1. Slipknot Frontman Corey Taylor Subject of Upcoming Comedy Roast

    March 18, 2014 8:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Roast to be held at Columbus' Rock on the Range festival in May When Corey Taylor arrives in Columbus, Ohio, for Rock on the Range this May, he won't be playing with either of his usual bands, Slipknot or Stone Sour, like he has in the pas ...

  2. Corey Taylor Talks Slipknot's 'Emotional' Next Step, Eyes First Novel

    July 25, 2013 9:33 AM EDT Rock frontman releases his second book, "A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to Heaven (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process)" Corey Taylor likes a good ghost story. Especially when ...

  3. Slipknot's Corey Taylor Robbed of Music Gear, Late Bassist's Guitars Stolen

    July 10, 2013 12:10 AM EDT The lead singer of the heavy metal band Slipknot says musical equipment worth $36,000 has been stolen from his home and storage units in Iowa. The Des Moines Register says Corey Taylor told police two guitars that had belonged to Slipknot bassist ...

  4. Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman Remembered at Somber But Celebratory Golden Gods Awards Ceremony

    May 03, 2013 4:46 PM EDT The death of Slayer's Jeff Hanneman was announced just hours before Revolver Magazine's 2013 Golden Gods Awards, so it certainly cast a somber pall over the proceedings. But just as with the tragic deaths of "Dimebag" Darre ...

  5. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' Doc Heads to SXSW with Stacked Concert in Tow

    March 04, 2013 4:00 PM EST Dave Grohl isn’t just delivering a keynote at South By Southwest on March 14. The rocker is bringing an all-star concert to Austin that same evening with an exclusive Thursday-concert, “Sound City Players at SXSW,” at Stubb’s. The concert will be ...

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  7. Stone Sour Planning World Tour To Follow 2013 Album

    December 21, 2012 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 "House of Gold & Bones -- Part 2" will be released next year, with new single "Do Me a Favor" coming soon. Next year will certainly be a big one for Stone Sour with the release of "House of Gold & Bones -- Part 2&quo ...

  8. Paul McCartney & Nirvana Members Unite Again on 'SNL'

    December 16, 2012 3:45 AM EST 0 0 0 New collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack" now available on iTunes. "Sirvana" strikes again: Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana once again united to perform their new collaboration, "Cut Me Some Slack," on & ...

  9. Backbeat: Johnny Depp, Dee Snider Perform, Metal Industry Cuts Loose at Revolver Golden Gods Awards

    April 12, 2012 6:00 PM EDT (Photo: Ryan J. Downey) Johnny Depp stunned the crowd when he joined Marilyn Manson onstage on Wednesday at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards . As thrilling as it was for Depp to be playing guitar on "The Beautiful People" and "Sweet ...

  10. Backbeat: Corey Taylor, Slipknot and Stone Sour Frontman, NYT Best Selling Author

    December 09, 2011 12:20 PM EST Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor kept the Highline Ballroom in stitches on Dec. 5 as he ranted, raved, ruminated and reflected about the nature of sin during a reading of his "Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad ...

  11. Backbeat: Dave Navarro, Members of Weezer, Slayer, Slipknot Rock L.A. Charity Event @ Avalon

    December 05, 2011 7:45 AM EST Left to right: Emerson, Lake & Palmer's Keith Emerson; manager Andy Gould (Rob Zombie, Pantera, Linkin Park, Guns N' Roses, Morrissey); Pinnacle Entertainment's John Dittmar; Nico Network Marketing & Events founder Nico Golf ...

  12. Slipknot Envision 'Melancholy' Album in Wake of Bassist's Death

    November 03, 2011 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Corey Taylor: 'It's Going to Be a More Saddened Form of Rage When It Does Happen' As it celebrates its past with the release of a 10th anniversary edition of its second album, "Iowa," Slipknot is eyeing a near-future that in ...

  13. Stone Sour Scraps Tour After Drummer Suffers Stroke

    May 18, 2011 1:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 S tone Sour has announced that the remaining shows on its spring U.S. headlining tour have been cancelled due to drummer Roy Mayorga suffering a "minor stroke." In a message posted on the hard rock group's website yesterday (May 17), ...

  14. Duff McKagan: Autobiography 'Not The Same Story'

    April 22, 2011 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 D uff McKagan promises that "It's So Easy and Other Lies," his upcoming autobiography, is "not the same story" as former Guns N' Roses bandmates Slash and Steven Adler told in their memoirs. "Mine's not really ...

  15. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice:Chris Brown's Outburst and Travis Barker's Opening

    March 24, 2011 2:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Despite the negative attention surrounding his Good Morning America outburst, Chris Brown is having a great week on the charts as "Look At Me Now" steps 2-1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (33.9 million listener impressions, according to Nielsen ...

  16. Slipknot Replaces Deceased Bassist Paul Gray

    March 14, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 S lipknot have decided to stay "within the family" to find a touring replacement for bassist Paul Gray, who died of an accidental overdose last May. Donnie Steele, who served as an original guitarist for the hard rock group, will fill in f ...

  17. Travis Barker: Inside His Hip-Hop Passion Project

    February 15, 2011 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 T ravis Barker outshines Lil Wayne , Rick Ross , Game and Swizz Beatz on his debut single, and he does it without saying a word. On the track "Can a Drummer Get Some," which hit iTunes on Feb. 1, the Blink-182 percussionist delivers a swin ...

  18. Stone Sour's Corey Taylor Addresses Velvet Revolver Rumors, Slipknot's Future

    January 28, 2011 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Corey Taylor is comfortably ensconced in Stone Sour for the time being, but let's check out some truth vs. fiction about a couple of other matters: is he the "known singer" who's working under wraps with Velvet Revolver ? "T ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal Break Up? Gaga Goes 'Grey'

    January 04, 2011 6:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift, Jake Gyllenhaal Break Up: Report After a brief, whirlwind romance, Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal have apparently called it quits. The 21-year-old country ...

  20. Slipknot's Sid Wilson Talks Bassist's Death, Preps Solo Album

    August 31, 2010 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 S lipknot DJ Sid Wilson is preparing to step out from behind his turntable, take off his mask and put away the aliases -- #0, Ratboy, DJ Moonboots, DJ Starscream -- in order to launch a solo career as... Sid Wilson. "When I see people, whether ...

  21. Stone Sour Prepares To Reveal New 'Secret'; Slipknot's Future In Doubt

    June 15, 2010 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 S tone Sour , the Grammy-nominated alt-metal band fronted by Slipknot singer Corey Taylor, will release "Audio Secrecy" on Sept. 7, the group's first new release in nearly four years. Taylor wasn't sure what kid of reaction the n ...

  22. Metal Community Pays Tribute To Ronnie James Dio

    May 17, 2010 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The hard rock community was in a state of mourning as artists rushed to pay tribute to iconic elder statesman Ronnie James Dio, who died on Sunday at the age of 67 from stomach cancer. Tony Iommi, who worked with Dio in Black Sabbath and its latest ...

  23. Insane Clown Posse Conjurs 'Miracles', Lil Wayne Has New Prison Job

    April 08, 2010 4:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, everyone is talking about the Insane Clown Posse 's new video for the song "Miracles," which marvels at wonders like fire, rainbows, and f*ckin magnets. Lil Wayne ...

  24. Susan Boyle's 'Dream' Comes True; Snoop Dogg Going Places

    December 02, 2009 5:20 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Susan Boyle tops the Billboard 200 as expected, selling a whopping 701,000 copies of "I Dreamed a Dream". It's the best debut week since Snoop Dogg 's "D ...

  25. High Times at the 2009 Smokeout Festival

    October 26, 2009 5:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com , we visit the 2009 Cypress Hill Smokeout Festival that took place this past weekend in San Bernadino, Calif. Performing acts included Cypress Hill , Kottonmouth Kings , Slipknot ...

  26. Slipknot Readies Tour, Taylor Plots Solo Album

    January 13, 2009 9:03 AM EST 0 0 0 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 t ...

  27. Slipknot Readies Tour, Taylor Plots Solo Album

    January 13, 2009 12:00 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 ...

  28. Slipknot

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Roadru ...

  29. Psycho Killers

    August 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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&quo ...

  30. Slipknot Names New Album, Preps For Tour

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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&quo ...

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

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 sin ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. Ask Billboard

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 i ...

  34. Slipknot Gets Personal On 'Voliminal' DVD

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 w ...

  35. Roadrunner 'All-Stars' Unite For Anniversary

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  37. Pantera Members Form Damageplan

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 g ...

  38. Slipknot Tides Fans Over With 'Disasterpieces'

    December 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  39. Stone Sour Embraces Anthems, Eyes Spring Trek

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 &qu ...

  40. Chevelle Bucks 'New Metal' On Epic Debut

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After Chevelle's successful second-stage outing on Ozzfest 2002, the Loeffler brotherly trio -- Pete (singer/guitarist), Sam (drums), and Joe (bass) -- received a pleasant surprise when its Epic debut After Chevelle's successful second-sta ...

  41. Rollins Supports Jailed Trio With 'Rise Above'

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Henry Rollins has organized a 24-track benefit album for the West Memphis Three, a trio Tennessee youths incarcerated for a 1993 triple murder. They continue to proclaim their innocence and have built Henry Rollins has organized a 24-track benefit a ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Murderdolls, Narco-corridos, R. Simmons

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Murderdolls, Narco-corridos, Russell Simmons Murderdolls, featuring Slipknot's Joey Jordison and Static X's Tripp Eisen, have lined up a nine-date U.S. tour set to begin July 30 in San Diego. The group will be road-testing songs fr ...

  43. Slipknot Members Unmask Sideprojects

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 During downtime between Slipknot tours and albums, vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarist Jim Root, and drummer Joey Jordison have returned to a pair of long-festering side projects. Taylor and Root are wor During downtime between Slipknot tours and album ...

  44. Hot Product

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing the "Spider-Man" soundtrack, and new albums from Trey Anastasio, Ali, and Blackalicious. Along Came A 'Spider' Befitting what is expected to be one of the summer's most popular movies, Columbia has snared a host o ...

  45. Aerosmith, Sum 41 Show 'Spidey' Sense

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30, has snared Aerosmith to cover the film's main theme, Billboard.com has learned. The set also features first single "What We're All About (The Original Ver Sony's " ...