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Slipknot Want To Play We Are Not Your Kind Live In Full

Slipknot want to play 'We Are Not Your Kind' in full at a special ''club'' concert.Corey Taylor and co knocked Ed Sheeran off the number one spot with the record last month so it comes...

Slipknot Announce 2020 UK And European Tour

Slipknot have announced a 2020 UK and European tour.Corey Taylor and co knocked Ed Sheeran off the number one spot with their comeback LP 'We Are Not Your Kind' - their first number one record...

Corey Taylor Hits Back After Heavy Metal Is Blamed For Violence

Corey Taylor says people who claim heavy metal music and video games are to blame for mass shootings are ''idiots''.The Slipknot frontman has hit back after some politicians linked the recent spate of mass shootings...

Slipknot Want Knotfest In The UK

Slipknot want to bring Knotfest to the UK.The 'Psychosocial' metal icons are currently touring their festival across the US in support of their new album 'We Are Not Your Kind', and percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan...

Slipknot Pay Tribute To David Bowie On New Album

Slipknot have paid tribute to David Bowie on their first album in five years, 'We Are Not Your Kind'.Corey Taylor and co's new record - the follow-up to 2014's '.5: The Gray Chapter' - features...

Corey Taylor: Slipknot Scavenged For Food During First Tour

Corey Taylor says Slipknot used to go ''scavenging for food'' when they first started touring. The heavy metal band's frontman recalls the 'Wait and Bleed' hitmakers' first-ever run in 1999, when they played Ozzfest, and...

Slipknot's Jim Root Cannot Compare New Album To Iowa

Slipknot's Jim Root says it would be ''contrived'' to compare their new album to their second record 'Iowa'. The 47-year-old guitarist believes it is ''bad'' to talk about similarities between their forthcoming sixth studio album...

Slipknot Refuse To Reveal New Percussionist's Identity

Slipknot are keeping the identity of their mysterious new bandmate sealed.The 'Wait and Bleed' hitmakers recently added a ninth band member, a percussionist to replace Chris Fehn, who left the heavy metal group in March,...

Corey Taylor Says Slipknot Album Is 'Darkest Writing For Years'

Corey Taylor says Slipknot's upcoming album 'We Are Not Your Kind' is the ''darkest writing'' he has done in six years. The 45-year-old singer insists it was vital for the heavy metal band to make...

Corey Taylor's 'Still Freaking Out' Over Working On New Masks With Tom Savini

Corey Taylor is ''still freaking out'' after getting to work on Slipknot's new masks with horror special effects legend Tom Savini.The heavy metal veterans unveiled their brand new disguises last week and the 'All Out...

Corey Taylor Says Slipknot's New Album Will Be 'Evil'

Slipknot's new album is set to be ''evil'' and ''ridiculous''.Corey Taylor has teased some details of the band's long-awaited new album, which is the follow-up to 2014's '.5: The Gray Chapter'.Asked to describe the new...

Corey Taylor Hits Out At Rick Rubin Again Over Slipknot's Subliminal Verses

Corey Taylor has hit out at Rick Rubin over his work on Slipknot's 'Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)', insisting he ''wasn't there'' enough. The heavy metal band's frontman felt the producer had around ''six different...

Corey Taylor Wants To Make 'Dark Jazz' Album

Corey Taylor wants to turn Slipknot and Stone Sour songs into a ''dark'' jazz album.The 45-year-old frontman of both groups says he's already thought about turning his influences in the jazz world - including Billie...

Corey Taylor Slams Adam Levine Over Rock Music Comments

Corey Taylor has slammed Adam Levine for claiming that ''rock music is nowhere''.The Maroon 5 frontman claimed in an interview published earlier this week that the 'Moves Like Jagger' hitmakers take their inspiration from hip-hop...

Corey Taylor Opens Up About Addiction

Corey Taylor is starting to ''make peace with the fact'' he is ''an addict''. The Slipknot frontman - who has three kids Angelina, 26, Griffin, 16, and daughter Aravis - has opened up about his...

Slipknot Drop New Single

Slipknot have released a surprise new single - and teased their new album will be ''one of the darkest chapter's'' in the band's history. The heavy metal outfit have given their supporters - known as...

Slipknot's New Album To Be 'Most Ambitious Yet'

Slipknot's new album will be their ''most ambitious, experimental'' record to date.Frontman Corey Taylor claims the group have written their ''heaviest song'' for the hotly-anticipated record - a follow up to their fifth studio album,...

Corey Taylor Defend Rock Music After Amas

Corey Taylor has claimed rock and metal music is seen as ''dirty money''.The Slipknot frontman took aim at industry bosses for marginalising heavy, guitarist-based music after rap group Migos won the Favorite Duo/Group - Pop/Rock...

Slipknot Put Out Music Video Casting Call

Slipknot have put out a casting call asking fans to appear in their new music video.Corey Taylor and co will mark their 20th anniversary next year by re-releasing their self-titled debut LP, and on Wednesday...

Corey Taylor 'Not Embarrassed' To Be Abba Fan

Corey Taylor is ''not embarrassed'' to admit he's an ABBA fan.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman has confessed to owning records by the 'Dancing Queen' hitmakers - who recently announced their first new music in...

Slipknot Writing Songs For New Album

Slipknot have been hard at work writing for their next album.The 'Psychosocial' rockers have teased the possibility of their sixth LP being released in 2019, and now frontman Corey Taylor has revealed he has already...

Corey Taylor Shares Chris Cornell Tribute

Corey Taylor has paid a musical tribute to the late Chris Cornell.The Slipknot rocker took to his Instagram page to share his cover of 'Getaway Car', a track by the late rocker's band Audioslave and...

Shawn Crahan Hints At Slipknot Future

Shawn 'The Clown' Crahan has hinted Slipknot's next album could be their last. The 48-year-old musician feels he is at the stage in his life where he has ''done enough work'' and admitted the heavy...

Corey Taylor Praises 'Sweetheart Of A Guy' Chester Bennington

Slipknot's Corey Taylor says Chester Bennington was a ''sweetheart of a guy''.The 43-year-old singer was close friends with the Linkin Park star - who died by suicide earlier this year - and Corey has defended...

Corey Taylor On Mental Health

Corey Taylor has launched a passionate defence of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell after they were called ''cowards'' for taking their own lives earlier this year.The Linkin Park frontman hanged himself on what would have...

Corey Taylor: Chad Kroeger Is Captain Ego From Planet Douche

Corey Taylor has labelled Chad Kroeger ''Captain Ego from Planet Douche''.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman insists he has nothing against Nickelback and that his problem lies with the 'Photograph' group's 42-year-old frontman after he...

Corey Taylor At '95 Per Cent' Health After Surgery

Corey Taylor says he's at about ''95 per cent'' health after having emergency surgery last year.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman has given an update after he was left almost paralysed when he discovered he...

Corey Taylor Admits Depression Struggles

Corey Taylor struggles to ''keep it together'' when overwhelmed by depression.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman does his best to keep the mood disorder at bay in ''natural'' ways because his past drug addiction means...

Corey Taylor Blasts Rival Chad Kroeger

Slipknot singer Corey Taylor thinks Chad Kroeger is a ''d***head''.The 43-year-old musician has become embroiled in a war of words with Chad, 42, after the latter called Stone Sour, Corey's less well known rock band,...

Corey Taylor Has Written A Song For Robbie Williams

Corey Taylor has written a song for Robbie Williams.The 43-year-old Slipknot frontman thinks the 'I Love My Life' hitmaker is ''f***ing amazing'', and has revealed he has penned a track for his unlikely idol, although...

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