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Slipknot Share Statement on Joey Jordison’s Death + Tribute Video

Slipknot are mourning the loss of one of the band's founding members, former drummer Joey Jordison. Jordison's family released a statement earlier this week (July 27) sharing that the musician had died in his sleep at the age of 46.The band have now issued a statement and released a tribute video to the fallen icon."Our hearts go out to Joey’s family and loved ones at this time of tremendous loss," Slipknot said on Friday (July […]

todayJuly 30, 2021 1

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11 Unforgettable Joey Jordison Slipknot Moments

During his time with Slipknot, drummer Joey Jordison’s number was 1, but since 1 Unforgettable Joey Jordison Moment wouldn’t make for a very good compilation, we grabbed 11 Unforgettable Moments for the powerhouse drummer.Jordison was one of the first members to join Paul Gray and Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan during the earliest days of Slipknot. First manning the kit in 1995, Jordison spent 18 years as Slipknot’s percussive anchor before departing from […]

todayJuly 28, 2021 1

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Founding Slipknot Drummer Joey Jordison Dead at 46

Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has died. He was 46 years old."We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 26th, 2021. He was 46," his family wrote in a statement."Joey’s death has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sorrow. To those that knew Joey, understood his quick wit, his gentle personality, giant heart […]

todayJuly 27, 2021 1

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Slipknot + ‘I Will Survive’ Mashup Imagines a Disco Corey Taylor

Slipknot and disco? It's hard to imagine those two words have ever come together before.Still, an inventive online creator recently took the vocals from Slipknot's .5: The Gray Chapter single "The Devil in I" and mixed them with Gloria Gaynor's empowering 1978 disco hit "I Will Survive" to create a mashup that imagines Slipknot's Corey Taylor as somewhat of an angry disco singer. Can you dig it?After all, it seems like Slipknot songs often get […]

todayJuly 8, 2021 1

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Slipknot ‘Hated Each Other’ During ‘Iowa’

Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan revealed that he and his bandmates “hated each other” while making their highly anticipated sophomore album Iowa, which turns 20 next month.In a retrospective Metal Hammer cover story about Iowa, Clown detailed how the success of Slipknot’s 1999 self-titled debut and the pressure to craft a formidable follow-up eroded intra-band relationships. “When we did Iowa, we hated each other,” the percussionist said. “We hated the world. The world hated […]

todayJuly 4, 2021 2

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Slipknot Will ‘Hopefully’ Release New Album in 2021, Says Clown

It's no secret that Slipknot have been hard at work on a new album and now percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan, who had already been building much of the hype, has suggested that the group may be done recording by the end of July and will "hopefully" release it later this year. It looks like it will be the band's last on Roadrunner Records as well.In an interview with Minneapolis radio station […]

todayJune 9, 2021 4

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Corey Taylor Tries Writing for Adult Slipknot Fans + Younger Kids

Corey Taylor was the latest guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio program. Naturally, there was a lot to discuss with the ever-busy singer, who is currently in the midst of a solo tour after releasing his debut solo record, CMFT, last year.With touring activities reengaged after a down year, new hurdles have been presented as artists and their crews mitigate a myriad of varying health and safety restrictions from state […]

todayJune 7, 2021 3

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Slipknot Would Reject ‘Garbage’ Rock Hall Nod

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor slammed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a “pile of garbage” in a new interview and said he would “probably” reject the nod from the Cleveland institution if his band ever received one.The masked frontman discussed the prospect of Slipknot’s future Rock Hall induction in a recent interview on Lazer 103.3, a radio station in Taylor’s native Iowa. Host Andy Hall pointed out that Slipknot become […]

todayMay 30, 2021 10

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Corey Taylor – I’m ‘Challenging Myself’ on New Slipknot Album

As time goes on, we're learning more and more about Slipknot's new album, and Corey Taylor recently said he's really been "challenging" himself while working on it. He also touched more upon his "disturbing" new mask, too.During a chat on Andy's Hall Pass, the frontman explained that Shawn "Clown" Crahan had approached him to start working on new music, which they started "kicking around" during the COVID-19 pandemic."So they started putting […]

todayMay 28, 2021 3