Tag: Jim Root

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 …

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] …