List of Slipknot tribute albums

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This is a guide to music made in tribute of American heavy metal band Slipknot. The first tribute album produced for the band was released on November 16, 2004. Currently the tribute discography for Slipknot consists of four tribute albums and one tribute song.

Albums[edit]

A Tribute to Slipknot[edit]

A Tribute to Slipknot
Compilation album by Various artists
Released November 16, 2004
Genre Alternative metal, heavy metal
Length 43:58
Label Big Eye, Redline, Tributized

A Tribute To Slipknot is a tribute album by Various artists and includes covers of tracks from Slipknot's first three studio albums. It was released on November 16, 2004 by Big Eye Records,[1] it was also re-released by Redline Records on June 11, 2007.[2] On August 1, 2008, the album was re-released through Tributized Records with a bonus track, which was a cover of "Psychosocial" from Slipknot's fourth album All Hope Is Gone.[3]

Track listing
  1. "Wait and Bleed" — Rotting Saints — 2:30
  2. "Liberate" — Cyphilis — 3:09
  3. "Duality" — 666 Outlaws — 4:21
  4. "People=Shit" — Disasterpiece — 3:34
  5. "Wait and Bleed" (instrumental) — Rotting Saints — 2:30
  6. "The Heretic Anthem" — Divination — 3:50
  7. "Before I Forget" — Mourge of Intent — 4:26
  8. "Surfacing" — I Want To Kill You — 3:45
  9. "(sic)" — Destruction 412 — 3:24
  10. "Before I Forget" (instrumental) — Mourge Of Intent — 4:24
  11. "Wait and Bleed" — Disasterpiece — 2:28
  12. "Vermilion" — Pig Beast — 5:37
  13. "Psychosocial" — Dirge — 4:16 (2008 re-release bonus track)

Metal Guitar Tribute to Slipknot[edit]

Metal Guitar Tribute to Slipknot
Compilation album by Various artists
Released May 9, 2005
Length 42:33
Label Cherry Red

Metal Guitar Tribute to Slipknot is a tribute album by Various artists and includes covers of tracks from Slipknot's first three studio albums. It was released on May 9, 2005 by Cherry Red Records.[4]

Track listing
  1. "Pulse of the Maggots" — 4:13
  2. "Surfacing" — 3:39
  3. "People=Shit" — 3:37
  4. "Duality" — 4:14
  5. "Spit It Out" — 2:42
  6. "Left Behind" — 3:54
  7. "The Blister Exists" — 5:20
  8. "(sic)" — 3:24
  9. "My Plague" — 3:42
  10. "Wait and Bleed" — 2:28

The Scorched Earth Orchestra Performs Slipknot[edit]

The Scorched Earth Orchestra Performs Slipknot
Studio album by The Scorched Earth Orchestra
Released August 12, 2008
Genre String quartet
Length 41:23
Label Vitamin
Producer Noah Agruss

The Scorched Earth Orchestra Performs Slipknot is an orchestral tribute album by The Scorched Earth Orchestra and includes covers of tracks from Slipknot's first three studio albums. It was released on August 12, 2008 by Vitamin Records,[5] the label's website enthuse that The Scorched Earth Orchestra "expand on Slipknot's marching-band-from-hell framework" with "booming percussion, in-your-face horns [and] string sections that rip at your flesh".[6]

Track listing
  1. "Left Behind" — 3:36
  2. "Surfacing" — 3:47
  3. "My Plague" — 3:10
  4. "Vermilion" — 5:32
  5. "The Shape" — 3:49
  6. "The Nameless" — 4:24
  7. "Danger, Keep Away" — 3:44
  8. "Wait and Bleed" — 4:05
  9. "Killers Are Quiet" — 4:47
  10. "Duality" — 4:29
Personnel
  • Noah Agruss – producer, orchestration
  • Marcelo Blanco – design, layout design
  • Paul DuGre – mastering
  • Greg Sanford – project coordinator

Slipknot Heavy String Tribute[edit]

Slipknot Heavy String Tribute
Studio album by String Tribute Players
Released August 19, 2008
Genre String quartet
Length 36:18
Label Copycats

Slipknot Heavy String Tribute is an orchestral tribute album by String Tribute Players and includes covers of tracks from Slipknot's first three studio albums. It was released on August 19, 2008 by Copycats Records,[7] the album is available exclusively as an MP3 download.[8]

Track listing
  1. "Before I Forget" — 4:23
  2. "Duality" — 3:44
  3. "Wait and Bleed" — 2:40
  4. "Pulse of the Maggots" — 3:39
  5. "Spit It Out" — 3:56
  6. "Left Behind" — 3:38
  7. "Vermilion" — 3:52
  8. "Vermilion, Pt. 2" — 3:52
  9. "The Heretic Anthem" — 4:19
  10. "(sic)" — 2:15

Wait and Bleed: The Slipknot Sessions[edit]

Wait and Bleed: The Slipknot Sessions
Studio album by The Guitar All-Stars
Released May, 01, 2008
Genre Heavy metal, nu metal
Length 35:13

Wait and Bleed: The Slipknot Sessions is a tribute album by the band The Guitar All-Stars. The album features songs from Slipknot's first three studio albums.[9]

Reception

Consumers of Wait and Bleed: The Slipknot Sessions, generally did not give high ratings for the album. Many costumers referred to it as "terrible", among other negative comments. The overall iTunes "Costumer Rating" was 1.5 out of 5 stars.[9]

Track listing

All songs performed by The Guitar All-Stars.[9]

  1. Pulse of the Maggots - 4:13
  2. Surfacing - 3:39
  3. People=Shit - 3:37
  4. Duality - 4:14
  5. Spit It Out - 2:42
  6. Left Behind - 3:54
  7. The Blister Exists - 5:20
  8. (Sic) - 3:24
  9. My Plague - 3:42
  10. Wait and Bleed - 2:28

Songs[edit]

"Eyeless" cover[edit]

"Eyeless (Slipknot Cover)"
cover by Bring Me the Horizon from the album Higher Voltage!: Another Brief History of Rock and Count Your Blessings
Released June 20, 2007
Genre Deathcore
Length 4:04
Label Kerrang!

In 2007 British metalcore band Bring Me the Horizon contributed a cover of the track "Eyeless" to Kerrang!'s compilation Higher Voltage!: Another Brief History of Rock. When questioned why they chose to cover the track vocalist Oli Sykes enthused "because it's as heavy as hell", while expressing how much he liked Slipknot. He also explained; "they've got some blistering breakdowns" and that they wanted to make a cover version which was heavier than the original.[10]

Track listing

(For entire track listing see Higher Voltage!: Another Brief History of Rock)

  1. "Eyeless" — 4:04

"The Heretic Anthem" cover[edit]

"The Heretic Anthem (Slipknot Cover)"
cover by Periphery from the album Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
Released July 3, 2012
Genre Progressive Metal, Djent
Length 3:49
Label Sumerian, Distort, Roadrunner

American Djent Progressive Metal band Periphery covered the song as a bonus track on their second album Periphery II: This Time It's Personal.

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