“This is another me-and-Paul [Gray, bassist] creation. It was similar to ‘Duality’, in that I had mixed feelings about whether it was a good song… Then we got together and started working on it as a team and it just came together. A lot of bands, who I won’t name, have ripped this song off.
The return of much loved acts after a long absence can bring with it mixed emotions; if there are line up changes the immediate question is what will the band sound like after so long away; will they be able to pick up where they left off and of course are they here to stay.
Having premiered their first single “Repress” last weekend, Essex Nu-Metalcore outfit Spoiler who feature a collection of battle hardened musicians in their ranks have placed themselves very firmly in the “ones to watch” category. We caught up with bassist Jack Turner, one of a trio of former members of the pulverizing rhythm section of The
Maybe it’s just us but it seems like for a while there has been a fair amount of Stone Sour in the work Slipknot and that as fans, we might like them to return to the heavier sounds of previous records. Saint Petersburg Russia is home to a Deathcore collective with a fantastic name in
Creating a new band in the middle of a Global Pandemic, Ontario’s Wither Within have opened their account with the Slipknot inspired “Maggot Juice“. The title reflects the name which Corey Taylor gave Slipknot fans back in 1999, the band formed with a love of horror culture, heavy music and a thirst to do something
After much delay this years Heavy Music Awards finally took place last night and there weren’t many surprises in the winners this time around. It seems strange to have a Best Festival award at the end of a summer where there have been no festivals in the physical sense however it seems logical to award
It’s hard to believe but it’s now week #20 of the Q&A series that sees Brazilian Metal legends Sepultura chat to a whole host of guests about all manor of musical endeavors. In this episode Mark Jansen of Epica and Rafael Bittencourt of Angra chat to guitarist Andreas Kisser and vocalist Derrick Green before Bittencourt
“Here it is the groove slightly transformed, Just a bit of a break from the norm, Just a little somethin’ to break the monotony, Of all that HARDCORE that has gotten to be, A little bit out of control it’s cool to MOSH, But what about the groove that soothes that moves romance, Give me
In 2019 Avatar reunited with producer Jay Ruston (Stone Sour, Slipknot, Anthrax) at Sphere Studios in Los Angeles, California, where the foundation for each song on Hunter Gatherer was laid with the band performing altogether, as they’d done only once before on 2014’s “Hail the Apocalypse“. Aimed at capturing the bands live energy by allowing
At the end of a week that has seen Corey Taylor deliver a pair of tracks from his solo project that… Well, one sounds like a Kid Rock track from 1999 and the other sounds like a middle of the road Rock song… There is at least one person keeping the Slipknot dream alive. Slaughter