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.5: The Gray Chapter

Slipknot album

.5: The Gray Chapter is the fifth studio album by American heavy metal band, Slipknot. .5: The Gray Chapter was released on October 17, 2014 through Roadrunner Records.[1]

.5: The Gray Chapter
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 17, 2014
RecordedMarch 1–July 28, 2014 at Sunset Sound Studios in Hollywood, California
GenreHeavy metal
Length63:51
LanguageEnglish
LabelRoadrunner
ProducerGreg Fidelman
Slipknot chronology
''Antennas to Hell''
(2012)
.5: The Gray Chapter
(2014)

It is Slipknot's first album to not feature bassist Paul Gray who died on May 24, 2010.[2] It also did not feature drummer Joey Jordison who was fired from the band in December 2013.[3]

The album peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200,[4] #18 on the Top Hard Rock Albums,[5] and at #2 on the Top Rock Albums.[6] In 2014, the song "The Negative One" was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Metal Performance.[7]

SongsEdit

No. Title Length
1. "XIX"   3:10
2. "Sarcastrophe"   5:06
3. "AOV"   5:32
4. "The Devil in I"   5:42
5. "Killpop"   3:45
6. "Skeptic"   4:46
7. "Lech"   4:50
8. "Goodbye"   4:35
9. "Nomadic"   4:18
10. "The One That Kills the Least"   4:11
11. "Custer"   4:14
12. "Be Prepared for Hell"   1:57
13. "The Negative One"   5:25
14. "If Rain Is What You Want"   6:20
Total length:
63:51

ReferencesEdit

  1. ".5: The Gray Chapter - Slipknot - Releases". AllMusic. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  2. "Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Found Dead in Hotel". Billboard. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  3. "Slipknot's Corey Taylor On Joey Jordison: 'We Just Weren't Able To Work Anymore'". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  4. "Slipknot Album & Song Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  5. "Slipknot Album & Song Chart History (Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  6. "Slipknot Album & Song Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 9, 2015.
  7. "Slipknot, Anthrax, Mastodon, Motörhead Among Grammy Awards Nominees". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved May 9, 2015.

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