Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison's new band Scar the Martyr will release their self-titled debut Oct. 1 via Roadrunner Records (watch teaser video above). The highly anticipated album was recorded at Sound Farm Studios in Des Moines, Iowa, and produced by Rhys Fulber (Rob Zombie, Fear Factory).
While the metal world waits for a new Slipknot album, the band’s members are keeping particularly busy in various forms. Joey Jordison’s new band Scar the Martyr will be opening up for Danzig; Corey Taylor has been busy with Stone Sour and has a new book; and now Deadline has reported that Shawn “Clown” Crahan has sealed the deal on his feature film directing debut with the moview ‘Officer Downe.’
As we reported earlier this week, Slipknot / Stone Sour singer Corey Taylor was robbed of more than $36,000 worth of instruments and music gear, including two prized bass guitars from his late Slipknot bandmate Paul Gray. Now, there's good news to report, as Taylor has let fans know that 98 percent of the equipment has been recovered.
Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has lifted the mask on a new side project he’s been working on called Scar the Martyr. With a yet-to-be-named debut album due out in the fall, Jordison was able to expand his musical horizons with this new collaboration. In addition to playing drums, he also recorded the bass and rhythm guitars parts for the debut.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star has been transforming popular music from all genres into lullabies to put your cranky little ones to sleep. The company has put out over 100 CDs of lullabies, but now they've taken their craft to a new level by turning some of Slipknot's most hateful anthems into comfy surrealistic pillows.
Right on the heel's of Stone Sour's fifth studio album, 'House of Gold & Bones - Part 2,' and the release of Corey Taylor's second graphic novel inspired by the 'House of Gold & Bones' storyline, the Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist is soon to release his second book, 'A Funny Thing Happened on the way to Heaven (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process).' To help promote the upcoming memoir, Taylor has revealed a small, yet unsettling part of the book, which the musician reads aloud.
Slipknot percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan has worked in an innumerable amount of projects during his career, both on and offstage. Crahan is currently pursuing his latest endeavor, a documentary about eating disorders, and he's reached out to Slipknot fans and the general public to contribute to the project.