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Tonight: Corey Taylor Plays New York City’s Highline Ballroom

December 5, 2011 drainu182 0

If you’re a fan of rock music (no not indie or emo) these days, you don’t have too many options for your nightly concert plans but we have a suggestion for tonight.

Corey Taylor, possessor of one of hard rock’s best voices, has been on a solo acoustic tour for the past month. These shows are unlike any that Corey has played before. You don’t only get to hear Corey play hits from his bands Slipknot and Stone Sour …

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Slipknot to Release (sic)nesses DVD on September 28

August 19, 2010 drainu182 0

On June 13, 2009, SLIPKNOT headlined the annual Download Festival in the UK, performing in front of 80,000 of their rabid fans. The performance was absolutely electric, in typical Slipknot fashion, especially since it came hot on the heels of one of the strongest years in Slipknot’s illustrious career.

It was indeed a year of “firsts” for a band that was a decade-deep into their hard rock superstardom and dominance.Their latest album, 2008’s All Hope is Gone, debuted at #1 …

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Free Murderdolls “My Dark Place Alone” MP3

June 22, 2010 drainu182 0

Just when you thought all the fun was gone from rock music, you thought wrong, because the inimitable Murderdolls are back, emerging from a dormant period with their middle fingers to the sky, tongues planted firmly in their cheeks and ready to call out those that haunt today’s predictable musical landscape. Their first album in eight years, entitled Women and Children Last, is set for release August 31st through Roadrunner Records.

Murderdolls are the Frankenstein brainchild of Joey Jordison and …

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Slipknot’s “Snuff” From Behind The Camera

February 1, 2010 drainu182 0

As Slipknot’s 4th single from their #1 album All Hope is Gone sonically demonstrates a departure from the Iowa contingent’s staple heaviosity, showcasing a more emotional side with a profound message, it couldn’t be a better moment for M. Shawn Crahan – the percussionist better known as Clown, but the director better known by his given name – to take his filmography to the next level as well. Turning Corey Taylor’s conflicted verse “Snuff” into a heart rendering …

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Exclusive Godsmack Webisodes – The Making of Saints and Sinners

January 21, 2010 drainu182 0

After a two year hiatus from the studio, GODSMACK has returned! ROCKPIT (ROCKPIT.COM) exclusively brings to you the making of the newest GODSMACK album, SAINTS & SINNERS.

A national headlining tour is expected to be announced in support of the their highly anticipated new album, SAINTS & SINNERS. Immediately after wrapping up another successful tour on Motley Crue’s Cruefest II, GODSMACK hit the studio to finish their new album with cameras filming all of their behind …

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Slipknot reveal short “Snuff” film

December 18, 2009 drainu182 0

Grammy award winning hard rock iconoclasts Slipknot have once again defied expectation. While no strangers to radio success, Slipknot are climbing the charts again, but this time with an introspective track that challenges what some would expect from a hard rock radio song. This genre-bending new single, “Snuff,” is currently Top 5 at Active Rock and Top 20 at Modern Rock and is climbing steadily.

When the time came to create a visual for “Snuff”, once again the band did …

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Trinity Of Terrors Announce More Special Guests

October 15, 2009 drainu182 0

In what is set to be the biggest, baddest and most gruesome convention to hit Las Vegas, Fangoria’s Trinity Of Terrors continues to add to the list of scream-worthy celebrities set to attend the three day event. The multi-media horror event which will take place Halloween weekend had previously announced guest appearances from the likes of John Waters (PINK FLAMINGOS, SEED OF CHUCKY) and Malcolm McDowell (A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, ROB ZOMBIE’S HALLOWEEN) and now the newly announced addition of Bruce …

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Oasis added to Roskilde Festival

February 26, 2009 drainu182 0

Oasis will be returning to perform at Roskilde for the first time since 1995. Click to see more of the lineup as well as some classic videos of Oasis’s performance at the 1995 Roskilde Festival

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Marilyn Manson and ZZ Top added to Download Festival

February 20, 2009 drainu182 0

NME is reporting that Marilyn Manson and ZZ Top have been added to the Download Festival lineup in Donington Park. The festival, which takes place June 12th-14th, has a bit of a harder/classic rock feel to it given the lineup. Check out the confirmed bands by clicking on the post