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Identity of Slipknot Bassist Confirmed; Fall Tour Announced
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Identity of Slipknot Bassist Confirmed; Fall Tour Announced

The identity of Slipknot’s bassist is no longer a mystery. Band leader Corey Taylor recently revealed on Chris Jericho’s podcast, Talk Is Jericho, that, as suspected, that former Mastodon tech/onetime guitarist for Krokodil, Alessandro “Vman” Venturella is in the band, along with new drummer Jay Weinberg, son of Max Weinberg, son of the E Street Band’s Max Weinberg. Taylor praises...

New Slipknot Bassist Revealed?
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New Slipknot Bassist Revealed?

Ever since Paul Gray’s death in 2010, Slipknot fans have been wondering how the band would replace such an integral member. Their subsequent tours have included former guitarist Donnie Steele on bass, but with a new album and tour coming up the band is rumored to have stopped working with him. Although Slipknot has been secretive about their new bassist...