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JAY WEINBERG 'Wouldn't Trade For The World' His 'Memories And Experiences' As A Member Of SLIPKNOT

Former SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg has reflected on his time with the band, saying that he "wouldn't trade for the world" his memories and experiences as a member of the long-running extreme metal outfit. Earlier today (Sunday, December 10),Weinberg shared a photo of the four masks he wore during...
December 10, 2023


METALLICA, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE PRODIGY and MACHINE HEAD are among the newly confirmed artists for the 2024 edition of Hellfest, set to take place June 27-30 in Clisson, France. Several dozen more artists were added to the event, including FEAR FACTORY, SAXON, ENTER SHIKARI, Corey Taylor, Tom More...
November 28, 2023

Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer JAY WEINBERG Undergoes Hip And Femur Surgery

Former SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg has undergone an outpatient procedure to repair the torn labrum of his left hip and shave down a misshapen part of his femur. The Nashville-based musician broke the news of his operation two weeks after SLIPKNOT announced that he was no longer a member of long-ru...
November 19, 2023

JAY WEINBERG's Drumming Colleagues Offer Words Of Support Following His Shock Firing From SLIPKNOT

A number of Jay Weinberg's drumming colleagues have offered their words of support to the musician after his shock firing from SLIPKNOT last weekend. On November 5, SLIPKNOT released a statement via social media in which it said it had "decided to make a creative decision and to part ways with Jay."...
November 12, 2023

JAY WEINBERG Says He Was 'Heartbroken And Blindsided' By SLIPKNOT's Decision To Fire Him

Jay Weinberg says that he was "heartbroken and blindsided" by SLIPKNOT's decision to fire him after a 10-year run with the band. On November 5, SLIPKNOT released a statement via social media in which it said it had "decided to make a creative decision and to part ways with Jay." The drummer played h...
November 11, 2023


**UPDATE**: SLIPKNOT's social media post announcing Jay Weinberg's departure has been removed from all of the band's official platforms. However, the announcement can still be found on SLIPKNOT's web site. The original article follows below. SLIPKNOT has parted ways with longtime drummer Jay Weinber...
November 5, 2023

FOO FIGHTERS, MEGADETH And BRUCE DICKINSON Among First Confirmed Artists For 2024 Edition Of HELLFEST

FOO FIGHTERS, MEGADETH and IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson are among the first 24 confirmed artists for the 2024 edition of Hellfest, set to take place June 27-30 in Clisson, France. So far, the following acts have been announced. FOO FIGHTERS QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE THE OFFSPRING MEGADETH DROPKI...
October 23, 2023

SLIPKNOT's JAY WEINBERG Collaborates With PAUL BOOTH On 'The End, So Far' Tattooed Masks

Debuting at this weekend's Palefest in Chillicothe, Ohio will be three of SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg's "The End, So Far" masks — made from his original mask mold — which have been tattooed by renowned tattoo artist Paul Booth. These one-of-a-kind macabre variants of Jay's mask will be on display...
October 11, 2023


Standard bearers for an imprint set up by widely praised Manchester metalcore mob MALEVOLENCE, GUILT TRIP have one major thing in common with their new label bosses: From its first note to its last, "Severance" sounds absolutely fucking livid. Coupled with the fact that this young band's music is im...
September 21, 2023

Ex-MORBID ANGEL Guitarist ERIK RUTAN: 'TREY AZAGTHOTH Is One Of The Most Important Guitar Players'

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "Riffhard" podcast, guitarist Erik Rutan, who was in MORBID ANGEL from 1993 until 1996 and then again from 1998 until 2002, spoke about his working relationship with the band's leader and creative mastermind Trey Azagthoth. He said (as transcribed by...
September 8, 2023

New SICK OF IT ALL Studio Album Could Arrive In Early 2024

In a new interview with Pod Scum, SICK OF IT ALL frontman Lou Koller was asked if he thinks he and his bandmates will release their follow-up to 2018's "Wake The Sleeping Dragon!" album sometime in early 2024. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yeah, that's what I'm thinking. I wish...
September 3, 2023

JAY WEINBERG: 'Being In SLIPKNOT Is A Completely Exhaustive Effort'

MixWave recently launched a Jay Weinberg drum library in what the company called "a comprehensive and dynamic virtual instrument that accurately captures" the SLIPKNOT drummer "in every aspect of his creative world." During an appearance on The Downbeat Podcast, the podcast hosted by STRAY FROM THE...
August 24, 2023

JAY WEINBERG Reflects On His First Show With SLIPKNOT: 'There Was Truly Nothing' That Could Prepare' Me 'For That First Moment'

In a recent interview with Danny Wimmer Presents's "Power Hour", SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg reflected on his first concert with the band, which took place in October 2014 at the Knotfest in San Bernardino, California. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I had joined the band about a ye...
August 15, 2023

MADBALL's FREDDY CRICIEN On HOYA ROC's Departure: 'We Are Simply Moving In Different Directions'

MADBALL frontman Freddy Cricien says that there is "no bad blood or animosity" between him and the band's longtime bassist Jorge "Hoya Roc" Guerra who announced his departure from MADBALL earlier this week. On Wednesday (August 9),Freddy took to the band's social media to write: "If you haven't alr...
August 10, 2023

Longtime MADBALL Bassist JORGE 'HOYA ROC' GUERRA Announces His Departure

Longtime MADBALL bassist Jorge "Hoya Roc" Guerra has announced his departure from the veteran New York hardcore band. Hoya, who joined MADBALL in 1993, broke the news of his exit in a social media post earlier today (Tuesday, August 8). He wrote: "Wasup everybody I have a little announcement .I am n...
August 8, 2023