you next summer!”

A fan named Matt said:

“I was expecting this message to come. While I wasn’t going to attend any of these, I do feel for everyone who was planning to. Long live the Nine and we’ll see you guys soon.”

Check out the official Instagram announcement below.