The classic Slipknot chorus Corey Taylor said Rick Rubin was “crazy” for wanting to change

After releasing their first two albums to cult acclaim around the turn of the millennium, Slipknot had carved out a space for themselves that had polarised audiences, making them both feared and revered on record in music videos and the live arena. Yet, following the release of their dark, crawling 2001 record Iowa, things started to change significantly….

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Creedence Clearwater Revival’s John Fogerty picks out the “best song” he’s ever written

Songwriting is an art form that can’t always be explained, even by those responsible for creating the magic. However, on other occasions, the motivation for these pieces of musical majesty is straightforward and can be clarified with extreme ease. In the case of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s John Fogerty, his “best song” was born out of pure…

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