According to iTunes
's fifth album will be titled ".5: The Gray Chapter
" and will be made available on October 21 via Roadrunner. The CD will include 14 songs, plus two bonus tracks for the deluxe edition.
"The Devil in I
," the official first single from the album, was released
last week. As Blabbermouth
notes, the disc follows up 2008's "All Hope Is Gone
" and is the band's first without founding bassist Paul Gray
, who died in 2010, and drummer Joey Jordison
, who was let go late last year.
In a recent interview with BBC Radio 1
's "Rock Show
," Slipknot singer Corey Taylor
described "The Devil in I" as "completely different"
from the song "The Negative One
," which was released on August 1 via the band's official web site. "It's more melodic, but it's dark,
[and] it's powerful, man,"
Taylor said about "The Devil in I." "It's something different. People are gonna lose their minds when they hear that."
".5: The Gray Chapter" track listing:
04. The Devil In I
10. The One That Kills The Least
12. Be Prepared For Hell
13. The Negative One
14. If Rain Is What You Want
15. Override (bonus track)
16. The Burden (bonus track)
You can see the cover artwork below.