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SLIPKNOT For OZZFEST 2004?

SLIPKNOT are strongly rumored have secured a slot at this year's Ozzfest. No further details are currently available. The Iowa-based nine-piece are currently finishing up the recording of their as-yet-untitled new album with producer Rick Rubin (SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SLAYER, AUDIOSLAVE). A brand new SLI...
January 24, 2004
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METALLICA, SLIPKNOT Confirmed For Italy's A SUMMER DAY IN HELL FESTIVAL

According to www.liveinitaly.com, METALLICA and SLIPKNOT have been confirmed for the "A Summer Day In Hell Festival" on June 29 at Stadio Del Plebiscito in Padova, Italy. Tickets are priced at 40 euros. METALLICA's European tour is scheduled to kick off on May 26 in Copenhagen, Denmark. ...
January 21, 2004
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New SLIPKNOT Track To Be Included In Upcoming Videogame

A brand new SLIPKNOT track, entitled "Don't Get Close", will be featured in an upcoming Activision videogame, tentatively due in April. A slightly reworked version of the song is expected to appear on the band's much-anticipated follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", due this summer through Roadrunner Records....
January 20, 2004
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NAMM 2004: Even More Photos Posted Online

Dave Mustaine of MEGADETH, Dan Donegan of DISTURBED, DOPE, DROWNING POOL, KORN, Paul Stanley of KISS, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT, STATIC-X, SLAVES ON DOPE and Michael Anthony of VAN HALEN were on hand for the NAMM convention on Saturday (January 17) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Che...
January 20, 2004
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NAMM 2004: More Photos Posted Online

Launch has posted exclusive photos from the NAMM 2004 (National Association of Music Merchants) convention, which took place in Anaheim, California over the weekend. Among the artists featured in the photos are current and former members of such bands as SLIPKNOT, SLAYER, MURDERDOLLS, MEGADETH, QUEE...
January 19, 2004
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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR: 'We Are Coming Back With A Whole New Sickness'

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor has spoken to Britain's Rock Sound magazine about the group's as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", tentatively due this summer through Roadrunner Records. According to Taylor, SLIPKNOT entered the studio with 13 complete songs. They have since written 10 more. M...
January 13, 2004
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Label: SLIPKNOT To Record 3-4 More Songs For New Album

According to a posting at the Roadrunner Records web site, SLIPKNOT are officially back in the Hollywood Hills, California as of Monday, January 12 finishing up the recording of their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", tentatively due this summer. "Word has it the band is still going to lay...
January 12, 2004
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SLIPKNOT Bassist To Hold Autograph Session At Winter NAMM

Peavey Electronics Corporation, one of the largest manufacturers of musical instruments and professional sound equipment in the world, will host an autograph signing session with SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray at its Winter NAMM exhibit on Sunday, January 18 at 2:00 p.m. SLIPKNOT are currently recording...
January 9, 2004
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SLIPKNOT Pull Out Of Japan's SONICMANIA Festival

As first predicted here on Dec. 22, SLIPKNOT have now officially cancelled their previously announced appearance at the Sonicmania festival, a two-day event set to take place in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan on January 31-February 1, 2004. An official statement from the festival organizers has attributed t...
January 8, 2004
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MURDERDOLLS Singer To Embark On 'Solo' U.K. Tour

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13) will embark on a U.K. solo tour in March. Backing him on these shows will be Floridian "grave rockers" DEATH BECOMES YOU. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 13 – Birmingham, U...
January 7, 2004
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MURDERDOLLS Singer: THIRTEEN DEAD KIDS Web Site Launched

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13) has launched the web site for his brand-new merchandise line, Thirteen Dead Kids. Check it out here. As previously reported, Wednesday 13 has announced plans to do a few select...
January 1, 2004
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SLIPKNOT Singer To Ring In 2004 With One-Off Cover Band

SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor will perform with a one-off side project called the DUM FUX on New Year's Eve at The House of Bricks in Des Moines, Iowa. Dizzy Draztik (Ryan McMurray, ex-leader of Des Moines punk band THE REJECTS) and other local friends will be joining in on the fun. SLOPSYCLE, THE NI...
December 29, 2003
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MURDERDOLLS To Play California In January

MURDERDOLLS, the band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13),ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves, have lined up the following dates in Jan...
December 26, 2003
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TO MY SURPRISE: Audio Interview Posted Online

TO MY SURPRISE, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. The Clown),were interviewed by Steve Robinson of "That One Show" on Arizona's KASC The Blaze 1260 AM radio station on December 3. Listen to the interview in two parts in Real Media format at this location. TO MY SURP...
December 26, 2003
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SLIPKNOT Confirmed For Portugal's ROCK IN RIO – LISBON Festival

SLIPKNOT have been confirmed to appear at Portugal's Rock In Rio - Lisbon festival on June 4, 2004, according to the event's official web site. The fourth staging of what is considered to be the biggest music festival in the world will be held over a five-day period in late May/early June (May ...
December 23, 2003