Just because you're in a seriously pissed off metal band with songs that contain lyrics such as "I want to slit your throat and f--- the wound" doesn't necessarily mean you don't have a soft side. Slipknot percussionist / backup vocalist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan has a son who is also in a band, and as Clown witnessed his spawn record vocals, the mad carnival villain couldn't help but shed a prideful tear.
Can the new guard beat the old guard? That's the question in this 2013 March Metal Madness Mosh Pit Region Round 2 matchup featuring Slipknot's superb self-titled 1999 release against Megadeth's 1990 classic, 'Rust in Peace.'
It's a battle of two stellar albums in this 2013 March Metal Madness Moshpit Region Round 1 matchup. The hard rocking, in-your-face aggression of Slipknot's self-titled debut squares off against Exodus' thrashy introduction to the metal world, 'Bonded by Blood.'
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards were held last night (Feb. 10), and it was business as usual for the famed awards show. Music's biggest names walked the carpet, while shiny golden gramophones were given out to rock artists such as the Black Keys, Halestorm and Trent Reznor + Atticus Ross. However, a sense of disarray resonated with various musicians, who took to Twitter in order to vent their disapproval of the Grammy Awards.
After detailing the latest on Stone Sour in Part 1 of our video interview, vocalist Corey Taylor takes us behind the mask to discuss the future of Slipknot in Part 2 of our exclusive chat. Though Taylor is currently focusing on Stone Sour, he offered us a timeline as to when Slipknot may get back into the studio to record their much anticipated follow-up to 2008's 'All Hope Is Gone.'
You may need some padding after this 2013 Loudwire Rock Bowl semifinal matchup is complete. It's the circle-pit favorite 'F---ing Hostile' from Pantera squaring off the brutality of Slipknot's own slamming anthem 'Wait and Bleed.'
If you can't get amped up with these two songs vying to advance in this 2013 Loudwire Rock Bowl matchup, then you might want to check your pulse to see if you're still alive. It's Slipknot's 'Wait and Bleed' squaring off against Rob Zombie's 'Superbeast' in the quarterfinals.
It's time to get amped up for some football and in our 2013 Loudwire Rock Bowl, we're attempting to find out which track gets you most in the mood for gridiron aggression. This first round matchup pits the masked rockers of Slipknot against the "Southtown" favorites, P.O.D.
Yes, we've not even turned the calendar on 2013 yet, but Stone Sour's Corey Taylor is thinking so far ahead that he says 2014 may be an even bigger year for the band than what's immediately on the horizon.
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