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Corey Taylor teases new Slipknot mask

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Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has shared another preview of his new on-stage mask. With a new album from the legendary masked metallers set to drop in August, Taylor had previously revealed that he was working with celebrated horror special effects specialist Tom Savini (Dawn Of The Dead, Day Of The Dead, Friday 13th) for the next design of his iconic headwear. Read...

Corey Taylor working with horror FX specialist for new Slipknot mask

Corey Taylor has enlisted an acclaimed horror special effects artist to make his new Slipknot mask. The Slipknot frontman is working with Tom Savini (Dawn Of The Dead, Day Of The Dead, Friday 13th) for his next design. Speaking on the Let There Be Talk podcast, Taylor said: "He’s the godfather to me." " got to hang out with him, got to...

Watch Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl and more pay tribute to Dimebag Darrell with epic performance

Some of the biggest names in rock came together for a mammoth jam session to play Pantera's 'Walk'. Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Pantera’s Rex Brown, and more played the classic song at this year's Dimebash in California. Watch footage of the performance below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVxDd5NUbbY&feature=youtu.be Dimebash is an annual event held in tribute to the late Pantera guitarist Dimebag...

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor wants to record a “dark jazz album” in the future

Slipknot's Corey Taylor has revealed that he has been thinking about making a "dark jazz album" in the future. Speaking to RadioVegas.Rocks’ Chaotic Radio, Taylor made the comments in response a question about his interest in experimenting with different musical genres. Read More: A new Slipknot album approaches – here’s everything we know so far When asked if he would ever cover...

Watch a Stone Sour fan get body-slammed by security after trying to rush Corey Taylor

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Footage has emerged of an overzealous fan's attempt to charge at Corey Taylor on stage in Moscow last week - with the stage invader failing in their efforts after being swiftly body-slammed by security. Taylor was performing with Stone Sour at Stadium Live in the Russian capital on Friday night (November 16) when the incident occurred. The band are currently touring...

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor opens up about his battle with addiction

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has opened up about his battle with addiction, and how his altered attitude on the path to recovery has impacted on the band's new album. Yesterday saw the masked metallers mark Halloween by returning with new single and video 'All Out Life'. Taylor used the opportunity to explain how the new Slipknot album is 'their darkest chapter', and falls...

Corey Taylor says new Slipknot album ‘is ‘Iowa’ levels of heavy’

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Corey Taylor has spoken about the new Slipknot album, telling fans it will be "'Iowa' levels of heavy." The metal band's last album '.5: The Gray Chapter' was released in 2014. It was their first record not to feature bassist Paul Gray following his death in 2010.  Appearing at a Q&A session hosted by Kerrang!, Taylor discussed the group's latest...

Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro and Corey Taylor among winners at Kerrang! Awards

Some of the biggest stars in rock gathered at the Islington Assembly Hall tonight (21 June) for the Kerrang! Awards. The Foo Fighters took away two awards including one for Best International Live Act and Best International Band. Read More: James Corden responds to Dave Grohl's comments Buy tickets for the Foo Fighters here.  https://twitter.com/KerrangMagazine/status/1009871324347592704 Meanwhile, Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro took home...

Corey Taylor on new Slipknot lyrics: “the most I’ve shared in years”

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Corey Taylor has spoken out about how his lyrics are shaping up going into the next Slipknot record, detailing the role his battle with depression has played. An image was shared in April of Shawn “The Clown” Crahan with Taylor on the band's Twitter page. It was captioned “2019”, leading fans to speculate they have begun working on a new release...

Corey Taylor and Shawn Crahan’s sons have started a band together

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The sons of Slipknot's Corey Taylor and Shawn 'The Clown' Crahan have started a band together. Griffin Taylor and Simon Crahan have posted videos of their group online, including cover's of their dads' band. Crahan drums in the group, while Taylor fronts them. They are joined by bassist Jeremiah Pugh and guitarist Cole Espeland. Two videos of the four...