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Slipknot Press On With Tour Minus Bassist

The rocker fell ill during a show in Connecticut on 2 August (15) and was admitted to a local hospital suffering from dehydration. He had been expected to rejoin the band for...

Slipknot Bassist Released From Hospital

The band briefly paused its set as Venturella was treated backstage and then taken to a nearby hospital, but frontman Corey Taylor and his bandmates opted to complete the concert. Now it...

Slipknot Bassist Hospitalised During Gig

Fans at the XFinity Theatre at Hartford were left baffled when the rockers abandoned the gig after just five songs and walked off stage. They later reappeared, and frontman Corey Taylor revealed...

Corey Taylor 'Happy' With Slipknot Reunion

Corey Taylor is ''happy'' Slipknot are on the same page and all talking again.The frontman of the heavy metal band - who last played Donington Park in 2013 - was really emotional as he took...

Corey Taylor Slams Streaming Services

Slipknot's Corey Taylor has slammed ''Taylor S**t'' and ''One Erection'' for letting their music be used commercially.The 'Wait and Bleed' rocker insists he wouldn't get behind streaming services like Tidal or the newly-announced Apple Music...

Slipknot Set To Raise The Proverbial Roof At Download Festival 2015

Download festival sponsored by Zippo is now approaching its twelfth year and it keeps on going from strength to strength, and this year is looking to be the biggest and best to date. The festival...

Paul Gray Memorial Art Show To Launch In Hometown

Gray died aged 38 after suffering an accidental drug overdose in May, 2010, and five years on, a group of local artists in Des Moines, Iowa have put together a show called 2...

Corey Taylor Pays Tribute To Slipknot Bandmate As Fifth Anniversary Of His Death Looms

The singer has written a lengthy tribute essay for the new issue of the U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine, in which he admits Gray is forever on his mind. Taylor writes, "When I'm on...

Slipknot Star Mick Thomson Charged After Fight With Brother

The guitarist and his brother Andrew Thomson both suffered stab wounds in the fight, and were hospitalised at a medical facility in Iowa. They were released after receiving treatment. Following a police...

Slipknot Star Mick Thomson Released From Hospital

The 41-year-old guitarist and his sibling Andrew were both admitted to a medical facility in Iowa on Wednesday (11Mar15), with reports suggesting the rocker was stabbed in the back of the head....

Slipknot Guitarist Stabbed In Head During Fight With Brother

Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson has sustained a stab wound to the back of his head after a fight with his brother. Both men were drunk and suffered non-life threatening wounds, according to Billboard.Mick Thomson was...

Slipknot Star Hospitalised With Stab Wound

The guitarist and his sibling Andrew were both taken to a hospital in Iowa on Wednesday (11Mar15) with serious wounds. Reports suggest Mick, 41, was stabbed in the back of his head,...

Dave Grohl's Supergroup Lands Record Deal

A supergroup featuring Dave Grohl and Slipknot's Corey Taylor has landed a major new record deal.Teenage Time Killer, formed by Corrosion Of Conformity star Reed Mullin, will release a debut album in 2015 via Rise...

Slipknot Album Tops Revolver Magazine Poll

Slipknot's new release 5: The Gray Chapter has topped Revolver magazine's 2014 albums list.The disc has beaten out At the Gates' At War With Reality and Restoring Force by Of Mice & Men, and Slipknot...

Corey Taylor Gives Phone Users A Wet Lesson At Gigs

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor pours water onto fans if he catches them using a cell phone at his gigs.The rocker hates it when concert-goers spend the entire show on their smartphone, and he has even...

Corey Taylor Not A Fan Of The Grammys

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has lashed out at Grammy Awards bosses, insisting music's big night has become "meaningless".The often masked rocker, who has been nominated 10 times as part of Slipknot and Stone Sour, claims...

Muse To Headline Download

Muse will headline Download Festival 2015.The 'Plug in Baby' hitmakers will make their debut appearance at the rock event on the second night, Saturday 13 June, and are looking forward to taking to the stage...

Slipknot To Headline Download

Slipknot are to headline Download Festival 2015.The 'Wait and Bleed' hitmakers are thrilled to be returning to Donnington Park for the third time on the opening night of the rock festival, which runs between June...

Slipknot Scare Up Halloween Album Chart Number One

Masked rockers Slipknot have become the perfect scary act to top the Halloween U.S. album chart.The group's 5: The Gray Chapter has debuted atop the Billboard 200, ending country music's three-week stranglehold on the number...

Slipknot Star Jim Root: 'We Could Not Have Saved Paul Gray'

Slipknot star Jim Root has refuted allegations made by Paul Gray's widow that the rockers did not try hard enough to save their bandmate's life.The bassist was found dead in his Iowa motel room in...

Slipknot Star Took New Drummer To Paul Gray's Grave

Slipknot's mystery new drummer had to pay his respects to late bassist Paul Gray before he was welcomed into the masked rock act.Percussionist Shawn Crahan tells Rolling Stone magazine he took his new bandmate, rumoured...

Slash: 'Corey Taylor Came Closest To Landing Velvet Revolver Gig'

Rocker Slash has revealed Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor almost landed the job of frontman for the former Guns N' Roses star's supergroup Velvet Revolver, but he didn't quite hit the right notes.Taylor...

Slipknot's Festival Plans Scrapped

Slipknot are reworking their bizarre plans to flood their music festival with the smell of camel dung after fire officials ruled the process illegal.Last month (Sep14), the heavy metal rockers announced plans to create an...

Slipknot Announce UK Tour

Slipknot have announced a UK arena tour for next year.The 'Wait and Bleed' hitmakers will be joined by their friends and fellow rockers Korn on the 10 'Prepare For Hell' gigs and are delighted to...

Slipknot Leader Opens Up About Joey Jordison's Departure

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has broken his silence about the firing of drummer Joey Jordison, revealing the decision to let him go was one of the toughest he and his bandmates have ever had to...

Laura Jane Grace Warns Slipknot About Rumoured New Drummer

Against Me! star Laura Jane Grace appears to have unmasked Slipknot's latest recruit by attacking him on Twitter.com.The heavy rockers have refused to identify Joey Jordison's replacement in the band, but it has been widely...

E Street Band Star's Son Is New Slipknot Drummer - Report

The son of revered E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg has reportedly signed up to replace Joey Jordison in masked heavy rock act Slipknot.The band revealed its new masks earlier this week (beg08Sep14), but singer...

New Slipknot Drummer's Identity Kept Secret

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor insists the identity of the band's new drummer will remain a secret until fans get used to the group's musical development.The rockers unveiled the video for The Negative One earlier this...

Slipknot Star Paul Gray's Wife Loses Trial Bid Against Doctor

A lawsuit filed by late Slipknot star Paul Gray's wife against his doctor has been dismissed, because she waited too long to take action.Polk County District Judge Dennis Stovall has ruled Brenna Gray should have...

Slipknot Star Planning Masked Rock Festival Tour

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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