Slipknot has announced it will headline both nights of this year’s Knotfest, coming to San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino.
Metal, specifically heavy metal, was an escape from the doldrums of the ‘burbs. And no one flew the flag of metal as ardently and consistently as Ronnie James Dio.
“Can you just set stuff aside and do one show for the fans as the original lineup again?” Taylor asks of KISS.
In a new interview with Kerrang! (via NME), Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor said his band is working on music and what they’ve written so far for has roots in two of the collective’s most popular full lengths.
Is this the heaviest band of all time? Yes. Yes it is.
Slipknot found a way to rock again following the death of founding bass player, Paul Gray, in 2010. Now the group must move forward without its original drummer.
He’s the closest thing metal has to a renaissance man: Corey Taylor fronts no less than two major bands: Slipknot and Stone Sour, and has written books about the supernatural. He’s looking for answers.
For latest Radio.com Inside Out mini-documentary, Metalheads Talking Metal, we sat down with some of the icons of the last few decades of heavy metal and hard rock to talk about the culture, why it’s so enduring, and how it has changed.