Earlier this month, Slipknot's guitarist Mick Thomson made the news for the worst reasons. He was involved in a knife fight with his brother, which hospitalized both of them. While it could have been much worse, Thomson received a stab wound to the back of the head. According to The Des Moines Register, the consequences of those actions are that both have been charged with disorderly conduct by fighting. The brothers were booked and released on a promise they will appear in court March 30th. Both parties declined to seek charges against each other.
Des Moines, Iowa television station KCCI is reporting that Mickeal Gordon Thomson, Slipknot's guitarist, has reportedly suffered a stab wound to the back of his head in an altercation with his brother, Andrew Thomson. According to reports, the knife fight started inside Mickeal's home in Clive, Iowa and spilled into the front yard.
This year's edition of Heavy Montréal is taking place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from August 7th to August 9th at Parc Jean-Drapeau. The organizers have announced the line-up and it boasts a little bit for everyone and big names as Slipknot, Korn, Faith No More, Mastodon, Meshuggah, Arch Enemy and many, many more. Check out the line-up below and get ready for the summer heaviness. The festival passes are on sale on March 13th.
The Summer's Last Stand Tour has been announced! This Slipknot trek kicks off in July with special guests Lamb Of God, Bullet For My Valentine, and Motionless In White. It will take Slipknot across the USA and Canada in the summer to promote their latest record .5: The Gray Chapter. See the dates below. You might get a chance to catch this bill in a town near you.
Slipknot have shared a new video today. The Americans premiered a live clip of the track "The Devil In I" filmed at Knotfest in San Bernardino, California. You can watch the band perform the track from their newest album .5: The Gray Chapter below and check out the band in action live.
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.