Slipknot News

Corey Taylor On The Nerdist Podcast – Audio Available

Corey Taylor (#8 of Slipknot) hangs out with Chris and Jonah of the Nerdist Podcast to talk about music they listened to as kids, what strange mashups Slipknot should cover and Jonah tells the story of the creepiest thing he ever did. Corey talks about getting sober and healthy, his problem with the Grammy Awards and Slipknot’s new album .5: The Gray Chapter!

Click on the image below to listen to the podcast. Corey‘s interview starts at about the 5:45 minute mark.

Slipknot - Corey Taylor

Stone Sour – Bother

Below you can read Corey Taylor‘s comment on Stone Sour‘s “Bother.”

“I wrote Bother on the dashboard of my friend’s car as I was moving back from Denver, back to Des Moines. It’s about losing yourself and finding yourself all in one breath.”

Stone Sour - Bother

Source: Stone Sour

Slipknot – El Paso, TX – Prepare For Hell Tour – Videos Available

The 7 kicked off the Prepare For Hell Tour on October 29 in El Paso, TX.

Slipknot performed the following songs: Sarcastrophe, The Heretic Anthem, My Plague, The Devil In I, Psychosocial, The Negative One, Three Nil, Eyeless, Vermillion, Before I Forget, Duality, Wait and Bleed, Spit It Out, Custer, (sic), People=Shit, Surfacing.

Slipknot – Vermillion – El Paso, TX – Prepare For Hell Tour

Slipknot – Duality – El Paso, TX – Prepare For Hell Tour

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Rest In Peace Wayne Static

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne’s publicists at FiXT Publicity.

Corey Taylor: “I am absolutely devastated to hear about Wayne Static‘s death. A good man and a good friend. My thoughts are with his family and friends.”

Wayne Static - Static X - Rest In Peace

Source: Blabbermouth

Slipknot ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’ Debuts At #1

Slipknot‘s “.5: The Gray Chapter” has debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album sold 132,000 copies in the week ending Oct. 26, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter

Corey Taylor told The Pulse Of Radio he’s proud of what the band has accomplished this time out. “The fact that we were able to kind of pull ourselves back up and not only go in and make a really good album, but make an exceptional album, in my opinion, I think it’s a testament to just how talented this band is,” he said. “It’s a testament to how much passion we have for it. It’s a testament to how much we’re willing to fight to accomplish everything that we want to accomplish. I’m excited for people to hear this, because to me I think it’s one of the best albums we’ve ever made.”

Source: Billboard, Blabbermouth