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Metal group Slipknot will be coming to Lincoln on August 8 at Pinnacle Bank Arena, according to an announcement from the band.

The Iowa band has released five albums throughout their career spanning over two decades, with a sixth album targeted for a summer release date.

Slipknot is known for their masked appearance on stage and their aggressive style of metal. The band has been nominated for 10 Grammy Awards and won one in 2006 for their song “Before I Forget.” Most recently, the band’s 2014 album “.5: The Gray Chapter” yielded the hit single “The Devil in I” which went gold in the U.S.

Joining Slipknot in Lincoln are Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth.

The event is all ages and will start at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

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