Slipknot to release tenth anniversary edition of eponymous debut

Pint-sized beat master Joey Jordison and his band Slipknot are set to release a special anniversary edition of their seminal eponymous debut album on 9 September (9/9/09). The CD/DVD package will include 25 tracks; the original album, plus a batch of rare demos, remixes, little-known b-sides and more.

The package will also come with a companion documentary DVD, entitled ‘of the (sic): Your Nightmares, Our Dreams´, which is packed with behind the scenes footage of Slipknot from 1999. This never-before-seen hour-long piece was directed by the band´s percussionist M. Shawn Crahan (Clown), who combed through his vast archives to compile the definitive chronicle of this key period in Slipknot´s career. This inside look features both live and backstage footage from around the world. The DVD also features all the music videos from their debut cycle as well as other surprises.

Slipknot will also host a one-day festival in their hometown of Des Moines on 9/9/09. The show will feature two stages and a host of bands with Slipknot headlining. The second stage, sponsored by Jagermeister, will feature all local bands. An official announcement will be made soon.

The tracklisting for the special edition album is as follows: *Bonus tracks
01. 742617000027
02. (sic)
03. Eyeless
04. Wait And Bleed
05. Surfacing
06. Spit It Out
07. Tattered & Torn
08. Purity*
09 .Liberate
10. Prosthetics
11. No Life
12. Diluted
13. Only One
14. Scissors
15. Eeyore
16. Me Inside
17. Get This*
18. Spit It Out (Hyper Version)*
19. Spit It Out (Stamp You Out Mix)*
20. (sic) (Molt-Injected Mix)*
21. Wait And Bleed (Terry Date Mix)*
22. Wait And Bleed (demo)*
23. Snap (demo)*
24. Interloper (demo)*
25. Despise (demo)*

The Bonus DVD will feature:
A short film by M. Shawn Crahan giving a peek into the surreal and complex time around the release of Slipknot´s debut album.
Also includes an entire never before seen live concert from Dynamo Open Air 2000 and music videos.
Music Videos:
Spit It Out
Wait And Bleed
Wait And Bleed (animated version)
The expanded package artwork includes never before published photos and a new foreword from vocalist Corey Taylor.

A deluxe collector´s edition of this package, ‘Slipknot - 10 years of life death love hate pain scars victory war blood and destruction´ will also be released. Contents will be packaged in a special steel box and include Slipknot 10th Anniversary CD/DVD, a t-shirt, patch, collectors cards, key chain, plus a few extra surprises.

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