Slipknot is a hugely popular American heavy metal band formed in September 1995 in Des Moines, Iowa. It consists of Joey Jordison, Shawn Crahan, Craig Jones, Mick Thomson, Corey Taylor, Sid Wilson, Chris Fehn and Jim Root. The band is noted for its attention-grabbing persona, intense musical style and chaotic live performances. Slipknot has sold more than 20 million records worldwide.
A few of its most famous albums include Slipknot, Iowa, Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) and All Hope Is Gone.
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF SLIPKNOT LOGO
Shape and Font of the Slipknot Logo
The Slipknot logo is one of the most popular and instantly recognizable logos in heavy metal music. The Slipknot merchandise is also hugely well-liked by the metal-heads and the band’s logo appears on virtually anything you can imagine to buy, from t-shirts to caps and belts.
The Slipknot logo comprises of a wordmark, featuring the band’s name in a powerful heavy metal typeface which has a very rough, staticky appearance. The font style can be attributed to the band’s loud music and wild, violent live performances. The stylized “S” symbol of Slipknot has a Gothic feel to it, reminiscent of the band’s imagery which is rooted in occult, satanism, self-destruction and rebellion.
Colors of the Slipknot Logo
The use of red color in the Slipknot logo symbolizes enthusiasm, energy, expressions, passion and sound.