Tattered and Torn is a clothing line founded
by American metal band Slipknot, in 2008. The name
is taken from a song by the band which appears on
their debut album Slipknot.
The clothing line was launched by the band Slipknot
in 2008 and runs as an imprint of Bravado, a company
that runs the band's merchandising.
While the band recognize that their merchandise
is their biggest revenue income, they insist Tattered
and Torn is more than just band merchandising. Vocalist
Corey Taylor said, "It's a way for [the fans]
to get cool clothing at affordable prices."
The first items from the clothing line went on sale
in late July 2008 through
Hot Topic stores
across North America and the Hot Topic website.
Currently the line is limited to shirts and hoodies
but is expected to develop in to a full-range clothing
Tattered and Torn is named after a song written
by the band. The song appears on their debut albumSlipknot
which was released in 1999, as well as their demo-album
Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. which was released in