Stone Sour’s Josh Rand Shares The Demo Version of “Take A Number”

Josh Rand, co-founder and guitarist of Stone Sour, has shared another demo/outtake from the session that eventually would lead to the debut album from that band, released via Roadrunner Records in 2002. The album was crafted with Corey Taylor while on a break between Slipknot album and tour cycles. Check out the original version of ‘Take a Number right now! Continue reading

Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow Returns with A Day To Remember, Underoath, and Code Orange!

Slipknot launched their wildly successful Knotfest Roadshow last summer to launch their current album We Are Not Your Kind (Roadrunner/Elektra). Now the tour is back in arenas this summer and features Slipknot, A Day To Remember, Underoath, and Code Orange! VIP and general tickets go on sale this week at the links below! Continue reading

Code Orange Books a Tour with Show Me The Body, Jesus Piece, Year Of The Knife, and Machine Girl

Code Orange has booked a U.S. headline tour set to get underway this spring. The “Underneaththeskin_ Tour”, which is set to kick off March 30 in Boston, Massachusetts, will feature special guests Show Me The Body, Jesus Piece, Year Of The Knife and Machine Girl. Pre-sale tickets will be available today, January 21 at 12:00 p.m. PT to Citi card members, with additional artist pre-sales beginning Wednesday, January 22 at 10:00 a.m. local time. All remaining tickets will go on sale Friday, January 24 at 10:00 a.m. local time. The band is dropping their highly-anticipated new album Underneath on March 13 via Roadrunner Records. Continue reading

Code Orange Shares Title Track of their New Album – “Underneath”, Details Incoming

Code Orange has dropped the first salvo from their highly-anticipated new album Underneath, due out on March 13th via Roadrunner Records. That fourteen track album is the follow-up to their 2017 breakthrough Forever (also Roadrunner). Pre-orders are live via the link below and music video is also expected soon for the title track. It’s definitely got a major 1990s industrial metal flavor, on top of the awesomeness Code Orange is already known for. Continue reading

Stone Sour Shares “Get Inside – Demo Sessions” Track

Stone Sour has kicked off 2020 with a new track, a demo version of their very first track on their debut album, ‘Get Inside’. In an upload to YouTube and corresponding post, guitarist Josh Rand described the first Stone Sour songs as “songs that he (Corey Taylor) had written outside of Slipknot, and songs that I had recorded at home on a 4 track. After we listened to all of the tracks, we decided that we needed to record these songs at SR Studios in Des Moines during his time off from touring.”. The band originally was formed in 1992 and lasted until Corey Taylor quit in 1997 to join Slipknot. The band reformed in 2000 and would go on to release the debut s/t album via Roadrunner Records in 2002, which included ‘Get Inside’ and the hit song ‘Bother’ from the original Sam Raimi-directed Spiderman soundtrack. Continue reading

Slipknot’s Jim Root and Mick Thomson Named “Best Metal Guitarists In The World.”

According to a poll on the Music Radar website, Slipknot’s Jim Root and Mick Thomson have been named “Best Metal Guitarists In The World.” The pair received over 17,000 votes, beating out such names as James Hetfield (Metallica); James “Munky” Shaffer and Brian “Head” Welch (Korn); Olavi Mikkonen and Johan Söderberg (Amon Amarth); Richard Z.Kruspe and Paul Landers (Rammstein); Phil Sgrosso and Nick Hipa, Sean Long and Mat Welsh (While She Sleeps); Kerry King and Gary Holt (Slayer); Adam Dutkiewicz and Joel Stroetzel (Killswitch Engage); and Alexi Laiho and Daniel Freyberg (Children Of Bodom) in a vote by fans of the site. Slipknot’s new album We Are Not Your Kind released on August 9th via Roadrunner Records/Elecktra. Continue reading