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In the June 2005 issue of Revolver magazine, you will find their Annual Readers' Poll Results. And the results are???

Well, Slipknot cleaned up receiving the #1 slots for BEST BAND, BEST ALBUM (Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)), BEST SONG ("Duality"), and BEST LIVE ACT. Dang.

Also under the BEST SONG category was Slipknot with "Vermilion, Pt. 2" at #3 and Killswitch Engage with "Rose Of Sharyn" at #4.


05/05/2005 - THE DEVILWORX To Support SLIPKNOT In Greece

THE DEVILWORX, the new band formed out of the ashes of Greek "dark gothic metallers" SEPTIC FLESH, will support SLIPKNOT at their first and only Greek show at Lycabettus Theater on May 30. THE DEVILWORX will premier some of their new material in addition to performing some classic SEPTIC FLESH tunes for the last time ever.

As previously reported, THE DEVILWORX have posted two demo tracks at their official web site. Check out the songs "Wrath" and "Sloth" at this location.



01/05/2005 - SLIPKNOT: More Details Emerge About Council Bluffs Concert Riot

Courtney Brummer of The Daily NonPareil has issued the following report:

Two people were arrested as the result of a disturbance during the SLIPKNOT concert at the Mid-America Center [in Council Bluffs, Iowa] Friday night.

The incident began during the concert when audience members rushed a door that was to be used to enter the main floor of the arena, Council Bluffs police reports stated.

When they weren't allowed to enter, some people in the crowd started to push on the door and throw tables and chairs.

At approximately 8:45 p.m., Council Bluffs Police officers who were working at the concert made calls asking for assistance from other officers. At that time, additional officers, deputies from the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office and Iowa State Patrol troopers arrived to assist.

When more officers arrived, audience members were trying to ram the doors with a table. While officers tried to push back the crowd, one person allegedly instructed others in the crowd to "rush the police," reports stated.

During the disturbance, people also began throwing things at the officers

A Council Bluffs Police officer was pushed aside and used pepper spray to try to disperse the crowd. Reports indicated that a TASER was also used after someone threatened an officer. The suspect that was TASERed, identified later as Paul Howard, 28, of Omaha, was treated by paramedics at the MAC and arrested for rioting and interference with official acts. He was then transported to the Pottawattamie County Jail.

The crowd then reportedly calmed down and was allowed to enter the main floor as the concert continued.

After the concert officers were attempting to do crowd control again as people were leaving the MAC. Police allege that's when a man, identified as Alex Hansen, 20, of New Market, jumped on the hood of a police cruiser parked between the west and south entrance doors.

Hansen then allegedly tried to run from officers who subdued him by taking him to the ground. When he was searched, officers reportedly found a small glass drug pipe with burned residue in his front pants pocket.

He was arrested for fourth-degree criminal mischief, public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia and was transported to Pottawattamie County Corrections without further incident.

No officers were injured during the incident.


30/04/2005 - KISS Tribute Band Featuring Members Of SLIPKNOT And SHADOWS FALL To Play Madison Tonight

'80s KISS, a KISS tribute band featuring members of SLIPKNOT and SHADOWS FALL, will play the final date of the final date of the "Subliminal Verses Tour" Saturday night (April 30) in Madison, Wisconsin. Sources close to the non-world-reknowned supergroup say that when the doors open, the band expects to play to an audience of empty chairs. Song requests will be honored only from fans in the nosebleed section.

'80S KISS made their live debut on the "Subliminal Verses Tour" Friday night (April 29) in Council Bluffs, Iowa.


30/04/2005 - Violence Breaks Out At SLIPKNOT Concert In Iowa: Video Report Available

Omaha's WOWT is reporting that authorities were called to the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa Friday night (April 29) after violence broke out at a concert featuring the band SLIPKNOT. At least one person was arrested.

There were two levels of tickets for the performance: balcony and floor.

Authorities say that an estimated 200 people rushed security guarding the entrance to the floor. The crowd overpowered security and overcrowded the floor.

Council Bluffs Police, Pottawattamie County Sheriff's deputies and the Iowa State Patrol were all called in to restore order.

One person was stunned by a Taser, arrested and taken to the hospital.

Additional officers were called in early to maintain order.

Approximately 6,000 people were attending the concert.

Watch a WOWT video report on the the violence at the SLIPKNOT concert in Council Bluffs, Iowa at this location.

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