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 and the departure of Joey Jordison in 2013. The line-up consists of vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarists Mick Thomson and Jim Root, percussionists Shawn Crahan and Chris Fehn, sampler Craig Jones and turntablist Sid Wilson.  
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 25 awards from 59 nominations. Kerrang!
Fuse Awards [ edit ]
The Fuse Awards are arranged by
Fuse TV and are decided by public vote. Slipknot has received one nomination. 
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.      
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 three nominations.        
Metal Hammer Golden God Awards [ edit ]
Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards is an annual awards ceremony held by , a British Metal Hammer heavy metal magazine. Slipknot has won three awards from nine nominations.       
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. 
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. 
Founded by the music magazine
, the NME NME Awards are awarded annually. Slipknot has received two awards.  
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  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. 
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
^ "Psychosocial Nominated For Best Video of 2008 on Fuse!". Sparkart. 2008-11-03. Archived from the original on November 4, 2008 . 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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