All Hope Is Gone is the fourth studio album by American metal band Slipknot. It was released on August 20, 2008, by Roadrunner Records.
Noted to have begun preparation in 2007, recording was due to begin in January 2008, however it was delayed to February. It is the band's first studio release since 2004's Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses), making All Hope Is Gone their fourth studio album as well as the first musical output from the band since Corey Taylor and Jim Root's mainstream success with Stone Sour, Joey Jordison's stints with Korn, Ministry and 3 Inches of Blood, Shawn Crahan's side project Dirty Little Rabbits and Sid Wilson's solo project.
All Hope Is Gone is also the band's first studio album on a major label to be recorded in their home state of Iowa.