Thursday, September 9, 2010

Quick News

Slipknot's Corey Taylor has spoken out about the future of the band and going forward after the death of founding member and bassist Paul Gray in June. Taylor, while promoting his other band Stone Sour, spoke to radio station FMQB and said "I'm very conflicted about whether or not I want to do anything with Slipknot, because to me, Paul was such an integral part of the band." Gray died of a drug overdose in June.

With the success of his song "Fuck You," off his upcoming solo disc The Lady Killa, former Goodie Mob and Gnarles Barkly singer Cee-Lo tells Rolling Stone that he "definitly" plans on one more Gnarles Barkly disc. "We'll definitely do one more. And that's so crazy, because we were only supposed to do one. I feel so young. I feel like I can do anything right now. I feel like people are hearing me for the first time and I've been around for seventeen years, for god's sake!" The Lady Killa drops in December.

Just a mere six months after officially joining Jane's Addiction, former Guns N Roses / Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagen has quit Jane's Addiction. No word on another replacement. Duff was bassist number four for the legendary alternative band, he replaced original bassist Eric Avery earlier this year, after Avery left the band again.

The xx have taken home this years prestigious Mercury Prize in the UK.