Iowa

  1. Flavor Flav Fried Chicken Opens In Iowa

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav is bringing the flavor of chicken to Iowa. Flav's Fried Chicken opens Monday in Clinton, Iowa. Flav has been there preparing for the launch and told the Clinton Herald he'll visit often for promotio ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Police: Slipknot Bassist Found Dead In Iowa hotel

    May 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Paul Gray, the bassist for Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot, was found dead Monday in an Iowa hotel room but foul play wasn't suspected, police said. A hotel employee found Gray, 38, dead in a room at the TownePlace Suites in Urbandale, a s ...

  5. REO Speedwagon Steps In For Iowa Flood Victims

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As natives of the Midwest, members of REO Speedwagon are doing their part to help aid victims of the ongoing floods in Iowa. The veteran rock act will donate time between tour stops to headline the Ridin' the Storm Out-Floods of 2008 Relief C ...

  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, tentatively due Aug. 12 via Roadrun ...

  7. RIAA Pre-Lawsuit Letters Reach 1,620

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA sent its fourth wave of letters to universities today, asking administrators to forward the 402 pre-litigation settlement proposals to the individuals using campus networks to illegally share music files. As part of the deterrence and edu ...

  8. Now Hear This: Your Guide To Unsigned Bands

    March 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST > > > The Envy Corps When the Envy Corps stopped by its nearby Clear Channel-owned radio station last year, the rock quartet had designs on hearing its music on a Sunday-evening local music show. The act didn't dream it would become ...

  9. SLIPKNOT

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST During the song "(sic)," a voice shouts, "Here comes the pain!," which is the best description for the Iowa collective's first live album. Slipknot is relentless in its delivery, pounding the adoring During the song " ...

  10. Global Spectrum's Long To Head Iowa Venue

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Philadelphia-based facility management firm Global Spectrum has named Andy Long as GM for the new Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Long will report to Global Spectrum regional director Brett Mi Philadelphia-based facility management firm Gl ...