Posts Tagged ‘Slipknot’

NEWS: Shawn Crahan to release directorial debut, ‘Officer Downe’, on November 18th 2016!

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Though best known by his stage name Clown and performing in front of thousands upon thousands of maggots (or, Slipknot fans), Shawn Crahan has also dabbled in creating videos, especially for other bands, and will soon be releasing his debut directorial feature. The feature length film, ‘Officer Downe’, is expected to hit theatres and on demand platforms on November 18th 2016 through Magnet Releasing.

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NEWS: Corey Taylor (Slipknot) has fan removed from show in Concord, California!

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Having already raised a bit of attention recently with actions towards fan at some of their shows, including knocking the phone out of the hands of a fan texting on the front row and kicking another fan out at a date in Toronto last month, Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has now had another fan kicked out of a show. This time around it was at their show in Concord, California earlier this week (August 13th 2016).

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NEWS: Corey Taylor (Slipknot) has security remove fan from Toronto show!

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Whilst performing their song ‘(sic)’ at their show at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on July 19th 2016, Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor had a fan, who was allegedly being disrespectful, removed from the show and venue by security.

Though what the fan did exactly to disrespect Taylor or the band isn’t completely clear at this stage, you can watch fan shot footage of the incident below, which sees the singer calling out and pointing his finger at the the fan before waving him off, saying “Bye, bye. Yup. Bye, bye, bitch.”, as security reportedly eject him from the show.

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NEWS: Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) to appear on ‘Noisy’ episode of QI!

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Best known as the frontman for masked metal outfit Slipknot and hard rock troupe Stone Sour, though not afraid to dabble elsewhere, Corey Taylor will also appear in a future episode of the popular BBC panel show, QI (Quite Interesting).

The episode’s panel, which is now hosted by Sandi Toksvig, is completed by fellow guests Aisling Bea, Alan Davies, and Ross Noble, and will air as part of the show’s upcoming Series N.

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NEWS: Joey Jordison (ex-Slipknot drummer) unveils new band, VIMIC!

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After putting his project Scar The Martyr to rest, which became his primary focus following his departure from Slipknot back in late 2013, prolific metal drummer and songwriter Joey Jordison has announced news today of his brand new project. Jordison‘s new band, VIMIC, was born from the blueprint of Scar The Martyr, and the band are currently readying their debut LP, ‘Open Your Omen’, which is set to drop later this year through Roadrunner Records.

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NEWS: Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) pays tribute to Prince in Minneapolis!

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To pay tribute to the late and well reknowned musician Prince, who tragically passed on April 21st 2016, Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor performed his classic hits ‘Purple Rain’ and ‘Little Red Corvette’ during his solo acoustic set at First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN that day.

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NEWS: Slipknot to appear on BBC television tonight, talking bands wearing masks!

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Slipknot main-men Corey Taylor and Shawn Crahan will be appearing on BBC television tonight, discussing the topic of why bands wear masks:

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NEWS: SikTh confirmed to support Slipknot on February UK tour!

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Tech metal pioneers SikTh have been confirmed as the opening act on Slipknot’s upcoming UK arena tour this February. Suicidal Tendencies will also feature on the bill, and you can find the dates below:

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FEATURE: 12 Days Of Rockmas

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Christmas is just around the corner but then again, if the shops are anything to go by it’s been “just around the corner” since fucking September.  By now you are no doubt infuriated by the 2001 tracklist of ‘Now That’s What I Call Christmas!’ that’s been constantly blasting away for the last… forever, and quite frankly, we are too.  So, to shake things up a bit the DEAD PRESS! Staff came up with the ’12 Days of Rockmas’, a festive Fuck You playlist of Rock and Metal Christmas themed songs.  With only 12 days until the Big Jebus Birthday Showdown be sure to whack these Noel Nasty’s on your tinsel covered speakers, kick over a snowman, lace the crackers with gunpowder, drink all the sherry and turn it up to 11.

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NEWS: Grammy Awards 2016 nominees confirmed, including Slipknot, Foo Fighters, & Muse!

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The nominees have just been announced and confirmed for the 2016 annual Grammy Awards. Within the list of nominees include a large selection of rock and metal acts, including nominations for Slipknot, Foo Fighters, August Burns Red, Death Cab For Cutie, Skrillex, Muse, and many more. The ceremony will air February 15, 2016, on CBS from 8:00–11:30 p.m. EST. You can find all of the confirmed nominees and their respective categories they have been nominated for listed in their entirety below:

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