Tag Archives: Slipknot

Knotfest 2015 line-up revealed

The legendary rock and metal festival curated by Slipknot themselves is returning for more carnage – with a fantastic all star line up. Joining the masked me from Des Moines is headliners Judas Priest as well as Korn, Bring Me The Horizon, Mastodon, Clutch and many , many more. The festival will take place place on October 24 and 25 ...

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Download 2015 Commences

Having arrived fairly late in the day and pitched the tents, we trekked over to The Village to see what was on offer. We found that everyone was in the festival spirit; there were onesies and masks galore; people wandering about wondering where their companions went; people posing for pictures; people partying in the Doghouse; groups of people chilling out ...

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Corey Taylor and Tech N9ne collaboration revealed

Hip-hop artist Tech N9ne has gained the respect of his peers and is known for his genre-spanning output. Slipknot and Stone Sour front man Corey Taylor appears on ‘Wither’ from his 15th album  ‘Special Effects’ . Tech N9ne told Loudwire: He [Corey] knew, man. He said he loved the title off the top and I let him hear the verses ...

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Slipknot’s Mick Thomson stabbed in the head by brother

Slipknot’s #7 and guitarist, Mick Thomson, was reported to be stabbed in the head by his younger brother, Andrew,  during a drunken fight. Police were called to his home in Des Moines early on Wednesday morning. When they arrived they found Thomson with a stab wound at the back of his head. Both Mick and Andrew were taken to two ...

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Corey Taylor makes his movie debut in ‘Fear Clinic’

First Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong in comic-drama Geezer, and now the unmasked front-man of Stone Sour and Slipknot in horror flick ‘Fear Clinic’. The movie, based on the popular web-series, is due for DVD release on March 30th. Corey sports a handsome moustache and stars alongside Freddy Kruger himself, Robert Englund and rising-star Thomas Dekker. You can watch Corey as ...

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Live Review: Slipknot & KoRn ‘Prepare For Hell’ Tour,Arena, Newcastle

“In many ways Newcastle is like Des Moines,” announces Slipknot frontman Cory Taylor to the crowd “because Newcastle is home of some of the craziest human beings we’ve ever met.”…. We’ll take that as a compliment Corey! We know from various interviews that Corey Taylor is fully behind the live music scene in the UK, even Tweeting about a possible ...

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Download Festival 2015: First Announcement

Download Festival made it’s first announcement earlier this morning. Announcing Slipknot as the first main stage headliner for the Friday night, sharing the stage as special guests shall be Judas Priest – prior to this Five Finger Death Punch will take to the stage. Black Stone Cherry are set to headline the second stage on the same day. This is ...

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SLIPKNOT set to release 5th album ‘5: The Gray Chapter’

“We’ve been waiting a long time for this,” states SLIPKNOT frontman, Corey Taylor. So have we, it’s been six years since 2008’s ‘All Hope Is Gone’. October 20th marks the release of a brand new album from the legendary SLIPKNOT! ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’ is now available for pre-order on the iTunes Store, with all pre-orders receiving instant downloads of ...

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Slipknot Update

Slipknot have released their first new music video in over 6 years, after premiering ‘The Negative One’ via  www.slipknot1.com on Friday. The single is available for purchase via all the normal outlets iTunes, Amazon etc. A studio album is on the way, however they are still putting the final touches together, including coming up with a name for it! This ...

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Joey Jordison Leaves Slipknot for Personal Reasons

It has been announced via a statement on the bands website that drummer Joey Jordison has left Slipknot citing personal reasons. Although the band claim that their plans to release a new album will go ahead almost as planned, it is unclear at this time who will replace Jordison. More information and clarification is expected from the band in the ...

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