JIM ROOT Says He Was Fired From STONE SOUR By Phone

Guitarist Jim Root says that he is still unsure as to why he was fired from STONE SOUR, claiming that he "hasn't talked to certain guys" in the band to get more insight about his departure from the group. Root and SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor much of the last four years recording and touring behind ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Enter Studio In November

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will enter the studio on November 24 to begin recording their new album, tentatively titled "Hammer Of The Witches", for a June 2015 release. During a recent interview with the "Bleedin' Loud" podcast, CRADLE OF FILTH vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey confirmed the band's split with guitarist Paul Allender and ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN: Why Camel S**t Is Right Smell For KNOTFEST

SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan says that his band's decision to use "camel shit" as the official smell of the group's upcoming Knotfest is rooted in their belief that SLIPKNOT is "not a band anymore," it is "a culture," and every "culture has to have a smell." In a press release announcing the Knotfest attractions ...

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