Slipknot is a song that was originally recorded during The Basement Sessions in 1992. The song is then improved and becomes Slipknot on Mate.Feed.Kill.Repeat. The song then evolves through the Crowz Era then eventually evolves into the song (sic) on the Self Titled album.
The lyrics to this song are based off the game Werewolf: The Apocalypse
They drain the life force of my tribe
They roll around in garbage bins
All Bonegnawers suck!!
(Pentex is bleeding but night is falling)
The Black Hand sucks!
The Black Hand sucks!!
Those wyrm-tainted bastard leeches
Black Hand sucks!
If I had my way!
If I had my way!
I'd rend them all ripped and torn
ALL THAT SUCKS DIES!!
(Sweet smell bleeding glow is melting me)
I bring my klave into battle
Shifting into Crinos
I slay wyrmfoe
Then I step sideways....
You can't see me,
For I hide within the Umbra
Lyrics part of SLIPKNOT-METAL.com
Slipknot is about what parts of the dark world I particularly despise.
There is a version of this song with the lyrics of (sic) that is not sped up. Unfortunatly, no studio version is on the internet.
Review from Slipknot-metal.com
"Starting with a heavily detuned power chord, ominous feedback, and some slow but heavy drumming, Slipknot's first LP starts off with a labored bang. A sample kicks in, then the bass. When the melody enters, listeners familiar with Slipknot's self-titled album may recognize it. It's slower on MFKR, but it's the main riff to (sic). It's been said that many of the lyrics from this album come from an RPG called Werewolf: The Apocalypse. Something totally unfamiliar to Slipknot fans would be the guitar solo that begins at 4:25. The song ends with some extended feedback that stretches into the next tune."