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Slipknot received some good news from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) this week in the form of their very first platinum singles.

Per the RIAA, “Wait and Bleed,” “Before I Forget” and “Snuff have all been certified platinum. By the certification requirements of the RIAA, this means each single has moved 1,000,000 units. One unit is defined either as a single digital download or 150 streams.

“Wait and Bleed” was Slipknot’s first single from their 1999 self-titled debut album.

Slipknot - Wait And Bleed [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Slipknot's music video for 'Wait And Bleed' from the album, Slipknot - available now on Roadrunner Records. Download it now on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/sk-slipknot Site: http://slipknot1.com iTunes: http://itunes.com/slipknot Facebook: http://facebook.com/slipknot Twitter: http://twitter.com/slipknot Instagram: http://instagram.com/slipknot Tumblr: http://slipknot.tumblr.com LYRICS I've felt the hate rise up in me... Kneel down and clear the stone of leaves...



“Before I Forget” was the third single from the band’s 2004 album Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses), which also netted Slipknot a GRAMMY for Best Metal Performance.

Slipknot - Before I Forget [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Slipknot's video for 'Before I Forget' from the album, Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses) - available now on Roadrunner Records.



“Snuff” was the fifth single from 2008’s All Hope Is Gone and the band’s highest charting single on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs chart. It peaked at number two in March 2010.

Slipknot - Snuff [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Slipknot's music video for 'Snuff' from the album, All Hope Is Gone - available now on Roadrunner Records. Download now on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/allhope Site: http://slipknot1.com iTunes: http://itunes.com/slipknot Facebook: http://facebook.com/slipknot Twitter: http://twitter.com/slipknot Instagram: http://instagram.com/slipknot Tumblr: http://slipknot.tumblr.com LYRICS 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...

 

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.