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Slipknot: Kiss Devo Goodbye

Interview by Dave Thompson, Alternative Press, 1999

NOW IS PROBABLY not the best time to say it, but they look like Devo. Those boiler suits with bar-codes on them, those crazy ...

Slipknot: Sinister Masked Rap-Metallers

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 8 January 2000

JOEY (No 1): "We have enough hatred and anger to fucking fuel fucking ten fucking records!" Shawn (No 6): "We're pretty angry." ...

Rap-Metal Pt. 2: Slipknot

Profile and Interview by Joel McIver, Record Collector, April 2000

THE FIRST serious threat to Korn's hard-earned crown as kings of rap-metal occurred in 1999, when the nine-man Slipknot emerged from the dusty cornfields of ...

Slipknot at Ozzfest

Report and Interview by Ian Fortnam, The Face, 2001

STANDING CENTRE-stage and plastered in a grin that pretty much redefines the very word maniacal is a 52-year old man uniquely blessed with the voice ...

They Have Come For Your Parents: Ozzfest 2001, National Bowl, Milton Keynes, 26th May

Live Review by The Rev. Al Friston, Rock's Backpages, 2 June 2001

My my, hey hey, hard rock will never die. OK, it doesn’t scan quite as well as ol’ Neil’s line, but you get my drift. ...


Interview by Ian Watson, Sunday Herald, December 2001

BEFORE SEPTEMBER 11th, Slipknot had been revelling in their status as the most outrageous band on the planet. ...

Slipknot: To Be... Or 'Knot To Be

Profile and Interview by Joel McIver, Record Collector, Spring 2001

TAKE THE INTENSITY of an old-school thrash metal band like Slayer and add the Noughties awareness of a media-straddling figure such as Eminem. Mix in ...

Meet'n'Greet in Glasgow: Slipknot

Interview by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, February 2002

IT'S VALENTINE'S SAY afternoon in Glasgow and a strange kind of love is afoot. Outside the city’s Virgin Megastore, a tearful 13-year-old boy is gasping ...

Slipknot: Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)

Review by Todd L. Burns, Stylus, 28 May 2004

"NOW IT'S OVER" sings Corey Taylor on the opening dirge of the Iowan nontet's newest album. And, for Slipknot, it did look to be all ...

Slipknot's All Hope Is Gone Not Just A Clever Name…

Review by John Doran, The Quietus, 13 August 2008

John Doran slowly peels back the masks of so-called extreme metal behemoths Slipknot and looks at the jaundiced and withered flesh underneath. It isn't, he ...

Slipknot: Sheffield Arena, Sheffield

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 19 January 2015

"IS THAT FUCKIN' Sheffield I hear?" asks Corey Taylor, Slipknot's horror-masked frontman. ...


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