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SLIPKNOT: No New Music Until Summer 2003

SLIPKNOT will not commence work on the follow-up to Iowa until early next year, according to frontman Corey Taylor. A summer 2003 release through Roadrunner Records is expected. In the meantime, the group will perform at several European festivals in August, including the UK's Reading and Leeds festivals, and Germany's Off Limits festival. In related ...

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SLIPKNOT: What's In A Name?!

The following article was authored by Erik Missio and originally posted by Canada's ChartAttack.com on Friday, May 3rd: Speaking on a stereotypical basis, hardcore SLIPKNOT fans are usually thought of as being only slightly above INSANE CLOWN POSSE devotees when it comes to criteria like maturity, literacy, individuality and hygiene (before we get ...

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Former AMEN Guitarist Sells Custom Guitar

Former AMEN and current BLUEBIRD guitarist Paul Fig is selling the custom Paul Reed Smith guitar that he used on the first AMEN tour in the US with SLIPKNOT, and MACHINE HEAD. According to Fig, “basically I got this guitar for the studio, and brought it on my first tour. It is super solid, just ...

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SLIPKNOT Linked To German School Massacre

SLIPKNOT CDs have been found in the collection of German killer Robert Steinhaeuser, who shot dead 13 of his teachers, two teenagers and a policeman at his old school in Erfurt in Germany last week. Among the items found in Steinhaeuser's possession was a the supposed SLIPKNOT track "School Wars", the lyrics to which include ...

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Metal/Hard Rock Album Sales In The US As Reported By SoundScan

Here are the latest sales figures for various current and catalog metal/hard rock releases in the US (in total units sold to date since the albums were issued), as reported by SoundScan for the week ending April 21st, 2002: KORN Issues: 3,047,076 KORN Follow The Leader: 3,414,717 LIMP BIZKIT Chocolate Starfish: 6,259,073 LIMP BIZKIT Significant ...

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The SLIPKNOT/STATIC-X Collaboration: "We Didn't Break Up"

SLIPKNOT's Joey Jordison and STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, who recently decided to drop the band name THE REJECTS for their long-running side project, have issued the following statements explaining their decision to part ways with singer Dizzy and recruit vocalist Wednesday 13 of THE FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13: Joey Jordison: "Listen...... I don't ...

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"Spider-Man" Soundtrack Final Track Listing Announced

The full track listing for the forthcoming Spider-Man soundtrack, which is due to be released on April 30th through Columbia Records, is as follows: 01. "Theme from Spider Man" 02. "Hero" - Chad Kroeger (NICKELBACK) feat. Josey Scott (SALIVA) 03. "What We're All About (The Original Version)" - SUM 41 04. "Learn To Crawl" ...

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THE BLOOD BROTHERS Prepare To Commence Tracking New CD

Seattle's THE BLOOD BROTHERS will begin recording their debut CD for I Am/ARTISTdirect Records with producer Ross Robinson (i.e. SLIPKNOT, AMEN) on April 4th, according to the web site of Robinson's management company, Freeze Management. A late summer release is expected. Reportedly discovered by AMEN frontman Casey Chaos, THE BLOOD BROTHERS are a five-piece band ...

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THE REJECTS To Return To Studio To Record Additional Material

THE REJECTS, a long-running project featuring vocalist Dizzy Reject, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison (on guitar), and STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, will go back into the studio in early April to record six or seven new songs for the group's much-anticiated debut album, which is tentatively due to be released during the summer through an as-yet-undisclosed ...

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Former ALICE IN CHAINS Axeman Collaborates With NICKELBACK, SALIVA Frontmen On "Spider-Man" Cut

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger, and SALIVA singer Josey Scott have collaborated on a track called "Hero" (reportedly written by Kroeger), which will be included on the soundtrack to the upcoming Spider-Man movie. Also scheduled to appear on the album is a solo cut from SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor, ...

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Former FAITH NO MORE Frontman Offers Explanation For Pissing Incident (Sort Of)

Former FAITH NO MORE and current TOMAHAWK/FANTOMAS frontman Mike Patton and his record label, Ipecac Recordings, have issued the following “tongue-in-cheek” statement about the reported incident that occurred in London on March 10th that involved Patton pissing on security guards at the London Astoria last Sunday: "So Mike Patton and the band TOMAHAWK roll into ...

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ROSS ROBINSON Inks Label Deal With ARTISTdirect RECORDS

Acclaimed producer Ross Robinson and ARTISTdirect Records have announced the formation of a new imprint, I AM/ARTISTdirect Records. Under this production agreement, Robinson will oversee the imprint's A&R activities, contribute to the development of its talent, as well as produce artists for I AM/ARTISTdirect Records. ARTISTdirect Records staff will handle all marketing, promotion, sales, and ...

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SLIPKNOT Frontman Records Solo Track, Makes Local News

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor recently hit the studio to record a song titled "Bother", which may or may not appear on the soundtrack to the upcoming movie Spider-Man. Described as much more mellow than anything the singer has previously released, "Bother" is said to feature Corey's vocals accompanied by nothing but clean guitar, and reportedly ...

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SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY Comments On Forthcoming CD

SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray recently spoke to MTV News about the progress of the songwriting for the group's forthcoming follow-up to last year's Iowa release, which is tentatively due to be released at the end of the year through Roadrunner Records. "We've got a bunch of different riffs together," Gray told MTV. "Some are really ...

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GLASSJAW Brand New MP3s Available For Download

GLASSJAW have made available for download two tracks—"Ape Dos Mil" and "Tip Your Bartender"—from their recently-completed new CD, rumored to be titled Worship And Tribute, at this location. Worship And Tribute was produced by Ross Robinson (i.e. SLIPKNOT, AMEN) and is tentatively due to be released in June through Robinson's I Am Recordings ...

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THE BLOOD BROTHERS Prepare To Record Debut CD

Seattle's THE BLOOD BROTHERS will begin recording their debut CD for I Am/ARTISTdirect Records with producer Ross Robinson (i.e. SLIPKNOT, AMEN) on March 20th, according to the web site of Robinson's management company, Freeze Management. A late summer release is expected. ...

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TOOL Win Grammy For "Best Metal Performance"

TOOL won a Grammy in the category “Best Metal Performance” for their track "Schism" at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are being held tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. TOOL beat out BLACK SABBATH ("The Wizard"), SLAYER ("Disciple"), SLIPKNOT ("Left Behind") and SYSTEM OF A DOWN ("Chop Suey!" ) to win the ...

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SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY: "I Know SYSTEM OF A DOWN Will Win Grammy"

SLIPKNOT's Paul Gray on the possibility of the group winning a Grammy in the “Best Metal Performance” category (for "Left Behind") at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are scheduled to air live at 8:00 PM via CBS tonight, Wednesday, February 27th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles: “It's cool that we're nominated. I ...

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RAMMSTEIN Drop Off "Pledge Of Allegiance" CD

RAMMSTEIN have been dropped from the Pledge Of Allegiance live album, a documentation of last year's Pledge Of Allegiance tour co-headlined BY SYSTEM OF A DOWN and SLIPKNOT that is due to be released through Columbia Records on March 26th. The German act was to have been featured by way of the songs "Links 2 ...

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