Slipknot discography

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Slipknot discography

Slipknot at the Mayhem Festival in 2008.
Releases
Studio albums 4
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 1
Singles 13
Video albums 4
Music videos 13
Promotional singles 4

The discography of Slipknot, an American heavy metal band, consists of four studio albums, one live album, four video albums, one demo album, thirteen singles, four promotional singles and thirteen music videos.

Slipknot was formed in Iowa in September 1995 by vocalist Anders Colsefni, guitarist Donnie Steele, bassist Paul Gray and drummer Shawn Crahan under the name of The Pale Ones. Crahan moved to become a percussionist upon drummer Joey Jordison's arrival, and Josh Brainard was added as a second guitarist around the same time. The band played their first live performance on December 4, 1995 under the name of Meld, before Jordison suggested "Slipknot", the title of a song they were working on at the time. The band began recording songs in early 1996, during which time guitarist, Donnie Steele, allegedly left the band due to his Christian beliefs. He was replaced by Craig Jones, who moved to samples after current guitarist Mick Thomson joined. Slipknot's debut demo, Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat, was released on October 31, 1996 without contributions from Jones or Thomson.

Slipknot recruited a new lead vocalist in 1997; Stone Sour's Corey Taylor. This moved Colsefni to backing vocals and percussion duty, though he left the band shortly afterwards and was replaced on percussion by Greg "Cuddles" Welts. By the end of the year, the band had adopted two traditions which they still adhere to today; uniform coveralls and individual numbers for all the members. In 1998 a second demo was recorded with contributions from a new member, turntablist Sid Wilson. Producer Ross Robinson showed interest in Slipknot, which helped them become noticed by record labels. On July 6, Welts became the first and only member to be formally fired from the band, being quickly replaced by Chris Fehn. On July 8, Slipknot signed to Roadrunner Records.

With a major label the nine-man unit began work on their full-length debut, disregarding Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat., which the band themselves label a demo. Recording began in late-September 1998 and was essentially completed by November, at which point the band returned to their hometown of Des Moines. During the Christmas period, Brainard left the band for reasons still unclear. He was replaced by James Root, who recorded guitar on the final two tracks recorded in February 1999, "Me Inside" and "Purity". Slipknot was released on June 29 and on May 2, 2000 it became the first Roadrunner release to be certified Platinum by the RIAA.[1] The album was re-released in December 1999 with "Purity" (as well as its prelude "Frail Limb Nursery") removed due to copyright infringement (the track would later appear on the album's 10th anniversary edition). Slipknot's second studio album was recorded in early 2001,[2] and released on August 28. Iowa was a huge commercial success, reaching #3 on the Billboard 200[3] and #1 on the UK Albums Chart.[4] Slipknot released their second video album (after Welcome to Our Neighborhood in 1999), Disasterpieces. The DVD was extremely successful, and has since been certified four-times Platinum in the US.[1]

After the releases of Iowa and Distasterpieces, Slipknot members redirected focus to side projects. Taylor and Root revived their old band Stone Sour, releasing their eponymous debut on August 27, 2002. Just one week prior to this, Murderdolls had released their debut album with Jordison on guitar. Crahan also created a side project in mid-2003, To My Surprise. Rumours that Slipknot had split up were snubbed and the band began recording their third album in late-2003. Produced by Rick Rubin (Johnny Cash, System of a Down, Slayer), Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) was released on May 24, 2004. It reached #2 in the US,[3] but performed much worse than its predecessor in the UK, where it peaked at #5.[5] On November 1, 2005 9.0: Live was released. The band's first live album did not perform particularly well, reaching only #17 on the Billboard chart.[3] 2006 and 2007 contained more work with side projects, as Stone Sour released Come What(ever) May and Crahan founded Dirty Little Rabbits.

All Hope Is Gone was released on August 20, 2008. As of October 31, Slipknot has sold over 20 million albums worldwide.[6]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[3]
AUS
[7]
AUT
[8]
BEL
(FL)

[9]
FRA
[10]
GER
[11]
NLD
[12]
NZ
[13]
SWE
[14]
UK
[4]
Slipknot 51 32 44 175 57 42 49 53 37
Iowa
  • Released: August 28, 2001
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
3 2 8 4 7 4 15 5 10 1
Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)
  • Released: May 25, 2004
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
2 2 5 6 6 2 14 3 2 5
All Hope Is Gone
  • Released: August 26, 2008
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
1 1 2 2 2 2 6 1 1 2
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

List of live albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[3]
AUS
[7]
AUT
[8]
BEL
(FL)

[9]
FRA
[10]
GER
[11]
NLD
[12]
SWE
[14]
SWI
[23]
UK
[4]
9.0: Live
  • Released: October 30, 2005
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: CD, digital download
17 26 18 53 41 24 71 40 43 53
  • RIAA: Gold[1]

Compilation albums[edit]

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[3]
AUS
[7]
AUT
[8]
BEL
(FL)

[9]
FRA
[10]
GER
[11]
NLD
[12]
SWE
[14]
SWI
[23]
UK
[4]
Antennas to Hell
  • Released: July 23, 2012
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: CD, digital download
18 16 10 32 86 10 79 13 23 22

Video albums[edit]

List of video albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
Video

[24]
FIN
DVD

[25]
GER
[11]
NZ
DVD

[26]
Welcome to Our Neighborhood
  • Released: November 9, 1999
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: VHS, DVD
1
  • RIAA: Platinum[1]
Disasterpieces
  • Released: November 25, 2002
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: DVD
3 1
  • RIAA: 4× Platinum[1]
  • BVMI: Gold[19]
Voliminal: Inside the Nine
  • Released: December 5, 2006
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: DVD
5 84
  • RIAA: Platinum[1]
(sic)nesses
  • Released: September 28, 2010
  • Label: Roadrunner
  • Formats: DVD
1 1 58 3
  • RIAA: Platinum[1]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other albums[edit]

List of other albums
Title Album details
Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.[27]
  • Released: October 31, 1996
  • Label: -ismist
  • Formats: CD

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US US
Alt.

[28]
US
Main. Rock

[29]
AUS
[30]
FRA
[10]
GER
[31]
IRL
[32]
NLD
[12]
SWE
[14]
UK
[33]
"Wait and Bleed" 1999 34 46 52 27 Slipknot
"Spit It Out" 97 28
"Left Behind" 2001 30 97 42 24 Iowa
"My Plague" 46 43
"Duality" 2004 [A] 6 5 74 28 43 63 35 15 Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)
"Vermilion" 17 14 74 31
"Before I Forget" 2005 32 11 35
"The Nameless" 25
"All Hope Is Gone" 2008 42 98 All Hope Is Gone
"Psychosocial" [B] 20 7 84 100 31 28 67
"Dead Memories" 19 3
"Sulfur" 2009 18
"Snuff" [C] 12 2
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of promotional singles, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Surfacing"[34] 1999 Slipknot
"The Heretic Anthem"[35] 2001 Iowa
"The Blister Exists"[36] 2004 Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)
"Vermilion Pt. 2"[37]

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and director

Title Year Director(s)
"Spit It Out" 1999 Thomas Mignone
"Scissors" 1999
"Wait and Bleed" 1999 Atticus
"Wait and Bleed" (animated version) 1999 Atticus
"Surfacing" (live) 2000 Atticus
"Left Behind" 2001 Dave Meyers
"The Heretic Anthem" (live) 2001 Dave Meyers
"My Plague" (New Abuse Mix) 2002 Matthew Amos, Simon Hilton
"Duality" 2004 Tony Petrossian, Marc Klasfeld
"Vermilion" 2004 Tony Petrossian, Shawn Crahan
"Vermilion Pt. 2" 2004 Tony Petrossian
"Before I Forget" 2005 Tony Petrossian
"The Nameless" (live) 2005 Shawn Crahan
"The Blister Exists" (live) 2007 Shawn Crahan
"Psychosocial" 2008 P. R. Brown [38]
"Dead Memories" 2008 P. R. Brown, Shawn Crahan [39]
"Sulfur" 2009 P. R. Brown, Shawn Crahan [40]
"Snuff" 2009 P. R. Brown, Shawn Crahan [41]

Other appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Liberate" (live)[42] 2000 Tattoo the Earth: The First Crusade
"(sic)"[43] 2002 NASCAR on Fox: Crank It Up
"Snap"[44] 2003 Freddy vs. Jason soundtrack
"Vermilion Pt. 2" (Bloodstone Mix)[45] 2006 Underworld: Evolution soundtrack

Notes[edit]

  • A ^ "Duality" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number six on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[46]
  • B ^ "Psychosocial" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number two on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[46]
  • C ^ "Snuff" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 10 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[46]

References[edit]

General
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  24. ^ Peak chart positions for video albums in the United States:
  25. ^ Peak chart positions for video albums in Finland:
  26. ^ "Top 10 music dvds (#1741)". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. October 4, 2010. Retrieved February 14, 2011. 
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  30. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Australia:
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  32. ^ "Discography Slipknot". irish-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved June 15, 2012. 
  33. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the United Kingdom:
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  35. ^ The Heretic Anthem (track listing) (Media notes). Slipknot. Roadrunner Records. 2001. 
  36. ^ Pulse of the Maggots (track listing) (Media notes). Slipknot. Roadrunner Records. 2004. 
  37. ^ Vermilion Pt. 2 (track listing) (Media notes). Slipknot. Roadrunner Records. 2004. RR PR0M0 800. 
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  39. ^ http://www.bauda.com/music-videos/27<http://www.bauda.com/music-videos/2
  40. ^ http://www.bauda.com/music-videos/69
  41. ^ http://www.bauda.com/music-videos/83
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  44. ^ Loftus, Johnny. "Freddy vs. Jason - Original Soundtrack". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 21, 2013. 
  45. ^ Albertson, Cammila. "Underworld: Evolution - Original Soundtrack". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 21, 2013. 
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