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SLIPKNOT Frontman Is Happy LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE Is Free

LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe was released from a prison in Prague, the Czech Republic, last Thursday (August 2), more than a month after he was arrested and incarcerated on charges of alleged manslaughter. Blythe was facing the possibility of conviction and a long-term jail sentence after a 2010 incident in which a fan ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Says RANDY BLYTHE Is 'Innocent'

MACHINE HEAD has been added to SLIPKNOT's first-ever Knotfest, an extraordinary two-date metal and hard rock festival set to take place on August 17 in Council Bluffs, Iowa and August 18 in Somerset, Wisconsin. Commented the festival organizers: "The mighty MACHINE HEAD has been tapped as one of the artists to replace the cancelation of ...

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MACHINE HEAD Added To SLIPKNOT's 'Knotfest'

MACHINE HEAD has been added to SLIPKNOT's first-ever Knotfest, an extraordinary two-date metal and hard rock festival set to take place on August 17 in Council Bluffs, Iowa and August 18 in Somerset, Wisconsin. Commented the festival organizers: "The mighty MACHINE HEAD has been tapped as one of the artists to replace the cancelation of ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN: BLABBERMOUTH.NET 'Could Kiss My Ass' (Video)

Carla Harvey of the BUTCHER BABIES and Revolver TV conducted an interview with SLIPKNOT co-founder/conceptualist/percussionist Shawn M. Crahan (a.k.a. Clown) at a recent stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. When asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for SLIPKNOT's next studio album, Crahan said, "We ...

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Guitarist JIM ROOT Rejoins SLIPKNOT On The Road (Video)

SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root rejoined the band on stage last night (Friday, July 13) at the Tampa, Florida stop of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival after missing several dates of the tour because a burst appendix. A statement issued by the rest of the group said that Root had been seriously ill for the past ...

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SLIPKNOT: New Video Interview With SID WILSON

On July 8, Groovey of Hollywood Music conducted an interview with SLIPKNOT DJ Sid Wilson. You can now watch the chat below. SLIPKNOT's final live performance of 2012 will be broadcast worldwide via pay per view. The "Slipknot Live At Knotfest" event from Somerset, Wisconsin is in partnership with TODOCAST and Event View Live. The ...

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SLIPKNOT: Mountain View Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SLIPKNOT's July 1 performance at the Mountain View, California stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival can be seen below. SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root was forced to miss the first couple of dates of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival tour because a burst appendix. A statement issued by the band ...

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SLIPKNOT Guitarist To Miss MAYHEM Shows Due To Burst Appendix

SLIPKNOT has released the following statement: "We're sorry to announce that our brother Jim Root [guitar] will not be performing with us at [Rockstar Energy Drink] Mayhem [Festival] today in San Bernardino due to serious health issues. Jim has been seriously sick for the past two weeks and went to the hospital last week where ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN Says PAUL GRAY Will Never Be Replaced

On Friday, June 29, Robert Herrera sat down with SLIPKNOT mastermind/percussionist M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan during his book signing at Book Soup in Hollywood, California. Clown talked about his photo book, "The Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey"; Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival; and future plans for SLIPKNOT. You can now watch the chat below. When asked how ...

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SLIPKNOT: 'Antennas To Hell' Details Revealed

For their millions of fans around the world, SLIPKNOT are as much a culture and a way of life as they are a band. To completely engage with all of the perseverance, ingenuity, artistic integrity and holistic vision of SLIPKNOT's creative output in all of its forms, is to fully embrace every facet, and to ...

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SLIPKNOT: Fourth 'Antennas To Hell' Teaser Clip

The fourth in a series of teaser clips for the forthcoming SLIPKNOT greatest-hits album, "Antennas To Hell", can be seen below. The latest clip focuses on the band's percussionist Chris Fehn . "Antennas To Hell" is scheduled for release on July 17 via Roadrunner Records. There is no word yet on which tracks will be ...

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SLIPKNOT's 'Knotfest' To Include Circus Big-Top Tents, Pillars Of Fire, Amusement Park Rides

Step into an apocalyptic underworld where firebreathers, nightmarish creatures on stilts, fire and percussive light, and stunning visuals set the stage for an intoxicating and unforgettably sinister concert experience. The first-ever Knotfest — an extraordinary two-day metal and hard rock destination festival — will feature performances from SLIPKNOT, DEFTONES, LAMB OF GOD, DETHKLOK, SERJ TANKIAN, ...

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SLIPKNOT To Headline 'Knotfest' In August

According to Ticketmaster.com, SLIPKNOT will headline the inaugural installment of their own festival, Knotfest, on Friday, August 17 at Mid America Motorplex in Pacific Junction, Iowa. Scheduled performers: SLIPKNOT DEFTONES LAMB OF GOD DETHKLOK SERJ TANKIAN THE URGE PRONG Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m. CDT. As previously ...

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