SLIPKNOT's 'Vol. 3' Is Week's Greatest Sales Gainer

According to, SLIPKNOT's "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)" (Roadrunner/IDJMG) is the greatest sales gainer on this week's The Billboard 200 chart, rocketing 151-29 on a 261% increase to 24,000 copies thanks to the release of a special edition that features eight new bonus tracks.

The 2-CD special edition of "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)" includes exclusive new packaging, and a disc full of bonus music. The eight bonus cuts are as follows: "Don't Get Close" and "Scream" (both non-album tracks from the "Vol. 3" sessions), "Vermilion" (Terry Date mix), "Danger - Keep Away" (original full-length version of the album track), "The Blister Exists", "Three Nil", "Disasterpiece", and "People=Shit" (all live tracks).

SLIPKNOT's 1999 debut, entitled simply "Slipknot", was recently certified double-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments in excess of two million copies in the United States alone. Meanwhile, the group's latest CD, "Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses", has been certified platinum after officially passing the one-million mark.

SLIPKNOT are in the middle of "The Subliminal Verses Tour" with LAMB OF GOD and SHADOWS FALL.


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