WATCH SLIPKNOT’S “THE DEVIL IN I” VIDEO AT WWW.THEDEVILINI.COM
GRAMMY AWARD®-winning group Slipknot has just released the official music video for their new single, “The Devil In I.” The clip which was directed by the band’s very own M. Shawn Crahan (Clown) can be viewed http://www.TheDevilInI.com. “The Devil In I” is featured on ".5: The Gray Chapter” – the fifth studio album from the world renowned rock heavyweights – which is currently available for pre-order on the iTunes Store, with all pre-orders receiving instant downloads “The Devil In I” as well as “The Negative One.” “.5: The Gray Chapter” arrives in the US on October 20th.
Slipknot unleashed “The Negative One” earlier this past August, marking the groundbreaking band’s first new music in more than six years. The song immediately hit #1 on Billboard's Trending 140 chart, with the band and track both quickly becoming trending topics on Twitter globally and in the US. Rolling Stone applauded the track declaring, “The masked nu-metalheads’ first track in six years embodies all the mosh-ready good times of their early days. Swirling guitar riffs, Stomp-style percussion, Public Enemy-influenced discord and Corey Taylor’s lyrical nervous breakdown make it sound like the band is finally enjoying itself...” Meanwhile its nightmarish companion video – directed by the band’s M. Shawn Crahan (Clown) – has quickly drawn more than 3.5 million individual views at Slipknot’s official YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgA7KIwKlOE.
Slipknot emerged at the tail end of the Twentieth Century and quickly established itself as the most enigmatic, provocative, and aggressive collective of the modern era. 1999’s “SLIPKNOT” stands as a true milestone, named by Metal Hammer as the “Best Debut of the Last 25 Years.” The album fast earned 2x RIAA platinum certification, with each of Slipknot’s following releases – including 4 video albums – all receiving additional platinum in the US and around the world. All told, the band have 11 Platinum and 38 Gold record certifications around the world. Slipknots fanbase is unwavering, and they are global- the band’s most recent studio effort, 2008’s platinum certified “ALL HOPE IS GONE,” debuted at #1 in seven countries, including the U.S.