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Slipknot s/t CD 1999 FREE POSTAGE £3.50

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6y, 11m agoPosted 6 years, 11 months agoFeedback:0 Positive/0 Neutral/2 Negative
CD is used but in perfect working order.

1. 742617000027
2. Sic
3. Eyeless
4. Wait And Bleed
5. Surfacing
6. Spit It Out
7. Tattered And Torn
8. Frail Limb Misery
9. Purity
10. Liberate
11. Prosthetics
12. No Life
13. Diluted
14. Only One

Number of CDs: 1
Producer: Ross Robinson
Recording type: Studio
Distributor: ADA/Cinram Logistics
Recording mode: Stereo

Album notes
Slipknot: Corey (vocals); Mick, James (guitar); Paul (bass); Joey (drums); Shawn, Chris (percussion); Craig (samples); Sid (DJ).Recorded at Indigo Ranch, Malibu, California."Wait And Bleed" was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance.These self-proclaimed "freaks" from Des Moines draw upon elements of thrash, hip-hop, and shock-rock with brutal results. The music world may not have seen such a marriage of aggression and technical precision since the rise of thrash pioneers Slayer. At times Slipknot steps into the musical guises of heavy purveyors such as Korn, Powerman 5000, and Sepultura. However, even with the derivative nature of metal, this eight-member ensemble manages to be something original. SLIPKNOT is a mix of dark interludes that segue into carefully crafted songs. The tracks use metaphors to describe themes of isolation, insecurity, confusion, and self-loathing. In "Surfacing" and "No Life," rap verses give way to melodic choruses. The rhythmic pounding of "Prosthetics" is as complex as it is relentless; a credit to drummer Joey Jordison, whose virtuosity is the driving force of Slipknot. "Only One" is a contrast of hip-hop funk and mosh-pit abandon. The band's style is best defined in "Scissors," where whispered lyrics give way to screams of "biding my time until the time is right / it's time." Slipknot has bid its time wisely and is poised to take its place among its heavy-handed musical peers.

Editorial reviews
Included in Q's 50 Heaviest Albums of All Time - ...Pure, bug-eyed heaviness....Giddily meshing the crunch of thrash metal with samples and turntables....a terrifying racket...Rolling Stone (3/2/00, p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 - ...metal with a capital 'm', brutally intense and totally...scary....Amid the riffage...there are strands of melody....But when Corey Taylor roars into the microphone...Slipknot really get their ya-yas out...CMJ (1/10/00, p.4) - Ranked #12 in CMJ's Top 30 Editorial Picks [for 1999] - ...brutally relentless....bruising, down-tuned pummeling....the debut metal album of the year.Alternative Press (12/99, p.116) - 4 out of 5 - ...achieves crushing lows as well as piercing highs - they've taken shaky concepts, merged them and amended them....through inventive sampling, creative guitar work and an absolute percussive overload...
Q (07/01/2001)
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