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Slipknot's Jim Root 'Bummed Out' By Lack Of Pre-production For New Album

Jim Root was "bummed out" by how "unprepared" Slipknot were making their upcoming LP 'The End, So Far'.The metal icons are preparing to release their seventh studio album on September 30, and the guitarist has...

Slipknot's Corey Taylor And Jim Root Plotting New Side Project

Slipknot's Corey Taylor and Jim Root are planning a side project together.The former infamously had his bandmate thrown out of his other group Stone Sour in 2014, but the pair have since healed their wounds...

Muse's New Heavier Tracks Inspired By Slipknot

Matt Bellamy's son got him into Slipknot.The Muse frontman has revealed his 11-year-old son Bingham - who he has with ex-fiancée Kate Hudson - loves to blast the heavy metal group's music on the way...

Corey Taylor To Record 2nd Solo Album In Early 2023

Corey Taylor is planning to record his second solo studio album early next year. The Slipknot frontman has confirmed he has "about 15 songs" written for his follow up to debut solo album 'CMFT', which...

Slipknot Announce New Album The End So Far And Release New Single

Slipknot will release new album 'The End, So Far' later this year.The heavy metal legends - whose most recent record was 2019's 'We Are Not Your Kind' - have dropped single 'The Dying Song (Time...

Machine Gun Kelly Regrets Corey Taylor Feud

Machine Gun Kelly regrets the way he handled his feud with Corey Taylor.The 'Twin Flame' star, 32, took aim at the Slipknot frontman, 48, during a festival performance last year, where he mocked the heavy...

Slipknot's Clown Has Surgery After Tearing Bicep

Slipknot's Clown has "completely torn" his bicep.The percussionist - whose real name is M. Shawn Crahan - was forced to missed the group's performance at Welcome to Rockville in Florida on Thursday (11.11.21) after undergoing...

Firefighters Snuff Out Bonfire In Crowd At Slipknot Gig

Slipknot had to pause their performance after fans built a bonfire in the middle of a mosh pit.Firefighters had to literally 'Snuff' out the blaze at Corey Taylor and co's Phoenix gig at the Ak-Chin...

Is Abba... Cool? The Group’S Most Unexpected Fans Confess Their Devotion

Sweden’s most iconic export ABBA are set to drop their first album in 40 years, Voyage, in November, alongside an exciting six-month residency in London for a series of digital concerts. It’s safe to say...

Corey Taylor, Billy Idol And More Playing Sex Pistols And Lou Reed Albums For Charity

Corey Taylor, Billy Idol and more are joining a supergroup to play Sex Pistols and Lou Reed albums live for charity.Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro and Billy Morrison - who is part of Idol's live...

Machine Gun Kelly Teases 'Guitar-heavy' Album

Machine Gun Kelly says his next album will be "more guitar-heavy" and will contain "deeper" lyrics.The 31-year-old musician's fifth studio album 'Born with Horns' was unveiled in August and the 'Wild Boy' hitmaker has suggested...

'I Must Have Worn It Out For Six Months': Corey Taylor Honours Nirvana's Nevermind

Corey Taylor says Nirvana's landmark 'Nevermind' album "changed" people's approach to songwriting.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman has hailed the Kurt Cobain-fronted Grunge pioneers' iconic 1991 LP ahead of its 30th anniversary on Friday (24.09.21)...

Corey Taylor And Machine Gun Kelly Are Locked In A War Of Words

Corey Taylor and Machine Gun Kelly are locked in an ongoing feud.The 'Rap Devil' star took aim at the Slipknot frontman, 47, during a festival performance at the weekend, where he mocked the heavy metal...

Slipknot Lead Joey Jordison Tributes

Joey Jordison's Slipknot bandmates have led tributes to the late star.The 'Before I Forget' band's former drummer sadly passed away peacefully in his sleep aged 46 on Monday (26.07.21).In a statement, Joey’s family said: “Joey’s...

Corey Taylor Hits Out At Anti-vaxxers Who Put Others At Risk

Corey Taylor has branded anyone who attends a concert knowing they are "going to put people at risk" of catching COVID-19 a "f*****’ ***hole".The Slipknot frontman - who is due to continue his solo tour...

Corey Taylor Knew He Wanted To Join Slipknot After Seeing Them Live

Corey Taylor knew he wanted to join Slipknot after watching them "scare the hell out" of everybody.The 47-year-old rocker was watching the band perform at a gig and he was "drawn in" by it completely,...

Shawn 'Clown' Crahan Explains Look Outside Your Window Release Delay

Shawn 'Clown' Crahan has revealed why Slipknot still haven't released the 'Look Outside Your Window' album.The 51-year-old music star recorded the album with bandmates Corey Taylor, Jim Root and Sid Wilson as they worked on...

Corey Taylor To Embark On Socially Distanced Solo Tour

Corey Taylor is to head out on a socially distanced solo tour.The Slipknot star is making plans for a string of gigs in April and May in the United States that will feature special pods...

Corey Taylor Says Giving Up Sugar Is Harder Than Quitting Drugs And Booze

Corey Taylor says giving up sugar is harder than quitting drugs and alcohol. The Slipknot star has revealed his New Year's resolution for 2021 is to give up sugar and he's admitted it's much more...

Slipknot's Knotfest Japan Pushed Back Again To April 2020

Slipknot's Knotfest Japan festival has been pushed back again to 2022, due to the "ongoing situation with coronavirus".Earlier this year, Corey Taylor and co were forced to cancel their Asia tour - which included their...

Slipknot Are Working On New Material

Slipknot are working on new music.Percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan revealed that it has been "an interesting time" for the heavy metal band as they have been working on new material.Clown said: "We're taking this time...

Corey Taylor Would Love To Write A Wwe Theme Song For Bray Wyatt

Corey Taylor would ''absolutely'' write a WWE theme song for ''The Fiend'' Bray Wyatt.The Slipknot frontman - who is a big pro wrestling fan - revealed there were plans in place a few years ago...

Sixx:a.m. Drop All-star Charity Single With Joe Elliott And Corey Taylor

Sixx:A.M. have released their all-star rendition of 'Maybe It's Time' featuring the likes of Joe Elliott, Corey Taylor, and Slash.Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx's band - which is completed by DJ Ashba and James Michael...

Corey Taylor: I Want To P*** People Off With My Music

Corey Taylor wants his solo music to ''p*** people off''.The 46-year-old rocker - who is best known for being the frontman of Slipknot and Stone Sour - is branching out into solo projects with the...

Stone Sour On An Indefinite Hiatus

Corey Taylor has confirmed Stone Sour are on an ''indefinite hiatus''.The Slipknot frontman has revealed his other band has ''kinda run its course now'' and he is instead focusing on the 'Wait and Bleed' group...

Abandon Ship! Slipknot Postpone Knotfest At Sea Indefinitely

Slipknot have postponed Knotfest at Sea indefinitely.Corey Taylor and co have been forced to abandon the cruise, which had already been moved from this summer to August 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, due to...

Corey Taylor's Solo Tunes Didn't 'Fit' Slipknot And Stone Sour

Corey Taylor's solo album is comprised of music that doesn't ''fit'' his bands Slipknot and Stone Sour.The 'Wait and Bleed' hitmaker has revealed he put off completing his first solo project, despite writing the first...

Slipknot Ditching Masks Would Be A Betrayal

Slipknot's Shawn 'Clown' Crahan would feel ''cheapened and betrayed'' if the group ever ditched their famous masks.The 'Wait and Bleed' hitmakers have always performed with their faces covered and the 50-year-old percussionist insisted it is...

Corey Taylor Is Auctioning 13 Guitars To Raise Money For Ppe

Corey Taylor is auctioning 13 guitars to raise money for personal protective equipment (PPE) and ''essentials for healthcare workers''. The Slipknot frontman has put the instruments, which are all signed, up on online auction site...

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...

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