50 Best Slipknot Quotes From The Masked Heavy Metal Band

Srija Chanda
Dec 12, 2023 By Srija Chanda
Originally Published on Feb 19, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
Slipknot band members

Unlike a normal metal band, Slipknot boasts of having nine members. Corey Taylor is the lead vocalist while Mick Thompson and Jim Root are the guitarists.

Slipknot is very different from other metal bands be it with their songs, stage presence, or lyrics. The majority of the lyrics are brutal and highly aggressive which brings out the heavy metal genre of the band.

All the members perform on stage by wearing customized dresses and face masks. They wear masks to signal hidden depths to the self.

Have you ever felt real low and things don't work out? Play a Slipknot song back on loop, that can really relax your soul from the inside.

If you find this article interesting then do check out these heavy metal quotes and Linkin Park quotes.

Best Slipknot Quotes

Enlisted below are the best Slipknot quotes. You will also find quotes from Slipknot songs like Slipknot snuff quotes.

1."Bury all your secrets in my skin

Come away with innocence and leave me with my sins

The air around me still feels like a cage

And love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again."

- Slipknot, 'Snuff'.

2. "She is everything and more

The solemn hypnotic

My Dahlia bathed in possession

She is home to me."

- Slipknot, 'Vermillion'.

3. "And the rain will kill us all

Throw ourselves against the wall

But no one else can see

The preservation of the martyr in me."

- Slipknot, 'Psychosocial'.

4. "I am my father's son

'Cause he's a phantom, a mystery and that leaves me nothing!

How many times have you wanted to die?

It's too late for me, all you have to do is get rid of me."

- Slipknot, 'Eyeless'.

5. "Running out of ways to run

I can't see, I can't be

Over and over and under my skin

All this attention is doing me in!"

- Slipknot, 'Surfacing'.

6. "Undo these chains, my friend

I'll show you the rage I've hidden

Perish the sacrament

Swallow but nothing's forgiven."

- Slipknot, 'The Devil In I'.

7. "Since you never gave a damn in the first place,

Maybe it's time you had the tables turned

'Cause in the interest of all involved I got the problem solved

And the verdict is guilty…"

- Slipknot, 'Spit It Out'.

8. "All hope is gone"

- Slipknot, 'Best Of Slipknot'.

9. "So break yourself against my stones

And spit your pity in my soul

You never needed any help

You sold me out to save yourself."

- Slipknot, 'Snuff'.

10. "I guess I'll save the best for last

My future seems like one big past

You're left with me 'cause you left me no choice."

- Slipknot, 'Duality'.

11. "Everybody's so infatuated

Everybody's so completely sure of what we are

Everybody defamates from miles away

But face to face they haven't got a thing to say."

- Slipknot, 'The Heretic Anthem'.

12. "I am a world before I am a man

I was a creature before I could stand

I will remember before I forget

before I forget that!"

- Slipknot, 'Before I Forget'

13. "Maybe I should let her go

But only when she loves me

How can I just let her go

Not until she loves me."

- Slipknot, 'Killpop'.

14. "So if you love me, let me go.

And run away before I know.

My heart is just too dark to care.

I can't destroy what isn't there.

- Slipknot, 'Snuff'.

Best Corey Taylor Quotes

Corey Taylor is the front man of Slipknot and here are some of his finest quotes.

15. "Before you tell yourself it's a different scene remember it's just different from what you've seen."

- Corey Taylor.

16. "I want karma to drive stakes into the dark hearts that keep me bitter."

- Corey Taylor.

17. "Some of the smartest people I know are metal fans."

- Corey Taylor, 'Metal Bands: Ignored But Still Angry'.

18. "Anyone who feels that homosexuality is not only a sin but also a disease or a mental issue should take a look in the mirror and realize who the real crazy person is."

- Corey Taylor, 'Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Good'.

19. "I don't mean to be overly sensitive or anything like that, but you just have to take a minute in every day, and just reflect on where you are, and just realise what you've got, because you just never know where the next huge change in your life is going to come from."

- Corey Taylor.

20. "There's nothing wrong with the screaming style of singing, and I'll be the first to admit that it conveys an emotion."

- Corey Taylor.

21. "We are defined by our dignity to rise above debasement. We are certainly better people for doing so."

- Corey Taylor.

22. "If everything is happy go-lucky all the time, you don't know when you're experiencing joy and feeling life at its finest moments. You have to suffer a little."

- Corey Taylor.

23. "You don't break ground by doing the same thing over and over and over. That's like standing in place. You have to risk to gain it all."

- Corey Taylor.

24. "The best friends you will ever have are the ones who don't make you feel like you owe them a damn thing."

- Corey Taylor.

25. "I don't feel guilty about the music I love. If you feel guilty about something you dig, then you should stop feeling guilty about it. "

- Corey Taylor.

26. "I don't know whether we will find ourselves in the cross hairs, pulled by the short hairs, or just trying to find the next inane hairstyle. But change is coming; it is inevitable."

- Corey Taylor.

27. "Mistakes you can learn from; sins stay with you forever."

- Corey Taylor.

28. "You have to live in these moments, not for them. If you look too hard, they blow right by you. If you do not live enough, you will regret every breath."

- Corey Taylor.

29. "Do not allow yourself hesitation. Do not allow yourself a moment of doubt. Follow your instincts and go where you never would have considered possible."

- Corey Taylor, 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Heaven: (Or, How I Made Peace With The Paranormal And Stigmatized Zealots And Cynics)'.

30. "The future is meant for those who are willing to let go of the worst parts of the past. When you cannot take two steps without turning around to inspect your footsteps, you are getting nowhere fast."

- Corey Taylor.

31. "Life owes you nothing. You owe yourself everything."

- Corey Taylor, 'Seven Deadly Sins: Settling The Argument Between Born Bad And Damaged Good'.

32. "The people I respect the least are the ones that take themselves way too seriously."

- Corey Taylor.

33. "Life is not that simple. That is why it is called life.

That word includes both lie and if. Time to figure out which side of the 'half' fence you are on: Does your life include a lie or just one big if? There is nothing wrong with either to be honest, but it will make your Sundays longer."

- Corey Taylor.

34. "I've never tried to be anything but me. Even with Slipknot, where it can almost feel like a roll sometimes, it's still a part of who I am."

- Corey Taylor.

35. "Do what you do and mean it every second of the day. If you don't, you're living someone else's life."

- Corey Taylor.

36. "You have to get to the next level, or you're gonna get stuck where you are for the rest of your life."

- Corey Taylor.

37. "Just because you did not understand us, it did not mean we were wrong."

- Corey Taylor, 'Seven Deadly Sins: Settling The Argument Between Born Bad And Damaged Good'.

38. "I love writing on an acoustic because I can hear what every string is doing; the vibrations haven't been combined in a collision of distortion or effects yet."

- Corey Taylor.

39. "Get out and learn, and do everything that you can, you know?"

- Corey Taylor.

Slipknot Quotes From Songs

Here are the best Slipknot lyric quotes.

40. "I've felt the hate rise up in me

Kneel down and clear the stone of leaves

I wander out where you can't see

Inside my shell I wait and bleed."

- Slipknot, 'Wait And Bleed'.

41. "You got all my love, livin' in your own hate

Drippin' hole man, hard step, no fate

Show you nothin', but I ain't holdin' back

Every damn word I say is a sneak attack."

- Slipknot, 'Surfacing'.

42. "I'm a slave, and I am a master

No restraints and unchecked collectors

I exist through my need, to self-oblige

She is something in me, that I despise."

- Slipknot, 'Vermillion'.

43. "If you're 555, then I'm 666."

- Slipknot, 'The Heretic Anthem'.

44. "Under the words of men

Something is tempting the father

Where is your will, my friend?"

- Slipknot, 'The Devil In I'.

45. "Fray the strings

Throw the shapes

Hold your breath

And listen."

- Slipknot, 'Before I Forget'.

46. "I tried, you lied to me for so long

Everywhere I go, there's a sense of it

Freak on my antics and give me a choice."

- Slipknot, 'Eyeless'.

47. "Oh, there are cracks in the road we laid

But where the temple fell

The secrets have gone mad."

- Slipknot, 'Psychosocial'.

48. "Oh, she's beautiful

A little better than a man deserves

Oh, I'm not insane

Please tell me she won't change."

- Slipknot, 'Killpop'.

49. "I've gotta say what I've gotta say

And then I swear I'll go away

But I can't promise you'll enjoy the noise."

- Slipknot, 'Duality'.

50. "Maybe it's the way you gotta spread a lotta rumor fodder

Keepin' all your little spies and leaving when you realize

Step up, fairy."

- Slipknot, 'Spit It Out'.

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Written by Srija Chanda

Master of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

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Srija ChandaMaster of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

An aspiring media professional, Srija is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mass Communication at St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, after completing her degree in journalism. With experience in PR and social media, she has also honed her leadership skills through her participation in a youth parliament. Srija's interests include devouring books, watching movies, and exploring new places through travel.

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