Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor has heard the question before, and he's getting a little tired about those asking about Slipknot's future. The vocalist tells Metal Sucks that he feels no matter how often he explains his stance on the band's continuation, it's not truly taken to heart.
The news keeps coming out of the Black Sabbath camp. Not long after it was revealed that the band was planning an April 2013 release and Australian tour, the group was officially confirmed for Japan's inaugural Ozzfest. They'll headline night two on May 12 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City, Japan, while Slipknot have now been confirmed to finish out night one on May 11.
Slipknot fans may have their heads implode this week in Des Moines when Stone Sour plays at the local club Wooly's. That's because Slipknot's original singer, Anders Colsefni, will take the stage Monday night (Oct. 29) with his current band Painface to open the show for Corey Taylor's hit-making outfit.
Stone Sour just dropped their 'House of Gold & Bones Part 1' album and singer Corey Taylor is currently working on the second half of the release, so where does that leave his other band, Slipknot? The vocalist says that after touring the U.S. this past summer, things will scale back for the immediate future.
GWAR front-thing Oderus Urungus is in the upper ranks when it comes to tearing humans apart both physically and orally. When he's not ripping the limbs off celebrities and disemboweling politicians onstage, Oderus' favorite pasttime is bashing those he feels are inferior to himself. In this most recent display, Oderus goes after both Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, while taking the credit for Slipknot's existence.
Comic Con attracts all walks of life, and this year some metal luminaries made appearances at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York City over the weekend.