Tag Archives: Krokodil

Rolling Stone turn in a surprisingly solid top 20 metal albums list

Posted by on December 11, 2014

Most of the time when Rolling Stone writes about metal, it’s done pretty dismissively or covering bands much more mainstream, like Metallica. That’s why we weren’t all that surprised then their list of the top 50 albums of 2014 only contained one metal album, Yob’s Clearing the Path to Ascend. However, they’ve pretty much atoned for that […]

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Fired drum tech reveals Slipknot lineup

Posted by on December 3, 2014

Wondering if Krokodil bassist Alessanddro Venturella and Jay Weinberg are the bassist and drummer of Slipknot? According to now fired drum tech Norm Costa, now you know. Apparently, Costa was working with the band and isn’t any longer, as he posted several pictures on Instagram stating that Weinberg is indeed the drummer of the ‘Knot […]

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Krokodil guitarist Daniel P. Carter talks debut, UK metal scene, other bands

Posted by on November 21, 2014

The debut album from UK band Krokodil, Nacash, stands on its own. However, many know about it because the band’s bassist Alessandro Venturella is likely also in another band, Slipknot. Back in the UK, the band, which features members of Sikth, Gallows and Hexes, is a little better known. In addition to being in the band, guitarist Daniel P. […]

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Listen to the debut album from Krokodil now

Posted by on November 11, 2014

What would it sound like if members of djent forerunners SikTh, Gallows, Hexes and maybe Slipknot (but let’s be honest, totally a member of Slipknot) jammed together? It might sound like Krokodil, whose debut album, Nachash, is out in stores today. The end result is heavy and a bit proggy, a bit like old Mastodon jamming with […]

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Slipknot no “Skeptic” on the legacy of Paul Gray

Posted by on October 17, 2014

Today Slipknot releases track #6 from their highly anticipated album, .5: The Gray Chapter, due out October 21st. The new song, “Skeptic,” is “undoubtedly about the band’s fallen bandmate, Paul Gray,” according to Kerrang Magazine. With a line like “the world will never see another crazy motherfucker like you, the world will never know another man […]

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Slipknot’s “Killpop” aimed at music industry

Posted by on October 16, 2014

Track number five from Slipknot’s upcoming .5: The Gray Chapter came out today. The song, “Killpop,” is the seventh song to be made available in recent days, and we’re hopeful that tomorrow we’ll hear “Skeptic.” Details on the song are scarce, except for this blurb from Kerrang, promoting their latest issue: “Find out why frontman Corey […]

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Corey Taylor pretty much admits who Slipknot’s bassist is

Posted by on October 8, 2014

Well this is cute. There’s a Las Vegas teenager named Corey Taylor that hosts her own talk show on Vegasallnetradio, “Corey Taylor Talks.” Given that her name is Corey Taylor, it was only a matter of time until she caught up with the other Corey Taylor, of Slipknot and Stone Sour fame. That actually happened recently, and […]

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Listen to a new song from Krokodil

Posted by on October 1, 2014

You should be familiar with Krokodil just because the band’s rhythm section used to be in SikTh. And bassist Alessandro Venturella also appears to the new bassist of Slipknot, even though that hasn’t been announced officially yet. Other members of the band have logged time in Gallows, Cry For Silence and Hexes. But aside from […]

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Slipknot bassist’s identity most likely solved

Posted by on September 12, 2014

As soon as the admittedly pretty solid video for Slipknot’s “The Devil In I” was released, many started scrutinizing it to see if the new bassist and drummer were in it. They are indeed, and while there aren’t all that many shots of them in the video, which features the band’s new masks, there were […]

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