"Vermilion" is a song by American alternative metal band Slipknot, the song is released as the second single from their third album, Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses).
When the band plays the song live, they switch from their ordinary masks and wear their alternative "death masks", which is an actual cast of each member's face.
"The differences (between the two tracks) are subtle — 'Vermilion, Pt. 1' is about the…
She seems dressed in all the rings
Of past fatalities
So fragile yet so devious
She continues to see