Slipknot will start work early next year on their first album since bassist Paul Gray's death. DJ Sid Wilson tells NME, "Before Stone Sour finish touring, we'll be in the studio preparing for Corey [Taylor's] return, keeping the irons hot."

Stone Sour's next album is due out in October. They'll have a different bassist when they tour, because bassist Shawn Econonaki left the band last month.

Ozzy Osbourne's fifth grandchild, two-week-old Pearl Osbourne, is already a cover girl. The daughter of Ozzy's son Jack and his fiancee, actress Lisa Stelly, has made her world debut on the cover of Hello magazine, along with her parents and grandmother Sharon Osbourne. Pearl is Sharon's first grandchild. Ozzy's other four are from his first two children from his first marriage, to Thelma Riley.

I tell you this not because I give 2 craps about celebrity gossip, but because I feel mad props are in order for Jack. That little geeky fat kid from The Osbournes show ended up marrying this sweet looking woman? Nice!

Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators have announced their summer headlining tour. It starts on July 12th in Portland, Oregon and hits 18 cities, including 11 in Canada, before wrapping up on August 4th in Huntington, New York.