Slipknot Announce Signature No. 9 Iowa Whiskey

SLIPKNOT have unveiled details of their very own craft spirit, No. 9 Iowa Whiskey, which will be available August 10th at select retailers in all 50 states and at the band’s headline Knotfest Roadshow North America tour.  No. 9 Iowa Whiskey can also be obtained at select markets on the North American tour ahead of the August 10th official launch.   A collaboration with the Iowa-based Cedar Ridge Distillery, No. 9 Iowa Whiskey (90 proof)will retail for $39.99 and No. 9 Reserve Iowa Whiskey (99 proof) will retail for $69.99, both which aremade with corn from the award-winning distillery’s family farm in Winthrop, Iowa.

Fred Minnick Tasting Notes

No. 9, 90 proof, $39.99

About: A blend of straight rye and straight bourbon mashed, fermented, distilled and aged at the Cedar Ridge Distillery. The blend is 60% bourbon (three to four years old; mashbill: 74% corn,14% malted rye, 12% malted barley) and 40% rye (three to four years old; mashbill: 51% rye, 34% malted barley, 15% corn and malted barley.)

It begins quite floral, with hints of honeysuckle and Lilly. Then, corn and caramel hit. On the palate, cornbread, jalapeño, apple butter and a hint of charred marshmallow. A lovely medium finish offers a hint of chocolate. This is very much a worthy everyday pour.

Score: 85 points

No. 9 Reserve, 99 proof, $69.99

About: Same mashbills and blending percentages as above. But minimum age on barrels is 4 years old. 

Think cinnamon, clove, butter and oak. As it hits the palate, it coats it with this goodness, buttery almost, dripping down the side of the cheeks and warms all throughout. There’s a comfort here, cornbread-like, with notes of fried apple pie, apricot and macaroon. It finishes medium to long with a hint of banana’s foster. 

Score: 89

New Logan poster release

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Logan is coming to theaters on March 3, 2017.

Comfortably Numb (featuring Benedict Cumberbatch)

David Gilmour performed Comfortably Numb and Benedict Cumberbatch joined him for the last song of the night.

Riot Fest to have its very own Garbage Pail Kids Series

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Somehow the wonderful people at Topps approved Riot Fest to have its very own Garbage Pail Kids Series just in time for the festival next week in Chicago (Sept. 16-18). And we couldn’t be more thrilled.

When we caught word that this would be actually happening, we immediately called some of our Riot friends to see if they’d be into having their own Garbage Pail Card. And within hours, Riot Fest Series One Garbage Pail Kids was born. And it’s fucking awesome:

1) NOFX (“Fat Mike”)
2) The Lawrence Arms (“The Lawrence Harmed”)
3) Naked Raygun (“Ray Gun”)
4) Descendents (“Mad Milo”)
5) Riot Fest (“Riot Festus”)
6) Andrew WK (“Awesome Andrew”)
7) Taking Back Sunday (“Taking Back Tidal Wave”)
8) GWAR (“GWAR Noir”)

These exclusive cards will ONLY be available in limited quantities at Riot Fest Chicago. And, by limited, we mean limited. So, if you want a pack—which contains the entire series—be sure to visit the Riot merch area on Friday because something’s telling us they won’t

 

 

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Korn – Rotting In Vain (Live From Chicago Open Air)

Korn’s live video of their track ‘Rotting In Vain’ from their upcoming album The Serenity Of Suffering – Available October 21st on Roadrunner Records.

Korn – ‘Sabotage’ Featuring Slipknot live in London 2015

Members of Slipknot join Korn on stage in London, UK at Wembley Arena to cover Beastie Boys’ ‘Sabotage’ on the Prepare For Hell Tour.

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Within Temptation during their South America “The Unforgiving”

 

The Unforgiving Tour Vlog

Within Temptation show us their experience in Mexico