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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.
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
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
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
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
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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