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.
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.”
Source: Stone Sour
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
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.”
Slipknot posted a new photo album with some great shots from the studio. You can check it out by clicking on the photo below.
Head over to RollingStone.com to check out some great photos shot by MLB legend Randy Johnson. “… Corey Taylor saw me up there and joked ‘The tallest person at this festival needs a table to stand on.'” Click on the photo below to view the whole Rolling Stone Knotfest photo gallery.
Metal Hammer posted some great photos from Knotfest 2014. You can check out three photo galleries at the official Metal Hammer website.
Knotfest VIP Party Photo Gallery
Knotfest 2014 – Day 1 Photo Gallery
Knotfest 2014 – Day 2 Photo Gallery
Corey Taylor (#8 of Slipknot) reflects on the death of Paul Gray, previews the upcoming “Prepare For Hell” tour and tries on his new stage mask for Larry King. Plus, what’s up with the flaming camel shit at “Knotfest?”
Here’s a very serious Knotfest 2014 report from Metal Injection. There’s an interesting interview with Clown (#6 of Slipknot), so check it out.
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.
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