All Hope Is Gone

  1. Slipknot Bassist Died Of 'Accidental' Overdose

    June 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The bassist for the Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot died of an "accidental" overdose of morphine and fentanyl, a synthetic morphine substitute, police in Iowa said as autopsy results were released. Paul Gray, 38, was found dead on May ...

  2. Slipknot Pays Tribute To Bassist, But Who's Who?

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Tearful members of Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot shocked fans by appearing in public without masks for the first time in their career to pay tribute to their deceased bass player. A brief news conference on Tuesday evening (May 25), carried l ...

  3. Metallica Debuts At No. 1 In Europe

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two official days of opening sales are enough to drive Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) to the top of European Top 100 Albums, while "I Kissed a Girl" (Virgin/EMI) gives Katy Perry a sixth week at No. 1 on ...

  4. Metallica Scores Fifth Straight No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In just a three-day sales window, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Warner Bros.) sold nearly half a million copies and tops The Billboard 200. The band's first studio album since 2003 moved 490,000 copies, according to Nielsen Sou ...

  5. Coldplay, Perry No. 1 In Europe

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) is back at the top of European Top 100 Albums, part of a resuming EMI double that sees Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" (Virgin) lead Eurochart Hot ...

  6. Young Jeezy Nets Second Album Chart-Topper

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Young Jeezy claims his second chart-topper on the Billboard 200 as "The Recession" starts at No. 1 this week. The Def Jam set moved 260,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, 92,000 short of the 352,000-unit sta ...

  7. Slipknot, Perry Reign In Europe

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Slipknot scores an instant No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums with "All Hope Is Gone" (Roadrunner), while there's a fourth week on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" (Virgin/EMI). Slipknot' ...

  8. HMV Site To Fill iTunes 'Gaps'

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT HMV's new social discovery site getcloser.com has launched a function that it says will help users complete their iTunes music and movie library. The U.K. entertainment retailer says the 'gap analyser' allows people to import their ...

  9. Slipknot Cancels Euro Dates

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Slipknot has cancelled its European dates for this month after drummer Joey Jordison broke his ankle. He has been advised to stay off his leg for four to six weeks to prevent further injury. The band was due to play Reading and Leeds festivals thi ...

  10. Slipknot Gets Closer to HMV Discovery Site

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Slipknot is to preview its new album "All Hope Is Gone" (Roadrunner Records) on HMV's social discovery site www.getcloser.com, which allows users to discover, rate and share information on their favorite music and movies. The U.K. e ...

  11. Slipknot: Chaos Theory

    July 14, 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 second stage. Curious to see the band in a ...