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SLIPKNOT continues its scorched-earth campaign across North America, announcing details of a fall headline tour, which will see the Grammy Award-winning group joined by hardcore legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and up-and-comers BEARTOOTH. The newly announced dates will kick off on October 13 in Bismarck, North Dakota and run through the end of the month, culminating with two headline festival performances from SLIPKNOT; Monster Energy‘s Aftershock in Sacramento, California, slated for October 24 and their very own Knotfest, which will take place October 23 through October 25 at San Bernardino, California’s San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds.

Furthermore, SLIPKNOT has teamed up with Shazam...

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SLIPKNOT will headline a brief fall tour with support from Suicidal Tendencies and Beartooth. The trek will commence shortly after the band’s current trek with Lamb of God et al finishes. Confirmed dates include:

10/13 Bismarck, ND @ Civic Center
10/14 Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
10/16 Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
10/18 Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Centre
10/20 Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena
10/21 Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena
10/22 Portland, OR @ Memorial Coliseum
10/24 Sacramento, CA @ Aftershock
10/25 San Bernardino, CA @ Knotfest

Source: Lambgoat

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Monster Energy Aftershock Festival has joined forces with Slipknot’s Scream Park for the Monster Energy Aftershock Pre-Party on Friday, October 23 from 7 p.m. to midnight in Sacramento, California. HELL OR HIGHWATER will headline the Pre-Party (with more bands to be announced) and has also been added to the Saturday, October 24 lineup of the Monster Energy Aftershock Festival at Gibson Ranch just outside Sacramento.

SLIPKNOT‘s Corey Taylor and M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan have partnered with Sacramento-based Scream Park California to produce an event that explores a whole new, intensely visceral world of horror, as only SLIPKNOT can provide. Slipknot’s Scream Park...

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The fourth annual Monster Energy Aftershock festival will feature a spectacular music lineup of hard rock, alternative and metal artists, as well as an expanded festival site with onsite camping Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 at its new home at Gibson Ranch just outside Sacramento, California. In addition, the festival will feature live, in-ring matches with WWE's NXT Superstars.

The band lineup for Monster Energy Aftershock 2015 includes SLIPKNOT, FAITH NO MORE, DEFTONES, SHINEDOWN, JANE'S ADDICTION, MARILYN MANSON, COHEED & CAMBRIA, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, BREAKING BENJAMIN, SEETHER, BRING ME THE HORIZON, ALL TIME LOW, SLEEPING WITH SIRENS, EAGLES OF DEATH...

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The fourth annual Monster Energy Aftershock festival will feature a spectacular music lineup of hard rock, alternative and metal artists, as well as an expanded festival site with onsite camping Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 at its new home at Gibson Ranch just outside Sacramento, California. In addition, the festival will feature live, in-ring matches with WWE‘s NXT Superstars.

The band lineup for Monster Energy Aftershock 2015 includes SLIPKNOT, FAITH NO MORE, DEFTONES, SHINEDOWN, JANE’S ADDICTION, MARILYN MANSON, COHEED & CAMBRIA, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, BREAKING BENJAMIN, SEETHER, BRING ME THE HORIZON, ALL TIME LOW, SLEEPING WITH SIRENS, EAGLES OF DEATH...

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Browse > Home / METAL NEWS / SLIPKNOT – Bassist Rushed To Hospital Mid-Concert

SLIPKNOT – Bassist Rushed To Hospital Mid-Concert SLIPKNOT bassist Alessandro Venturella was taken to the hospital several songs into the band’s performance in Hartford, Connecticut last night. Slipknot left the stage and after roughly ten minutes of confusion amongst concert attendees, frontman Corey Taylor reappeared to announce what was happening: “I’m sorry to say that our bass player Alex had… something happened, we’re not sure what happened… he’s been put into an ambulance and is going to the hospital right now as we speak. But, I want you...

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Daily Dead conducted an interview with SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor after the October 22 world premiere of "Fear Clinic" — the new horror flick which marks Taylor's first featured role in a film — at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival in Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. Taylor stated about the experience of making "Fear Clinic": "Acting has always been something that I've wanted to do. Obviously, I've dabbled in it a little bit with music videos and everything, and with every music video, when that opportunity arises, I try to...

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SLIPKNOT, MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD are among the confirmed bands for the 2015 installment of the Mexican edition of SLIPKNOT‘s Knotfest, set to take place December 5 at the Foro Pegaso in Toluca, Mexico.

Knotfest Mexico 2015 billing is shaping up as follows:

SLIPKNOT MEGADETH LAMB OF GOD HIM A DAY TO REMEMBER TRIVIUM ATREYU ASKING ALEXANDRIA THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN HERE COMES THE KRAKEN

For more information, visit KnotfestMexico.com.

In a recent interview with MusikUniverse.mu, SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor stated about the possibility of Knotfest growing into a full-fleged...

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Slipknot‘s M. Shawn Crahan aka Clown will direct Hollywood Undead‘s video for “We Are,” the band’s new single from their forthcoming album Notes From the Underground.

On the selection, Da Kurlzz said, “We are very excited to be working with someone that thinks as progressively about their art as we do. Clown is a great director, and together we are going to deliver something truly memorable.”

Crahan made his acting debut in a thriller called The Devil’s Carnival that came out earlier this year. The theme park-based flick from hell was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman,...

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SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor recently sat down with Zippo Encore — the music program created by Zippo — to talk about the band's "Summer's Last Stand" U.S. tour with LAMB OF GOD, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE and MOTIONLESS IN WHITE. You can watch the clip below. SLIPKNOT and Zippo Encore have partnered for "Summer's Last Stand". The members of SLIPKNOT worked with Zippo to design a collection of exclusive Zippo lighters that were made available to fans during the trek.Said Taylor: "The process for bringing our special SLIPKNOT Zippos to life is essentially us just basically putting...

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SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor recently sat down with Zippo Encore — the music program created by Zippo — to talk about the band’s “Summer’s Last Stand” U.S. tour with LAMB OF GOD, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE and MOTIONLESS IN WHITE. You can watch the clip below.

SLIPKNOT and Zippo Encore have partnered for “Summer’s Last Stand”. The members of SLIPKNOT worked with Zippo to design a collection of exclusive Zippo lighters that were made available to fans during the trek.

Said Taylor: “The process for bringing our special SLIPKNOT Zippos to life is essentially us just basically putting our creative caps on and...

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