Heavy Metal Band’s Name Etymologies

Heavy Metal Band’s Name Etymologies AC/DC Malcolm and Angus Young developed the idea for the band’s name after their sister seeing “AC/DC” on an electric sewing machine,” why not AC/DC”. Misfits The band was named after a motion picture released in 1961 entitled The Misfits. The Misfits’ skull logo was derived from the villain of […]

Slipknot

Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. The band was founded in September 1995 by percussionist Shawn Crahan and drummer Joey Jordison. After several lineup changes in its early years, the band settled on nine members for more than a decade: Corey Taylor, Mick Thomson, Jim Root, Paul Gray, Craig Jones, Sid Wilson, Shawn Crahan, Chris Fehn and Joey Jordison. Gray died on May 24, 2010, and […]

Slipknot – All Hope Is Gone

Slipknot – All Hope Is Gone   All Hope Is Gone is the fourth studio album by American metal band Slipknot. Released on August 20, 2008. Preparation for the album began in 2007, while recording started in February 2008 in the band’s home state of Iowa. Before the album’s launch, Slipknot released a series of […]