Whether longtime maggots will accept the new musical direction by Slipknot on their upcoming album ‘The Subliminal Verses’ remains to be seen, but Joey Jordison and company look forward to the inevitable showdown. “It’s a ballsy-ass move for a band like us, and we like that type of challenge,” the drummer tells Geoff Harkness of The Pitch. “Nonetheless, there’s blast beats, fu**ing shredding guitar solos and metal up your ass all over the record. It’s heavy. It’s very heavy. The heaviest songs we’ve ever done are on this record. But it’s not linear heavy — it’s dynamic.” Read more.