The Story of Indigo Ranch, the Improbably Beautiful Birthplace of Nu Metal
For six years, a 60-acre ranch in Malibu reverberated with some of the harshest music ever put to tape. Then it all burned to the ground.
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The VICE Interview: Corey Taylor
The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman talks death, drugs and Sandra Bullock.
Which Beef is This Week's Worst Beef?
We ranked the beeves.
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Chad Kroeger Is Beefing With Corey Taylor, What a Time to Be Alive
"How good can your music be if you've got to beat each other up on stage, throw up in your own masks every night?"
Slipknot's Corey Taylor Opens Up About the Abuse He Faced as a Kid
The singer talks to Dr. Siri Sat Sam Singh about his childhood on 'THE THERAPIST.'
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Post-Dentist Slipknot Fan: “Oh My God, My Life Is Perfect!”
"I HAVE A MOM? OH MY GOD!"
How Today's Club Music is Influenced by Alt-Rock and Nu-Metal
A look at the electronic producers drawing inspiration from Evanescence, Korn, Linkin Park, and other oft-maligned groups.
The Midwestern Doom of Aseethe
Stream the Iowa heavyweights' Thrill Jockey debut, 'Hopes of Failure, and read Brian Barr's thoughts on hardcore, riffs, and Slipknot
The U.S. Department of Defense Hates Butt-Rock, Apparently
Korn, Nickelback, and Creed were classified as "Terrible Rock Groups" in an internal memo.
Reign in Opinions: Why Metal Celebrities’ Political Social Media Posts Matter
When artists like Kirk Hammett, Slipknot's Corey Taylor, and Otep Shamaya speak out against fascism, it's an agent for change and a wake-up call to apolitical metalheads
15 Years of 'Iowa': How Slipknot Purged Themselves to Create a Masterpiece of Suffering
As a relatively well-behaved youth from suburban England, I’m not sure why the lyric “I want to slit your throat and fuck the wound" spoke to me, but it did.
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We Reimagined the Logos of Your Favorite Bands
More than ever, success in the music biz requires a savvy sense of branding, so we tweaked some band logos to be more suited for the era at hand.