Mick's Bio

Mickael “Mick” Gordon Thomson, or as his fans have affectionately come to know him as, “7”, is the lead guitarist for Slipknot, a Grammy-winning, American heavy metal band. Mick joined Slipknot in 1996, and the original guitarist, Craig Jones, became Slipknot’s sampler. In addition to his pseudonym, “7”, which appears in the liner notes of the Slipknot albums he has played on, Thomson sports a “seven” tattoo on his left arm. He has signature pickups from Seymour Duncan, the Seymour Duncan EMTY Blackouts, and a signature Jackson electric guitar.

Mick Thomson on Twitter

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