Slipknot's 'Iowa': 9 Insane Stories From Band's Heaviest Album
Slipknot's Iowa is quite possibly the heaviest, angriest, most unrelentingly brutal album in the nu-metal canon, and the band weren't just pulling that energy out of their asses. Recorded during a volatile, drug-and-alchohol-fueled era of the band and immediately promoted with a grueling tour cycle that worsened their myriad mental and physical health issues, Iowa is the album that nearly killed Slipknot. From gnarly wounds and nervous breakdowns in the studio to fighting with each other and receiving human remains as gifts on tour, these are nine absolutely insane stories from Slipknot's most chaotic era. Watch now.