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1) Slipknot is an American alternative/nu metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Formed in 1995, the group was founded by percussionist Shawn Crahan and bassist Paul Gray. After several lineup changes in their early days, the band consisted of nine members for the greater part of their tenure: Sid Wilson, Paul Gray, Joey Jordison, Chris Fehn, Jim Root, Craig Jones, Shawn Crahan, Mick Thomson, and Corey Taylor. However, the death of Paul Gray on May 24, 2010, left the band with only eight remaining members. Former guitarist Donnie Steele will be the band’s touring bassist in 2011.

Slipknot is well known by their attention-grabbing image, aggressive music style and chaotic live shows. The band had somewhat of a meteoric rise to success following the release of their self-titled debut album, Slipknot, in 1999. The 2001 follow-up album Iowa further increased the band’s popularity. After breaking for their first hiatus, Slipknot returned in 2004 with Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) and once again in 2008 with their fourth album All Hope Is Gone, which debuted at the top spot on the Billboard 200. The band has also released one live album, 9.0 Live, and four DVDs.


2) Slipknot were from New Haven, Connecticut In the late 80s. Stiemy (bass/ vocals) was previously the singer in FATAL VISION who appeared on the “Connecticut Fun” compilation LP (INCAS,1985). “Connecticut Fun” was also YOUTH OF TODAY’S vinyl debut before officially becoming a “NYHC” band. Stiemy stopped playing music after SLIPKNOT and took up art and a career as a chef. Chang (drums) also stopped playing music after SLIPKNOT.


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  • FinishingRain11


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  • BathoryKhaos

    Simply said: Grew out of it, still thou had my time with it.

    18 Apr 6:59pm Reply
  • Alexander_APS

    No words to explain that shit

    18 Apr 5:42pm Reply
  • HeartOfAWolf

    @erikngn - Nope.

    18 Apr 2:17pm Reply
  • spineshank155


    18 Apr 4:39am Reply
  • donia1337


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  • erikngn

    Daily reminder: This band sucks.

    16 Apr 9:14pm Reply
  • egoroth

    самая бездарная группа после лимп бизкит [3]

    15 Apr 8:37am Reply
  • CoreFag

    самая бездарная группа после лимп бизкит [2]

    15 Apr 1:22am Reply
  • Catarpillar3

    самая бездарная группа после лимп бизкит

    14 Apr 7:54pm Reply
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  • HavikK

    Fans of BoO, The Faceless, Rings of Saturn, Abiotic, The HAARP Machine, TBDM, Ovid's Withering etc. check out the new full length by Nexilva out now on Subliminal Groove Records.

    10 Apr 4:23am Reply
  • The_Louitzi

    ooohhhhhh..........myy ♥♥♥

    7 Apr 7:27pm Reply
  • FinishingRain11

    This Song Is Cold - Dead Memories

    6 Apr 10:28am Reply
  • Emsj9

    Psychosocial & Dead memories , Snuff , Left Behind and Corey Taylor other band stone sour - hesitate & Cover of wicked game

    6 Apr 6:31am Reply
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    4 Apr 11:23pm Reply
  • Denisstrappingy

    лол, ну и говнорок

    4 Apr 2:11pm Reply
  • bEATWEAKer

    I just took the biggest dump.

    3 Apr 12:39am Reply
  • ketamineface

    @jimbodisco, ok seriously, i get that you like slipknot and you'll "never grow out of them" but you have to realize that some people do grow older and stop listening to artists from 15 years ago as they have become redundant to that person. it is not illogical to hate new releases due to the unpredictability of the alternative music scene these days and the trends they follow to gain polarity. you do however, make some valid points in your arguments, but because of the way you worded them, came off as nothing but elitist. i despise slipknots new shit, but it doesn't make me any less of a fan than you. maybe you only like psycho social. i don't know. i also don't care. but it does sound like you're trying too hard. relax and smoke a bone, man.`

    2 Apr 12:28pm Reply
  • spineshank155

    There is no metal without Black Sabbath or Judas Priest.

    1 Apr 11:33pm Reply
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