James Bay performs onstage during 106.7 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2015

Grammys 2016 Best Rock Album Nominees, Who Should/Will Win: Can Highly Suspect Beat James Bay?

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The Best Rock Album nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards are quite the mixed bag. You have the AAA-friendly sound of James Bay and Death Cab for Cutie battling against the pure rock of Highly Suspect against the abrasiveness of Slipknot and the high concepts of Muse's Drones. How to compare five albums that, at the end of the day, could not be any more different from each other?READ MORE

Corey Taylor from Slipknot

Corey Taylor of Slipknot on Phil Anselmo's Nazi Salute, Racism in Metal in New Interview

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Phil Anselmo’s Nazi salute at Dimebash is one everyone’s mind in the metal community and Corey Taylor of Slipknot is no exception as he talks about it in a new interview.READ MORE

Corey Taylor from Slipknot

Slipknot Explains the Masks in BBC Documentary 'Artsnight,' Talks Eminem, Trent Reznor

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All nine members of Slipknot are rarely seen in public without their masks, and in a new BBC documentary, band members Corey Taylor and Shawn Crahan will finally explain why they wear them. They also talk Trent Reznor and Eminem in the new documentary, entitled 'Artsnight,' which encourages “stepping out of our psychological skins” for those featured.READ MORE

Musician Corey Taylor of Slipknot attends the 10th annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert at Club Nokia

Slipknot's Corey Taylor on Controversial Candidate Donald Trump in New Interview

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Slipknot's Corey Taylor has strong opinions on controversial candidate Donald Trump, and all other presidential candidates in the upcoming election. In a new interview, the front man goes as far as to compare the staunch Republican candidate to David Duke, former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. He also talks the other candidates in the running, including Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.READ MORE

Corey Taylor from Slipknot performs at 2015 Rock in Rio

Slipknot's Corey Taylor Punches WWE Wrestler Baron Corbin at Aftershock Festival [WATCH]

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Slipknot's frontman Corey Taylor has never been one to hold back his anger, but it came to a head when he sucker-punched WWE wrestler Baron Corbin this past Friday (October 23). The two came to blows at the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California. Taylor is also reportedly a huge wrestling fan and had been engaging in nasty exchanges with the wrestler for some time.READ MORE


Slipknot Cover Ricky Martin 'Livin La Vida Loca' in Viral Mash-Up Video

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Metal band Slipknot wouldn't be caught dead actually playing Ricky Martin's Latin hit "Livin' la Vida Loca," but one fan found out it's pretty hilarious to edit the two performances together.READ MORE

Slipknot, Corey Taylor

Slipknot's Next Album: On 'Sgt. Pepper,' 'Purple Rain,' 'The Wall' Scale(?)

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Slipknot took more than six years between releases 'All Hope Is Gone' and '.5: The Gray Chapter' but it's already scheming its next album: An epic double-album on the scale of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' or The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.' Frontman Corey Taylor also threw out Prince's 'Purple Rain' as a comparison point, as he plans of having a full-length film to accompany the music. Oh?READ MORE

'Node' by Northlane

Australia's Northlane Opens Up Metalcore to Wider Skies on 'Node'

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Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the previous week. We hope to give a fighting chance to the bands you haven't heard of. This week we look at 'Blacked Out,' the new album from Northlane, a metalcore group relatively unknown to American listeners but well-publicized in their homeland of Australia.READ MORE

Mastodon Joins Judas Priest for American Tour, Grabs Clutch for Solo Dates

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Mastodon has announced a new set of tour dates for the Fall, including opening slots for heavy metal icons Judas Priest, as well as a series of dates with Clutch and/or Corrosion of Conformity opening.READ MORE

Slipknot Live!

Knotfest 2015 to Feature Judas Priest, Ghostface Killah and, Duh, Slipknot

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Slipknot will once again bring a host of heavy metal and hip-hop headliners to San Bernardino, CA for the annual Knotfest. This year's event will feature big names such as Judas Priest, Korn and Bring Me The Horizon.READ MORE

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

James Taylor, Tony Bennett and Tom Petty: Longest Streaks Before A No. 1 Album

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James Taylor is a legend. The dude's been around for nearly 50 years. He's seen fire and he's seen rain. But there was one thing that the songwriter never saw during his lengthy career in music: A no. 1 record. That finally changed this week when 'Before This World,' his first album of original material in more than 13 years, peaked at the top of the Billboard 200. That got us at Music Times wondering...what performer took the longest to get their first no. 1 album? We ranked the Top 5, from "least" years to most..including Tom Petty, Tony Bennett and more.READ MORE

Slipknot Keeps Things Morbid with "Killpop" Video from 'The Gray Chapter'

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Slipknot's music video for new single "Killpop" is relatively friendly fare for the Iowa band HAHA just kidding it features leather-clad women, abandoned buildings and goats...like many other clips from the masked group.READ MORE

David Williams (left) and Jeremy DePoyster of The Devil Wears Prada.

The Devil Wears Prada Talks 'Zombie' Tour, Chris Rubey Departure, Cheating on Your Hometown

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The Devil Wears Prada just finished a tour revisiting its acclaimed 'Zombie' EP (which we figured out too late) and now the Dayton metalcore band is finally getting around to playing Rock on The Range, the country's largest rock festival that takes place right up the road from the band's hometown. Members Jeremy DePoyster and Daniel Williams discuss the band's new 'Space' EP, moving forward without guitarist Chris Rubey, and the adjective-driven warzone that is metal music.READ MORE

Tech N9ne, the new king of rock 'n' roll.

Tech N9ne on 'Special Effects' Guest List, Hard Interjections and Planned Pusha T Collaboration

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Tech N9ne is having a good year, recently eclipsing his best sales week ever with new album 'Special Effects' and now headlining the Ernie Ball stage at Rock on The Range in Columbus, OH. The emcee sat it with Music Times to discuss the new album, breaking through to rock fans (and hip-hop fans), stealing drummers from his former tour partners, and also hinting at a Pusha T collaboration to come...hopefully sooner than later.READ MORE

Marilyn Manson

Rock on The Range 2015 Day 1 Review & Recap: Slipknot Destroys, Marilyn Manson Emotes, Slash Shreds

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The first day of Rock on The Range, perhaps the largest pure rock festival in the United States, kicked off in dramatic fashion on Friday night with headlinng performances from Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Slash and more. This is the first in a series of recaps from correspondent Ryan Book.READ MORE

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