1. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival / April 24-26, 2009 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds Race Track)

    April 29, 2009 5:42 PM EDT At 40 years old and still going strong, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is slipping into middle age with its musical mission evolving and its devotees skewing somewhat older and more musically literate than average concert crowds. Jazz Fest, as the two-weekend event is better known…

  2. Slipknot Readies Tour, Taylor Plots Solo Album

    January 13, 2009 9:03 AM EST As Slipknot prepares to hit the road for tours celebrating the 10th anniversary of the masked Iowa group's first album, frontman Corey Taylor is making plans to record his first solo album rather than go back to his other band, Stone Sour, at the end of the cycle. "I know I have…

  3. Slipknot

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The moment is burned into the mind of Roadrunner Records president Jonas Nachsin. It was 1999, and his label had convinced Ozzfest organizers to put its newly signed band, Slipknot, on the festival's The moment is burned into the mind of Roadrunner Records president Jonas Nachsin. It was…

  4. Psycho Killers

    August 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new Slipknot album means new masks, new outfits -- and new sonic sojourns. "All Hope Is Gone" doesn't disappoint in that regard. A new Slipknot album means new masks, new outfits -- and new sonic sojourns. "All Hope Is Gone" doesn't disappoint in that regard.…

  5. Slipknot Names New Album, Preps For Tour

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Slipknot's fourth album has been christened "All Hope Is Gone" and will arrive Aug. 26 via Roadrunner. A first single and track list have yet to be announced. Slipknot's fourth album has been christened "All Hope Is Gone" and will arrive Aug. 26 via Roadrunner. A…

  6. Taylor: New Slipknot Album Will 'Rip Your Face Off'

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nearly four years have passed since the release of Slipknot's "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)." But members of the masked metal act have little doubt that its as-yet-untitled fourth studio effort, te Nearly four years have passed since the release of Slipknot's "Vol.…

  7. Ask Billboard

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on "American Idol," "Chinese Democracy" and Billy Ray Cyrus. SIX OF 'AMERICAN IDOL' Keith I have a question regarding American Idol Season 6. In past years, the top 12, (or top 10 in season one), have recorded a compilation…

  8. Slipknot Gets Personal On 'Voliminal' DVD

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The first disc includes a 90-minute documentary directed by M. Shawn Crahan, which sports a different hidden vignette from each of the group's nine members. As tipped here in June, Slipknot will take fans behind the scenes of its unique world with the two-disc DVD set "Voliminal,…

  9. 'NOW 22' Edges Out DMX's 'Dog' At No. 1

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With a margin of only a few hundred copies, "NOW 22" is back at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. After moving 127,000 units in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan, the 22nd installment of the With a margin of only a few hundred copies, "NOW 22" is back at No. 1 on…

  10. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  11. Metal All-Stars Unite At Roadrunner Show

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST It was ambitious enough for Roadrunner to release "Roadrunner United," an album featuring 55 members of 42 of its bands collaborating on songs to celebrate the label's 25th anniversary. It was ambitious enough for Roadrunner to release "Roadrunner United," an album…

  12. Roadrunner 'All-Stars' Unite For Anniversary

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Recorded under the name Roadrunner United, the project contains all-new tracks crafted by 57 hard rock and heavy metal artists from 45 of the label's past and present bands, including Slipknot, Coal C As tipped here in March, Roadrunner Records will mark its 25th anniversary with "…

  13. Flea, Morello, Tankian Lead Calif. Grocery Benefit

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, System Of A Down, Audioslave and Slipknot will take part in a benefit concert for striking Southern California grocery store workers. Tickets for tonight's (Dec. Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, System Of A Down, Audioslave and Slipknot will…

  14. Pantera Members Form Damageplan

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul and guitarist Dimebag Darrell have formed Damageplan. The group's debut, "New Found Power," is due Feb. 10 via Elektra. A spokesperson says Pantera has not broken up but is Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul and guitarist Dimebag Darrell have formed…

  15. Tunes On TV

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 22-28, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 22 "Pyramid," Syndicated Featured Artists: Trace Adkins, the Go-Go's' Jane Wiedlin, Donny Osmond (host). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured…

  16. Tunes On TV

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 4-10, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 4 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Junior Senior (also scheduled: Seann William Scott, Roseanne). "106 & Park," BET Featured Artists:…

  17. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warner) "A New Day Has Come," Celine…

  18. 24th Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards Nominees

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, to be given out May 22 in Memphis, Tenn. Below are the nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards. The honors will be given out May 22 in Memphis, Tenn. Blues entertainer of the…

  19. Slipknot Tides Fans Over With 'Disasterpieces'

    December 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST While Slipknot likely won't release a new album until late 2003 or early 2004, the alt-metal act is tiding fans over with its first-ever DVD, "Disasterpieces." The Roadrunner release features a full-l While Slipknot likely won't release a new album until late 2003 or early…

  20. Stone Sour Embraces Anthems, Eyes Spring Trek

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Odds are Slipknot and the word "ballad" have never been found in the same sentence. However, that's not the case with side project Stone Sour (featuring Slipknot singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Odds are Slipknot and the word "ballad" have never been found in the…

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