The band released “The Dying Song (Time to Sing)” before the album. Slipknot drummer Michael Shawn Crahan (aka “Clown”) directed the video. The video begins with spooky shots of a masked person in a dark crowd. The band plays in a room with mirrors and strobe lights. Downcast.
The band tours. Slipknot’s North American tour begins in September in Nashville. Ice Nine Kills and Crown the Empire will support. The band will tour Texas and the Southwest before playing the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento and the Fivepoint Amphitheatre in Irvine.
The band released Mate, Feed, Kill, Repeat on October 31, 1996. Sid Wilson, Joey Jordison, Paul Gray, Chris Fehn, Jim Root, Craig Jones, Shawn “Clown” Crahan, Mick Thompson, and Corey Taylor are Slipknot’s best-known members. They changed lineups before settling on this group.
Their 1999 self-titled debut album gained them a lot of attention. “Wait and Bleed” and “Spit it Out” were hit singles. After Iowa, they released Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses (2004), All Hope Is Gone (2008), and 5: The Gray Chapter (2014). (2015). (2019). Their records have sold millions worldwide.
Joey Jordison left the band on December 12, 2014. Jordison had transverse myelitis in 2016. (which affected his nerves and left him unable to play the drums).
- The Dying Song (Time To Sing)
- The Chapeltown Rag
- Medicine for the Dead
- De Sade