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COREY TAYLOR Confirms SLIPKNOT Will Release A New Album In 2022

Plus some "secret 'homecoming' plans."

Mon Jan 10 2022 17:04:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT Aiming To Release New Album In Early 2022

Corey Taylor is wrapping up vocals.

Fri Dec 17 2021 15:28:18 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Slipknot eye spring 2022 release for ‘crazy’ new album says ‘stoked’ Corey Taylor

With four songs still to be completed on the new Slipknot album, Corey Taylor says he’s “really, really stoked” about it

Fri Dec 17 2021 14:05:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Watch SLIPKNOT Drummer JAY WEINBERG Play "The Chapeltown Rag" Live For The First Time

Back in November, anyway.

Tue Dec 14 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT Announces Knotfest Germany With IN FLAMES & GHOSTEMANE

Slipknot is expanding their Knotfest series with a first-ever Germany appearance on July 30, 2022. The festival so far includes Ghostemane and In Flames with more artists to be announced at a later date. Knotfest Germany will take place at Rudolf Weber Arena in Oberhausen, and tickets will be availa

Fri Dec 10 2021 17:06:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Vended's Griffin Taylor gets seriously upset over Slipknot comparisons

Vended aren't too happy that they're getting compared to Slipknot

Fri Dec 10 2021 12:16:48 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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BRING ME THE HORIZON Working On "Emo And Screamo"-Type New EP

Less Deftones, more Glassjaw.

Thu Dec 09 2021 15:25:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Rage Against The Machine and Bring Me The Horizon head up eclectic Reading/Leeds Festival line-up

Rage Against The Machine, Bring Me The Horizon, Enter Shikari, Wolf Alice, Fontaines D.C. for Reading/Leeds 2022

Wed Dec 08 2021 16:29:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT's Knotfest Japan Rescheduled A Third Time To 2023

Of course due to the never-ending pandemic.

Tue Nov 23 2021 15:23:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Watch Kids Cover SLIPKNOT's "Wait And Bleed," Destroy A House

The vocalist is nine years old and rules.

Sat Nov 20 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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DROWSE Streams Downtempo Cover Of SLIPKNOT's "Wait And Bleed"

It also serves as a tribute to Joey Jordison.

Wed Nov 17 2021 14:54:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN Tore His Bicep, Missed Welcome To Rockville Performance

He's since undergone surgery.

Fri Nov 12 2021 18:40:21 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Jay Weinberg's dog isn't a fan of his new Slipknot mask

Jay Weinberg's pooch Papaya gets a look at his new Slipknot mask

Wed Nov 10 2021 14:13:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Slipknot's The Chapeltown Rag

Members of Beartooth, Alien Weaponry, Jinjer, Cane Hill and more give their verdict on Slipknot's new track, The Chapeltown Rag

Wed Nov 10 2021 13:29:59 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg debuts nightmarish new mask

Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg is the latest member to receive a mask makeover

Tue Nov 09 2021 16:30:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Watch Slipknot perform new single The Chapeltown Rag for the very first time

Watch fan-shot footage of Slipknot debuting The Chapeltown Rag at their Knotfest show in Los Angeles on November 5

Mon Nov 08 2021 13:10:35 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT's JAY WEINBERG Unveils Terrifying New Mask

He has some mouth and he must scream.

Mon Nov 08 2021 13:06:02 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT Perform New Single "The Chapeltown Rag" Live for the First Time

As promised last night, Slipknot performed their new single, "The Chapeltown Rag" live for the first time at the closing night of their Knotfest Roadshow tour in Los Angeles. Frontman Corey Taylor called the song "a punisher," saying it documents what happens when the distortions of mass media ci

Sat Nov 06 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT Streams Raging New Song "The Chapeltown Rag"

Read all about it if you want to know, they say.

Fri Nov 05 2021 13:04:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Listen to Slipknot's serial killer-inspired new song The Chapeltown Rag

Slipknot's new song The Chapeltown Rag will make its live debut during the band's first livestream

Fri Nov 05 2021 04:02:42 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT To Release New Single "Chapeltown Rag" Tomorrow

Produced by Joe Baressi.

Thu Nov 04 2021 16:50:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT Show Bonfire Being Investigated By The Phoenix Fire Department

Please don't start bonfires at shows.

Thu Nov 04 2021 13:50:45 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Slipknot’s maggots create bonfire in mosh pit

Slipknot fans in Arizona light up November 2 gig by igniting a mid-mosh pit bonfire

Wed Nov 03 2021 15:26:25 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT Stop Concert After Massive Bonfire Gets Out of Control

Some Slipknot maggots got a little too over-zealous during the band's concert in Phoenix, Arizona last night, November 2nd, resulting in the show stopping while a massive bonfire had to be put out. Minutes after the band got the crowd to sing guitarist Mick Thomson a happy birthday, the band bega

Wed Nov 03 2021 13:41:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Slipknot launch mysterious NFT website featuring snippets of new music

Slipknot have launched a new website that appears to feature nine snippets of new studio recordings by the band.The Website, thechapeltownrag.com features nine animated images, each of which plays a short audio clip when selected. Each animation appears to be associated with an NFT (non-fungible token), although all are currently flagged as 'sold out.' There's also a link to a wallet on the WAX blockchain, an online ecosystem used previously by artists including Megadeth and Babymetal to manage their NFT releases. Peculiarly, the website is registered to a business address in West Yorkshire.In June, Slipknot percussionist Clown spoke to Metal Hammer about the band's new music, saying it was similar in tone to their classic Iowa album.  "This one is a cobra in a basket," he boasted. "You c…

Wed Nov 03 2021 02:53:54 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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SLIPKNOT Post First Teasers of New Album

Could we hear a full new Slipknot song this weekend?

Tue Nov 02 2021 18:12:54 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor shares his love for ABBA, reveals his favourite song by the Swedish superstars

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor salutes the magical songwriting of ABBA and reveals his favourite track from the pop legends

Thu Oct 28 2021 12:11:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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Tom Morello + Bring Me the Horizon Rage on New Song 'Let's Get the Party Started'

This is sure to start a pit somewhere!

Wed Sep 22 2021 14:48:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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“Girls bit cow hearts and slapped me in the face”

It was the record that confirmed Slipknot as metal’s biggest band in a generation. It also almost ended them for good. Twenty years on, Corey Taylor, Clown and more tell us the definitive story of Iowa

Tue Aug 03 2021 13:16:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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how Tetrarch are leading nu metal’s resurrection

“If chain wallets made a comeback, I would be all about it.” Tetrarch vocalist and guitarist Josh Fore is weighing up the benefits of the nu metal revival. His bandmate, lead guitarist and shredder extraordinaire Diamond Rowe, cuts in, equally enthusiastic. “I wear one now!” she says. “So, if anything, I’ll have a hand in that comeback.” The jury is out on whether the world needs the return of the most ubiquitous alt accessory of the 00s. But as far as the music is concerned, it feels like we’ve been on the cusp of a nu metal renaissance for some time now.In 2016, Cane Hill took a faltering stab at a revival with their swaggering debut album, Smile – albeit backing away from it by 2019’s Kill The Sun EP. A year later, Ocean Grove’s genre-mashing debut, The Rhapsody Tapes, blended nu metal…

Tue May 18 2021 14:24:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)