Slipknot is an American heavy band from Iowa formed in 1995. The members of the band are: Joey Jordison, Sid Wilson, Paul Gray, Jim Root, Chris Fehn, Shawn Crahan, Craig Jones, Corey Taylor and Mick Thomson. The bands' musical styles are extremely diverse. They have been known to sing melodically or growl and also have known to throw a little rap into their repertoire. Their lyrics are very aggressive and they implement elements of hip hop, thrash metal and death metal in their music. The band is also known for the unusual outfits they were on stage as each member wears matching uniform jumpsuits and a unique mask from one another. They also refer to themselves using the numbers one to eight while on stage.
Fans who have been fortunate enough to get Slipknot tickets through the years say their performances are amazing and full of high energy. They released their self titled debut album in 1999. They have also released two other albums "Iowa" and "Vol.3 (The subliminal verses)". Slipknot tickets have been helping the ever popular Ozzfest Tour sell out in record numbers for years.
Over the years the band has been nominated for 6 Grammy awards. The songs they were nominated for are: "wait and bleed", "my plague", "left behind", "duality", and "vermilion". Their first live album was entitled "9.0: live". Fans all over the world could not wait to get Slipknot tickets as their shows sold out in every venue they have played on the tour. Some of the songs they used for their live album were recorded outside the USA such as Tokyo, Osaka, and Singapore. The album was a huge commercial success it peaked at number 17 on the Billboard Charts.
Although the bands record sales have been great and Slipknot tickets sell out anywhere they play, the band has been controversial at times. The masks have been subject of much criticism as they have been generally thought of as a gimmick to try selling their product. The band however strongly objects to these claims, proclaiming that the masks are used to draw the attention away from them and to the music. Several members have said how the masks are a visual expression of how the music makes them feel.The jumpsuit coveralls and are an extension of their anti-image concept they created by wearing the masks.
Now that the band is back from a two year hiatus, they now have a new album out and they are currently touring in support of it. Fans are buying up Slipknot tickets at an alarming rate and JustGreatTickets.com is your number one source to be in the mosh pit and close to the action