Mit ihrem mit Spannung erwarteten sechsten Album „We Are Not Your Kind“ haben Slipknot ihre UK & Ireland 2020 Tour im Januar angekündigt. Verpassen Sie nicht Slipknot am 24. Januar 2020 in der Arena Birmingham.
Slipknot is a well-known heavy metal band that originated in Iowa in 1995. They gained recognition for their attention-grabbing image, aggressive style of music, and chaotic live performances. The band's lineup has evolved over the years, with the classic lineup consisting of Anders Colsefni on vocals, Donnie Steel and Josh Brainard on guitar, Joey Jordison on drums, Clown on percussion, Paul Gray on bass, Mick Thomson and Craig Jones joining in 1996, Corey Taylor joining in 1997, Sid Wilson and Chris Fehn joining in 1998, and Jim Root completing the lineup in 1999.
Slipknot's eponymous debut album, released in 1999, propelled them to rapid fame. The album's success was followed by the release of their second album in 2001, which showcased a darker tone and contributed to their growing popularity.
Since their formation, Slipknot has released several albums, including 'Iowa' (2001), 'All Hope Is Gone' (2008), 'We Are Not Your Kind' (2019), and 'The End, So Far' (2022). Throughout their career, the band has received critical acclaim and achieved commercial success with numerous gold and platinum records.
Slipknot has been recognised for its intense and energetic performances, combining elements of heavy metal, alternative metal, and nu-metal. They have been nominated for various awards and have won a Grammy award for their music.
In an interview with Fight Network's Fight + Music, Corey Taylor explained why the band has a whopping 9 members: "It just took that many people to get the noise out of our head. I mean, for us, we wanted to create something that was different, and it was one of those things where we just kept adding members, basically. 'Cause when I joined, it was only eight."
Slipknot's current lineup includes the following members:
Slipknot's music is often characterized as heavy metal, alternative metal, and nu-metal. Their sound is known for its aggressive and hard-hitting instrumentals combined with powerful and emotive vocals. Members of the band often use unconventional instruments, such as percussion and turntables, to create their unique sound.
Slipknot has been a popular and influential band in the metal scene since their formation. They have been known to inspire and influence many other artists and bands, including the likes of Korn, Lamb of God, and Stone Sour (a band that features Slipknot's frontman Corey Taylor).
Slipknot's contributions to the heavy metal genre are often acknowledged, and they have been credited with helping to shape the modern metal scene.
Slipknot have become famous for their intense live performances that often involve elaborate costumes, personalised masks, and theatrical elements. They are known to go to great lengths to involve their audiences, and their shows are often described as chaotic, energetic, and unforgettable. Slipknot are regarded as one of the best live acts in the metal genre.
Slipknot has released a total of 6 studio albums so far, including:
Slipknot has won numerous awards and accolades throughout their career. They have won a Grammy Award, Kerrang! Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and many more. The band has also been inducted into the Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame and the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Hall of Fame.