Slipknot have officially announced the first installment of their very own music festival, Knotfest. The festival will take place over two days, the first being August 17 in Iowa and the second being August 18 in Somerset, on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Proving once again that this is a wacky world we live in, Meat Loaf recently stopped by the offices of Metal Hammer. Among the things they managed to film was Meat Loaf discussing Slipknot. Check out the clip below to hear him call Slipknot "a metal Beethoven."
Here's a fun video demo of several new Orange amps filmed at this week's 2012 Winter NAMM show. The amps in the video include the OR-50, the OR-15, the #4 Jim Root Signature model and the Micro Terror.
Earlier this month at the Guitar World Roast of Zakk Wylde, Revolver TV was on hand to talk to all the stars as they made their way down the Red Carpet. Check out the video below for exclusive interviews with Slayer's Kerry King, Anthrax's Scott Ian, Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor, Duff McKagan and more!
Earlier today, it was announced that Slipknot will headline the 5th annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. The band wasted no time in posting a special promo video for their festival appearance featuring drummer Shawn "Clown" Crahan.