Singer says he is 'nowhere near prepared' for summer tour
Slipknot‘s Corey Taylor has said he’s “scared to death” at the prospect of playing live with the band again.
The frontman has said he feels frightened when he thinks about performing without late bassist Paul Gray, who died of a suspected overdose last June.
He added: “That first show is going to be the test. That tour is going to be a test. It’s going to be very hard.”
Taylor also spoke of his struggle to deal with Gray‘s passing. “It’s still reverberating through my life,” he explained. “Every day something reminds me and I still can’t fucking handle it.”
The band recently announced that Donnie Steele, who played with Slipknot when they formed in 1996, would act as Gray’s replacement for their summer live dates.