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Slipknot: Kiss Devo Goodbye

Dave Thompson, Alternative Press, 1999

NOW IS PROBABLY not the best time to say it, but they look like Devo. Those boiler suits with bar-codes on them, those crazy little dances where they dip their heads and jerk a lot, those masks... ah, but are they masks? Or were Slipknot the inadvertent victims of some dreadful agricultural experiment, back in hometown Iowa, doomed to live eternity within the plastic confines of their newly claimed identities?

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