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Slipknot Frontman Has Opinion About Kanye West

Many people enjoy Kanye West's music. Kanye West is one of those people. Many others do not like Kanye West's music. Corey Taylor, the…
James Grebey / July 7, 2015

Slipknot’s Mick Thomson Sent to Hospital Following Knife Fight With Brother

Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson and his brother Andrew Thomson were rushed to the hopsital early Wednesday morning after getting in a knife fight. The fight…
James Grebey / March 11, 2015

Officials Pooh Pooh Slipknot’s Festival Plans to Set Camel Dung Ablaze

In a shocking twist, California fire officials aren't super keen on the idea of having dozens of flaming barrels of oil and camel crap inside…
James Grebey / October 15, 2014

Slipknot’s Knotfest Will Purposely Smell Like Flaming Camel Dung

Iowa metal band Slipknot are proudly known for being gross. Really, really gross. They've happily continued that proud tradition by announcing that they are going to light…
James Grebey / September 30, 2014

Do U Even Satan, Bro? Here’s a New Slipknot Video

Slipknot may be the most outwardly unlovable-looking band to genuinely deserve the descriptor "beloved." Rock deities like Dave Grohl consider 2001's Iowa album a classic,…
Chris Martins / September 12, 2014

Doctor Found Not Guilty of Slipknot Bassist’s Death

Almost two years ago, when prosecutors charged a doctor in the death of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray and others, the band's percussionist Shawn Crahan told The…
Marc Hogan / May 2, 2014

Slipknot Tragically Linked to Fort Hood Shooter

When mass shootings take place, mainstream media outlets tend to pore over the suspects' music interests for any possible insight into the tragedy. It's a…
Marc Hogan / April 4, 2014

Left Behind: Slipknot and Original Drummer Joey Jordison Part Ways

Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has parted ways with the band he helped launch back in 1995. He co-wrote songs for the masked metal act and…
Chris Martins / December 13, 2013

Watch Foo Fighters Play Live With Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, and Nirvana Members

Dave Grohl's Sound City Players, after debuting at the Sundance Film Festival, came out for a star-studded repeat performance last night. As NME reports, Grohl…
Marc Hogan / February 1, 2013

Hear Dave Grohl’s Gruff ‘Sound City’ Collab With Slipknot’s Corey Taylor

With his Sound City documentary headed to Sundance this week and now slated for openings all around the country, Dave Grohl is feeling generous. He's…
Chris Martins / January 15, 2013

Slipknot ‘Outraged’ as Doctor Is Charged in Bassist’s Death

Earlier this week, as the Des Moines Register reports, local prosecutors charged Des Moines doctor Daniel Baldi with involuntary manslaughter in relation to the overdose…
Marc Hogan / September 7, 2012

Backstage With Slipknot, Slayer, Anthrax, and More at Mayhem Fest

To get intimate shots of the most evil bands in the land, SPIN snuck past a gauntlet of hellhounds and pitchfork-wielding demons to meet them…
SPIN Staff / July 2, 2012

Slipknot on ‘Antennas to Hell’ and Why Their Bassist Stays Backstage

Slipknot co-founder/conceptualist/percussionist Shawn M. Crahan (a.k.a. Clown) really hates greatest hits albums. " 'Greatest Hits' means one of three things to me," he explains from…
Jon Wiederhorn / June 20, 2012

Slipknot Heading Into the Studio Next Year

Slipknot will be taking their masks into the studio again in early 2013. The Des Moines-based heavy metal band's DJ, Sid Wilson, told the NME…
Marc Hogan / May 4, 2012

Slipknot’s 7 Grossest Stories

Few albums anticipated the last decade's sheer unpleasantness quite like Slipknot's magnum opus Iowa. This manic hailstorm of grind arrived on August 28, 2001 and,…
Joe Gross / November 8, 2011

Avenged Sevenfold Reign at Revolver’s Golden Gods

Hard rock legends and black-clad fans crowded Club Nokia in Los Angeles Wednesday night for the third annual Revolver Golden Gods. It was the first…
Chris Martins / April 23, 2011

Slipknot Concert Doc Hits Theaters

On September 28, Slipknot will release the concert DVD (sic)nesses, which documents a 2009 performance at England's Download Festival for 80,000 diehards. But fans who…
Kevin O'Donnell / September 14, 2010

Q&A: Corey Taylor of Slipknot & Stone Sour

Slipknot frontman Corey "#8" Taylor led the band's angsty horror-metal to the top of the charts while wearing ghoulish masks and leather S&M gear. But…
William Goodman / September 8, 2010

Slipknot Bassist Died from Accidental Drug Overdose

Autopsy results show that Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, whose body was discovered in an Iowa motel room on May 25, died from an accidental overdose…
William Goodman / June 21, 2010
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