In typical cat-out-of-bag fashion, recently a former drum tech for Slipknot has posted a photo online, now deleted, of his personal itinerary which lists all the current members of the band, including their new drummer and bassist, whose identities Slipknot has not officially revealed. The band's drummer is Jay Weinberg and their bassist is Allessandro "Vman" Venturella (Krokodil). There were rumors about them before but the band said that maybe they would never confirm it.
Six days away from release of Slipknot's upcoming album .5: The Gray Chapter, the band has been releasing other new songs for streaming. The song called "Sarcastrophe" might feel like a trip back to the roots of Slipknot. Enjoy it here below! Apart from "Sarcastrophe," you can also stream here the track "XIX" and there's one more called "AOV" streaming on their website. Plenty to listen to today.
As the release of their new album .5: The Gray Chapter approaches, American metallers Slipknot have revealed the third track from the impending output. The song is called "Custer". Give it a spin on the YouTube clip available below and discover another new song from the group.
Slipknot just premiered their new video! After some teasing, the American metallers have revealed their video for "The Devil In I" and also their new masks. Clown designed a mask that both the new drummer and the bass player will wear. So, what did you think about the video?
After sharing the first song off their fifth album, a track called "The Negative One," the Americans Slipknot are in a sharing mood again. This time, you can hear another new track called "The Devil In I" below. Do you prefer this track? Tell us your opinion about it.
After showcasing the brand new tune "The Negative One" on their website, Slipknot have now officially released the video for the song. The band's fifth album, the first without bassist Paul Gray and drummer Joey Jordison, is expected later this year via Roadrunner Records. For now, you can watch their new video and hear the new song as much as you want.
Slipknot's latest album All Hope Is Gone came out six years ago. Naturally, fans are curious about the new material the band has been teasing. The Iowa metallers give us now a chance to listen to a brand new track today called "The Negative One". All you have to do is go to the band's official website to stream the song while you can. After listening to the song, you have to register to listen to it again. It's the small price you pay.
Slipknot have announced that Knotfest will return to America this year. The festival is set to take place from October 24th-26th at San Manuel Amphitheater and Campgrounds in San Bernardino, California. The band headlines two nights of the event, playing different sets each night, with the lineup of the three-day bill already announced as well. Check out the bands confirmed below. The tickets go on sale today, July 7th.
Slipknot's frontman Corey Taylor has announced that their new album is almost done. Corey Taylor was recently talking to Loudwire's Nights With Full Metal Jackie regarding the completion of their new album, which will be their first studio album since 2008's All Hope Is Gone. You can read his update below.
Slipknot's bassist Paul Gray passed away in 2010. He was found dead in a hotel room of an overdose of morphine and fentanyl. Now nearly four years after his passing, the doctor that prescribed him drugs was acquitted of all charges in his involuntary manslaughter case. The Des Moines Register reports that Daniel Baldi, who was facing involuntary manslaughter charges for the deaths of numerous patients including late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, has been acquitted on all seven counts.
Joey Jordison, mastermind behind his band Scar The Martyr and longtime Slipknot drummer, has finally said something since his departure from Slipknot was announced. Joey writes on his official Facebook page that he didn't quit Slipknot, implying that he might have been kicked out. However, the situation isn't very clear at the moment as the statements are very cryptic.
In the middle of the writing process of their new album, Slipknot have shocked fans by announcing that they have parted ways with longtime drummer and important songwriter Joey Jordison, now busy with a new project called Scar The Martyr. The band says this decision happened for "personal reasons" and they will move forward with the new album release next year. This is a big turning point for the band.
The recently announced first-ever Ozzfest 2013 in Japan, which takes place on the weekend of May 11th and 12th at Makuhari Messe in Tokyo, has revealed headliners for both days. Slipknot will headline the festival on Saturday, May 11th and Black Sabbath with headline on Sunday, May 12th, 2013. More details are expected to be revealed soon.
Slipknot has announced that guitarist Jim Root will not be participating in the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem tour due to health issues for an unknown length of time. The tour kicked off in San Bernardino, CA, on June 30th and will run until the beginning of August.