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Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor is allegedly considering making a solo album, according to Blabbermouth.net , although Taylor's comments on the matter come from the less from reputable World Entertainment News Network . According to their unsourced quote, Taylor...
Coldplay's Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends was the best-selling rock album of 2008, according to Billboard's year-end survey. The British band's fourth studio effort sold 2.15 million copies and finished second overall only to rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III, which...
Slipknot will head out on its first solo headlining tour in support of the band's latest album, All Hope Is Gone, starting January 23rd in St. Paul, Minnesota. The trek marks the beginning of what promises to be a significant year for the Iowa-based band, as frontman Corey...
Marilyn Manson turns 40 years old on Monday (January 5th). Born Brian Warner in Canton Ohio to Barb and Hugh Warner, he later moved to Florida and attended Broward Community College, where he studied journalism and began writing for local magazines. He also met several local...
Metallica is among the nine nominees for the 2009 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, with the five final inductees set to be announced this month. We asked frontman James Hetfield if the band has given any thought to who should induct them at the ceremony if they make the...
A.F.I. is inviting fans to perform on the band's new record, which is due out sometime in the first half of 2009. According to a press release, vocalist Davey Havok says the Goth-rock group is asking its followers "to be a part of the record, very literally." The quartet is...
Nickelback has emerged on top in a new Village Voice survey of worst song lyrics of 2008, according to The Daily Swarm. The Canadian quartet took the prize for the lyrics to "Something In Your Mouth," the latest single from their recently released new CD, Dark Horse. Nickelback...
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor slammed -- and we mean slammed -- Coldplay in an interview for MTV2's year-end wrap-up, according to NME.com. When asked to comment on Coldplay's Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, Taylor exclaimed, "That is one of the most self-celebratory...
Shinedown has parted ways with lead guitarist Nick Perri, who joined the group less than a year ago as a replacement for Jasin Todd. Perri himself will be replaced by the group's rhythm guitarist, Zach Myers, who is getting a promotion. Lead singer Brent Smith said in a...