Behind the Mask (2002 film)

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Behind the Mask: Unauthorized DVD
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Produced bySlipknot
Distributed byMusic Video Distributors
Release date
  • March 5, 2002 (2002-03-05)
Running time
42 minutes
CountryUnited States

Behind the Mask: The Unauthorized DVD is a 2002 unauthorized documentary film about the American heavy metal band Slipknot. This one sided disc charts the creation and rise of the band. It has neither subtitles nor closed captions on the release.[1] The documentary looks at the band's early days, their rise to fame, and what they mean to their fans. Due to licensing restrictions, the film features no music or performances by Slipknot.[2]


Aside from their real names, members of the band are referred to by numbers zero through eight.[3]



  1. ^ Slipknot: Behind the Mask - Unauthorized, Perry Seibert, All Movie Guide, Retrieved: December 8, 2009
  2. ^ Slipknot: Behind the Mask - Unauthorized (2002), Mark Deming, All Movie Guide, Archived 2012-07-21 at Retrieved: December 18, 2009
  3. ^ "Biography". Slipknot. Allmusic. Retrieved 31 July 2008.