Tag Archives: Jim Root

Guess who’s reuniting and/or back in the studio?

Posted by on January 9, 2014

The old saying goes that a picture’s worth a thousand words. But what if it’s two pictures? Judging from the past day or so on the internet, Slipknot are back in the studio and CKY might be getting the band back together.  Damn that was only 42 words. Ok then, we’ll go into some more […]

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Things we’re looking forward to in 2014

Posted by on January 3, 2014

We’re now three days into the new year, and we’ve already had one major revelation in the metal world. And if there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that there are going to be many more before the year ends. And while it would be both ridiculous and impossible to predict what the year is going […]

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Jim Root sitting out Stone Sour tour to write Slipknot album

Posted by on December 3, 2013

It now looks more probably than ever that there could well be a new Slipknot album in 2014. Stone Sour has announced a headlining tour that will start in January and run through February 15th. The tour, which also features Pop Evil and Stolen Babies, will be taking place without guitarist Jim Root. The reason? […]

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Slipknot To Work On New Music Next Year

Posted by on July 16, 2013

Looks like Tool isn’t the only band that’s going to be releasing music next year. In an interview with Metal Injection at the Roskilde Festival last week, Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor divulged that the band is starting to work on new music, and will convene next year to start working on it. We are talking […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Potential Groups To Play Gigantour 2013

Posted by on April 22, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, Dave Mustaine revealed that David Draiman’s Device will be playing Gigantour 2013. Shortly after, the group Death Division (featuring ex- Hellyeah/Nothingface bassist Jerry Montano and Morbid Angel/ex-Divine Heresy drummer Tim Yeung, and who just so happen to be […]

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Members Of Slipknot And Anthrax To Miss Mayhem Fest Dates

Posted by on July 2, 2012

Looks like High On Fire aren’t the only ones missing Mayhem Fest this Summer. This past weekend, two bands set to appear on the bill revealed that they would be performing a handful of dates without key members. First up is Slipknot, who revealed that guitarist Jim Root will be forced to miss most of […]

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Skid Row’s Rachel Bolan Recording Bass For Stone Sour’s New Album

Posted by on June 4, 2012

Shortly before Stone Sour confirmed bassist Shawn Economaki’s departure, guitarist Jim Root let a picture of a bass player in the studio leak online. At the time, it was unclear who this mysterious bassist was. As it turns out, it’s none other than Skid Row’s Rachel Bolan. While Stone Sour have kept mum about it, […]

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Stone Sour Confirm Bassist Shawn Economaki’s Departure

Posted by on May 4, 2012

Last August, Stone Sour announced that they were planning to tour without bassist Shawn Economaki, who had left for personal issues. While his departure didn’t seem permanent at the time, Stone Sour had continued playing without Economaki throughout the year. And while an official announcement hasn’t been issued, members of the hard rock group have […]

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Jordison Claims Slipknot Is Already Working On New Music

Posted by on December 1, 2010

We reported back in August about how the members of Slipknot have been sharing different views on the band’s future. Drummer Joey Jordison has been saying that there will be a new Slipknot album, while singer Corey Taylor and Jim Root (both of Stone Sour) are less sure about moving forward without bassist Paul Gray […]

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Don’t Ask Slipknot What’s Going On With Slipknot

Posted by on August 3, 2010

It’s a tough time for the members of Slipknot. Some of them have been able to keep themselves busy with other projects, but I can only imagine how the tragic loss of bassist Paul Gray back in May is still hitting them all pretty hard. Nonetheless, Slipknot’s future has been a topic of discussion lately, more […]

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