Earlier than releasing their seventh album on the finish of this month, Slipknot have trawled via the archives and compiled their catalogue of music movies in high-definition.
It marks the primary time that a lot of their earliest clips – together with these for cuts from their 1999 self-titled debut, 2001’s ‘Iowa’ and 2004’s ‘Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)’ – can be found to view on-line in HD. Movies for some tracks, together with ‘My Plague’ and ‘The Blister Exists’, are nonetheless solely out there in commonplace definition (as much as 480p), with no phrase on whether or not or not these will up to date sooner or later.
For now, the compilation sports activities 21 HD movies (and, oddly, the SD clip for ‘Useless Reminiscences’). Take a look on the movies for ‘Wait And Bleed’, ‘Spit It Out’ and ‘Duality’ under, and see the complete playlist right here.
Between 1999 and 2022, Slipknot have launched a complete of 30 music movies. The entire movies for tracks from their three most up-to-date albums – 2014’s ‘.5: The Grey Chapter’, 2019’s ‘We Are Not Your Variety’ and the upcoming ‘The Finish, So Far’ – have been directed by percussionist Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan.
Clown additionally co-directed three of the movies for 2009’s ‘All Hope Is Gone’ – ‘Useless Reminiscences’, ‘Sulfur’ and ‘Snuff’ – with P. R. Brown, and helmed clips for ‘The Blister Exists’ and ‘The Anonymous’ on the again of ‘Vol. 3’. His directorial debut got here within the type of 2004’s music video for that very same album’s single ‘Vermillion’, which he co-directed with Tony Petrossian. The pair later teamed as much as helm a clip for ‘Earlier than I Neglect’.
Slipknot are at present gearing as much as launch ‘The Finish, So Far’, their seventh studio album, on September 30 through Roadrunner. To this point, it’s spawned a trio of singles: ‘The Chapeltown Rag’, ‘The Dying Tune (Time To Sing)’ and ‘Yen’.
Again in July, frontman Corey Taylor stated new album “felt nearly like a reset” for Slipknot, noting that he “may get away from the shit that I’ve wanted to say, and get again to the stuff that I wish to say”. His quotes got here after drummer Jay Weinberg teased that the band “turned up the dials on experimentation” for the album, with DJ Sid Wilson saying he sampled “completely different moons round completely different planets” for tracks on it.
Earlier this month, Taylor addressed rumours that, due to the title ‘The Finish, So Far’, the brand new album indicators Slipknot’s impending break-up. “Individuals have been speaking concerning the finish of Slipknot since 2003, so it doesn’t actually matter,” he stated in a brand new interview. “If I had a nickel for each time I’ve needed to straighten followers out, I’d have a shit-tonne of nickels, let’s put it that approach.”
In the meantime, Taylor has revealed that he’s planning to document his “darker” second solo album early subsequent 12 months, and is contemplating a brand new musical mission with Slipknot and former Stone Bitter bandmate Jim Root.