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SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor was interviewed by Artisan News at this past Monday’s (March 17) exclusive VIP listening party for the Ronnie James Dio tribute album “This Is Your Life” and awards gala at the Avalon in Hollywood, California. Check out the chat below.

As previously reported, Taylor shows up briefly in the first trailer for “Fear Clinic”, an upcoming horror film in which Taylor makes his acting debut. The film stars Robert Englund, best known as Freddy Krueger in “A Nightmare On Elm Street”, as Dr. Andover, a doctor who treats patients afflicted with crippling phobias by inducing hallucinations inside an invention he calls the Fear Chamber.

Taylor told The Pulse Of Radio what it was like to work with a horror icon like Englund. “One of the coolest dudes I’ve ever met,” he said. “You know, we were sitting in the makeup trailer and he’s telling me stories from the ’80s of being at the Rainbow with GUNS N’ ROSES and I’m like, ‘Please tell me more!’ You know? Sweetest dude I’ve ever met, super fun, super awesome and we had a really good time like making that stuff. And I had a handful of scenes with him and I, I had a really good time.”

In the film, Taylor will play a clinic employee named Bauer who struggles to keep things under control when all hell breaks loose. The movie will center around one traumatic event that induces phobias in a group of different people.

Also appearing in the movie, which began life in 2009 as a five-episode series for the web site FearNet.com, is Lucas Till from “X-Men: First Class”, Danielle Harris of “Halloween 4” fame and Kane Hodder, best known for playing Jason in several of the “Friday The 13th” movies.

There is no word yet on a release date for the film, although producers are aiming for Halloween 2014.

Taylor is one of a number of well-known musicians from the metal and hardcore scenes who recently joined forces with singer/bassist Mike Dean and singer/drummer Reed Mullin of hardcore punk veterans CORROSION OF CONFORMITY to create the new project TEENAGE TIME KILLER.

The instrumental parts for the upcoming debut release from TEENAGE TIME KILLER, which is named after a RUDIMENTARY PENI song, were recorded at Dave Grohl‘s (FOO FIGHTERS, NIRVANA) Studio 606 in Northridge, California on the famous Sound City mixing board, which was the central focus of Grohl‘s acclaimed “Sound City: Real To Reel” documentary.

Taylor and the rest of SLIPKNOT are currently at the work on the band’s first studio album in six years, which should arrive in late 2014.

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SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor last year joined the cast of an upcoming horror film called “Fear Clinic”. The movie began life in 2009 as a five-episode series for the web site FearNet.com. The series starred Robert Englund, famous for playing Freddy Krueger in “A Nightmare On Elm Street”, Lucas Till from “X-Men: First Class”, Danielle Harris of “Halloween 4” fame and Kane Hodder, best known for playing Jason in several of the “Friday The 13th” movies.

The first teaser trailer for “Fear Clinic” can be seen below.

Englund returns in the film to his lead role as Dr. Andover, a fear doctor who treats patients afflicted with crippling phobias by inducing hallucinations inside his exposure therapy invention; The Fear Chamber.

The series, which focused on a different phobia every episode, reached over five million hits on FearNet.com. It has since been added to On Demand, YouTube and Hulu.

In the film, Taylor plays a clinic employee named Bauer who struggles to keep things under control when all hell breaks loose. The movie centers around one traumatic event that induces phobias in a group of different people.

“Fear Clinic” is scheduled for a Halloween 2014 release.

Taylor told The Pulse Of Radio a while back that he was more interested in screenwriting than acting. “I have no aspirations to really get into acting, you know,” he said. “I mean, it’s something that — I’ve always wanted to write for movies, you know, I’ve always wanted to write a screenplay and I’ve written a couple in the past and what not. But yeah, if it happens, it happens, you know. It’s not something that I pursue.”

Taylor and fellow SLIPKNOT member Shawn “Clown” Crahan have their own film production company called Living, Breathing Films, although to date the company has yet to announce or produce a movie.

Crahan is reportedly set to make his directing debut with “Officer Downe”, based on a graphic novel.

“Fear Clinic” teaser trailer:

Corey Taylor talking about “Fear Clinic”:

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SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor performed an acoustic cover version of THE CLASH‘s “London Calling” for Google Play‘s “Uncovered Sessions”. You can watch video footage of his performance below.

Taylor‘s recently published book, “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Heaven (Or, How I Made Peace With The Paranormal And Stigmatized Zealots And Cynics In The Process)”, chronicles Taylor‘s experiences with the paranormal and his quest to find an explanation for such incidents. Taylor told The Pulse Of Radio that he decided to seek out answers after too many strange things happened to him and around him. “It’s amazing what people will come up with to rationalize something that can’t be rationalized,” he said. “Look, if something has a definite, real explanation, I’m the first to go, ‘Oh, OK, that makes sense.’ But some things cannot be explained, like a thermos being thrown behind me when I’m the only one awake in the house at seven in the morning. The list goes on and on for me, you know, so it’s like, it’s time for me to start kind of figuring things out for myself.”

Taylor said he sought out insight from so-called “ghost hunters,” skeptics and religious leaders while working on the book.

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Heaven” landed at No. 23 last month on the New York Times “Hardcover Non-fiction” best sellers list, three positions higher than his first memoir, 2011’s “Seven Deadly Sins”.

While STONE SOUR plans to take the rest of the year off, Taylor will perform with SLIPKNOT on October 19 in Brazil. The band will then begin putting music together for its long-awaited fifth album in early 2014.

“House Of Gold & Bones – Part 2”, the second part of STONE SOUR‘s two-album series, “House of Gold & Bones”, sold 35,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 10 on The Billboard 200 chart. The record arrived in stores on April 9 via Roadrunner.

The “House Of Gold & Bones” albums were recorded at Sound Farm Studios just outside of the band’s native Des Moines, Iowa with producer David Bottrill (TOOL, MUSE) at the helm.

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SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor was interviewed on the August 23 edition of the “Great Day” show on Des Moines, Iowa TV station KCWI 23. You can now watch video footage of his appearance below.

Taylor‘s recently published book, “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Heaven (Or, How I Made Peace With The Paranormal And Stigmatized Zealots And Cynics In The Process)”, chronicles Taylor‘s experiences with the paranormal and his quest to find an explanation for such incidents. Taylor told The Pulse Of Radio that he decided to seek out answers after too many strange things happened to him and around him. “It’s amazing what people will come up with to rationalize something that can’t be rationalized,” he said. “Look, if something has a definite, real explanation, I’m the first to go, ‘Oh, OK, that makes sense.’ But some things cannot be explained, like a thermos being thrown behind me when I’m the only one awake in the house at seven in the morning. The list goes on and on for me, you know, so it’s like, it’s time for me to start kind of figuring things out for myself.”

Taylor said he sought out insight from so-called “ghost hunters,” skeptics and religious leaders while working on the book.

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Heaven” landed at No. 23 earlier this month on the New York Times “Hardcover Non-fiction” best sellers list, three positions higher than his first memoir, 2011’s “Seven Deadly Sins”.

Taylor told The Pulse Of Radio recently that his next book may be a collection of columns he’s written over the past 12 years for U.K. magazine Rock Sound, while his fourth book may be his first attempt at a novel.

While STONE SOUR plans to take the rest of the year off, Taylor will perform with SLIPKNOT on October 19 in Brazil. The band will then begin putting music together for its long-awaited fifth album in early 2014.

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SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has a thing for ghosts, and he knows a lot about them. He should; he’s spent a great deal of time going around with ghost hunters, of varying degrees of competence and legitimacy, for his new book, entitled “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Heaven (Or, How I Made Peace With The Paranormal And Stigmatized Zealots And Cynics In The Process)”. He’s basically a ghost hunter hunter.

As Corey is a veritable expert on those who haven’t quite shuffled off this mortal coil, Nerdist.com asked him to reveal his top ten favorite ghost movies. His picks run the gamut from truly terrifying to eerily funny, from huge-budget nightmares to micro-budget creep-fests, and the order of the films is not what you’d expect.

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Heaven” landed at No. 23 on the New York Times “Hardcover Nonfiction” best sellers list. That’s three positions higher than his first memoir, 2011’s “Seven Deadly Sins”, which debuted on the Times list at No. 26.

The Pulse Of Radio asked Taylor if he knew just how many copies his first book actually sold. “I did all right!” he said. “I’m not sure, like, the exact number, but it’s pretty good, you know. I mean, it’s not J.K. Rowling numbers or anything like that, but you know, it was fairly decent for somebody of my stature and weight. [laughs]”

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Heaven” came out on July 16 and chronicles Taylor‘s experiences with the paranormal and his quest to find an explanation for such incidents.

Taylor told The Pulse Of Radio recently that his next book may be a collection of columns he’s written over the past 12 years for U.K. magazine Rock Sound, while his fourth book may be his first attempt at a novel.

Taylor‘s only fiction output so far has been the aforementioned four-issue comic book based on “House Of Gold & Bones”.

While STONE SOUR plans to take the rest of the year off, Taylor will perform with SLIPKNOT on October 19 in Brazil. The band will then begin putting music together for its long-awaited fifth album in early 2014.

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SCAR THE MARTYR, the new band led by SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, made its U.S. live debut this past Saturday, August 10 at The Studio at Webster Hall in New York City. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below.

SCAR THE MARTYR will release its self-titled debut album on October 1 via Roadrunner Records. SCAR THE MARTYR will film a music video to accompany the CD’s lead single, “Blood Host”, which can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below.

Jordison tells Revolver about the track: “It’s very coincidental that ‘Blood Host’ is our first track and video because it was the first song I wrote for this project when it was nothing but a mere idea at best. Songs, of course, followed, and molded into an overall feel, concept, and now a full-length album.

‘Blood Host’ has it all: hypnotic riffs, soaring choruses, pummeling breakdowns, and the lyrics are infectious in every sense. We are very proud of the track and it pretty much lets you know where we are coming from, musically, and what we are all about live.”

Recorded at Sound Farm Studios in Des Moines, Iowa, SCAR THE MARTYR‘s debut CD was helmed by Rhys Fulber, whose production and mixing credits include FEAR FACTORY, ROB ZOMBIE, MINDLESS SELF INDULGENCE, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY and more. The CD is slated to arrive this fall via Roadrunner Records.

SCAR THE MARTYR is currently on the road as the support act for DANZIG on a North American tour which also includes performances by former MISFITS guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein and HUNTRESS. The trek kicked off August 9 at Sound Academy in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and will wrap up on August 31 at Tempe, Arizona’s Marquee Theatre.

In addition to Jordison, SCAR THE MARTYR‘s lineup for the tour features singer Henry Derek Bonner (BLOOD PROMISE), guitarists Jed Simon (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and Kris Norris (DARKEST HOUR), keyboardist Joey Blush and bassist Kyle Konkiel (IN THIS MOMENT).

For a complete list of dates, visit ScarTheMartyr.com.

Recognized globally as one of the best drummers in rock, Jordison is both a primary songwriter and the drummer for the Grammy Award-winning SLIPKNOT. The SCAR THE MARTYR recording sessions saw him behind the drum kit, while also playing bass on all songs, and rhythm guitar on all but two songs. The album was written by Joey and lead vocalist Henry Derek Bonner (BLOOD PROMISE), and joining them in the studio were keyboardist Chris Vrenna (NINE INCH NAILS), as well as Simon and Norris, who collectively handled all lead guitars on the album.

SCAR THE MARTYR sees Jordison treading in new sonic territory and expanding upon his already remarkable abilities as songwriter and performer. A searing rock record that draws elements from post-punk and industrial music to create an immersive and modern attack, SCAR THE MARTYR creates a menacing and enveloping palette of surging synthesizers layered under heavy guitars and Jordison‘s trademark precision drumming.

“With this project, I focused my efforts on writing for the better of the song,” says Jordison. “I wasn’t worried about flash or persona… It’s all about writing a good solid song. I’m writing music that people can grasp and hold on to…something that resonates. If you don’t have that, then you have nothing.”

“I’d been working on new SLIPKNOT material since the end of the ‘All Hope Is Gone’ tour cycle, but I ended up with so much stuff I had to take a step back and stop working on it,” he explained to Metal Hammer magazine. “The time wasn’t right. But I came up with a bunch of material that was really killer and heavy and started taking some of it in a different direction. I started focusing on a lot of the post-punk and industrial stuff that I’ve always loved and started putting super heavy and brutal guitars over the top of it. That’s how it started. It’s taken me a couple of years to get to this point, but I can honestly say this is the most satisfied I’ve ever been in the studio. I can’t wait for everyone to hear this shit.”


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Clown in his day job

Slipknot legend Clown is set to make his feature film directorial debut at the helm of an adaptation of awesome Joey Casey comic, Officer Downe, which tells the story of a policeman brought back from the dead via telekinesis to continue kicking crime’s ass. See? We told you it was awesome.

Check out a video of Clown himself talking up the film’s prospects below:

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SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison recently spoke to Italy’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Radio about his new project, SCAR THE MARTYR.

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If you’re 555…

Slipknot guitarist and actual living man-mountain Mick Thomson was at NAMM in at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, last week, and he’s popped up in a new video interview to talk about touring and, um, wardrobe malfunctions.

Have a look below:

Slipknot will headline Download 2013 in June alongside Iron Maiden and Rammstein.

Like any sensible music fans, we’re fucking excited, so we gave Slipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan a ring to see how he was feeling about the whole thing.

“We’re in a new circumstance,” says Clown of the band’s decision to get together for their first Donington appearance since 2009. “We’re in a situation that we never planned on, which is the travesty of losing our brother, so none of us want to record an album right now – well, I can only speak for myself, but I don’t want to walk into a studio and not see my brother. I’m not ready for that. I’m not ready to commit to music and not see him there, knowing that he was the biggest part of the music writing. I need a little more time.

“I need to be able to go in there and think, ‘What would Paul do?’ Let’s represent him as a band, think like he would and bring him into this. So we need a little more time, but what’s great is that we’re all a little older now and everybody knows what everyone else is doing. But the fact that Jim and Corey, who have a new Stone Sour record, are willing to do a Slipknot show…that’s just love. That’s respect for themselves and respect for the band. We’re all a family now and we’re all doing the best for each other.”

Slipknot: Donington-bound in June

Understandably, Slipknot’s immediate future is still uncertain, but as Clown explains, Download will provide another necessary stepping stone towards the band eventually regrouping for a new album.

“We do need to do shows like these,” he adds, “because it helps keep us together as a family and keeps us together with our fans. It keeps us moving in the direction that we’re in right now; we are moving in a positive potential with everything in our sights to make a new album, when we’re ready, and go out on tour and support that record, just like the old says.

“I think it’s remarkable that our fans will come and like this without us even supporting a new record. It just proves how much of a culture we are, and it’s very flattering. I can’t say enough how blessed we are to have the following we have. It’s all for them and us, and it’s just another step to get to that next step, which will be another record.”

Slipknot play Download on June 14. Tickets are on sale now from www.downloadfestival.co.uk.

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“We Are”, the new video from HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD, made its online debut last month.

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