Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses - Slipknot - Sondz

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Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) is the third studio album by American heavy metal band Slipknot, released on May 25, 2004, by Roadrunner Records. A special edition, containing a bonus disc, was released on April 12, 2005. It is the band's only album produced by Rick Rubin. Following the band's tour to promote its second album in 2002, speculation regarding the future began. Some band members had already been involved in side projects including Murderdolls, To My Surprise, and the reformation of Stone Sour. In 2003, Slipknot moved into The Mansion to work on the album. Initially, the band was unproductive; lead vocalist Corey Taylor was drinking heavily. Nevertheless, the band managed to write more than enough material for a new album. Vol. 3 is credited as Slipknot's first to incorporate more traditional, melodic song structures, guitar solos and acoustic instruments.

The album received generally positive reviews. Slipknot w...

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Release date21 May 2004
CountryJapan
Length64:47
StatusOfficial
Label(s)Roadrunner Records
CatalogueRRCY-21222
PackagingOfficial
Language, scriptLatin
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Be afraid. Be excited. Slipknot are back. This stunning album proves this band c...

Be afraid. Be excited. Slipknot are back. This stunning album proves this band can do anything.

Track two "The Blister Exists" proves that there is no finer metal band on the planet. Brutal rabble rousing chants and ugly rif...

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