Metalheads in Las Vegas, prepare yourself for mayhem and carnage as Slipknot has confirmed about their concert in Las Vegas on June 17, 2016, at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. This slipknot vegas destination is a part of the band's North American summer to along with Marilyn Mansion. There is no doubt that this show will be off the charts as the crowd from Las Vegas, Nevada will jam along with the brutality of Corey Tailor's voice and the insane music from the rest of the band. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many people as this group is at the peak of their performance, right now more than ever.
The rise to fame
Slipknot has become a well-known metal that all around the world due to their infectious stage presence, attention-grabbing images, aggressive music playing style, and live shows filled with chaos and raw energy. The first time that this band tasted fame was when they released their self-titled debut album 'Slipknot', in the year 1998. It was followed by another hugely successful album release, named Iowa that earned them a legendary status. There was no looking back from that time onwards as all of their albums released later went on to score at the top of Billboard charts.
The fifth and latest studio album, The Gray Chapter, published in 2014 and the brand is now touring the entirety of North America to bring the unspeakable carnage of the album live among people. Slipknot Great Britain's is once again preparing to entertain the audience and get them headbanging to their brutal tunes.
Slipknot is a heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa, which was formed in 1995 by Paul Gray and Shawn Crahan, who were the basis and percussionist of the band respectively. They invited a few other local musicians to work on their garage project has started to experiment with vocals and sounds. It didn't take long for them to find a direction they would be successful at as their debut album titled 'Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat' was launched in 1996, as the band had managed to finance the entire operation of the recording and publishing themselves. Unfortunately, this album fell flat on its face and feel too are any significant recognition.
The band was not about to give up hope just yet, and they decided to change their musical direction by adding melodic vocals along with their rise to enter sounds. The lineup changed a couple of times before settling for the final nine members that perform now. The names of all the members of this group are Joey Jordison, Sid Wilson, Paul Gray, Jim Root, Chris Fehn, Shawn Crahan, Craig Jones, Corey Taylor, and Mick Thomson. Slipknot had finally found the magic combination among these people, and he began a new error that would usher in a new age of Metal music.
After adopting the new music style, the band managed to gather attraction the attention of the infamous recording label, Roadrunner Records. The company had managed to rope in Slipknot and sign a contract for seven albums, among which the first album was titled 'Slipknot' and was released in the year 1999. This album did quite well in comparison to their first release and managed to get the attention of the people of America by finding a position in the US album charts. In a strange turn of events, this same album saw a considerable rise in popularity and gained platinum status after the band had earned themselves a lot of fans while touring in 1999 and 2000. This large fan base boosted the release of their second album, Iowa, which managed to rank number one on the album charts of UK and number three in US chart.
Awards and recognition
The mainstream success of Slipknot and the brand recognition from numerous awarding bodies such as the Grammy Awards and the Kerrang Awards. The band won the award for Best Metal Performance as their 2005 released single 'Before I Forget' from the album 'Vol 3' and a huge number of fan following. The band members have revealed that they have been inspired by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and Metallica, who they consider being the gods of metal. The reason why this group has stayed in the mainstream metal scene for so long is that they are always experimenting and evolving their sound, to give their fans something new to be excited about with every single album launch.
Why watch slipknot vegas?
The reputation of this band is legendary and its precedes them in every performance they put up on the stage. Starting out small as a classic cult group to finally making it big as a mainstream headliner, Slipknot has earned a huge fan following all across the world and is considered to be one of the most influential metal and hard rock bands in all of history. Getting a chance to experience their live show is once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as you will bear witness to Corey Taylor's raw vocals that make the audience go wild every time he screams into the microphone.
Their loud and abrasive sound is so powerful, that you may need to cover your ears no matter how much of a metal fan you may be. This is the charm and appeal of this legendary American band that nobody has been able to emulate till this day.
Venue and attractions
Come on over to MGM Grand Hotel and Casino to experience fast-paced, soul-crushing, Nu metal tracks of slipknot vegas and take part in the brutal mosh pits from hell. Immerse yourself at the moment and feel every part of your body scream and trash along with the lyrics. Slipknot has a brilliant stage presence and will enthrall you from the very first moment they set foot on the stage. With a distinctive style and heavy music, Slipknot rules the Nu Metal scene. This is your chance to experience one hell of a performance and lived to tell the tale to friends who will feel nothing but envy because of the kind of experience you've had in Las Vegas. What happens in Vegas no longer needs to stay here!
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