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Welcome To Rockville Fest Announces Slipknot, Of Mice & Men, Motionless In White, More [LINEUP]

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Slipknot, Motionless In White and Of Mice & Men were just added to Welcome To Rockville, a two-day festival in Jacksonville, Fla., that will feature some of the best metal artists in the world on April 25 and 26.READ MORE

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Jim Root Says Slipknot has Never Made Money From Record Sales

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Despite being one of the biggest names in contemporary metal, Slipknot has never made money from record sales. At least that's what guitarist, Jim Root, is saying.READ MORE

Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor Talks Jim Root's Dismissal from Stone Sour, Says Things Were 'Awkward' in Slipknot for Awhile

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Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor recently discussed the reasoning behind why guitarist Jim Root was dismissed from Stone Sour. Root, who plays guitar in Slipknot and also worked with Stone Sour, was kicked out of the latter in 2013. It was a necessary move, Taylor said, in order to ensure both bands survived. Stone Sour is readying its upcoming album of covers while Slipknot is out on the road in support of .5: The Gray Chapter.READ MORE

Judas Priest is still breakin' the law.

Slipknot, Linkin Park and Judas Priest Named as Headliners for Rock on The Range 2015; Godsmack and Marilyn Manson also Appearing

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We in the Greater Columbus area have come to expect the lineups of Rock on The Range, one of the nation's biggest rock festivals, to come out during February, but "Christmas came early" and now we know what to expect when the ninth version of the show rolls in next May: Slipknot, Judas Priest and Linkin Park will serve as the respective headliners.READ MORE

Corey Taylor

Slipknot Singer Corey Taylor Hates Cellphone Use at Shows: 'Pay Attention, or Don't Be Here'

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Corey Taylor will break your cellphone if he sees you using it at his show. He recently told Blabbermouth, via AltPress, a story that will surely upset smartphone-loving fans. While playing a gig, he noticed a girl constantly on her phone during Slipknot's set, so he got as near to her as possible and poured four bottles of water in her direction. "It had to have broken her phone," he said. "And then she was just bummed for the rest of the night, and I just kept shrugging at her, going, 'Hey, it's a live show. Pay attention, or don't be here.'" That might be a bit dictatorial at a public event for which the young woman paid handsomely to attend, but Taylor did not care. He did say he is a fan of Twitter, however.READ MORE

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Download Announces Final Headliners for 2015: Slipknot, Muse and KISS will Lead The Weekend; Motley Crue Makes Last Stand

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Download, possibly the world's largest (or at least most renowned) purely rock festival, has completed its announcement of headliners for next year's event, which will take place over the weekend of June 12-14 next year in Donington. Slipknot, Muse and KISS are set to be the last acts of their respective nights.READ MORE

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Slipknot's Corey Taylor Talks Grammys, Says Winning an Award 'Doesn't Mean Anything'

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In case you didn't already know, Slipknot's Corey Taylor doesn't care about Grammy Awards. Despite winning in 2006 for "Before I Forget" and being nominated multiple times for Best Metal Performance, Taylor isn't into the whole awards scene.READ MORE

Corey Taylor

Slipknot's Corey Taylor Talks New Masks, Still Won't Confirm Bassist and Drummer Identities [LISTEN]

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Slipknot's masks have become synonymous with the band's blend of brutal heavy metal, and traditionally each member adopts a new face for a new album. Frontman Corey Taylor talked about the masks for the group's latest effort ".5: The Gray Chapter" with DJ Metallic on Metal Mania Radio recently. He also talked about the band's new bassist and drummer, whose identities have yet to be confirmed by the group. "With every album, some of us have evolved our masks more dramatically than others, but there's always a difference, they've always changed a little bit, and this album is no exception," he said, Blabbermouth noted. "I mean, I think mine and Clown's and Sid's have changed the most, because it's evolution."READ MORE

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8 Albums Named After The Artist's Home State: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slipknot, And More

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A few weeks ago, I wrote a list about albums named after the artist's hometown, such as Outkast's ATLiens or Bruce Springsteen's Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ. The eight artists listed here, however, took this one step further, by naming their albums after their entire home state.READ MORE

Taylor Swift at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014

Taylor Swift Sets Records with '1989,' while 'NOW 52,' Sam Hunt and Barry Manilow Struggle to Keep Up

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Maybe you heard Taylor Swift put out a new album last week. Surprise: It went to no. 1 on the Billboard 200.READ MORE

Slipknot Tops Billboard 200 Full of New Albums, Including T.I., Neil Diamond and Logic; Taylor Swift May Go Platinum Next Week

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As we get later and later into the year, more and more new albums will be released to attract the growing demand for the Christmas season. Things are getting near to full swing this week as seven of the Top 10 spots, including the first four, are taken by new albums.READ MORE

Jim Root in 2006

Slipknot's Jim Root Defends the Band's Attempts to Help Deceased Bassist Paul Gray with Drug Problem

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Slipknot guitarist Jim Root defended his band in a recent interview over accusations that the group did not try to help bassist Paul Gray with his drug addiction that resulted in his death in 2010.READ MORE

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Slipknot's Plans to Burn Camel Dung at Knotfest Get Axed, Fans Breathe Clean Sigh of Relief

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Remember when we told you Slipknot's upcoming Knotfest was going to smell like camel poo? Well, it looks like the band will have to find another smell because officials in California do not want flaming drums of oil and dung at the event. much to the relief of fans.READ MORE

Joey Jordison and Paul Gray, both no longer with the group, in 2005

Stream Slipknot's Brutal New Song 'Sarcastrophe' from Upcoming Album '.5: The Gray Chapter' [LISTEN]

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Slipknot's new album ".5: The Gray Chapter" is less than a week away, and the band has been generously sharing songs recently. Fans can stream the record's second track, "Sarcastrophe," on the band's website, Blabbermouth notes.READ MORE

Corey Taylor

Singer Corey Taylor Gets Critical of People Who Say Slipknot and Stone Sour Sound Alike

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Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor called out critics recently, dismissing the sentiment that the two bands sound alike.READ MORE

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