At the 2012 NAMM convention, Ibanez Guitars representative Russ Rosenfeld might’ve just let the cat outta the bag. In a short video where he shows off one of the new Mick Thompson signature guitars, he states that Slipknot will be headlining the 2012 Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. While this is not confirmed in any way, shape, or form, it’s still something to think about considering how many of the band members have stated that there will be a tour in 2012. You can check out the video below.
One of metal’s most intriguing, ominous and immensely talented figures, the mighty Devin Townsend, just completed an extremely successful North American trek with genre visionaries Between The Buried and Me, Cynic and Scale The Summit. This was Townsend’s first tour in a number of years and the first in support of his new, mind-blowing offering, Addicted, that was met with worldwide critical praise and scored very impressive first week numbers debuting at #168 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and #2 on the Billboard Heatseakers chart. READ MORE