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Slipknot Working On First Album Since Bassist's Death

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Billboard.com has reported that Slipknot is currently working on the band's first album since the death of bassist Paul Gray. An excerpt from the story follows:

"It's already in motion," drummer Joey Jordison, who has canceled his band Murderdolls' Violent Night, Deadly Night tour slated to begin Dec. 3 due to "an unforeseeable family emergency," tells Billboard.com. "It's definitely exciting. It's a little emotional, of course, but I think it's going to be really, really cool and I think it's gonna be a really, really great record because everyone's really involved in the process."

Jordison says he and the group's other members are demoing material for the follow-up to 2008's "All Hope is Gone," and though no firm timetable has been established he expects Slipknot to united in studio during the first half of 2011.

Source: Billboard.com

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1. silvermountains writes:

I'm kinda hoping this album is gonna be good. Through all what the knot have gone through this has gotta be something good.

# Nov 30, 2010 @ 9:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. pinto_beans writes:

I'm not really holding my breath for this. I'm expecting more ballads from them, although I hope its directed towards remembering Paul. MAYBE I'll pick this up, but its a huge maybe. I wonder who's doing bass also.

# Nov 30, 2010 @ 10:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Metalheadx101x writes:

Paul or no Paul, Slipknot hasnt been good since "Iowa" and I wont be holding my breath for this to be anything more than the waste of CD space their last two albums were.

# Nov 30, 2010 @ 10:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. metal-man writes:

i know that thay miss paul alot but life go's on man r.i.p. paul

# Nov 30, 2010 @ 10:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. n0thinghead writes:

RLLY hoping it'll sound like the s/t album, or at least IOWA. but i'm sure it'll be nothing but ballads >.>

# Nov 30, 2010 @ 10:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. TheIronMan writes:

This is gonna go either one of two ways:

1) They are gonna do ballads. And it will blow.

2) They're gonna be f***ing mad, and write some really good sh**. (IOWA f***ERS)

God, please make number 2 happen.

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 6:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Meh writes:

Doubt this is true.

They said so many times that it was way too early to do another SlipKnot album since his death. So why would they all of a sudden now do one?

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 7:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

I think they are gonna ride this pony and do ballads all the way out personally.......

I dont know, if they wanna prove that they havent completly sold out, this is the time to do it.

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 7:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. kool_ambo writes:

Well....from the fact that...the kind of album Stone Sour hit it in stores..it looks like...Corey wont leave any stone unturned and will come out of with the new f***ing heavy metal sh** through SLIPKNOT!!!! too!!
Paul will be missing badly
\m/

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 10:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. n0thinghead writes:

ironman: god makes sh** happen all of the time.

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 11:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Schwenny writes:

I would have to agree on it probally being ballads but iv been a maggot for so long i have to buy it espescialy since Paul has passed...

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 11:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Lmfao writes:

This is gonna be such balls. They're definitely going to be waaaaaay off from IOWA, which was decent at most, but now they should just call it quits.

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 12:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. EsotericSurgery writes:

Kev: You're right, Satan is a hell of a guy.

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 12:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. spiral_architect writes:

corey taylor IS the creative force of slipknot. the new album will rock without doubt. RIP paul gray.

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 12:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Blindgreed1 writes:

TIM: "I hope #2 happens"... Lol.

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 1:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

New Activia company logo. "Hoping #2 happens."

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 1:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. john123123 writes:

I really hope this album will be like "Iowa" and NOT! like All hope is gone

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 1:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Vinny the Metalhead writes:

I know the new Slipknot will never be the same without Paul, but I might check it out.

Now Playing: UFO - Rock Bottom

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 2:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Trendkill91 writes:

BG - I thought the exact same thing when I read what Ironman wrote. haha.

I honestly think they should have just buried thier masks when Paul was buried.
Corey and Joey keep telling the press completely different things. It's pretty queer of them, considering Paul only died this year.

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 5:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. TheIronMan writes:

BG, TK: Haha I thought you two would pick up on that.

I was also confused over the difference in opinion. It seems whenever there is a pessimistic news article, it's from Corey and the optimistic ones are from Joey. A couple weeks ago he said in an interview that it's far too soon to start thinking about recording...

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 6:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. OlafBerzerker writes:

wich ones the guy who tugs on his nose in the videos... put that guy on the base

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 7:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. n0thinghead writes:

BG & rapture: ROFL!!! like TK, i also thought the exact same thing and it took me a little to stop banging on my desk with my fist outta laughter lmao

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 7:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. eraserhead writes:

This will suck for sure. Their first two albums were average, then they just totally turned to sh**. This will be even worse than A7X's "Nightmare" capturing the title of worst tribute to a dead bandmate ever

# Dec 1, 2010 @ 7:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. OldFan writes:

I didn't mind aspects of Volume 3 but I never really enjoyed All Hope Is Gone. I even listened to it again a few weeks back and it didn't appeal at all. I will certainly be interested to see how they go though.

# Dec 2, 2010 @ 2:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. baww writes:

Taken from Corey's Twitter:
Before anyone gets the wrong idea, let me be clear. I have NO PLANS to make a new Slipknot album any time soon. Shows? Maybe. Album? No.
As for Joey's comments, he took that on himself to say that in print. I can think of 5 people in this band who haven't written/heard a thing

# Dec 2, 2010 @ 4:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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