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Slipknot celebrate ‘.5 The Gray Chapter’s’ five-year anniversary with alternative cover art

Posted by on October 22, 2019

Yesterday (21st), marked the official fifth anniversary of Slipknot’s fifth studio album .5 The Gray Chapter. The record was the band’s first album since the passing of bassist Paul Gray, who died in 2010. Additionally, it was the first since the firing of drummer Joey Jordison in 2013. Therefore, it was an overall darker chapter […]

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Slipknot might release ‘All Hope Is Gone’ b-sides

Posted by on August 21, 2019

Slipknot have released their highly anticipated album We Are Not Your Kind and have been murdering the charts. Now percussionist M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan adds to the hype by mentioning that previously unheard songs from All Hope Is Gone might be surfacing soon. Last year, Clown mentioned that the band recorded 11 alternate songs that ended up not making […]

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Seven (sic) things about Slipknot this week

Posted by on July 30, 2019

  This past Friday (26th), Slipknot kicked off their Knotfest Roadshow tour with Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth; and next Friday (9th) their new album We Are Not Your Kind will finally arrive via Roadrunner Records. While we have spent five years waiting and bleeding for the follow-up to 2014’s .5: The Gray Chapter, we decided […]

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Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan thanks fans for support after daughter’s death

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Tragedy struck Slipknot percussionist M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan and his family on Saturday (18th) when his 22-year-old daughter Gabrielle, passed away. It’s difficult to imagine the grief Crahan and his family are going through as one of his worst nightmares as a parent happened over the weekend. Slipknot fans from across the globe have been […]

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Slipknot has seven or eight songs written for new album

Posted by on November 1, 2017

In a recent interview with Metal Hammer, percussionist, “Clown” M. Shawn Crahan, mentioned that Slipknot has seven or eight tracks written for their forthcoming album. He also provided some other updates about the whole process: “‘The Gray Chapter’ was pretty much the final learning velocity of our career. We had to replace a bass player, […]

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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’s ‘The Negative One’ video is as creepy as you’d think

Posted by on August 5, 2014

Any video that starts with a dead goat and a writhing zombie is okay by us. Especially when it’s a Slipknot video. “The Negative One” video just landed, and as you’d expect it’s full of vaguely disturbing images. What’s it about? You’d have to ask the director, who coincidentally is M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan. There’s […]

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Corey Taylor to be roasted in third annual Rock & Roll Roast Comedy Series

Posted by on March 18, 2014

Ripping on people, especially famous people, can be funny as hell. And that’s how things are going to start for Rock On The Range in Ohio this May. Corey Taylor will be the subject of ridicule at the Monster Energy Roast On The Range, the third entry in Revolver and Guitar World’s Rock & Roll Roast […]

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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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