Here I sit, at my computer taking a quick eye break from video games, and figuring I would toss in my old Disasterpieces DVD from Slipknot when the album IOWA was released. Slipknot still kicks ass today, but not as much as they used too.
On this day, September 11th, many lives were lost in the terror attacks in New York and Washington. All of us will always remember where we were that day, and so does Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor and Godsmack's Sully Erna.
After months of speculation, it seems that Slipknot will continue on as a band after this summer. Lead singer Corey Taylor confirmed that the Iowa metal heads plan to tour in the U.S., which means that the band's live dates this summer at the Sonisphere Festival went well internally.
After months of rumors about Sliptknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor becoming the new singer for Velvet Revolver and the denials afterwards, new light has been shed on what exactly went on between the rock stars. A whole Velvet Revolver album was recorded with Taylor on vocals, but one member decided that wasn't the direction the band should take.
Slipknot ringleader Corey Taylor believes that the moment of silence scheduled in honor of former bassist Paul Gray at the band's Sonisphere set will be louder than their actual performance. The emotional moment will take place this Sunday (July 10) at 2pm London time.
Slipknot performed for the very first time since the death of bassist Paul Gray a little over a year ago. The surviving eight members made their emotional return June 17 at Terravibe Park in Athens, Greece.
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor will appear on tonight's (June 9) episode of TLC's new series NY Ink. The singer is shown getting inked with an image of late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray in an emotional moment for the show.
Stone Sour have ran into a setback as the band was forced to cancel the rest of their U.S. tour dates due to drummer Roy Mayorga (second from left) suffering a minor stroke. Fortunately, Mayorga is expected to make a full recovery soon.
Stone Sour and Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor was gracious enough to sit down with me before Stone Sour's set at Wednesday night's Avalanche Tour at the DeltaPlex. We talked about the success of Stone Sour's latest album, Audio Secrecy, the future of Slipknot and who would win in a fight between Sharktopus and Piranhaconda.
Slipknot ringleader Corey Taylor revealed that he is "scared to death" of playing without original bassist Paul Gray, who died from a drug overdose in May of last year. The Des Moines, IA band is scheduled to tour in Europe this summer as part of the Sonisphere Festival.
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