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2017 In Review

The 11 Juiciest Music Beefs Of 2017

Twitter beefs had a landmark year thanks to the election of a narcissist with a fragile ego as our Commander-in-Chief. But unlike the style of…
Pranav Trewn | December 8, 2017 - 11:00 am

The Week In Pop

Forecasting The 2016 Grammys

The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine's Day and Monday is Presidents' Day, so the Grammy people figured they'd be better…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2016 - 1:34 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: On Slipknot’s #1 Album And Hard Rock’s Looming Extinction

It's at least a little bit insane to write a column called The Week In Pop this week and not write it about Taylor Swift.
Chris DeVille | October 30, 2014 - 5:31 pm

More Slipknot stories

Code Orange – “The Hunt” (Feat. Corey Taylor) & “3 Knives”

Last year, the skull-smashing Pittsburgh-based hardcore-sludge unit Code Orange leveled up with their third LP, Forever. It was also the band's first release on Roadrunner,…
Michael Nelson | June 21, 2018 - 11:51 am

Slipknot Vs. Nickelback Round 4: Corey Taylor Calls Chad Kroeger “Captain Ego From Planet Douche”

Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger started the best/worst beef of all time last month when he took some shots at his former Roadrunner Records labelmates Slipknot:…
Peter Helman | July 27, 2017 - 9:44 pm

Slipknot Singer Says Nickelback Singer “Is To Rock What KFC Is To Chicken”

The Slipknot-Nickelback beef of 2017 is exactly what we as a society deserve, and a new wrinkle has just been added to the fight's spooky…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 3:42 pm

Slipknot Singer Says Nickelback Singer Is An Idiot Who Has “A Face Like A Foot”

It's hot out here in these early-'00s butt-rock streets! Earlier this week, Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger started a blood feud with former Roadrunner labelmates Slipknot,…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2017 - 12:17 pm

Nickelback Are Beefing With Slipknot

NOT CLICKHOLE: Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger has beef with Slipknot's Corey Taylor. The two were once labelmates back when Nickelback and Taylor's other group Stone…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 19, 2017 - 5:20 pm

Slipknot’s Clown Changes His Name To Mime Until Clown Attacks Subside

It's been a bad year for Slipknot thanks to a series of incidents on tour: Frontman Corey Taylor slipped and fell on stage not long…
Chris DeVille | October 13, 2016 - 9:54 am

Slipknot Frontman Defends Smacking Phone Out Of Distracted Fan’s Hands

Slipknot's Corey Taylor recently smacked a cell phone out of a distracted fan's hands at a show, which may or may not be reasonable depending…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 23, 2016 - 11:11 am

Watch Corey Taylor Eject Another Fan From Slipknot Concert

Slipknot's latest tour has been pretty, well, knotty. Frontman Corey Taylor already took a bad spill onstage a little over a couple weeks ago. Disrespectful…
Collin Robinson | August 16, 2016 - 3:57 pm

Deafheaven Are Opening For Slipknot

Deafheaven announced that they will be opening for Slipknot during three of the nü-metal band's September tour dates, which is kinda weird but also pretty…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 2, 2016 - 1:41 pm

Former Singer Says Mushroomhead Are Bad People, Hopes They Die Slowly

If you know anything about the Cleveland band Mushroomhead, it's probably this: They're the metal band whose members wear scary masks but who are not…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 4:56 pm

Disrespectful Fans Kicked Out Of Slayer, Slipknot Shows

The last couple of days have seen a few metal fans getting kicked out of shows, with Slayer and Slipknot both asking -- well, more…
Zac Gelfand | July 25, 2016 - 5:11 pm

Watch Slipknot Frontman Knock Phone Out Of Distracted Fan’s Hands

Masked Iowa metal stars Slipknot would like to make it clear that you're not allowed to play Pokémon Go at their shows -- at least,…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2016 - 9:40 am

Slipknot Frontman Takes Hard Fall Onstage Weeks After Spinal Surgery

A few weeks ago, Corey Taylor, frontman of masked Iowa metal insurgents Slipknot, suffered what he called a broken neck. His band had to reschedule…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2016 - 10:01 am