Slipknot release new 360-degree video to celebrate 1bn YouTube views

Hitting a thousand views isn't bad. Hitting a million is something to write home about. Having a staggering one billion views (little finger in mouth, evil cackle) is awesome. Well, someone at Slipknot Central has been keeping track, and the back cracked the 9-digit barrier in terms of total views recently. To celebrate, they've dropped a … Continue reading Slipknot release new 360-degree video to celebrate 1bn YouTube views

Sikth to join Slipknot / Suicidal Tendencies on February dates

Following their reformation at Download Festival in 2014, British progressive metal forefathers SikTh released their new mini-album Opacities in December last year on Peaceville to critical claim. Now the band are set to keep the momentum going in 2016 by revealing that they will support Slipknot on their UK tour next month. This run of … Continue reading Sikth to join Slipknot / Suicidal Tendencies on February dates

Slipknot announce UK dates for 2016 (UPDATED – inc. new video and sale dates)

Just announced by Daniel P Carter on Radio 1, here are the four dates. Nowt in Scotland so at least I'll be saving a few quid. Strange how they don't appear for ten years then visit twice in twelve months! Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor comments: Any time we get the chance to come over to the … Continue reading Slipknot announce UK dates for 2016 (UPDATED – inc. new video and sale dates)

Download Festival in Review: Friday

Ah, Download. For me, this is Christmas. Who cares about presents and seeing family once a year when you can spend five days in a field watching some of the best bands rock and metal have to offer. Thursday I always find is a slow day. You’re camped and waiting for the bands to start … Continue reading Download Festival in Review: Friday

Slipknot / Korn / King 810 – Glasgow Hydro

“And I thought it couldn’t get any better than the SECC across the road!” Corey Taylor chuckles halfway through a blazing Slipknot set. Better than the SECC? That would be any venue in Glasgow with the exception of the one you were performing in last night, Mr Taylor. Waiting beforehand to get into the Hydro, … Continue reading Slipknot / Korn / King 810 – Glasgow Hydro

2014 Year In Review: Top Albums – Ross

Since roughly 2010, albums in rock and metal have been nothing short of excellent. Bands have made their reputation-cementing efforts, artists going off to make new bands or solo ventures, the occasional comeback or new bands beginning to cut their teeth. 2013, in particular was brilliant and I didn’t think it possible to beat but … Continue reading 2014 Year In Review: Top Albums – Ross