Watch: Iron Maiden, Motörhead, Deep Purple Members & More Play ’50 Years of Loud’


The hard rock gods and their metal cohorts are indeed smiling down on us mere mortals as of late. If it wasn’t enough that we saw members of Pantera, Slayer and Anthrax sweating over their assorted guitars in New York a couple of weeks back, the great shredder in the sky gathered members of Iron [...]

Slipknot’s Plans to Include the Late Paul Grey in Next Record


Unless you are someone’s mother from 1999, you’re probably no longer freaked out by Slipknot‘s silly masks. If you’re a fan, you may know that the lads are actually rather sensitive individuals – particularly when it comes to the death of writer and bassist Paul Grey. And now, after a busy touring schedule of the Mayhem, [...]

Photos: Slipknot @ Mayhem Music Festival


Slipknot performs at the Mayhem Music Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. Photos by Allen Ross Thomas.

Watch: Corey Taylor Surprised at Download Festival with Golden Gods Award


While Killswitch Engage and Biffy Clyro were rocking the main and second stages last Saturday, the heart of Download Festival was with the laymen in the tent of the Pepsi Max Stage. Between the relative unknowns of Sylosis and The Union (not that those bands have any less to offer) was Slipknot and Stone Sour [...]

Rockstar Mayhem Fest 2012 Lineup and Tour Dates Announced


The 2012 Rockstar Mayhem Fest lineup has been announced. Taking the main stage this summer will be none other than Slipknot. This will be the band’s return to the stage since the death of bassist Paul Gray in 2010. Also playing the main stage is Slayer and Motorhead. Other performers include: Anthrax, The Devil Wears Prada, [...]

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Announces Acoustic Tour Dates


Now this is interesting. Slipknot/Stone Sour front Corey Taylor will be embarking on a solo acoustic tour.  Now, some that don’t follow Taylor might find this odd, but it really isn’t.  Taylor is notorious for whipping out an acoustic guitar and playing stripped down versions of some of his band’s hits, and he’s pretty good [...]

Slash Decided Against Corey Taylor Joining Velvet Revolver


During Velvet Revolver’s search for a new singer they were considering  Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, but in the end Slash decided against bringing the singer on board. In an interview with Brazilian website Lokaos.net, drummer Matt Sorum said it was his idea to invite Taylor to join the band during their search for a replacement for [...]

Slash: Corey Taylor “Didn’t Fit Right” in Velvet Revolver Lineup


According to a recent interview with Voterix.com in Buenos Aires, legendary ex-Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash is claiming that, contrary to the popular rumors, Velvet Revolver is not recording with Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor. In the interview, Slash addressed the Taylor rumors, stating: “Because of the social networking, and the way that information gets [...]