SLIPKNOT are due to regroup in August to continue work on their third album with producer Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SLAYER),according to NME.com. A release through Roadrunner Records is penciled for early 2004.
In related news, MURDERDOLLS, who feature SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, will play an intimate London show at Madame Jo Jo's on June 2.
The five-piece are already set to perform at the Donington Download Festival on May 31, before playing U.K. shows at London Forum on June 3 and Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms on June 4.
MURDERDOLLS' forthcoming single, a cover of BILLY IDOL's 1985 hit "White Wedding", will be released on July 7.