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COREY TAYLOR Blasts Defiant Anti-Maskers: 'F**k You'

Corey Taylor has blasted people who are defiantly skeptical of mask wearing, saying they are posing a risk to themselves and to all those around them. The SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman made the comment during an appearance on the latest episode of Dean Delray's "Let There Be Talk" podcast. Asked how his hometown of ...

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COREY TAYLOR: 'Sometimes All We Have In Life Is Music'

In a new interview with Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor was asked to name the biggest adjustment he has had to make, not being on the road during the coronavirus pandemic. He responded (hear audio below): "I guess the biggest adjustment is getting used to just ...

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RUSH's NEIL PEART To Be Honored At MODERN DRUMMER FESTIVAL

LiveXLive, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, recently announced that it has partnered with global publisher Modern Drummer to pay tribute to Neil Peart and drumming talent worldwide during the Modern Drummer Festival 2020, the twentieth annual edition of the festival. The

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COREY TAYLOR Performs Acoustic Cover Of ELVIS COSTELLO's 'What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding' (Video)

Video of Corey Taylor's performance during SiriusXM's Octane Home Invasion Festival can be seen below. The SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer performed a cover of Elvis Costello's "What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding" as well as an acoustic rendition of his new solo song "Black Eyes Blue". "Black Eyes Blue" is taken from ...

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OVERKILL To Begin Recording New Album Next Week

OVERKILL is scheduled to enter the studio on Monday, September 14 to begin recording its new album for a tentative April 2021 release via Nuclear Blast. Earlier today, OVERKILL drummer Jason Bittner posted a photo of some of the equipment he will be using during the recording sessions, and he included the following caption: "COVID ...

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MISERY INDEX Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of U.S. death metal/grindcore veterans MISERY INDEX to a worldwide deal. Active since the early 2000s, MISERY INDEX has established itself as a stronghold for outspoken, politically charged lyrics and savage yet surgically precise metal, releasing six studio albums, several EPs and performing well over 1,000 concerts in ...

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COREY TAYLOR Releases Third Solo Single, 'HWY 666'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has unveiled his latest single, "HWY 666". It is available on all streaming platforms now and joined by an official lyric video. Kicking up dust, rustling acoustic guitars introduce "HWY 666" as the tempo increases to a gallop only to turn on a dime towards road-burning distortion. The ...

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HALESTORM's JOSH SMITH Says It's Important For Musicians To 'Use Whatever Platform They Have To Provoke Debate'

HALESTORM bassist Josh Smith has defended musicians' right to speak out on political issues, saying that "it's important that people use whatever platform they have to provoke debate." Asked in a new interview with U.K.'s Devils Gate Music about singer-songwriter Jason Isbell catching flak from some fans when he recently voiced ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN To Release 'Tokyo Jukebox 3' Album In October

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman will release his new solo album, Tokyo Jukebox 3", in Japan on October 21. Earlier today, Marty revealed the LP cover artwork via his social media, and he included the following message: "Just like everyone, I've had a real tough time dealing with 2020. We all suffered from a massive ...

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Watch DOWN Reunite With KIRK WINDSTEIN For 'The Quarter Century Throwdown' Livestreamed Event

DOWN celebrated the 25th anniversary of its classic debut album, "NOLA", with a special livestreamed event on Saturday, August 29. Fittingly dubbed "The Quarter Century Throwdown", the high-production, multi-camera event took place using cutting-edge streaming technology to create a one-of-a-kind virtual concert experience. The show will be rebroadcast August 30 at 6:00 p.m. EST until ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS To Release New Album In Spring 2021

ALL THAT REMAINS vocalist Philip Labonte has confirmed to the FM99 WNOR radio station that the band has commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2018's "Victim Of The New Disease" album. Asked when fans can expect to see the disc released, he said (see video below): "We're looking to have a record out, ...

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Ex-BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Drummer MICHAEL 'MOOSE' THOMAS Says Band's Music Became 'Too Safe' And 'Very Stale'

Longtime BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE drummer Michael "Moose" Thomas says that the band's music became "too safe" in the years before his departure. In December 2017, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE announced that it was officially parting ways with Thomas and replacing him with Jason Bowld (PITCHSHIFTER, AXEWOUND). Bowld had toured with the group since November ...

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COREY TAYLOR Releases Music Video For 'Black Eyes Blue'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor will release his debut solo album, "CMFT", on October 2 via Roadrunner Records. Taylor recorded the solo effort with his band consisting of Jason Christopher on bass, Dustin Schoenhofer on drums, and Zach Throne and Christian Martucci (STONE SOUR) on guitar. The LP was completed at Kevin Churko's ...

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Watch DOWN Rehearse For Upcoming 'The Quarter Century Throwdown' Livestreamed Event

Video of DOWN rehearsing for its upcoming "The Quarter Century Throwdown" livestreamed event can be seen below. This year marks the 25th anniversary of DOWN's 1995-released, now classic debut, "NOLA". Plans for select shows featuring vocalist Philip Anselmo, guitarists Pepper Keenan and Kirk Windstein, drummer Jimmy Bower and bassist Pat Bruders performing the record in ...

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