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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...

Weekly Music Highlights: Billie Eilish Does Bond, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced, And Eminem Drops Surprise Album

Kicking off the first in our series of Weekly Music Highlights, we summarise the key events in the music industry this week. Over the last few days we've seen thrilling news in the next Bond...

From Bad Guy To Old Town Road: The 10 Best Singles Of 2019

This year has marked quite an explosive end to a decade in terms of music, as we appear to be looking at a future of young musicians doing exactly what they want, how they want,...

August Favourites: Bon Iver, Slipknot And More End The Summer On A High Note

It's been an epic month for all genres, with some of our favourite artists at the top of their game. We're ending the Summer with some absolute masterpieces, and the Fall is looking just as...

Upcoming Releases: Taylor Swift, Sleater-kinney And More Albums To Look Forward To In August 2019

So far August is looking a lot better for music than July has been, and there really is a lot to look forward to whether you're a pop junkie or a die hard rocker. Taylor...

Slipknot Won't Play With Foo Fighters For Sake Of Their Fans

Slipknot's The Clown has admitted he wouldn't want to play a joint show with the Foo Fighters in case it alienated his band's fan base.The masked 'Psychosocial' rockers' percussionist - whose real name is Shawn...

Corey Taylor Quits Smoking

The Slipknot frontman, 42, picked up the bad habit during his youth and has attempted to quit in the past, even listing it twice among his top four New Year's resolutions for 2013....

Slipknot Announce February 2016 UK Tour Dates

Slipknot are coming to the UK next year for a four date arena tour in February. The US metal band headlined this year’s Download Festival in August, marking their third time topping the bill. The...

Corey Taylor To Feature In Doctor Who

The heavy metal rocker, who is a big fan of Doctor Who, was approached by producers when Slipknot had a tour stop in Cardiff, Wales, where the show is filmed, in January (15)...

Slipknot's Corey Taylor To Voice Alien Warlord In 'Doctor Who'

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor will be giving ‘Doctor Who’ viewers a fright soon, as he provides the scream for villain, the Fisher King. The metal singer is said to be a huge fan of the...

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...

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...

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 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...

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