Although Slipknot recently parted ways with drummer Joey Jordison, the band is far from calling it a day. Slipknot fans are about has dedicated as they come, so vocalist Corey Taylor took a moment to put any doubts to rest with a tweet reinforcing the band's will to continue, even vowing that "great things are coming" in 2014.
As we reported late last night, Slipknot have parted ways with longtime drummer Joey Jordison. The news shocked fans worldwide last night (Dec. 13), leaving us all on the edge of our seats. Will Slipknot continue without Jordison? What about the new album Slipknot just started working on? In a new interview, Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor comments on the Joey's departure and the follow-up to 2008's 'All Hope Is Gone.'
The Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards Show honored musicians who too often get overlooked, though there was hardly any introduction needed for the night's top honoree -- Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler. Hartke helped line up some of metal's biggest names on Saturday night (Nov. 9) at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre to salute the man who helped paved the way for their own careers.
Kings of Chaos are an all-star touring project that features Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour), Glenn Hughes (Black Country Communion) and Steve Stevens along with Velvet Revolver/ex-Guns N' Roses members Slash, Matt Sorum and Duff McKagan. Their only North American show of 2013 will be Nov. 18 in Los Angeles at Avalon Hollywood for a benefit gig called 'Tokyo Celebrates the Dolphin.'
While Slipknot still have no official timeline for recording their next disc, members of the band have been sharing some details on what's in store for the future. In a new interview with frontman Corey Taylor the vocalist shared his thoughts on the possible direction of the new album and when the recording process may get underway.