Top Ten Best Slipknot Members


The Top Ten

1 Joey Jordison Joey Jordison Joey Jordison, is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer, best known for his work as the former drummer and co-songwriter for the heavy metal band Slipknot as well as guitarist in the Horror-punk band Murderdolls. He is the co-founder and drummer for the Blackened Death Metal band Sinsaenum more.

He's creative, has topnotch skills, and has a unique, entertaining drumming style. His music writing is essential to what makes Slipknot Slipknot. Corey brings a lot to the table, yes, but without Joey, I doubt Slipknot would become the band we all love.

I think I had to vote for joey over corey just because joey has more musical talent playing for korn in the murderdolls, he can sing he can drum like hell and he can play the guitar pretty well :) Go Joey but Corey is still awsum lol

Absolutely the BIGGEST MONSTER DRUMMER IN ANY GENRE OF MUSIC. His timing and 4 limb co-ordination is almost beyond belief. Are we sure that he is a human being. His makeup and expressionless face but faster then a speeding bullet movements make me wonder. When I watch videos of him playing, my eyes and brain can hardly understand what I'm seeing, and I'm referring to watching, STRAIGHT AND SOBER.

I honestly couldn't pick between him and corey taylor. They are both amazing... But because of his speed on the bass pedal and quick hands I had to put him at 1. Joey jordison is 51 percent of the band... The other 49 percent is corey taylor.

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2 Corey Taylor Corey Taylor Corey Todd Taylor was born in December 8, 1973. He is an American musician, author, and actor best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the Nu-metal band Slipknot and hard rock/alternative metal band Stone Sour.

awsommmmme vocals... I really get I to SlipKnoT bec'z of Corey... he is not only the best member in SlipKnoT bt aslo one of the greatest vocalist here today... love all the band membars of slipknot... specialy Joey, #7... but Corey is the best... ImI... - skt

You can find better musicians than the one in slipknot. Example : Kirk of Metallica is better than Mick or Jim Root, or perhaps you can find better drummer than Joey, but really you can't find any better vocal character in metal music than Corey has.

He is the essence of Slipknot, he is what makes the band different to all the other nu metal bands, and gives so much energy to the music. If Anders stayed in the band, it would have been just another generic nu metal band and wouldn't be as successful as they currently are. - Wolf92xd

Well, maybe for many of you Joey is the best, but I think that the vocal range of Corey is simply amazing. Either in Slipknot and Stone Sour. And his attitude in stage is very great too.
- briands1993

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3 James Root James Root James Donald Root, also known by his number #4, is an American musician, songwriter and guitarist, best known for being the rhythm guitarist for the American heavy metal band Slipknot, and the former lead guitarist for the American alternative metal band Stone Sour.

Lets face it, Slipknot solos would have no feeling if it wasnt for James.
Lets face it, Paul Gray is higher than James just because he is death. - Stix1643

Awesome guitarist. Awesome mask. James is basically a heavy metal version of the joker, but with a guitar. Slipknot wouldn't be the same without him. No disrespect to Paul R.I. P

Best Guitarist Ever! James is Best!

Slipknot songs would have no feel without James.. He's the most creative guitarist I have seen, he can play something as melodic and mind blasting as Stone Sour songs and something as crazy and headdbanging ad Slipknot stuff!

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4 Paul Gray Paul Gray Paul Dedrick Gray, also known as The Pig or by his number #2, was an American musician, best known as the bassist and one of the founding members of the Grammy Award-winning metal band Slipknot.

R.I.P. Paul D. Grey (#2) MaGgOt FoR lIfE!

He was a killer bassist, listen to some M.F.K. ARE Songs, maybe his talent wasnt very appreciated in new Slipknot albums. But he was Incredible. R.I.P.

for my:this is the best bassist in the world

he plays the bass like a beast - Okami

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5 Mick Thomson Mick Thomson Mickael Gordon "Mick" Thomson is an American heavy metal musician. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he is best known as one of two guitarists in Slipknot, in which he is designated #7.

Mick is just the coolest. Dude looks like the punisher.

I just started listening to Slipknot a few weeks ago and just one look at his mask almost gave me friggin nightmares

insane guitarist and great mask

That Mask is BADASS. Plus he is the best guitarist.

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6 Shawn Clown Crahan Shawn Clown Crahan

This guy is the mastermind behind slipknot. He is responsible for every small bit of their image. - danimey

I've heard way too many people say crap like the Clown has no Talent, well
I've never seen anybody with the hype, craziness, and ways to get the fans pummped up! The Clown is an essential piece to Slipknot, he is crazy, energetic beast on the stage. He gets the crap kicked out of him 24/7 and he takes it and the fans and crowed love it. Seeing him smashing poles into drums, and smashing into Sid just shows his spirit and love for what he does, he is one of my favorite members of Slipknot because he has the crazy "Slipknot" spirit on stage. He is amazing!

He was crazy back in the old days when they played live

This guy created slipknot with paul gray. If he didn't exist there would be no slipknot.

7 Chris Fehn Chris Fehn

His screams are talented

Kickass mask and a perfect backing vocal for coreys insane screaming.

Great guy! NOBODY can play percussion like him! Great mask too. Definitely one of the best, I'd even put him higher on the list. Great percussionist!

He is definitely my favorite slipknot member. The single most awesome guy on earth.

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8 Sid Wilson Sid Wilson

Charismatic mask

He's hilarious and a good person too. He donated 100$ to a struggling bar pianist, how can you not be appreciative of that?


He is the most extreme guy is this band. He is the best DJ too

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9 Craig 113 Jones

Craig's the best, as much as he doesn't talk. HE'S AWESOME. Also he doesn't sell himself to fame and keeps himself hidden which I respect him so much for. one of the few rockstars who hasn't got a GIANT ego. He's incredible.

Craig is living proof that rockstars or celebs in general don't need to do crazy things appearing in magazines and staying in the spotlight to remain famous and I resprct him for that and I think his mask is the best. By the way you spelt his name wrong, its 133 not 113 - Danielsun182

Craig is awesome, even though he doesn't talk, he stands out in a band picture more than anyone else.

What Can I Say 133 Is A BEAST!

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10 Donnie Steele

Aside from being a great guitar player, Donnie is outstanding on bass!

Their best kept secret.

The Contenders

11 Jay Weinberg Jay Weinberg Jay Weinberg is an American drummer and the son of drummer Max Weinberg. He has played with the punk band the Reveling and toured in 2009 as a drummer with Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, substituting for his father.

Saw him live, he's a good replacement for Joey. It sucks that Joey was lacking in performance after Paul's death.

Not as good as Joey in my opinion - Wolf92xd

He's down becouse he's new and I believe that he is very talented

12 Alessandro Venturella Alessandro Venturella Venturella is a British metal guitarist and musician who has served as a lead guitarist for Krokodil and Cry For Silence. He was recently the touring guitar engineer for Mastodon‘s lead singer: Brent Hinds, Coheed & Cambria, Architects, and Fightstar. is a British metal musician who has served as more.

He's British?! COOL. Strangely, his jumpsuit makes his butt look big. I find him to be a British reincarnation of Paul.

13 Anders Colsefni

This guy was the original vocalist before corey taylor joined who was homeless for the first 21 years of his life under a bridge. I don't know how he survived.

I think his version of gently was better than coreys

14 Josh Brainard
15 Tortilla Man

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