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.