Also known as The Pale Ones, Meld, The Nine
Origin Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Genre(s) Alternative metal, heavy metal, nu metal
Years active 1995–present
Label(s) Roadrunner, Nuclear Blast
Associated acts Stone Sour, Murderdolls, To My Surprise, DJ Starscream, Dirty Little Rabbits, Painface
Slipknot is an American metal band from Des Moines, Iowa, formed in 1995. Slipknot consists of nine members, the current band members are Sid Wilson, Joey Jordison, Paul Gray, Chris Fehn, Jim Root, Craig Jones, Shawn Crahan, Mick Thomson, and Corey Taylor. Each member of the band wears a unique mask.
Slipknot formed in 1995 and underwent several line-up changes following the independent release of their demo record Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. in 1996. Their self-titled debut studio album was released in 1999 and was followed by in 2001 with the second album Iowa and Vol. 3: (The...