Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine returned on June 1 for Season 12 of ‘That Metal Show’ and closed out the night scoring the highest rated telecast on VH1 Classic this year. With guest Jason Newsted and appearances by drummer Carmine Appice and Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta checking in online, the episode proved to be a great start to what is sure to be a heavy hitting season.
This year finds Slipknot playing just a few gigs as the band's members are scattered all over doing a variety of projects. However, Loudwire recently spoke with percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan on the Revolver Golden Gods Black Carpet and he proclaimed that 2014 will feature a major return of the 'Knot!
After the one-two punch of 'Gone Sovereign' and 'Absolute Zero,' Stone Sour decided to veer into unfamiliar territory. Corey Taylor told the crowd, "I wanna dedicate this song to a band that without this band no one backstage or no one out here would have a career. This is dedicated to the band that started it all -- Black f---ing Sabbath." They invited Slipknot's C
Corey Taylor enjoyed success with his 'Seven Deadly Sins' book in 2012 and somehow amidst all of his Stone Sour and Slipknot's plans, he's managed to write and complete his second book. 'Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven (Or, How I Made Peace With the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process)' is on schedule for a July 16 release through Da Cappo Press.
In 2005, Slipknot were on top of their game and around the same period Burger King began running spots for their new chicken fries utilizing a masked metal band known as Coq Roq. Fans immediately began to draw the comparisons and soon Slipknot were filing suit against Burger King and the ad agency for infringing on their trademark.