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Slipknot Star Planning Masked Rock Festival Tour

20th June 2014

Rockers Slipknot are planning an all-masked tour with Mudvayne, Mushroomhead and Gwar.Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor admits the trek has been on his mind for some time, and he regrets it won't include Gwar's David Brockie,...

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Paul Gray's Lawyer Acquitted On Involuntary Manslaughter Charges

3rd May 2014

A doctor who prescribed late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray with anti-anxiety drug Xanax has been cleared of seven counts of involuntary manslaughter, including one in relation to the rocker's 2010 death.Medic Daniel Baldi, from Des...

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Paul Gray's Widow Attacks Husband's Doctor And Slipknot Bandmates In Court

23rd April 2014

Tragic Slipknot star Paul Gray's widow attacked the late rocker's doctor in court on Tuesday (22Apr14), insisting he was wrong to prescribe her addict husband anti-anxiety drug Xanax.Des Moines, Iowa medic Daniel Baldi is currently...

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More Trouble For Joey Jordison As Side Project Loses Singer

15th April 2014

Former Slipknot star Joey Jordison is facing fresh troubles after parting ways with the lead singer of his side project band.The drummer has been concentrating on his group Scar The Martyr since he was dismissed...

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Justin Bieber Vs. Slipknot: Music's Maddest Mash-up Tracks

By Sophie Miskiw | 2nd April 2014

There are certain things in life that don’t sound like they should ever go together, but then you put them together and...they just do. Peanut butter and jelly, French fries dipped in chocolate milkshakes, Justin...

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Corey Taylor: 'Kiss Should Perform At Hall Of Fame For The Fans'

28th March 2014

Slipknot star Corey Taylor has taken aim at his Kiss heroes for allowing past dramas to upset one of the band's biggest nights at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.Like many Kiss...

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Placebo, Outkast, Bombay Bicycle Club Lead Record Store Day 2014: Race You There!

By Lauren James | 20th March 2014

The vinyl list has been released for this year's Record Store Day, which will be celebrated by 240 independent music shops throughout the UK with over 600 exclusive releases available. More big-name acts than ever...

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Slipknot's Corey Taylor To Be Roasted At Comedy Bash

19th March 2014

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has signed up to become the butt of his pals' jokes at an upcoming comedy roast in Columbus, Ohio.The masked rocker will be targeted by bandmate Shawn 'Clown' Crahan, Anthrax's Scott...

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Slipknot Baffle Fans With Blackout

28th February 2014

Rockers Slipknot have baffled fans by taking down their official website and imposing a blackout on all their social networking outlets.The band, fronted by Corey Taylor, recently sparked fears for their future when they parted...

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Fascinating Fact: 4067730

14th February 2014

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Slipknot's Corey Taylor are among the stars who have contributed to a new record by supergroup Teenage Time Killer. The band is the brainchild of Corrosion of Conformity rockers...

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Corey Taylor To Make Film Debut With Robert Englund

7th January 2014

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor is to make his big screen debut opposite original Freddy Krueger Robert Englund in a new horror film.The rocker took a step into the movie business by launching a production company...

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Corey Taylor: 'Slipknot Is Not Splitting'

30th December 2013

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has moved to silence speculation about the future of the band by dismissing rumours of an imminent split.Fans of the heavy rock group were thrown into a panic earlier this month...

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Joey Jordison Leaves Slipknot

13th December 2013

Slipknot's drummer Joey Jordison has quit the band.The musician, one of the heavy metal act's founding members, has decided to exit the group after 18 years. A statement posted on Slipknot's official website reads,...

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Aerosmith To Close Download

6th November 2013

Aerosmith will close Download Festival 2014.The 'Crazy' rockers have been announced as the final headliners for next year's event - which takes place in Donnington Park, Leicestershire, East Midlands on 13-15 June - in what...

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Slipknot Ready For First Album Since Bassist's Death

19th July 2013

Slipknot are ready to work on their first album since the death of Paul Gray.The metal icon's bassist passed away in 2010 and the band feel ''it's time'' to start writing new material again, with...

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Slipknot Star To Make Directorial Debut With Officer Downe

15th July 2013

Slipknot star Shawn Crahan is to make his directorial debut with a movie adaptation of graphic novel Officer Downe.Joe Casey has revamped his own comic book about a Los Angeles police officer who crooks can't...

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Corey Taylor Speaks Out After Home Raid

11th July 2013

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has urged fans to contact police if they have any information which could lead to the recovery of more than $30,000 (£20,000) worth of musical equipment following a raid on his...

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Slipknot Star A Victim Of Theft

10th July 2013

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has become the latest celebrity victim of crime after more than $30,000 (£20,000) worth of musical equipment was stolen from his home in Iowa.The masked rocker claims memorabilia...

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Slipknot Return To Download Festival

15th June 2013

Heavy rockers Slipknot returned to Britain's Download Festival on Friday night (14Jun13) to perform at the event for the first time since the death of bassist Paul Gray.They headlined the first night of the music...

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Slipknot's Return Is 'In The Air'

9th May 2013

Slipknot say you can ''smell'' their return ''in the air.''The 'Surfacing' band's Shawn 'Clown' Crahan told how they are planning a full scale return next year, hinting they could even release a new album.Speaking to...

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Corey Taylor Writing Ghost Book

12th February 2013

Slipknot star Corey Taylor is set to document his own ghost stories in a new book.The rocker put pen to paper to write his Seven Deadly Sins memoir in 2011, and now he will tell...

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Dave Grohl Debuts Sound City Players

21st January 2013

Dave Grohl debuted his Sound City Players supergroup with a three-hour set at the weekend.The multi-instrumentalist performed with his all-star backing band at the Sundance Film Festival's Park City Live event in Utah. Stevie Nicks...

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Fascinating Fact: 3389905

26th November 2012

Tool, Slash and the Deftones will join Black Sabbath and Slipknot at Japan's first Ozzfest next year (13). Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor will be on double duty at the Makuhari Messe event - his band...

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Corey Taylor Scared Of Sharks

25th November 2012

Slipknot star Corey Taylor is terrified of great white sharks.The masked rocker, who strikes fear into music fans around the world whenever he's onstage, admits he can't even watch the big fish on Tv....

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Slipknot Star Dreams Of Dance Album

23rd November 2012

Slipknot star Corey Taylor has secret plans to release a dance album.The often masked heavy rocker reveals he already has a title set aside for his quirky project and insists he isn't afraid of being...

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The Things They Say: 3379414

19th November 2012

"I've been hit by a lot of s**t. In France, I got hit by a dead rabbit... I've caught a nine-volt battery in the face. I've been hit by a giant f**king Jager bottle... I...

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Slipknot Leader Is Unlikely Justin Bieber Fan

19th November 2012

Slipknot leader Corey Taylor is keen to hook up with Justin Bieber to recreate the two acts' quirky online mash-up Pyschosocial Baby.The masked heavy rocker admits he's quite fond of Bieber and was thrilled when...

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The Things They Say: 3360736

7th November 2012

"No one should ever put a microphone in front of Dave Mustaine's face unless he's on stage. Every time he says something, I cringe." Slipknot star Corey Taylor isn't a fan of the Megadeth frontman's...

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Download Festival Confirm Seven New Acts

6th November 2012

Queens of the Stone Age and 30 Seconds to Mars have been confirmed for next year's Download Festival.Seven new acts have been announced at the annual event - which this year celebrated its 10th anniversary...

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Black Sabbath To Headline Japan's First Ozzfest

1st November 2012

Slipknot and Black Sabbath will headline the first Ozzfest staged in Japan next May (13).Ozzy Osbourne and his manager wife Sharon made the big announcement online on Thursday morning (01Nov12). The news of the...

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