is an American Slipknot heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Originally formed under the name of The Pale Ones in September 1995, Slipknot have gone through multiple line-up changes, their lineup remained unalterd from 1999 until 2010 with the death of bassist Paul Gray. The line-up consists of vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarists Mick Thomson and Jim Root,drummer Joey Jordison, percussionists Shawn Crahan and Chris Fehn, sampler Craig Jones and turntablist Sid Wilson. [1 ] [2 ]
On June 29, 1999 they released their debut self-titled album
. " Slipknot Wait and Bleed", a single from the album won a Kerrang! Award for Best Single in 2000 and also brought the band its first Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance in 2001. Following the release of their second album , singles " Iowa Left Behind" and " My Plague" were also nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance in 2002 and 2003 respectively. "My Plague" was also nominated for the Kerrang! Award for Best Video in 2002. On May 25, 2004 Slipknot released their third album , which was nominated for Best Album in the 2004 Kerrang! Awards. In 2006, " Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) Before I Forget" a single from the album brought the band their first Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance after six nominations. In 2008 then band released their fourth album , " All Hope Is Gone Psychosocial" single from the album brought the band their first MTV Video Music Awards nomination for Best Rock Video, as well as their seventh Grammy nomination in 2009. Slipknot received their first MTV Europe Music Awards nomination in the Rock Out category, also awarded the band the Kerrang! Icon award. Also in 2009 they received 6 nominations at the Kerrang! Awards, the most of any band that year and in Slipknot's history. Overall, Slipknot has received 16 awards from 46 nominations. Kerrang!
ECHO Awards [ edit ]
ECHO Awards are held annually in Germany. Slipknot has received one nomination. [3 ]
Fuse Awards [ edit ]
The Fuse Awards are arranged by
Fuse TV and are decided by public vote. Slipknot has received one nomination. [4 ]
Grammy Awards [ edit ]
Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Slipknot has received one award from seven nominations. [5 ] [6 ] [7 ] [8 ] [9 ] [10 ]
Kerrang! Awards [ edit ]
The Kerrang! Awards is an annual awards ceremony held by , a British Kerrang! rock magazine. Slipknot has won seven awards from twenty nominations. [11 ] [12 ] [13 ] [14 ] [15 ] [16 ] [17 ] [18 ]
Metal Hammer Golden God Awards [ edit ]
The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards is an annual awards ceremony held by
, a British Metal Hammer heavy metal magazine. Slipknot has won three awards from nine nominations. [19 ] [20 ] [21 ] [22 ] [23 ] [24 ] [25 ]
MTV Europe Music Awards [ edit ]
MTV Europe Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1994 by MTV Europe. Slipknot has received one nomination. [26 ]
MTV Video Music Awards [ edit ]
MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. Slipknot has received one nomination. [27 ]
Founded by the music magazine
, the NME NME Awards are awarded annually. Slipknot has received two awards. [28 ] [29 ]
NME Premier Awards [ edit ]
NME Carling Awards [ edit ]
Revolver Golden Gods Awards [ edit ]
The Revolver Golden Gods Awards is an annual awards ceremony held by
, an American Revolver hard rock and heavy metal magazine. Slipknot has won Five awards. Lead Singer/Frontman [30 ] Corey Taylor has won one.
Total Guitar Readers Awards [ edit ]
The Total Guitar Readers Awards is an annual awards ceremony held by
, a British Total Guitar guitar magazine. Slipknot has won three awards from three nominations. [31 ]
References [ edit ]
^ Arnopp, Jason (2001), Slipknot: Inside the Sickness, Behind the Masks, Ebury, pp. 40–86, ISBN 0-09-187933-7
^ Crampton, Mark (2001), Barcode Killers: The Slipknot Story in Words and Pictures, Chrome Dreams, pp. 24–50, ISBN 1-84240-126-2
^ "Slipknot Nominated For ECHO award". Sparkart. 2009-02-02 . Retrieved 2009-02-16.
^ "Psychosocial Nominated For Best Video of 2008 on Fuse!". Sparkart. 2008-11-03 . Retrieved 2008-11-04.
^ Joe D'Angelo (2001-02-16). "Slipknot Working On Album As They Ponder Grammys, Touring". MTV . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ "Slipknot's Paul Gray: "I Know System Of A Down Will Win Grammy. "" Blabbermouth.net. 2002-02-27 . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ "Grammy Awards Nominees Announced!". Blabbermouth.net. 2003-01-07 . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ "Metallica, Cradle Of Filth, Motorhead Among Grammy Nominees". Blabbermouth.net. 2004-12-07 . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ "List of Grammy winners". CNN. 2006-02-09 . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ "Metallica, Judas Priest, Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Disturbed Among Grammy Nominees". Blabbermouth.net. 2008-12-03 . Retrieved 2008-12-04.
^ Robert Mancini (2000-08-30). "Slipknot Steals Spotlight At Kerrang! Awards". MTV . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ Corey Moss (2001-08-29). "Slipknot, Papa Roach, Linkin Park Win Big At Kerrang! Awards". MTV . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ "Kerrang! awards 2002 - nominations in full". BBC. 2002-08-20 . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ "Slipknot, Metallica, The Darkness Among 'Best Band' Nominees At Kerrang! Awards 2004". Blabbermouth.net. 2004-08-25 . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ "Kerrang! Awards 2005". Ents24. 2005-08-10 . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ Daniel Lane (2008-08-21). "News - Kerrang! Icon winner". Kerrang! . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ Daniel Lane (2009-07-01). "News - The K! Awards 2009 shortlist revealed!". Kerrang! . Retrieved 2009-07-01.
^ Daniel Lane (2009-08-03). "News - The 2009 Kerrang! Awards winners". Kerrang! . Retrieved 2009-078-04.
^ "Black Sabbath, Slipknot, Motorhead honured at Golden Gods Awards: Photos Available". Blabbermouth.net. 2005-06-14 . Retrieved 2008-07-14.
^ "Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award 2008 Nominees announced". Blabbermouth.net. 2008-04-09 . Retrieved 2008-07-14.
^ "Slipknot lead the way for Golden Gods". . 2009-04-08 Music Week . Retrieved 2009-04-08.
^ "Golden Gods 2009 - Your Winners In Full!". Metal Hammer. 2009-06-16 . Retrieved 2009-06-16.
^ "Most Dedicated Fans at Golden Gods Awards: Nominations".
^ "Best Live Band at Golden Gods Awards: Nominations".
^ "Best Vocalist: Nominations".
^ "Slipknot up for MTV Europe Music Award". Roadrunner Records. 2008-09-06 . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ James Montgomery (2008-09-03). "Britney Spears Wins Video Of The Year - And Other VMA Predictions, In Bigger Than The Sound". MTV . Retrieved 2008-09-10.
^ "NME Premier Awards — The countdown commences!". NME. 2000-01-21 . Retrieved 2008-09-11.
^ "Nominations announced for NME Carling Awards". NME. 2002-02-04 . Retrieved 2008-09-11.
^ "Winners Announced For Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards". Blabbermouth.net. 2009-04-07 . Retrieved 2009-04-08.
^ "Reader Awards '08". ( Total Guitar Future plc). December 2008. pp. 32–34, 58.
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