SLIPKNOT emerged at the back end of the 20th Century from America’s midwestern town of Des Moines, IA and quickly established themselves as the most enigmatic, provocative and aggressive music collective of the modern era. To date, the band have been nominated for 10 Grammy Awards (winning in 2006 for "Before I Forget),as well as scoring 13 Platinum and 44 Gold record certifications around the world, and 2.5 billion YouTube views to date. SLIPKNOT’s fanbase is as unwavering as it is ubiquitous - the band’s most recent studio album, ".5: The Gray Chapter" debuted Top 5 in the Official Album Charts of 19 countries around the world, including the US (#1), UK (#2), Japan (#1),Australia (#1), Russia (#1) & Germany (#2), and has been certified Platinum or Gold in nine countries to date. In the five years since ".5: The Gray Chapter," the band’s audience has only grown, hitting 1.5M streams per day on October 12, 2018 (Spotify). Slipknot is wildly impactful on popular culture and has been cited as an inspiration by a new generation of artists, spreading beyond rock into the worlds of mainstream pop, hip hop, and beyond.