Slipknot Unveil New Song
2014-08-01 by Jamie | 206 Comments
Slipknot have released a new song, entitled 'The Negative One', which is taken off their as-of-yet untitled 5th album.

This marks their very first recording since 2008's All Hope is Gone.

Listen here: http://www.slipknot1.com/
Tagged: Slipknot

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OwMySnauze
August 1st 2014
1045 Comments


Sotelo is stoked.

Digging: The Contortionist - Language

BunnyInAThong
August 1st 2014
5 Comments


sounds like Iowa and Vol. 3 had a love child

JWT155
August 1st 2014
9262 Comments


Well, it's a Slipknot song. Officially intrigued.

Digging: Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World

BeeRyan
August 1st 2014
117 Comments


First listen says it's freaking awesome and the samples/scratches are top notch. Always wanted them to do something like this. I hope there's more variation on the album, but on its own, I'm impressed.

Digging: Senses Fail - Let It Enfold You

JWT155
August 1st 2014
9262 Comments


I'm relieved that the band resorted back to their Self Titled/Iowa sound. Honestly, I was expecting Stone Sour 2.0

RivalSkoomaDealer
August 1st 2014
802 Comments


Not bad, Slipknot.


Not bad.

Italianjesusfootball
August 1st 2014
259 Comments


good, good, good, good.

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trackbytrackreviews
August 1st 2014
1181 Comments


Moderately hyped

IronGiant
August 1st 2014
826 Comments


haven't liked slipknot in like 5 years but if I was still in 8th grade and angry at everyone around me this would be awesome. agreed though song is the best they've done since IOWA. unfortunately, Gray's death might have sparked something in these guys to go absolutely ape shit

Mabbitt
August 1st 2014
1368 Comments


Sounds like Slipknot. Not bad, but isn't blowing my mind.

Also...new Decapitated, Slipknot, and Deafheaven all at once? woooo

loveisamixtape
August 1st 2014
6037 Comments


actually liked this a lot

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SirDrumsalot
August 1st 2014
1568 Comments


I'm still not sure about it. I like it, and I dont.

RangerTaffles
August 1st 2014
257 Comments


Love me some meaty riffs. Who's the new drummer?

RangerTaffles
August 1st 2014
257 Comments


double comment, my bad

thumbcrusher
August 1st 2014
3595 Comments


listened to it a few times now, really like it

Green Baron
August 1st 2014
20000 Comments


Nothing mindblowing, but still good

Futures
August 1st 2014
11179 Comments


ok this rocks p hard

Digging: Gerard Way - Hesitant Alien

BigPleb
August 1st 2014
36740 Comments


Song is p cool, needs better production and what is going on with Corey's voice?

Mort.
August 1st 2014
3682 Comments


i like it



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deathschool
August 1st 2014
8467 Comments


Corey is getting old. That's what's going on with his voice. It doesn't sound terrible. But it's noticeably less controlled.

Digging: Look What I Did - Atlas Drugged

Futures
August 1st 2014
11179 Comments


his voice is fine

Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
August 1st 2014
6037 Comments


Definitely digging this track. Sounds like something that could easily have been something on s/t, even if Corey's voice has lost most of his vigor. Gonna be nostalgia'ing so hard once the new album comes up if the rest of the album sounds like this.

Digging: Aphex Twin - Syro

SourAK
August 1st 2014
1630 Comments


This is good wtf

Sabrutin
August 1st 2014
875 Comments


The intro riff is sounds similar to Slayer's "Psychopathy Red" in its mood. I like it anyways.

Digging: Aspid - Extravasation

DrGonzo1937
August 1st 2014
5725 Comments


It's good

wwba
August 1st 2014
314 Comments


diluted 2.0

JWT155
August 1st 2014
9262 Comments


This is the first released song too, which are usually more mainstream and commercial, hopefully this means this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Futures
August 1st 2014
11179 Comments


m/ m/ m/ m/ m/

InFlamesWeThrash666
August 1st 2014
1247 Comments


I like the direction they are taking,but i don't dig the vocals and the production (it's not the final version i guess)

Digging: Blut Aus Nord - Memoria Vetusta II: Dialogue with the Stars

Diamondize
August 1st 2014
1367 Comments


I got into slipknot back in 2008 when I was 9.

Digging: Dead Can Dance - Within the Realm of a Dying Sun

Futures
August 1st 2014
11179 Comments


lmao

emester
August 1st 2014
3567 Comments


Songs decent, productions really off though

Digging: Krieg - Transient

Madbutcher3
August 1st 2014
1146 Comments


Okay for them I guess. The sorta octave chord riffs are good

Froot
August 1st 2014
1079 Comments


X-post from the AHIG thread:

so...I'm ok with this, I guess

Started off amazing with Craig's production, then I kinda got worried at the bare-bones drumming kicked in and oh fucking lord Corey with his HOGAB vocals sticking out like a sore thumb. But after a few minutes, I finally got into the groove of things and thought it was aight.

I really hope this is a black sheep song though. If the whole album is like that, it'll be a 3-3.5, no doubt.

Digging: And So I Watch You From Afar - And So I Watch You From Afar

ManicDemise
August 1st 2014
433 Comments


This grooves. Love it, can't wait to see what else is in store on this album and who the new drummer is. Production's a little strange, however.

Digging: The Contortionist - Language

Faraudo
August 1st 2014
614 Comments


Song is pretty good tbh.

Digging: Aphex Twin - Syro

TomAkaVeto
August 1st 2014
1650 Comments


Not bad. It's not their best, but better than most of All Hope Is Gone.

Devastator
August 1st 2014
2499 Comments


Slays pretty hard.

Digging: The Contortionist - Language

Balerion
August 1st 2014
549 Comments


fuck yea

zaruyache
August 1st 2014
6596 Comments


Sounds like Slipknot. Wasn't horrible. Good job, boys. m/

Digging: Natural Snow Buildings - The Night Country

aresx
August 1st 2014
307 Comments


awesome. i have been wondering if they were ever going to go back to their old sound. glad they did. brought me back to my mid-teens. digging it

Digging: The Contortionist - Language

KriegdemKriege
August 1st 2014
1158 Comments


Lol guys this is bad

DatsNotDaMetulz
August 1st 2014
1778 Comments


Drummer isn't great. Should have hired Krimh

Nitroadict
August 1st 2014
133 Comments


Boring at 5 mins. Would be better at 3 1/2. The mix isn't the greatest either.

Mister Twister
August 1st 2014
1617 Comments


it sure is a slipknot song

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 1st 2014
21969 Comments


sounds like what I would have come up with if I'd been asked to write a slipknot song


they've done stuff like this before and done it much better

Willie
Moderator
August 1st 2014
16019 Comments


Good stuff.

Digging: Skrew - Universal Immolation

VisionsFromTheDarkSide
August 1st 2014
1800 Comments


This is pretty cool actually, production sounds really stale tho

Digging: Malevolent Creation - Retribution

Thealwaysopenedmind
August 1st 2014
88 Comments


I liked this track, or at least the potential I heard in the track. I thought it was way better than a lot of the songs on All Hope Is Gone.

ChoccyPhilly
August 1st 2014
6628 Comments


Not bad, love the input from Craig and Sid. Would have loved this when I was younger but I can't help but feel I've outgrown them maybe. Pretty stoked for the entire thing though

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ChoccyPhilly
August 1st 2014
6628 Comments


Nah nevermind. Great track

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 1st 2014
31218 Comments


This is pretty bad. Surprised that they returned to the self-titled sound, but that main riff is
terrible and those drums just sound hollow. There's no weight at all behind this track.

Inb4 "probably not the final mix blah blah blah"

Digging: LV and Joshua Idehen - Islands

Devastator
August 1st 2014
2499 Comments


The true question everyone has really is........ What will the new masks look like?

ChoccyPhilly
August 1st 2014
6628 Comments


Oh yeah, completely forgot about the masks. Can't wait to see Mick's new mask

I'm with you on the drums dev. Quite surprised that they lacked any punch, considering they have 3 drummers with huge arse drums

Froot
August 1st 2014
1079 Comments


Nothing they wear will ever match up to Corey's Vol. 3 mask

http://i.imgur.com/5An3D.jpg

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 1st 2014
21969 Comments


what dev said. none of the sinister atmosphere of the self titled either. sounds like an Iowa B side

Froot
August 1st 2014
1079 Comments


They explicitly said they're aiming for a sound that merges Iowa with Vol. 3. Not sure about all these S/T comparisons. Hardly even sounds like it either.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 1st 2014
21969 Comments


honestly it's so bland it's hard to pin it down as any sound in particular which is probably why it's getting compared to all of their first three albums

PostMesmeric
August 1st 2014
377 Comments


Not bad. Coulda had stronger drums, in my opinion. A little lighter than what I expected, but still solid.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 1st 2014
31218 Comments


Not sure about all these S/T comparisons. Hardly even sounds like it either.


It sounds almost exactly like 'Eyeless'

ChoccyPhilly
August 1st 2014
6628 Comments


Lol, you can only hear it once. What shit is that?

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 1st 2014
21969 Comments


lol it does sound a bit like eyeless


except eyeless is a million times better

Froot
August 1st 2014
1079 Comments


@Choccy, if you register with the website you can hear it as many times as you like

@Dev, um no. the rapping is a bit similar, but everything else about it is drastically different. if anything, it sounds more like a less-heavy version of Everything Ends.

Froot
August 1st 2014
1079 Comments


also, sounds like jim and mick have forgotten how to properly use duel-guitars again.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 1st 2014
31218 Comments


@Dev, um no. the rapping is a bit similar, but everything else about it is drastically different. if anything, it sounds more like a less-heavy version of Everything Ends.


Don't "umm no" me on my own opinion you rat bastard. But seriously, same guitar tone, virtually identical drum beat...

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 1st 2014
21969 Comments


it lacks the energy and sheer weirdness that characterised the s/t

Froot
August 1st 2014
1079 Comments


ok so after listening to both side-by-side in different windows, i do see where you're coming from. fair enough. I'd still say it's more akin to Iowa though.

Relinquished
August 1st 2014
25098 Comments


pretty bad, it's so bare

someguest
August 1st 2014
20681 Comments


Damn. I just gave my cargo pants and chain wallet to Goodwill last week.

Digging: Aphex Twin - Syro

Froot
August 1st 2014
1079 Comments


and dont worry dev you'll always be my fav

WhiteNoise
August 1st 2014
3169 Comments


Will never understand the appeal of this band. Fucking lol live though.

TJM1992
August 1st 2014
19 Comments


They've been through a lot since 2008...and they sound pissed

TJM1992
August 1st 2014
19 Comments


They've been through a lot since 2008...and they sound pissed

someguest
August 1st 2014
20681 Comments


Twice as pissed.

TheSpirit
August 1st 2014
17885 Comments


The drumming on this is pretty awesome. Whoever they got to fill in for Joey is excellent. Or at least excellent at replicating his style.

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SourAK
August 1st 2014
1630 Comments


I was a slipknot fan for Halloween once

TheSpirit
August 1st 2014
17885 Comments


Also this SCREAMSSSSSSSSS s/t, i'm shocked people are even refuting that. The use of samples, the simplified guitars, and corey's vocals sound more visceral than they have in years.

ChoccyPhilly
August 1st 2014
6628 Comments


The drums needs more power! Where you at, Shawn and Chris?

AtomicShane
August 1st 2014
1799 Comments


drums sound top

Digging: Tiny Moving Parts - Pleasant Living

SlMBOLlC
August 1st 2014
5207 Comments


Moderately positive reception
Must rule 0.o

ChoccyPhilly
August 1st 2014
6628 Comments


The use of samples is a huge strong point

PistolPete
August 1st 2014
3612 Comments


Not bad, like a better version of later Mudvayne

Digging: Banks - Goddess

TheGreatQ
August 1st 2014
1421 Comments


Nothing they wear will ever match up to Corey's Vol. 3 mask [2]

I have a shitty version of it from Halloween a few years ago lol

skoopy48
August 1st 2014
1508 Comments


mix is kinda bad but song is dece

Digging: Let It Happen - Cause Effect

Bengweeen
August 1st 2014
97 Comments


Can someone explain to me what's so bad about the production? I've seen a lot of complaints but it sounds alright to me...

beachdude42
August 1st 2014
238 Comments


The drumming was pretty weak which was what I was afraid would happen, but other than that this is top notch. Glad to see them returning to their roots.

Digging: Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright in the End

MyNameIsPencil
August 1st 2014
602 Comments


This sucks.

Digging: Tiny Moving Parts - Pleasant Living

Xenorazr
August 1st 2014
444 Comments


For Slipknot, this is pretty stellar. It drags, but the sound works for what they seem to be going for. If the rest of the album is like this, I might feel generous enough to buy it.

KjSwantko
August 1st 2014
9309 Comments


Not great, but I dig it since it sounds like S/T & Iowa - which brings me back to when I was in 6th grade and listened to their debut. I'll give 'em a m/ for that.

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
August 1st 2014
2694 Comments


this is unbelievably bad

Digging: Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
August 1st 2014
2694 Comments


it's like they've forgotten that they matured as a band through Vol. 3 and All Hope is Gone and decided to release some of Iowa's demoes

GringoSuave89
August 1st 2014
1035 Comments


Not bad. A solid 3/3.5 on first listen. Production is shit though.

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Durrzo
August 2nd 2014
1105 Comments


Song isn't bad but it's lacking in all kinds of areas, feels like a song written by minimalists. They sound angry, agreed, but haven't they always? Like ALWAYS? Even on their last album they still had several pissed off sounding tracks.

Anyway, I'm mildly interested in where this goes but this song isn't really doing much for me, they can do better.

XingKing
August 2nd 2014
10719 Comments


This seriously sounds like a B-side from their self titled record but it's fucking horrible. That intro is god awful

Br00talK1d
August 2nd 2014
300 Comments


boring as usual

Br00talK1d
August 2nd 2014
300 Comments


D00D U NOT FUCKING WITH ME I'M BR00TALER THAN YOU

Salvidian
August 2nd 2014
752 Comments


Not sure why people copy other people's ratings when the concept of taste and tolerance exist.

*falls off soapbox*

bach
August 2nd 2014
12752 Comments


song is alright. opening riff is kinda cool. gonna be copin this hard 8th grade me would be so pumped

Digging: Field Mouse - Hold Still Life

BassDemon333
August 2nd 2014
3383 Comments


Sure they matured on Vol. 3 and All Hope Is Gone but that maturity was starting to morph into Stone Sour 2.0 on All Hope and I was worried that what they did next would steer toward a more commercial sound after the attention they got with Sulfur and Snuff so this track is a welcome return to their old sound. Iowa was their best anyway, one of the most pissed off albums ever. It might not contain all of the experimental sounds of Vol. 3 but its still better.

DrGonzo1937
August 2nd 2014
5725 Comments


Song drags a bit imo, but it's still better than anything on AHIG

killerK1
August 2nd 2014
2 Comments


Couple things I hear.

Glad that we are reminded Sid is still in the band.
The drummer doesn't completely suck.
Corey sounds Ok.

On the other hand

Production sucks. It sounds "murky" with no bass whatsoever.
I feel like in Slipknot Corey reuses the same 60 words.
Riff is weak.
Band sounds like they are trying so hard to do a 180 from the super clean overproduced sound of AHIG.



yourgodisinferior
August 2nd 2014
858 Comments


was never a slipknot fan despite the typical nu-metal middle school phase.. not a bad song for what it is though

FearThyEvil
August 2nd 2014
12558 Comments


Sounds good actually. Production is an issue and Corey sounds weak but the younger me is freaking out.

OvDeath
August 2nd 2014
183 Comments


Mini-Snox would be so hype for this. The drumming on this track kicks ass though, especially at the end. The minimalist approach to drumming is how it should be done in a pissed-off track like this. Complex drumming isn't trve.

Lelle
August 2nd 2014
2156 Comments


This band was my jam back in 2009. Pretty cool track

BonRurgundy
August 2nd 2014
352 Comments


Who's their new drummer?

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DatsNotDaMetulz
August 2nd 2014
1778 Comments


We all know this will chart well if released as a single cos nostalgic fans, angsty teens and the like will all flood to buy it. Especially due to how long they've had to wait.

Prince1993
August 2nd 2014
542 Comments


intro riff sounds like ''Noises Noises People Make Noises'' or maybe I'm delusional

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2014
2694 Comments


that riff sounds like sub-asking alexandria shit

Spec
August 2nd 2014
27179 Comments


I don't like this at all.

JAXETA
August 2nd 2014
779 Comments


there's no moment of intrigue or anything too interesting. Usually they have sections like that but ok

itchybutthole
August 2nd 2014
2491 Comments


lmao that was awful

Froot
August 2nd 2014
1079 Comments


in regards to developing the hype:

the 5-second clips on their website > this song

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2014
2694 Comments


I hate being one of the users who comment "this is the worst thing ever" but all this song needs is a chug and it would be the worst song of the '10s

Kman418
August 2nd 2014
10603 Comments


5th grade me is so hyped rn

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Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2014
2694 Comments


5th grade you will be disappointed with this

Kman418
August 2nd 2014
10603 Comments


that was actually pretty good compared to their last 2 albums

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2014
2694 Comments


idk the 4 albums they have are fairly solid in equal measure, if this is a sign of things to come i'll be disappointed

Ovrot
August 2nd 2014
10495 Comments


not a fan of that riff
reminds me of like a bad ministry album but no Al singing

InFlamesWeThrash666
August 2nd 2014
1247 Comments


Complaining about mediocre riffs for a Slipknot track? The fak am i reading

ultradevilgod
August 2nd 2014
231 Comments


Not bad but the last part of the song kinda dragging, I was expecting a worse track.

BigPleb
August 2nd 2014
36740 Comments


Lol Arcade sucks so hard.

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2014
2694 Comments


Lol Arcade sucks so hard.

why

BigPleb
August 2nd 2014
36740 Comments


You've made the same post about 6 times, we get it you think the song sucks.

Let the 13 year old in all of us rejoice.

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2014
2694 Comments


ok but i don't see how that means i suck so hard

tresm87
August 2nd 2014
912 Comments


You've made the same post about 6 times, we get it you think the song sucks.

Let the 13 year old in all of us rejoice.


exactly

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BigPleb
August 2nd 2014
36740 Comments


Its sput man, I don't actually think that about you overall, just in this thread :D

tresm87
August 2nd 2014
912 Comments


i think they titled this song about you arcade

THE NEGATIVE ONE
amirite amirite

Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
August 2nd 2014
2694 Comments


not @ you Pleb, you're a beast

tresm87
August 2nd 2014
912 Comments


duck off

BigPleb
August 2nd 2014
36740 Comments


Ye leave it now tres, the time has passed.

tresm87
August 2nd 2014
912 Comments


has just begun

tresm87
August 2nd 2014
912 Comments


i need fuel for my lyrics for my new mixtape ep and arcade can provide it


tresm87
August 2nd 2014
912 Comments


getting back to this I'm going to make a prediction that jordinson is in fact drumming on this and the new album and has rejoined. maybe I'm just wishfully thinking but the drumming seriously resembles his.

BigPleb
August 2nd 2014
36740 Comments


In all fairness its not hard to replicate Jordison's drumming.

tresm87
August 2nd 2014
912 Comments


i mean he's great but there is a plethora of talent out there i suppose
i just think that would be so awesome if he rejoined and they're keeping it a mystery

ChoccyPhilly
August 2nd 2014
6628 Comments


Definitely wishful thinking. It's not like jordison did things other drummers cant

Makemebad35
August 2nd 2014
752 Comments


Really sounds like old Slipknot. Not bad.

Eons
August 2nd 2014
482 Comments


Haha. It's funny on this site when people make positive comments, a lot of people agree, and then when one person posts negative comment, everyone else starts saying shit about it.

Froot
August 2nd 2014
1079 Comments


Breaking the ice

Salvidian
August 2nd 2014
752 Comments


Breaking each other's necks.

Froot
August 2nd 2014
1079 Comments


SO BREAK YOURSELF AGAINST MY STONES

AND SPIT YOUR PITY IN MY SOUL

dawija1017
August 2nd 2014
560 Comments


Sounds like Justin Beiber getting raped by Quasimodo

Mall
August 2nd 2014
856 Comments


Damn this is sweet

ChoccyPhilly
August 2nd 2014
6628 Comments


Damn right, Mall. It's unlikely that that will be the best the album has to offer, so I'm pretty stoked too

MudIdol
August 2nd 2014
582 Comments


Tracks good

CrimsonFireCF
August 2nd 2014
79 Comments


God I wish they just quit.

EddieMarais
August 2nd 2014
107 Comments


Iowa 2.0

sapient
August 2nd 2014
2025 Comments


The first track they introduced for AHIG was the title track, and that was one of the worst on the album. Considering that this is at least promising/decent, I have some hopes for this

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ChoccyPhilly
August 2nd 2014
6628 Comments


yeah, you've got a point, Sap. They don't release their best songs as their first single anyway, but the stuff I'm hearing is very encouraging

Ashik
August 2nd 2014
9 Comments


Not a fan of the band, but this doesn't seem too bad. I was expecting a lot worse. What is the angst about at their age now though?

Koffiiing
August 2nd 2014
1138 Comments


this is what we waited 6 years for

6

years

ChoccyPhilly
August 2nd 2014
6628 Comments


Whoa whoa, it's a good track and certainly won't be the best on the album.

aresx
August 2nd 2014
307 Comments


the more I listen to this song, the more and more i'm digging it.
if all the songs are at least remotely as good as this, the album will rule

Luminara
August 3rd 2014
114 Comments


It's about fucking time they went back to being nu-metal!

tresm87
August 3rd 2014
912 Comments


all hope is gone is honestly one of the best songs on that album

NYdubber
August 3rd 2014
74 Comments


solid track.


that is all.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 3rd 2014
21969 Comments


The first track they introduced for AHIG was the title track, and that was one of the worst on the album. Considering that this is at least promising/decent, I have some hopes for this

some dumb logic here tbh

TheSpirit
August 3rd 2014
17885 Comments


AHIG was definitely one of the stronger tracks on that album

so double dumb logic

Tyrael
August 3rd 2014
20885 Comments


such a spirit post

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Froot
August 3rd 2014
1079 Comments


AHIG's title track sucks dick

ChoccyPhilly
August 3rd 2014
6628 Comments


Most of the album is bad anyway

tresm87
August 3rd 2014
912 Comments


what gehenna and butchers hook and wherein lies are better fuck no

sinsexsodomy
August 3rd 2014
221 Comments


wow this band was finished i thought after their drummer left and the bassist died but they went back to being interesting, too bad i've grown past the "angsty nu metal/hate life girl" phase i was in many years ago.

ChoccyPhilly
August 3rd 2014
6628 Comments


I agree. The song is typically them in every way possible, but i feel that it's me who's grown up and maybe won't be into that kind of stuff anymore

tresm87
August 3rd 2014
912 Comments


just cause you're out of a certain phase doesn't mean you can't appreciate new music

tresm87
August 3rd 2014
912 Comments


i guess ill never grow up.

sinsexsodomy
August 3rd 2014
221 Comments


^i dont think its a matter of growing up as it is for some people certain music is just a phase until
they find what they are comfortable with. for example ill use Prog to some people Prog might be part
of a phase then they get into punk which is more to their liking.

it was the same with artists like Korn, Slipknot, Mudvayne and that for me. when i was a young girl in
the early 2000's that was my shit but then when a went to HS then college years later i starting
getting more into older metal artists which was more to my liking along with a few other genre's (like
punk,alternative and industrial/electronic) and i kinda moved away from the "nu metal" of the 90's.
hey if thats what your comfortable with keep listening to it

ChoccyPhilly
August 3rd 2014
6628 Comments


It's not a matter of growing up, it's the case of no longer being able to appreciate a certain style of music anymore, maybe because you don't hear the same thing you heard when you first fell in love with it, or maybe because you listen for other characteristics instead

tresm87
August 3rd 2014
912 Comments


i still hear nirvana the same as when i heard them as a 5 yr old in 93 so idk about that logic

tresm87
August 3rd 2014
912 Comments


the music stays the same in my mind

ChoccyPhilly
August 3rd 2014
6628 Comments


Well it's personal experience too. After attempting to broaden my music taste, I never looked at a lot of the bands the same way when they released new material, yet I liked their previous stuff I had already heard

tresm87
August 3rd 2014
912 Comments


i think it comes down to people thinking they're too old/good for music they used to enjoy due to embarrassment from peers or whoever. i could care less for liking it.

sinsexsodomy
August 3rd 2014
221 Comments


^ i mean there is some embarrassment for liking soulless music like that takes over the radio in the pop genre. but i find slipknot far from soulless from hearing guys like COrey and Joey in interviews compared to big name artists that all say the same thing, like programmed robots

Froot
August 3rd 2014
1079 Comments


Is the problem really that you feel that your tastes are too good for Slipknot, or is it because
you're incapable of being nostalgic for things?

ChoccyPhilly
August 3rd 2014
6628 Comments


I've got a My chemical Romance album at 4.5, so I couldn't care about embarrassment or whatever. But seriously Tres, have you never listened to something you havent heard in a lifetime and all of a sudden hear different things, things annoy you?

apert
August 3rd 2014
3032 Comments


how can so many people still care about Slipknot???

loveisamixtape
August 3rd 2014
6037 Comments


this is unbelievably bad


and who are you again

ConcubinaryCode
August 3rd 2014
2088 Comments


Hey this isn't so bad but maybe I'm not loving it because I'm not nostalgic over this band.

ChoccyPhilly
August 3rd 2014
6628 Comments


This isn't bad at all, and what's wrong about still caring about slipknot?

LepreCon
August 3rd 2014
4110 Comments


Pretty rawkin

Froot
August 3rd 2014
1079 Comments


@Choccy [2]

ChoccyPhilly
August 3rd 2014
6628 Comments


I might even listen through their whole discog again before the release of the album

DarkRecollections
August 3rd 2014
33 Comments


Digging the old school sound! Hope the rest of the album sounds like this

Stryfe14
August 3rd 2014
59 Comments


I thought it sounded interesting on the first and second listen, but the blandness really starts to show through around the 4th listen.

ChoccyPhilly
August 3rd 2014
6628 Comments


Only heard it once cos I'm not too bothered to make an effort to listen to it again. It won't even be the best track on the album, so I have some faith

titanslayer
August 4th 2014
1788 Comments


Honestly I'm surprised this is kinda being well received here.

someguest
August 4th 2014
20681 Comments


and who are you again


who are you

who who

WHO WHO

bloc
August 4th 2014
34872 Comments


Yum, those scratches in the chorus are sweet. As a HUGE fan of Vol. 3 I'm happy about this song but I hope this is one of the weaker songs on the album or whatever

tresm87
August 4th 2014
912 Comments


I've got a My chemical Romance album at 4.5, so I couldn't care about embarrassment or whatever. But seriously Tres, have you
never listened to something you havent heard in a lifetime and all of a sudden hear different things, things annoy you?


Na man in fact i start enjoying certain parts more in the songs after revisiting them.

ChoccyPhilly
August 4th 2014
6628 Comments


Depends on the band and the genre I suppose. I'm the exact same now when it comes to PT

tresm87
August 4th 2014
912 Comments


PT?

apokolypz
August 4th 2014
314 Comments


actually pretty good

Sciroccu
August 4th 2014
767 Comments


boring

Mesm277
August 4th 2014
189 Comments


It's ok too long though

tresm87
August 4th 2014
912 Comments


i like the length on it

titanslayer
August 4th 2014
1788 Comments


I think it could end five and a half minutes earlier

ChoccyPhilly
August 4th 2014
6628 Comments


@tres Porcupine Tree.

It's not that long and they use the time well

KevinKC
August 4th 2014
209 Comments


nobody talks about gematria on the last album, I think it's a very good song. That new one is ok. Nothing shameful about it. Just your average slipknot song. Good but nothing special.

BornDeadBuriedAlive
August 4th 2014
408 Comments


Just listened to it for the first couple of times, thought it was one of the least spectacular SK songs I've heard. Sounds like a more restrained track from one of the first two albums, nothing much there to grab on-to. Like the few seconds with the blast beats, the rest, meh. Drumming doesn't compare to Jordison's. This would've been the second most forgettable song on AHIG imo.

Froot
August 5th 2014
1079 Comments


So this has a video now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgA7KIwKlOE

ChoccyPhilly
August 5th 2014
6628 Comments


Third listen and I'm kinda bored of it already. Still promising nonetheless

tresm87
August 5th 2014
912 Comments


Gematria was one if my faves if that album along with this cold black

bach
August 5th 2014
12752 Comments


everyone check the smiths

Grizzlypyro
August 5th 2014
151 Comments


Kind of sounds like the stuff off Iowa. However, its boring as hell.

Digging: The Contortionist - Language

giraffesareepic88
August 5th 2014
74 Comments


Iowa on roids, and Chris Adler from LOG on drums. Its not bad at all.



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