1. Slipknot, Drummer Joey Jordison Part Ways

    December 13, 2013 9:04 PM EST 0 0 0 The metal act's drummer had been with the band since its inception in 1995. Slipknot is without its founding drummer, Joey Jordison. According to a post on the metal act's website , the band and Jordison have gone their separate ways after ...

  2. 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 ...

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  5. Slipknot Moving Past Tragedy With Compilation, Festival Tour

    July 16, 2012 8:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 With an upcoming compilation ("Antennas To Hell," due July 24), a return to North American stages headlining the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour and its own Knotfest events coming up in August, M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Ben Harper, Slipknot Debut on Social 50 Chart

    June 02, 2011 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Roots-rocker Ben Harper makes his debut on the Social 50 chart this week at No. 47, thanks to buzz derived from his recent promotion of his latest album "Give Till It's Gone." He appeared on both the "Late Show With David Letterm ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Slipknot Prepping First Album Since Bassist's Death

    November 30, 2010 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Even with Slipknot adjuncts such as Stone Sour tooling around the country, the group is at work on its next album -- and first project since the shocking May death of bassist Paul Gray. "It's already in motion," drummer Joey Jordison, ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Kerrang! Awards Pay Homage To Lost Rockers

    July 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. metal act Bullet for My Valentine was the big winner at the 2010 Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards -- but it was absent friends that dominated the ceremony. Nichola Browne, editor of the U.K. hard rock and metal weekly magazine, started ...

  13. Slipknot Bassist Died Of 'Accidental' Overdose

    June 22, 2010 7:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Danzig Sees 'Red' On New Album, Tour

    June 08, 2010 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mother, tell your children not to walk this way... Glenn Danzig is back in town. The former Misfits and Samhain frontman is hitting the road for a nine-date outing, starting June 15 at the NorVa in Norfolk, Va. The shows will support Danzig newest a ...

  17. 911 Call: Slipknot Bassist Found With Pills, Needle

    May 27, 2010 12:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 The hotel employee who found Slipknot bassist Paul Gray dead in his room told a 911 operator that there was a hypodermic needle next to Gray's bed and there were "all kinds of pills everywhere." TownePlace Suites maintenance worker Mi ...

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

    May 26, 2010 5:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 li ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Bono's Back Foils U2 Tour, RIP Paul Gray

    May 25, 2010 12:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Bono 's emergency back surgery has forced U2 to reschedule 16 shows and cancel their headlining slot at the Glastonbury Festival. The lineup for this year's Rock the Be ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Found Dead in Hotel

    May 24, 2010 5:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 The bassist for Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot, a masked group whose members beat each other up on stage and endearingly call their fans "maggots," was found dead at a hotel near the group's home town of Des Moines, Iowa, on Monda ...

  23. April 8, 2009

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in mainland China with a gig in Shanghai. 2001 – Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, of the Buena Vista Social Club dies after performing at a concert in Basel, Switzerland. 2001 – Van Stephenson, a f ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. This Day in Music

    June 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. 2006 - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. ...

  26. This Day in Music

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. 2006 - Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies at her Madrid home after a two-year fight against cancer of the pancreas. She is 61. ...

  27. This Day in Music

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>The Oak Ridge Boys receive the Silver Buffalo Award from the Boy Scouts of America in Boston. The awards recognizes distinguished service to youth.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - ...

  28. This Day in Music

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>U2 frontman Bono tries to persuade European Union ministers to extend debt relief programs for the world's poorest countries when he addresses a special meeting in Dublin. 2004 - U2 frontman Bono tries to persuade Euro ...

  29. Roadrunner Plans 'All-Stars' Anniversary

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the independent hard rock label's 25th anniversary looming, Roadrunner Records won't just be issuing a slap-dash compilation of past glories. With the independent hard rock label's 25th anniversary looming, Roadrunner Records won ...

  30. Slipknot Bassist Booked On Drug Charges

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was arrested yesterday (June 1) after a car accident in Des Moines, Iowa, police tell Billboard.com. Gray reportedly ran a red light and collided with another car proceeding Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was arrested yesterda ...