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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 Star A Victim Of Theft

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...

Stone Sour Drummer Grateful To Bandmates For Sticking By Him After Stroke

Stone Sour rocker Roy Mayorga has heaped praise on his bandmates for cancelling a 2011 tour after he suffered a stroke.The drummer has rarely spoken about the health crisis that left him virtually unable to...

Stone Sour Lose Bassist

Stone Sour bassist Shawn Economaki has left the band.The group, fronted by Slipknot star Corey Taylor, is currently working on a new album and guitarist James Root confirmed Economaki's departure by posting photos from the...

Corey Taylor To Debut Solo Acoustic Set At Download Festival

Download Festival has announced a further 22 acts to its line-up; including Cancer Bats, Rise To Remain and Saxon, who will join the headliners The Prodigy, Metallica and Black Sabbath on 8-10 June 2012, which...

Taylor Goes Solo For Spoken Word Tour

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor is to follow his recent appearance as a speaker at Britain's prestigious Oxford University by hitting the road for a solo spoken word tour.The U.S. dates will begin...

Stone Sour Star To Be A Dad

Stone Sour rocker Roy Mayorga is to become a first-time dad next month (Sep11).Frontman Corey Taylor let the baby news slip during a chat with a radio station in the band's home town, Des Moines,...

Corey Taylor To Speak At Oxford University

Corey Taylor is set to be a guest speaker at Oxford University's student union.The Slipknot frontman - who has faced a tough time along with his band members after 38-year-old bassist Paul Gray died suddenly...

Mayorga's Wife Posts Hospital Photo Online

Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga is making a speedy recovery following his stroke last week (end15May11) - his wife has released a picture of the rocker in hospital, insisting he's going to "be OK".The musician...

Stone Sour's Roy Mayorga Suffers Stroke On Tour

Stone Sour have cancelled the rest of their U.S. tour after drummer Roy Mayorga suffered a minor stroke.The group was performing in their home town of Des Moines, Iowa last week (end15May11) when Mayorga fell...

Slipknot Unsure Of Future After Tour

Slipknot are unsure if they will continue after their forthcoming tour.The group are preparing to play their first shows since the death of bassist Paul Gray last May and frontman Corey Taylor has admitted the...

Velvet Revolver Record With Corey Taylor

Velvet Revolver have recorded tracks with Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor. The singer has been linked to the rock supergroup as replacement for Scott Weiland - who left in 2008 - for months. However, while bassist...

Corey Taylor's Happy X-m@s

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor is releasing a Christmas single, called 'X-M@S'.The heavy metal singer's track will not be full of festive cheer however, as he said he wrote it at his home after spending time...

Brandon Flowers Tops The UK Album Chart

BRANDON FLOWERS, frontman of rock band THE KILLERS, is set to release his solo album 'Flamingo' in the US tomorrow, and the record is already topping the charts in the UK, going straight in at...

Taylor Paid Slipknot Fan To Leave Show

Rocker COREY TAYLOR paid an audience member to walk out of a gig by STONE SOUR - because the man kept demanding to hear SLIPKNOT songs.The singer formed Stone Sour in 1992 but it was...

Slipknot Singer To Join Anthrax?

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman COREY TAYLOR has fuelled speculation he is planning to join thrash metal rockers ANTHRAX, replacing Joey Belladonna. Taylor, who already fronts two successful rock acts, has been in the studio...

Stone Sour Scrap European Dates

SLIPKNOT offshoot STONE SOUR have been forced to scrap the final four shows on their European tour due to an "unexpected family obligation". The group, fronted by Slipknot's Corey Taylor, have scrapped shows in Germany,...

Pantera Crowned Best Band Ever

PANTERA have been named the Best Band Ever in a new magazine poll. The heavy rockers beat METALLICA and KORN to land the title in music publication Revolver. SLAYER and BLACK SABBATH also made the...

Slipknot On Hold For Another Year

SLIPKNOT stars COREY TAYLOR and JIM ROOT have made such a success of their side project STONE SOUR they have extended the SPIT IT OUT band's hiatus for another year. The shock rockers are taking...

Dmx Misses Out On Sixth Top Spot

Rapper DMX's US album chart-topping winning streak has ended - but it took a number of pop stars to bring him down. The gruff rap star, real name EARL SIMMONS, debuted YEAR OF THE DOG...

Slipknot Would Have Split Without Break

LATEST: SLIPKNOT would have split if they hadn't agreed to take a break next year, according to frontman COREY TAYLOR. After 30 long months making and promoting their latest album VOL 3: THE SUBLIMINAL...

Slipknot To Take Break

Shock rockers SLIPKNOT are hanging up their masks in the New Year (06) to take a temporary break, so frontman COREY TAYLOR can concentrate on his side project STONE SOUR. After spending 2005 touring...

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