THE PERFORMER: Slipknot
THE VENUE: The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St., Atlanta
BEST KNOWN FOR: Punishing metal riffs and Halloween fright masks
WHAT THEY'RE PUSHING: Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses), due to be released May 25
TRIVIA: The band members, who perform wearing distinctive masks and matching jumpsuits, are identified by number rather than name. For example, bass player Paul Grey is referred to as No. 2.
All band members still live in their hometown, Des Moines, Iowa.
When not playing drums in Slipknot, the band's drummer, Shawn Crahan (the clown), plays with the decidedly poppy To My Surprise.