Mick Thomson

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Mick Thomson
Mick Thomson of Slipknot in 2005.jpg
Mick Thomson of Slipknot in 2005.
Background information
Also known as #7, Mr. Seven
Genres Heavy metal, alternative metal, nu metal, death metal
Occupations Musician
Instruments Guitar
Labels Roadrunner, Nuclear Blast
Associated acts Slipknot, Body Pit, Malevolent Creation
Website http://www.slipknot1.com
Notable instruments
Ibanez MTM
B.C. Rich Warlock

Mick Thomson is an American metal musician. He is best known as being one of two guitarists in the Grammy-winning heavy metal band Slipknot. When performing with Slipknot, Thomson is known as "Number Seven", being that the eight piece band follows a numbering scheme for its members, ranging from 0-8. (Number 2 is still assigned to deceased bassist and co-founding member Paul Gray). His number is also tattooed on his left arm, as "seven", which can be seen in music videos such as Dead Memories. During his interview from Voliminal: Inside the Nine, he has stated that he suffers from severe joint and back pain, which on one occasion temporarily left him unable to walk, and causes him difficulty when performing.

Aside from Slipknot, he appeared as the killer for the band Lupara's "No Pity On The Ants" music video and he did a guitar solo on the song "Deliver My Enemy" by the band Malevolent Creation.

On October 5, 2012, he married his long time girlfriend, Stacey Riley.[1]


Main article: Slipknot discography

With Slipknot



  1. ^ "Slipknot Guitarist Mick Thomson Gets Married". Loudwire.com. 2012-10-06. Retrieved 2012-11-22.