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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Completes Recording Debut Solo Album

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor has finished recording his debut solo album. The 46-year-old rocker broke the news of the LP's completion during an appearance earlier today (Friday, May 22) on We Are Hear's "Raise Your Horns With Lzzy Hale", hosted by HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale. Asked what he has been working on during ...

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SLIPKNOT: Making Of 'Unsainted' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of SLIPKNOT's "Unsainted" video can be seen below. The clip, which was once again directed by the band's own M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan, contains nods to popular landmarks in SLIPKNOT's hometown of Des Moines, Iowa, including seating from the Iowa State Fair Grandstand, and an upside down Iowa Capitol golden ...

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SCORPIONS Are Trying To Recapture Vibe Of 'Lovedrive', 'Animal Magnetism' And 'Blackout' On Upcoming Album

SCORPIONS frontman Klaus Meine spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" about the band's upcoming studio album. Tentatively due in 2021, the disc will mark the German hard rock legends' first release since 2017's "Born To Touch Your Feelings - Best Of Rock Ballads", which was an anthology of SCORPIONS' new and classic material. Speaking about how ...

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BEHEMOTH Covers THE CURE's 'A Forest' On New EP

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH will release a new EP, "A Forest", on May 29 via Metal Blade. The EP's title track is a cover of THE CURE classic, and it features a guest appearance by SHINING frontman Niklas Kvarforth. The "A Forest" EP also includes a live version of the title track as well as ...

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SLIPKNOT Officially Cancels Summer 2020 Tour Dates, Including 'Knotfest Roadshow' And KNOTFEST UK

SLIPKNOT has canceled all of its previously announced summer 2020 tour dates, including the "Knotfest Roadshow", Knotfest UK and Knotfest At Sea, due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. Earlier today, SLIPKNOT released the following statement: "Unfortunately SLIPKNOT's summer 2020 touring, including the North American Knotfest Roadshow, Knotfest UK and Knotfest At ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Announces 'Virtual World Tour'

California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE have announced a "virtual world tour" with unique sets exclusive merchandise and custom experiences in each market. Each show will feature a professionally filmed multi-camera live set along with an extensive post-performance question-and-answer session. Every market will have its ticket purchase geo-gated within a reasonable radius so that only those ...

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MAYHEM FESTIVAL Postpones Return Until 2021

Mayhem Festival has postponed its return until 2021. On Sunday, the festival's official Instagram was updated with the following message: "as we're sure you've guessed.. due to the pandemic we have to sit this summer out, but 2021 we plan on being back in full swing" The festival originally teased its 2020 comeback last December ...

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DED Releases Music Video For 'A Mannequin Idol (Lullaby)'

Fast-rising rockers DED have released a high-octane music video for their latest radio single, "A Mannequin Idol (Lullaby)". The clip was directed by renowned director Marc Klasfeld, who has previously worked with SLIPKNOT, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, FOO FIGHTERS and HIGHLY SUSPECT, among others. Displaying DED's bold and dynamic songcraft, "A Mannequin Idol (Lullaby)" was ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Original Demo Version Of 'Mission Statement'

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "Mission Statement". The final version of the track appeared on the band's third album, "Audio Secrecy", which came out in 2010. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "Mission Statement" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand said: "After the 'Come What(ever) May' cycle ...

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AVATAR To Release 'Hunter Gatherer' Album In August

Swedish metallers AVATAR have set "Hunter Gatherer" as the title of their new album, due on August 7 via eOne. The band revealed the name of the new disc in in a one-and-a-half-minute video teaser which was uploaded to AVATAR's official YouTube channel earlier today (Tuesday, May 5). Songtitles set to appear on the LP ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Releases 'Become The Hunter' Non-Album Track 'Overlord'

California-based extreme metal titans SUICIDE SILENCE have released "Overlord", a "B-side" song from the sessions for their sixth studio album, "Become The Hunter". You can now stream the track below. Singer Hernan "Eddie" Hermida comments: "The inspiration for 'Overlord' came from the events surrounding the Heaven's Gate mass suicide in the late '90s. The lyrics ...

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SLIPKNOT's JIM ROOT Wants To Launch Solo Project

SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root says that he is using the coronavirus downtime to compile ideas for a possible solo album. Root spoke about the possibility of launching a solo project during an interview with Loudwire conducted while he was in quarantine. "Now that we have this bananas, insane pandemic thing going ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of '1st Person'

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "1st Person". The final version of the track appeared on the band's sophomore album, "Come What(ever) May", which came out in 2006. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "1st Person" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand said: "So just like 30/30-150, I ...

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COREY TAYLOR And Wife Are Launching Taco Truck Business

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor is planning to start a plant-based taco food truck with his wife, dancer Alicia Taylor. Alicia initially hinted at the project last month, saying that it was something "completely new." In a new video interview with Rock Feed while isolating at home, Corey revealed that the food truck ...

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FALLING IN REVERSE Guitarist DEREK JONES Dead At 35

FALLING IN REVERSE guitarist Derek Jones has died at the age of 35. His passing was confirmed by singer Ronnie Radke, who tweeted out four photos of Jones earlier today and included the following message: "I'll never forget when you picked me up from jail in your old tour van to start FALLING IN REVERSE. ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Says 'We're Gonna See A Real Renaissance And Explosion Of Live Entertainment' Once Pandemic Is Over

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor and his wife, Alicia Taylor, were interviewed by Brian Storm of Rock Feed while quarantined in their home in Las Vegas, Nevada. Asked how and when he see live entertainment coming back once the coronavirus pandemic is under control, Corey said (see video below): "It all depends on ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces 2021 Edition Of KNOTFEST JAPAN

SLIPKNOT has announced the 2021 edition of Knotfest Japan. Last month, SLIPKNOT was forced to postpone its Asian tour, including the band's appearance at Knotfest Japan, due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. Next year's Knotfest Japan will be held on January 10-11, 2021. The lineup for the original "Roadshow" show date ...

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