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Classic DVD Review: Slipknot | Disasterpieces

The masked marauders’ live set makes it clear they're KISS for the new millennium.

This came out in 2002 – or at least that’s when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):


I just stopped getting hate mail from Slipknot fans — affectionately (and in some cases, accurately) known as maggots — for being less than blown away by the band’s last album.

And eager as I am to have every disgruntled teen moron with email urging me to DIE! DIE! DIE! again, I have to admit I enjoyed this new two-disc live DVD from the masked marauders. Whether or not you dig their pummelling, homicidal industro-metal, it’s hard to deny the impressive might of their high-impact live show. The manic performances, the massive effects, the spinning drum risers, the blood and carnage — it’s every bit as intense as their music. Still, it does make you realize something: Slipknot may talk tough, but they’re really just KISS for the new millennium. Uh-oh — I’m gonna hear about that …


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