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STONE SOUR's COREY TAYLOR: Unplugged In Scotland

SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor spoke to Scotland Today's music correspondent Billy Sloan when STONE SOUR were in Scotland to play at the Barrowlands in Glasgow. In addition, he performed a special acoustic version of "Bother" especially for the Scotland Today viewers. Check out video footage of the interview and performance here. ...

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SLIPKNOT Percussionist To Guest On BILL WARD Solo CD

SLIPKNOT percussionist Chris Fehn (#3) is set to make a guest appearance on the long-awaited third solo album from BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward, entitled "Beyond Aston". Ward, who has been working on the album for much of the last couple of years, says that the musical direction of the upcoming CD will be slightly ...

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MURDERDOLLS' SLADE: Why I Left DOPE

MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade recently spoke to Earplugs Required about his decision to leave DOPE last summer and become a full-time member of MURDERDOLLS as a permanent replacement for Tripp Eisen (STATIC-X). "I didn't know what to expect [when I first joined MURDERDOLLS as a touring guitarist] because I was like, you know ...

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MURDERDOLLS: BILLY IDOL Cover Posted Online

MURDERDOLLS' version of the BILLY IDOL classic "White Wedding" has been posted online at this location. MURDERDOLLS feature in their ranks SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves. ...

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SLIPKNOT To Enter Studio In March

SLIPKNOT have begun writing the songs for the follow-up to 2001's "Iowa" and plan to hit a studio with producer Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN) sometime in March. A late fall release through Roadrunner Records is expected. "Things are going really well right now," Taylor told MTV. "We're writing ...

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COREY TAYLOR Speaks Out On Being Homeless

STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor recently spoke about the lyrical concept behind the song "Inhale", the next single from STONE SOUR's self-titled debut and the follow-up to the mega-successful "Bother". " 'Inhale' is about when I was homeless and just kind of roaming around trying to figure everything out and still at the same time ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Mainman To Produce MURDERDOLLS, SUGARCOMA

THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger is tentatively set to produce the sophomore full-length offerings from MURDERDOLLS and SUGARCOMA, according to Ginger's official web site. MURDERDOLLS, who feature in their ranks SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, are not expected to enter the studio to record their second CD before 2004 at the earliest. No further information ...

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SLIPKNOT: 'We Are Not Breaking Up'

SLIPKNOT have posted the following message via their official web site (www.slipknot1.com): "January 24, 2003 "Hey everybody, what's up? Been awhile since we've updated this thing. Here's the deal. We have not nor are we breaking up. We're going to be getting together in the next few weeks to start writing the third ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR: Videos Are Killing Our Imagination

STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor says that he is not a big fan of the music video, claiming that it is killing our imagination. "The beautiful thing about music is that in your head you can set that music to anything," he told Australia's Undercover News. "If you start adding visuals to all the music, ...

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SLIPKNOT DJ Auctioning Off Bike

SLIPKNOT DJ Sid Wilson (a.k.a. DJ Starscream) is auctioning off a bike via eBay at this location. Says Sid, "I bought the bike on June 9th of 2002. It has just under 8900 miles. Comes completely stock, except for custom paint job!! Has had all scheduled check-ups that are required by Honda, still ...

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STONE SOUR Line Up U.K. In-Store

STONE SOUR have announced an in-store appearance in the U.K. to sign copies of forthcoming single "Bother". The recently re-launched group formed by SLIPKNOT vocalist Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root will appear at Virgin Megastore in Corporation Street, Birmingham, at 4:00 p.m. on Feb. 21. "Bother" is scheduled to be released in the U.K. ...

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SLIPKNOT Singer: Things Are 'Busy' In TAYLOR Household

Just because he's currently at home in Des Moines, Iowa doesn't mean that STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor can relax. "I'm basically playing triple duty right now because I'm writing with SLIPKNOT for possible material for the next album, I'm gearing up for a European-Japanese-Australian tour that starts in February with STONE SOUR, and I'm ...

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GRAMMY AWARDS Nominees Announced!

The nominees in the "Best Hard Rock Performance" and "Best Metal Performance" categories for the 45 Annual Grammy Awards are as follows: Best Hard Rock Performance: FOO FIGHTERS – "All Of My Life" GODSMACK – "I Stand Alone" P.O.D. – "Youth Of The Nation" QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – "No One Knows" SYSTEM OF ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR: 'I Love GWAR'

Despite having previously cited GWAR as an example of a band that has lost their relevance, SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor says that he "loves" the group and insists that his previous comments about the band were based on the fact that they "have not been prominent in the music scene for a long ...

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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN CRAHAN: 'COREY TAYLOR Is A Genius'

SLIPKNOT percussionist/mastermind Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. Clown), who is believed to be recording material for a side project with producer Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN), recently spoke out in support of STONE SOUR and MURDERDOLLS, the SLIPKNOT offshoot bands featuring Crahan's cohorts Joey Jordison, Corey Taylor and Jim Root. "Joey ...

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STONE SOUR To Film Video For 'Inhale'

STONE SOUR, the recently re-launched group formed by SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, will shoot a video for the track "Inhale" this weekend, Jan. 4-5. STONE SOUR, MURDERDOLLS and DOWNTHESUN will perform tonight at 7 Flags Events Center in Clive, Iowa. ...

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SLITHERYN Get DOPED Up

Chicago quintet SLITHERYN, whose debut four-track EP was produced by SLIPKNOT's Corey Taylor, will enter the studio next month with DOPE frontman Edsel Dope at the helm. SLITHERYN reportedly intend to combine the tracks from the new sessions with the ones from the Taylor-produced EP to make up their debut album, due in the spring. ...

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SLIPKNOT Bassist 'Safe And Sound' Despite Assault Rumors

Contrary to a widespread Internet rumor suggesting that SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray (#2) was brutally attacked by a distraught fan and stabbed six times in the chest area Friday night (Dec. 20), Gray is "safe and sound" at home in Des Moines, Iowa preparing to begin the songwriting process for the group's next album, due ...

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SLIPKNOT's JOEY JORDISON Dreams Of SLAYER Gig

The surprising commercial success of SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor's STONE SOUR project has led to much speculation with regards to his status in SLIPKNOT and the possibility that he may leave the group to focus on STONE SOUR full-time (which Taylor has thus far denied). When recently asked by Australia's Metalshop if the rest of ...

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STONE SOUR To Tour Australia

STONE SOUR, the recently re-launched group formed by SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, will embark on an Australian tour in March, according to Metalshop. Exact dates won't be available for a few weeks, but the band are expected to play in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, before setting off for Auckland, New ...

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MURDERDOLLS To Support DEFTONES In Australia

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves, will be supporting the DEFTONES at their two headlining shows in Australia during the "off" days on the ...

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STONE SOUR To Issue Never-Before-Released Tracks

STONE SOUR, the recently re-launched group formed by SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, are figuring out a way to make some previously unreleased material available to their fans. One possible scenario is for the band to release a few of the songs on the "Bother" single, or possibly a "digipack" featuring three ...

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SLIPKNOT's 'Disasterpieces' Nearing Platinum Status

SLIPKNOT's "Disasterpieces" DVD debuted last month at No. 3 on Billboard's Top Video Chart and is rapidly approaching platinum-shipment status (100,000 copies), according to the band's label, Roadrunner Records. The Des Moines, Iowa-based nine-piece, whose last album, "Iowa", came out in August 2001, are slated to reconvene next month to begin working on their third ...

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