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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...

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...

Upcoming Releases: Taylor Swift, Sleater-kinney And More Albums To Look Forward To In August 2019

So far August is looking a lot better for music than July has been, and there really is a lot to look forward to whether you're a pop junkie or a die hard rocker. Taylor...

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...

Slayer Play Last Ever UK Show At Download Festival

Slayer played their final ever UK show at Download Festival on Sunday night (16.06.19).The thrash metal legends signed off on the second stage, while Tool closed the spectacle on the main stage at the event...

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...

Shawn Crahan's Daughter Passes Away Aged 22

Slipknot's Shawn Crahan's daughter has tragically passed away aged 22.The percussionist and co-founding member of the heavy metal band has taken to social media to reveal the sad news that his youngest daughter, Gabrielle, has...

Slipknot Unveil 6th Album Details

Slipknot's upcoming sixth studio album is called 'We Are Not Your Kind'. The heavy metal outfit have announced the hotly-anticipated record, which is produced by Greg Fidelman, will drop on August 9th, and guitarist Jim...

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...

Joey Jordison Has 'A Ton' Of Slipknot Demos

Joey Jordison has ''a ton'' of Slipknot demos hidden away. The drummer has a number of unreleased heavy metal songs but insists if they ever see the light of day it will be via the...

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...

Download Festival: Def Leppard, Slipknot And Tool Confirmed As Headliners

Def Leppard will headline Download Festival 2019 and play 'Hysteria' in fullThe first wave of bands have been announced for the iconic rock event at Donnington Park next summer, and it's already set to be...

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...

Slipknot To Re-release All Hope Is Gone For 10th Anniversary

Slipknot are to re-release 'All Hope is Gone' to celebrate the record's 10th anniversary. The heavy metal outfit's percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan has confirmed they will put out their fourth studio album - the group's...

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...

Slipknot Won't Play With Foo Fighters For Sake Of Their Fans

Slipknot's The Clown has admitted he wouldn't want to play a joint show with the Foo Fighters in case it alienated his band's fan base.The masked 'Psychosocial' rockers' percussionist - whose real name is Shawn...

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 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,...

Late Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray's Equipment Going Up For Auction

The musician died after an accidental morphine overdose in May, 2010 at the age of 38, three months before his wife Brenna gave birth to their daughter October. In April...

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