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Slipknot has written “amazing” songs for next album

Posted by on March 3, 2017

Slipknot had quite a few extensive tours since 2014’s .5: The Gray Chapter, making one wonder when there will be album number six. It doesn’t look like we would expect to see one anytime soon since Corey Taylor seems busy between the new Stone Sour album and upcoming Stone Sour tour. However, the rest of […]

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Remember When: Howard Stern introduced Slipknot to the Insane Clown Posse?

Posted by on September 29, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Slipknot join KoRn to cover Beastie Boys

Posted by on January 25, 2015

Gentlemen, start your “aged white men rapping” jokes. Friday, January 23 was the London, England date of the European leg of Slipknot’s “Prepare For Hell” Tour at the Wembley Arena. Before the show, KoRn – who is the primary opening act on the tour – teased the possibility that they might be collaborating with their headliners for a […]

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Slipknot’s Clown Down With ‘Downe’

Posted by on July 18, 2013

Slipknot’s Shawn “Clown” Crahan is adding film directing to his resume. The Slipknot co-founder and percussionist is set to direct the film version of Officer Downe, a graphic novel by Joe Casey and artist Chris Burnham, according to Revolver. Crahan, who has directed many of Slipknot’s videos, is also a partner in Man of Action […]

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Slipknot’s Clown Proclaims That “2014. The Knot’s Back…”

Posted by on May 17, 2013

Joey Jordison and Corey Taylor’s contrasting statements regarding Slipknot’s future have been well documented. However, if M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan’s comments on the Revolver Golden Gods’ black carpet is to be taken at face value, then 2014 could mark a proper return for Slipknot. While on the black carpet, Clown and Chris Fehn took part […]

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Hollywood Undead Have A New Video Out

Posted by on December 11, 2012

Because Slipknot and Insane Clown Posse are in between albums right now, there needs to be another band to fill the ‘we wear masks’ void. Because Limp Bizkit is taking a while to unleash Stampede of the Disco Elephants, there’s also an unmistakable need for rap-rock among a small subset of America. Thankfully, Hollywood Undead have […]

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Some Clown Is Directing The New Hollywood Undead Video

Posted by on November 15, 2012

Most clowns make a little money on the side by doing children’s parties and making balloon animals. Not M. Shawn Crahan. I guess not being on the road with Slipknot must be getting to him, as the percussionist has agreed to direct “We Are,” the first single from Hollywood Undead’s third album, Notes From the Underground. Crahan, […]

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Kevin Lyman Confirms Mayhem Fest Cruise To Take Place In December [Updated]

Posted by on April 19, 2012

While details are still scant, Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival founder Kevin Lyman confirmed to Metal Insider that the Mayhem Festival cruise that Machine Head mentioned at the Golden Gods Awards is indeed happening. The floating festival will take place from December 7-10.”We are just excited to get to put this together,” he told us. “It has […]

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Corey Taylor And Clown Discuss Possibilities Of New Slipknot Album, Give Updated Time Frame For U.S. Tour

Posted by on November 4, 2011

If you’ve been following Slipknot as of late, then you know where each of the following members stand on a new album: Corey Taylor isn’t ready, Joey Jordison is ready (and not afraid to let others know that he is), and Shawn “Clown” Crahan has been in the middle (hopeful yet realistic). In a new […]

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Clown Says Slipknot Plans To Record New Album… Eventually

Posted by on October 13, 2011

Whenever the topic of a new Slipknot album comes up, you can always rest assure that there will always be contradictory answers from at least two band members. More specifically, Corey Taylor will downplay talks of a new album, while Joey Jordison will stir the pot to suggest one is coming soon. Standing in the middle, […]

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