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Background information
Origin Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Genre(s) Heavy Metal
Nu Metal
Alternative Metal
Years active 1995—present
Label(s) Roadrunner Records
Nuclear Blast
Associated acts Stone Sour
To My Surprise
DJ Starscream
Dirty Little Rabbits
Junk Beer Kidnap Band
Website Website
Sid Wilson
Joey Jordison
Chris Fehn
Jim Root
Craig "133" Jones
Shawn "Clown" Crahan
Mick Thomson
Corey Taylor
Former members
Paul Gray
Donnie Steele
Anders Colsefini
Greg "Cuddles" Welts
Josh "Gnar" Brainard

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Slipknot Overview


Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa, formed in 1995. For the greater part of their tenure the band consisted of nine members; however, the death of bassist Paul Gray on May 24, 2010 left the band with only eight remaining members—Sid Wilson, Joey Jordison, Chris Fehn, Jim Root, Craig Jones, Shawn "Clown" Crahan, Mick Thomson, and Corey Taylor—each of whom is known for wearing their own grotesque mask.

All Hope Is Gone (2008) 9.0: Live (2005) Vol 3: (The Subliminal Verses) (2004) Iowa (2001) Slipknot (1999) Mate.Feed.Kill.Repeat. (1996)

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Velvet Revolver Confirm Collaboration With Slipknot's Corey Taylor

April 1, 2011
Slipknot's Corey Taylor has been recording songs with Velvet Revolver, it has been revealed. Velvet Revolver's bassist Duff McKagan confirmed the news but said that Taylor is not the band's official new frontman yet.   Read more 

Slipknot Unveil Paul Gray Replacement For Summer Gigs

March 11, 2011
Slipknot have announced that Donnie Steele will replace late bassist Paul Gray. Steele, who was the band's original guitar player, will fill in on their upcoming gigs this summer. Gray died last year.  Read more 

Corey Taylor Rules Out New Slipknot Album

March 7, 2011
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has played down the chances of the band recording a new album. The group’s future has been uncertain since the death of founding member and bassist Paul Gray last year.  Read more 

Slipknot's Corey Taylor New Velvet Revolver Frontman?

January 29, 2011
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor has sparked speculation that he is set to be unveiled as the new frontman of Velvet Revolver. The band have been without a singer since Scott Weiland quit the group in 2008.  Read more 

Corey Taylor: Slipknot Lyrics Were Written In Porn Shop

January 12, 2011
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has revealed that lyrics for the band's debut album were written in a porn shop. The singer told The Guardian inspiration for the self-titled effort often came to him while he was in the toilet.  Read more 

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