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Slipknot – .5: The Gray Chapter

October 25th, 2014
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The late 1990s and early 2000s were a turbulent era – one that saw the emergence and inexplicable widespread popularity of certain strains of American heavy metal. It was a strange milieu, with bands like Deftones, Korn and Limp Bizkit leading the nu-metal charge, and other acts like Mudvayne, Powerman 5000, Sevendust and Coal Chamber making hay while the sun shone. It’s hard to talk about this era without mentioning Slipknot – the only non-Wu-Tang Clan masked nine-piece to ever really hit it big in American music. Hailing from Des Moines, Iowa, Slipknot have outlasted many of their contemporaries, and despite some recent turmoil, have come together to release .5: The Gray Chapter, the band’s fifth full-length album. Read more…

By David Sano Posted in Reviews

Rock Am Ring Festival Announces 2015 Lineup Featuring Foo Fighters, Rise Against And Slipknot

October 4th, 2014
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The Rock Am Ring Festival has officially confirmed the lineup for its 2015 incarnation, and there are quite a few big names on this years roster. Read more…

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Slipknot Releases Video Featuring New Masks

September 17th, 2014
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Along with the forthcoming release of their fifth studio album .5: The Gray Chapter, Slipknot have unveiled their new masks, a tradition accompanying every new album from the heavy metal rockers. The big reveal came in the recently released music video to “The Devil In I,” the first single off the band’s first album in six years, the first since the passing of founding bassist Paul Gray.  Read more…

By Emily Clark Posted in News

WATCH: Slipknot Releases New Video for “The Devil In I” and Reveals New Bassist

September 12th, 2014
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Despite rumors circulating around the band’s new lineup, Slipknot’s song off their latest album is as heavy as ever. It also reveals who might have taken over for bassist Donnie Steele. Read more…

By Marissa Abruzzini Posted in News

Slipknot Announces New Album .5: The Gray Chapter For October 2014 Release

August 25th, 2014
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Slipknot’s new album came out for pre-order on iTunes today, along with a track list and announcement of the “Prepare For Hell” tour dates.
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Australia’s Soundwave Festival Announces 2015 Lineup Including Faith No More, Soundgarden and Slipknot

August 20th, 2014
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Australia’s Soundwave Festival has announced its 2015 lineup boasting Judas Priest, Slipknot, Faith No More, Slash, Soundgarden, Lamb of God, and Fear, among others. The festival tour will hit four Australian cities, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, over its two weekend run. Read more…

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WATCH: Slipknot Release New Video For The Negative One

August 9th, 2014
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It’s been quite a long stretch for Slipknot over these last six years, but the band continues to power forward with an official video of their new single, “The Negative One,” available on YouTube. Although the band has gone through an emotionally difficult period, the song doesn’t just blow the doors open for the group- it annihilates the building that the doors were on. Read more…

By Doug Farrell Posted in News

LISTEN: Slipknot Releases New Song “The Negative One

August 1st, 2014

The rockers explode back on the scene with their first song in six years.

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By Des Delgadillo Posted in News

[UPDATE] Knotfest Announces 2014 Lineup Including SlipKnot, Danzig and Anthrax

July 12th, 2014
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Knotfest is reported to be returning to America for three nights, October 24 through October 26, 2014 at the San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds in San Bernardino, CA.

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LISTEN: Corey Taylor Releases Cover of Dio’s “Rainbow in the Dark”

March 29th, 2014

Slipknot and Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor is bringing back Dio’s 1983 track Rainbow in the Dark. The cover is part of a tribute album called Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life set to be released April 1st.
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