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Vimic (featuring Slipknot’s Joey Jordison) premieres new song “Fail Me (My Temple)” ft. Dave Mustaine

Posted by on October 23, 2017

Vimic, the group founded by Grammy Award-winning Slipknot co-founder Joey Jordison just signed a record deal with T-Boy and Universal Music Enterprises and are now prepping for their full-length debut album Open Your Omen, which is expected to be released early next year. Today (23), the group has debuted the first single, “Fail Me (My […]

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Joey Jordison wants you to know he didn’t leave Slipknot willingly

Posted by on January 16, 2017

One of the biggest musical shakeups of the last five years or so in metal was when Joey Jordison left Slipknot. There aren’t really that many drummers at the forefront of their band (Mike Portnoy, Tommy Lee, maybe Brann Dailor), and his skill made him likely the most-mentioned member of the band after Corey Taylor. […]

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Sinsaenum guitarist Fred Leclercq’s 10 favorite horror films

Posted by on November 21, 2016

The metal world was taken by surprise earlier this year when Sinsaenum, featuring Dragonforce guitarist Fred Leclercq and Slipknot/Vimic drummer Joey Jordison, along with current and former members of Mayhem and Chimaira, respectively, released their debut album Echoes of the Tortured. If you think that a power metal guitarist isn’t capable of writing a death […]

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Guitarist Kris Norris calls out Joey Jordison after Vimic departure

Posted by on November 11, 2016

A few months back, ex-Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison announced his new band Vimic which was formed out of the ashes of his previous Scar the Martyr. The band has been revealing big plans of releasing a new album at some point next year, and even a world tour which includes a European run that will […]

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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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And the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards winners this year are…

Posted by on June 13, 2016

The Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards happened tonight in the UK and among their nominees, there were many great bands including Enslaved, Slayer or Lamb of God but unfortunately not everyone can take home the prize, so we bring you the list of winners for this year’s edition. Among the winners and celebrations, there were […]

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Remember When: Slipknot performed in ‘Rollerball’?

Posted by on June 7, 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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Vimic see everything in new video

Posted by on May 16, 2016

A few weeks ago, We got to hear the first new music from Vimic, the band formed from the ashes of Scar the Martyr. The band, essentially founded by former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison, features the majority of StM’s lineup, but with a different singer, Kalen Chase. The band debuted a song called “Simple Skeletons” […]

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Joey Jordison rebrands Scar the Martyr as VIMIC, debuts new song

Posted by on May 5, 2016

For a while, drummer Joey Jordison was synonymous with Slipknot. Then he left the band (or was pushed) in 2013 and started his own project, Scar the Martyr. The band released an album, toured, then singer Henry Derek joined Act of Defiance, a band with former Megadeth members. StM’s keyboard player also left, which gave Jordison […]

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Scar the Martyr are doing something

Posted by on January 14, 2015

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison’s project Scar the Martyr. In fact, the most we’d heard about it was that lead singer Henry Derek Bonner had left the band (speaking of which, he’s doing ok following the car accident he was in earlier this week). It appears […]

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