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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Completes Recording Debut Solo Album

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor has finished recording his debut solo album. The 46-year-old rocker broke the news of the LP's completion during an appearance earlier today (Friday, May 22) on We Are Hear's "Raise Your Horns With Lzzy Hale", hosted by HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale. Asked what he has been working on during ...

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Watch STATIC-X's Music Video For New Single 'All These Years'

STATIC-X has released the official music video for "All These Years", the second single off its upcoming album, "Project Regeneration Vol. 1". The song features lead vocals by late STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static. Directed by STATIC-X's current vocalist Xer0 — rumored to be DOPE frontman Edsel Dope — and co-directed by Matt Zane, the clip ...

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STATIC-X And DOPE Gear Stolen At Height Of Coronavirus Lockdown

Reactivated California metallers STATIC-X have announced that their warehouse space — which is shared with the band DOPE — was recently robbed of nearly $200,000 worth of touring equipment during the coronavirus lockdown. A police report has been filed with the Los Angeles Police Department, and the two bands were advised to take the story ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer JESSE LEACH Collaborates With Girlfriend On Dubstep/EDM Song

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach has collaborated with his girlfriend, Philia Porphyra, on a dubstep/EDM/industrial song called "Luminescent Dreams". Check it out below. She stated about the track: "[Jesse] and I have been talking about making dubstep/EDM/industrial music since we first met. It feels so good to finally say that we've created our first song ...

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STATIC-X On Stand-In Singer XER0: 'His Professionalism And Attention To Detail' Is 'Second To None'

STATIC-X has thanked fans for their support, saying that "the amount of love and respect" that the band felt from them on its ongoing tour "far exceeded" its widest dreams. STATIC-X's current trek celebrates the 20th anniversary of the band's platinum-certified "Wisconsin Death Trip" album and pays homage to STATIC-X's frontman Wayne Static, who died ...

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STATIC-X: Video Of Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of STATIC-X's entire September 21 performance in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. STATIC-X's current trek celebrates the 20th anniversary of the band's platinum-certified "Wisconsin Death Trip" album and pays homage to STATIC-X's frontman Wayne Static, who died five years ago. While the identity of STATIC-X's touring singer has not been officially ...

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JOSH TODD Says BUCKCHERRY's Final Years With KEITH NELSON Were 'Really Weird': 'It Just Wasn't A Band Anymore'

BUCKCHERRY vocalist Josh Todd recently appeared on the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his influences: Josh: "I guess I'm kind of a mutt, because I just crammed in all these different types of music. My foundation was really aggressive punk ...

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TRIPP EISEN Accuses STATIC-X Of 'Violating WAYNE STATIC's Memory' By Altering Songs They Wrote Together

Ex-STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen has accused his former bandmates of "violating the memory" of the group's late frontman, Wayne Static, by altering some of the previously unreleased songs he wrote with Static. Last year, STATIC-X announced plans to release "Project Regeneration", its first new album in a decade, featuring the last recordings of Wayne, who ...

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Watch STATIC-X Perform In Manchester

Fan-filmed video footage of STATIC-X's October 3 performance at O2 Ritz in Manchester, United Kingdom can be seen below. As previously reported, STATIC-X will release a new album titled "Project Regeneration", featuring the last recordings of the band's late frontman Wayne Static, on May 29, 2020. The rest of the group's original lineup — bassist ...

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TOBIAS FORGE On Why 'Nameless Ghouls' Won't Play On GHOST's Next Album: 'If I'm Not Asking Everyone, Then I Don't Want To Ask Anyone'

GHOST vocalist Tobias Forge recently spoke with Mark Strigl of the "Talking Metal" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether to expect additional GHOST songs featuring vocals by Papa Nihil, who is credited on the group's two newly released tracks ...

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Watch STATIC-X Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of STATIC-X's September 21 performance in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. STATIC-X kicked off its reunion tour on June 18 in Tempe, Arizona. The North American trek, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of STATIC-X's platinum-certified "Wisconsin Death Trip" album and pays homage to late STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static, features co-headliner DEVILDRIVER ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR On Performing Live: 'You Let The Mask Basically Run The Show'

Prior to SLIPKNOT's September 1 performance in Bristow, Virginia, vocalist Corey Taylor was interviewed by film critic Kevin McCarthy. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the process of making the group's latest masks with actor, stunt man and special effects/prosthetic makeup artist Tom Savini: Corey: ...

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