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Slipknot


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Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Years Active: 1995-2010 (On hiatus)
Genres: Heavy Metal, Nu Metal, Alternative Metal

Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Slipknot was formed in September 1995 by vocalist Anders Colsefni, guitarist Donnie Steele, bassist Paul Gray and drummer Shawn Crahan under the name of The Pale Ones. Crahan moved to become a percussionist upon drummer Joey Jordison's arrival, and Josh Brainard was added as a second guitarist around the same time. The band played their first live performance in December 1995 under the name Meld, before Jordison suggested Slipknot which was the title of a song they were working on at the time. The band began recording songs in early 1996, during which time Steele left. He was replaced by Craig Jones, who moved to samples after ... Continue Bio >>


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