Slipknot is an American alternative metal band formed in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1995 by percussionist Shawn Crahan, drummer Joey Jordison and bassist Paul Gray. After several lineup changes in its early years, the band settled on nine members for more than a decade: Crahan, Jordison, Gray, Craig Jones, Mick Thomson, Corey Taylor, Sid Wilson, Chris Fehn, and Jim Root. Gray died on May 24, 2010, and was replaced during 2011–2014 by guitarist Donnie Steele. Jordison was dismissed from the band on December 12, 2013. Steele left during the recording sessions for .5: The Gray Chapter. The band found replacements in Alessandro Venturella on bass and Jay Weinberg on drums. After the departure of Jordison, as of December 2013 the only founding member in the current lineup is percussionist Crahan. Fehn was also dismissed from the band in March 2019 prior to the writing of We Are Not Your Kind and was replaced by Michael Pfaff. Studio albums Slipknot (1999) Iowa (2001) Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses (2004) All Hope Is Gone (2008) .5: The Gray Chapter (2014) We Are Not Your Kind (2019) The End, So Far (2022)
Frankfurt (a.m. Frankfurt am Main) is the business capital of Germany, the most technologically advanced and modern city in the country. For his businessability it is called Chicago-on-Main or Main Hatten. But that doesn't mean everything here is built of glass and concrete. For example, the cozy and picturesque district of Alt-Sachsenhausen is an old lady Germany in all its glory. Just do not be deceived by the view of the local ancient architecture - in fact, there is hardly any building, as, indeed, in the rest of the city, over 50 years.