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Here’s A Closer Look At Slipknot’s New Masks

They DO NOT disappoint.

1. Metal institution Slipknot will release a new album, .5: The Gray Chapter on Oct. 21. It will be the band’s first release in six years, and their first since the 2010 death of founding bassist Paul Gray.

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The album was recorded with a new bassist and a new drummer, whose names the band would like kept secret for now (meanwhile, fans are speculating). The band’s new lineup will make its live debut at their own three-day festival, KNOTFEST, which will take place Oct. 24-26 in California. They’ll follow that appearance up with a North American tour.

2. Since forming in 1995, each member of Slipknot has worn a unique mask while performing. For each new Slipknot album, each member gets a new mask and identity.

3. Last week, Slipknot unveiled their new masks in a video for the first Gray Chapter single, “The Devil In I”:

4. But today they’re sharing detailed looks at the new masks, exclusively on BuzzFeed. Check them all out in action in this video:

5. And see them one by one, below:

(Each member of the band goes by a numbered alias, so that’s what those numbers are about.)

6. #7, Mick Thomson:

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8. #5, Craig Jones:

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9. #3, Chris Fehn:

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10. #8, Corey Taylor:

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11. #4, Jim Root:

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12. #0, Sid Wilson:

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14. #6, M. Shawn Crahan:

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