Tag: Corey Taylor

JOEY JORDISON: 'I Did Not Quit SLIPKNOT'

Former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has released the following statement: “To my fans, friends, and associates…I would like to start the New Year by addressing the recent rumors and speculation regarding my departure from SLIPKNOT. “I want to make it very clear that I DID NOT QUIT SLIPKNOT. This band has been my life for the last 18 years, and …

SLIPKNOT Parts Ways With Drummer JOEY JORDISON

  SLIPKNOT has released the following statement: “To our Maggots and fans around the world, “It is with great pain but quiet respect that, for personal reasons, Joey Jordison and SLIPKNOT are parting ways. We all wish Joey the best in whatever his future holds. “We understand that many of you will want to know how and why this has come to …

JIM ROOT To Sit Out STONE SOUR Tour In Order To Focus On SLIPKNOT's Next Album

STONE SOUR guitarist Jim Root will sit out the band’s upcoming tour with POP EVIL and STOLEN BABIES in order to focus on the songwriting process for SLIPKNOT‘s long-awaited new studio album. STONE SOUR says in a statement: “Everyone involved is okay with the decision and our mutual friend Christian Martucci will be filling in on guitar. “It was a difficult decision, but as the fans have …

RANDY BLYTHE's Book Gets Title, Tentative Release Date

According to Amazon.com, Da Capo Press has set a June 24, 2014 North American release date for LAMB OF GOD vocalist Randy Blythe‘s memoir, “Dark Days: My Tribulation And Trials”. Random House has purchased the foreign rights to the book and will act as publisher in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. The memoir, which puts emphasis on the past year of Randy‘s …

APOCALYPTICA To Release 'Ass-Kicking' New Studio Album In 2014

APOCALYPTICA — the groundbreaking Finnish orchestral rock group — has just released “Wagner Reloaded – Live In Leipzig” (BMG), an epic live collaboration with the acclaimed MDR Leipzig Symphony Orchestra. The album’s release is perfectly timed since 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of iconic German composer Richard Wagner. For “Wagner Reloaded – Live In Leipzig”, APOCALYPTICA created new compositions based …

Next SLIPKNOT Album Will Be Cross Between 'Iowa' And 'Vol. 3', Says COREY TAYLOR

SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor has told ARTISTdirect in a new interview that things may finally be moving forward for the band in terms of making its first new album since 2008’s “All Hope Is Gone”. Taylor explained: “SLIPKNOT is looming on the horizon. That’s what’s next in my mind anyway. I’m writing some demos. [Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan, percussion] is putting some things together. Joey [Jordison, drums] …