Posts Tagged ‘SLIPKNOT’


Slipknot Release Cryptic Video Teaser

Slipknot have never been the kind of band to do things the easy way, and even though rumors have been circling for months that a new album is on the way the metal icons from Iowa are not making it easy for fans to know just what it is they have planned for the future.

On Tuesday, a cryptic video began appearing online through Slipknot’s various social media accounts. The clip featured a compilation of haunting imagery along with the kind of horror movie sound effects that have become commonplace on the band’s albums. There was no text or audible …


Slipknot Announce U.S. Knotfest 2014; Danzig, Atreyu, Killswitch Engage, Etc. Set To Perform

Slipknot has announced the U.S. return of Knotfest, a three-day music and camping festival that will make its home in San Bernardino, CA from October 24-26.

Slipknot will close the festival on both Saturday and Sunday night, while the Friday festivities will serve as a pre-party for attendees who purchase a camping package. Supporting Slipknot will be a massive and impressive lineup of heavy acts, featuring everyone from Danzig, Killswitch Engage and the recently reunited Atreyu to Tech N9ne and death metal legends Carcass. From top to bottom, it’s about as good a mainstream metal/hard rock lineup you’re likely to …


Killswitch Engage to Headline Dirt Fest 2014, Nearly Complete Lineup Revealed

Michigan’s long-running hard rock music event Dirt Fest will be returning in August 2014 with one of its most diverse lineups to date.

Taking place August 9 in the [usually] quiet town of Birch Run, the sixteenth annual Dirt Fest will welcome a wide array of rock bands from around the country, including smaller bands based in the midwest. The full lineup includes: Killswitch Engage, Sid Wilson of Slipknot, Powerman 5000, Hed PE, Nonpoint, Chimaira, Battlecross, Gemini Syndrome, Tantric, Smile Empty Soul, Local H, Redlight King, Like A Storm, Nothing More, Eyes Set To Kill, Gift Giver, Blue Felix, Psychostick, …

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Dave Grohl, Corey Taylor & More Join Teenage Time Killer Supergroup

Dave Grohl sure knows how to keep himself busy. Even though he is currently working with his band, Foo Fighters, to release a new album he still managed to take some time away to contribute to a supergroup named Teenage Time Killers. What makes this band a supergroup? Well, including Grohl there’s Corey Taylor of Slipknot, Keith Morris of Black Flag, Jello Biafra of The Dead Kennedys, Randy Blythe of Lamb Of God and ex-Queens Of The Stone Age‘s bassist Nick Oliveri. They will be joining the masterminds behind the group Reed Mullin and …

I Declare War

Members Of I Declare War, Defiler & Ovid’s Withering Post Cover Of Slipknot Song

Jamie Hanks (I Declare War vocalist) and Chris Fugate (former I Declare War guitarist) teamed up with members of Defiler (Jake Pelzl) and Ovid’s Withering (JJ Polachek) to put together a cover of Slipknot’s “Everything Ends.” The song is taken from the band’s hugely popular sophomore album, Iowa. You can check out the cover by taking a look below the jump.

I Declare War have a different vocal style from Slipknot, and that fact is reflected in this cover. They put more of a “heavy metal” spin on it with all screaming vocals and growls. It’s almost like an …

joey-jordison 2013

Joey Jordison: “I Did Not Quit Slipknot”

It would be a massive understatement to say that the metal world was shocked in December when Slipknot announced the departure of founding drummer Joey Jordison. The iconic, masked band revealed little about the reasons behind the split in their initial announcement, stating only that Jordison and the group would be parting ways for “personal reasons.” There has been speculation that Jordison left the band voluntarily, but the drummer posted a short response to these rumors on Facebook last night, making it clear that that was not the case.

“To my fans, friends, and associates…
I would like to start

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Slipknot Announce Departure of Drummer Joey Jordinson

It has been a rough 24 hours for longstanding band members leaving their bands. First, founding guitarist Steve Klein was dismissed from New Found Glory after 16 years. And now, Slipknot has announced they will move forward without drummer Joey Jordinson, who had been with the band since their inception in 1995.

The move is a surprising one as the band seemed poised to make some noise in 2014 with guitarist Jim Root opting to sit out the upcoming Stone Sour tour to concentrate on the new Slipknot album. It has been more than five years since the release of …


Stone Sour Announce 2014 Tour Dates

Remember when Slipknot fans were excited after some of the band hinted they’d be back in the studio come January? Well it seems like they’ve hit a little bump in the road since frontman Corey Taylor will be out on tour that month with his other band, Stone Sour.

Stone Sour will kick things off with Pop Evil on January 14 in Florida and wrap up about a month later in Texas. We can’t assume Taylor won’t be working on new material while out on the road though, so there’s still hope that a new Slipknot record will be underway …

It Lives, It Breathes

It Lives, It Breathes Cover Linkin Park & Slipknot

“Numb” was one of Linkin Park‘s most popular singles, which was on their sophomore album, Meteora. It’s the song that got me, and probably a few other people, into the band in junior high. “My Plague” is a Grammy nominated single released off Slipknot‘s sophomore album, Iowa. These are two very popular songs, written and performed by two very popular bands. The Rhode Island based metalcore outfit known as It Lives, It Breathes, recorded covers of both of these songs, as a tribute to each band.

For both of these covers, the band took their …

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Miss May I Working With Terry Date (Pantera, Slipknot) On New Album

Miss May I released an interview stating that they are working with Terry Date on their forthcoming full-length album. Terry Date is noted for his work with Pantera, Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, Bring Me The Horizon and more. Read the statement below and get ready for more news from MMI in the near future.

Rumor is that you’re going to be releasing a new album this year. What should we be expecting? Any word on a release date?

We don’t know a release date. We’re hoping for this year. We’re shooting really hard for this year but it might be early …

joey-jordison 2013

Slipknot Drummer Joey Jordison Unveils Scar The Martyr

Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has revealed that his latest project is called Scar The Martyr. The group plan on releasing their new album in the fall of 2013 through Roadrunner Records. View the official press release for Scar The Martyr by simply looking below and watch out for more details on this album soon.

“Slipknot member Joey Jordison has unveiled details of his new project, Scar The Martyr. Recorded at Sound Farm Studios in Des Moines, IA, Scar The Martyr‘s as-yet-untitled debut album, was produced by Rhys Fulber whose production and mixing credits include Fear Factory, Rob Zombie, Mindless Self


Fans Break Barricade During Slipknot’s Performance At The Download Festival

During Slipknot‘s performance at this year’s Download Festival fans were a little too excited, and ended up breaking the barricade between them and the stage. This apparently happened twice, and if you check below the jump you can watch a fan made video of Slipknot addressing the first time the barricade broke.

The band has a few tour dates coming up in Belgium, Denmark and Sweden. Be sure to check out their Facebook page for a list of dates to see if they will be playing in your city soon!…