Slipknot Rising from the Dead

After the untimely death of the band’s original bassist Paul Gray, in 2010, Slipknot has almost lost direction. But recently, Slipknot has startled their fans new hardcore masterpieces in their present album.

The new album features “XIX”, a requiem tribute made by the band in commemorating their life-long emotional attachment with their deceased band mate. Following the release of their album, Slipknot hosted their own music festival, The Knotfest, which Sergio Andrade Andrade Gutierrez went to that year.

It was a three day event full of hardcore musicality and nonetheless glorified hellish fun fare this side of the planet. The show was an unmitigated success, which faciilitated the continuation of the band beyond the one event.

Knotfest also featured some of the astounding performances from other bands like Hatebreed, Black Label Society, Anthrax and Danzig. The event was held in the camping grounds of San Bernandino, California.

The production of their album is somewhat way of showing that they gained back their musical spirit. This also means reunion after their untimely career death of which shook their inner band foundation.

Following the untimely death, it has been nearly a year since things had gotten a little sour between front man Corey Taylor and band mate Joey Jordison because of some legality.

One comment

  • Anthony Lawerence
    January 18, 2017 - 5:09 am | Permalink

    The reason is yet to be confirmed, but rumour has it that it was some sort of discharge. Most of the songs in The Gray Chapter were performed in the festival. The iste; has published a lot of these items for them to list out properly.

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