SLIPKNOT, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, MASTODON, CLUTCH Members Talk 'Watchmen' Movie

February 23, 2009

ARTISTdirect.com editor Rick Florino has written a feature compiling band reactions to the upcoming $120 million comic book adaptation "Watchmen". For this exclusive feature, he spoke with SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor, SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan, MASTODON drummer Brann Dailor, CLUTCH singer Neil Fallon, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and LEATHERMOUTH's Frank Iero, among many others. Check it out at this location.

According to Reuters, "Watchmen", one of 2009's most eagerly awaited films, premiered in London Monday (February 23),aiming to repeat the success of superhero hits like "Iron Man" and "The Dark Knight".

Directed by Zack Snyder, "Watchmen" is based on a 1986 comic book series of the same name written by Briton Alan Moore and illustrated by compatriot Dave Gibbons.

"Watchmen" is set in an alternate 1985 United States, where the "Doomsday Clock" charting U.S. tensions with the Soviet Union, is permanently set at five minutes to midnight.

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