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Foo Fighters, Slipknot, Kiss, Rob Zombie To Headline Aftershock Festival

Foo Fighters, Slipknot, KISS, Rob Zombie and My Chemical Romance are to headline Aftershock festival. The music extravaganza will return to Discovery Park in Sacramento, California from October 6th to 9th 2022 bigger than ever...

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...

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...

Nicki Sixx Shocks People With Sobriety

Nikki Sixx thinks people are always surprised he’s sober.The 62-year-old rocker insisted he has lived a “pretty clean lifestyle” for two decades but whenever fans see him out in public, they are keen to offer...

'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,...

5 Bands To Check Out If You Love Slipknot

Through several generations metal has constantly managed to persevere thanks to the innovation and creativity of rising bands. Whether they be slow burner talents that gradually earn their stripes, or overnight sensations that shake the...

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...

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...

Slipknot Win Big At Heavy Music Awards 2020

Slipknot were the big winners at the Heavy Music Awards 2020.Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual music awards ceremony - which honours the best across the heavy music landscape - had to take place...

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...

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...

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