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Slipknot Confirm Lamb Of God, Bullet for My Valentine Summer Tour

Slipknot Confirm Lamb Of God, Bullet for My Valentine As Support For Summer Tour

Slipknot will be on the road in the US and Canada from July, and it has been confirmed that their shows will feature some pretty kick-ass support. Joining the band as part of their “This Summer’s Last Stand Tour” will be Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine, and Motionless in White, with shows kicking… READ MORE

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Total Guitar’s Best Guitar Riffs of 2014 List Will Surprise You…

…well, it’ll surprise most people, anyway. Total Guitar Magazine has conducted a poll to find out what its readers think are the top guitar riffs of 2014, and we’re pretty sure that there will be a fair few people who are surprised by the resulting top list. Settling on the nine top riffs of the… READ MORE

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All Axess Album of the Year: Slipknot – .5: The Gray Chapter

“Not only is the album a thrash and hard rock classic, but it brings in all the eclectic elements that have shown how Slipknot have evolved over the years…‘s record of the year for sure.”   Slipknot have endured a couple of tough years recently. First, they were shaken to the core by the tragic… READ MORE

Jim Root Calls Stone Sour 'Sinking Ship'

Jim Root Calls Stone Sour ‘Sinking Ship’

Jim Root was unceremoniously fired from Stone Sour last year, which surprised fans of the band, as well as fans of Root’s other mainstay – Slipknot. Since the departure, Slipknot have released a number one album and reunited Root and Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor. Initially, Root was apprehensive about collaborating with Taylor but as… READ MORE

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A Video Wrap Up Report Of This Year’s Knotfest Is Now Available

Iowa’s Slipknot put on another edition of this year’s Knotfest in San Bernardino, CA. The festival comprised five different stages, a Slipknot museum featuring regalia and historic items from the band’s history (essential for any Maggot!) a Ring Of Fire Carnival Ride, Thunderdome, motorcross and some of the best and most in-demand bands on the… READ MORE

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Corey Taylor On Gene Simmons: ‘He Needs To Get Out More’

Slipknot is riding high on the recent release of their newest album, “.5: The Gray Chapter.”  which not surprisingly, debuted on the Billboard top 200 in the number 1 position after selling just over 132,000 copies in the very first week of release. The masked men from Iowa have cemented themselves in the stratosphere of rock… READ MORE

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Corey Taylor Reflects On Recent ‘The You Rock Foundation’ Video: ‘If Nobody Else Has Their Back, I’m Gonna Have Their Back’

Corey Taylor, vocalist of Slipknot and Stonesour, recently spoke to Tina Smash from Rock 105.5 about Slipknot’s recent Knofest experience, the new album and his recent video released by ‘The You Rock Foundation‘ in which he spoke about coping with depression in his teenage years. In the interview Smash asked Taylor what the premises behind… READ MORE

Slipknot Debut New Lineup At Knotfest, Watch The Two Headline Sets

Slipknot recently held the second Knotfest festival at San Bernadino, Ca. bringing all the chaos of the weekend festivals held in Europe, to the United States.  After the success of the 2012 Knotfest, this years festival was held over two days across five stages, with over 40 bands playing. The lineup included, Fear Factory, In… READ MORE

Corey Taylor Speaks Out About Depression In His Teenage Years

Corey Taylor, vocalist of Stone Sour and Slipknot, recently spoke to The You Rock Foundation about his struggles with depression in his teenage years and how he managed to overcome and overcome his troubles by channelling his emotions through music. Below is the short clip of Taylor and a small transcript from the video. ‘When… READ MORE

Jim Root Defends Slipknot Against Accusations Made By Paul Gray’s Widow

Slipknot guitarist Jim Root has refuted accusations made by Brenna Gray – the widow of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray – that he and his fellow band members didn’t do enough to save his life. In a new interview with SwedenRock, Root said that Ms. Gray wasn’t seeing the forest for the trees when she told… READ MORE