m0129slipknot - Slipknot performed Wednesday night in Des Moines at Wells Fargo Arena.
Christopher Mintz-Plasse and the rock group Slipknot present the award for best hip hop video at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards held at Paramount Pictures Studio Lot on Sunday, Sept. Slipknot fans called "maggots" packed Wells Fargo Arena.
It had 3 percussionists, 2 guitarists, 1 bassist, a DJ, a sampler and a lead singer.
Aside from their real names, members of the band are also referred to by numbers 0 through 8 and each of them also wears a mask, which they said is part of their personality, like an extension of their body.
He started drumming at the age of 13 and played in a punk band throughout high school with guitarist Joey Kelly, currently of Mad Parade. Repeat., Greg joined Slipknot, but was later forced out of the band before their self-titled debut album, Slipknot.
Greg was also known to drum for Black Flag in the early '80's. Greg reportedly appears (without credit) on a couple of the "B" tracks of the European release of Slipknot, which were recorded prior to their signing with Roadrunner Records.