Slipknot is considered by many to be one of the best nu-metal bands. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best Slipknot albums, with the help of your votes. While some might say Slipknot is all style and no substance due to their intimidating masks, fright wigs, and creepy costumes, this nine-piece alternative metal band from Des Moines, Iowa, have released some seminal heavy metal albums. While their self-titled debut is considered a modern classic, every release has sold better than the last with All Hope Gone (2008) earning their best sales and reviews.
This Slipknot discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Slipknot albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Slipknot singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Slipknot album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Slipknot album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.
This list of popular Slipknot CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.
Release Date: 2001
Producer: Ross Robinson
Tracks: Metabolic, Everything Ends, New Abortion, The Heretic Anthem, The Shape, Gently, (515), I Am Hated, Skin Ticket, Iowa, Liberate (live), Left Behind, People = Shit, My Plague, Disasterpiece
Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Alternative metal, Nu metal
Release Date: 1999
Producer: Ross Robinson
Tracks: Me Inside, Liberate, Surfacing, Wait and Bleed, Prosthetics, Diluted, 742617000027, Spit It Out, Only One, No Life, Purity, Tattered & Torn, Interloper (demo), Frail Limb Nursery, (sic), Get This, Scissors, Eyeless, Despise (demo) / [untitled] / Eeyore
Length (mins): 01:11:56
Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Alternative metal, Nu metal, Rapcore
Release Date: 2004
Producer: Rick Rubin
Tracks: Welcome, Vermilion, Three Nil, The Nameless, The Blister Exists, Danger - Keep Away, Duality, Pulse of the Maggots, Vermilion, Part 2, The Virus of Life, Opium of the People, Prelude 3.0, Circle, Before I Forget
Length (mins): 01:01:11
Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock, Death metal, Alternative metal, Nu metal, + more
Release Date: 2014
Tracks: Override, The Negative One, The Devil in I, Nomadic, If Rain Is What You Want, Sarcastrophe, AOV, Goodbye, Killpop, The Burden, Be Prepared for Hell, Lech, Custer, The One That Kills the Least, XIX, Skeptic
Genres (Music): Nu metal