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Limited edition orange vinyl double LP
All Hope Is Gone was Slipknot's first album to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard album charts; as with all things Slipknot, it didn't happen without a struggle. Still, All Hope Is Gone was certified platinum-selling on Aug. 12, 2010.
"I think it's the by far our best album," vocalist Corey Taylor said. "It's really heavy and very dark, but also ultimately uplifting in a way. It's experimental, it's brutal, it's melodic. It's Slipknot."
The period of time that elapsed between the recording of Vol 3: The Subliminal Verses and the end of the tour cycle for that album was difficult for Slipknot. The band's late bassist and songwriter Paul Gray was battling heroin addiction, Taylor was struggling through a dysfunctional marriage and drinking way too much, drummer Joey Jordison was partying too heavily and everyone else in the band was dealing with his own personal demons and dying to get off the road. However, by the time Slipknot began putting the pieces in place for their fourth studio album All Hope Is Gone, which came out Aug. 26, 2008, they entered a new creative headspace that was both therapeutic and productive.
|2. Gematria (The Killing Name)|
|2. Dead Memories|
|1. Butcher's Hook|
|3. This Cold Black|
|1. Wherein Lies Continue|
|3. All Hope Is Gone|