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Metal By Numbers 9/18: Sales to Sirens

Posted by on September 18, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’m sure there are a few of you out there who are tired of hearing about Tool, but I’m not tired of writing about them. It’s still kind of strange that we are […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/11: Tool over Taylor

Posted by on September 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The Tool news cycle over the past 2 to 3 weeks has progressed thusly: Tool’s new album is coming out; Tool’s new album is out; Tool’s new album is great; Tool are going […]

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Jay Weinberg invites 14-Year-Old viral drum sensation to Slipknot show

Posted by on September 10, 2019

A couple of weeks ago, 14-year-old drummer Maren Alford went viral with her cover of Slipknot’s “Unsainted.” Now we know that Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg is a fan of hers as well. Weinberg, himself a fan of Slipknot before he became a member, invited Alford to the band’s Knotfest tour stop in her hometown of […]

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Watch “grandma” rock out to Slipknot in New Jersey

Posted by on September 6, 2019

Corey Taylor has been telling the metal community the importance of family during Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow North American Tour. For those who’ve attended one of these shows, will know the singer addresses that it doesn’t matter what your background is and that the metal family is family. While we’ve seen young kids rock out during […]

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Lineups revealed for Knotfest meets ForceFest

Posted by on September 5, 2019

  Theatrical metal pioneers Slipknot have announced the full lineups for the two day-event: Knotfest Meets ForceFest. Knotfest will take place on November 30th to the Parque Deportivo Oceania in Mexico City as ForceFest will take place on December 1st. Knotfest will feature headliners Slipknot joined by Godsmack, Evanescence, Bullet for My Valentine, 311, Papa […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/4: The charts get knocked about

Posted by on September 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Hey, it’s September. This month means different things for different people. If you’re a student, it means you’re back at school. If you’re Billy Joe Armstrong, it means it’s time to go to […]

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Slipknot brought the Knotfest Roadshow to Jones Beach – 8/28/19

Posted by on September 2, 2019

We were a bit skeptical at first when Slipknot made the initial announcement for the Knotfest Roadshow North American tour. We weren’t sure how the unique lineup consisting of Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth would pan out. While this is a fantastic lineup, it was interesting to see such diversity in one evening. However, all skepticism […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/28: Killswitch unleash sales

Posted by on August 28, 2019

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Ever since Killswitch Engage got back together with Jesse Leach, each subsequent album release has always made me feel warm and fuzzy inside. I think it’s because of how everything worked out […]

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14-year-old percussionist plays expert cover of Slipknot’s “Unsainted”

Posted by on August 27, 2019

It’s not unusual for musically inclined fans to cover their heroes. Just take 14-year old percussionist Maren Alford for instance, who’s spot-on drum cover of Slipknot’s recent single “Unsainted” has been going viral. Alford, who plays drums for young all-girl pop-punk band Not Ur Girlfrenz, performs the song with intensity, mirroring Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg’s […]

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Slipknot relish in Tortilla Man; Corey Taylor weighs in on unreleased ‘All Hope Is Gone’ music

Posted by on August 26, 2019

While Slipknot fans have possibly uncovered the identity of the group’s mysterious second percussionist known as Tortilla Man, the band haven’t confirmed these tentative theories. Instead, the group are enjoying the ongoing enigma as they’ve been trolling their fans during their Knotfest Roadshow tour. A photo has now surfaced via Reddit of Tortilla man holding […]

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