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Corey Taylor shares touching piano tribute to mark late Slipknot bandmate Paul Gray’s birthday

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has paid tribute to his late bandmate Paul Gray by sharing a touching piano performance to mark what would have been his birthday. The bassist was found dead in a hotel room after suffering a morphine overdose in May 2010. Yesterday would have been his 46th birthday. Read more: Why Gray was Slipknot's secret weapon In memory...

Good news, maggots – Corey Taylor reveals when you can expect the new Slipknot album

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Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has shared an update on progress on the band's long-awaited new album - revealing that fans can expect it next year. Read more: Slipknot's Clown talks Knotfest, the end of the band, and his relationship with Joey Jordison Amid fears from fans that the next Slipknot album could be their last, Taylor has told Billboard that...

Watch Corey Taylor pay tribute to ‘sorely missed’ Chris Cornell with new cover

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Corey Taylor has paid tribute to Chris Cornell in the form of a cover of one of the musician's tracks. Cornell, who fronted both Soundgarden and Audioslave, died by suicide on May 18, 2017. He was found dead in his hotel room shortly after performing with the former in Detroit. He was 52 years old. Slipknot and Stone Sour musician...

Watch Margot Robbie get surprised by Bullet For My Valentine and Slipknot’s Corey Taylor

Margot Robbie got a surprise from Bullet From My Valentine and Slipknot's Corey Taylor during a BBC Radio 1 appearance. The actor, who is up for Best Actress at the Oscars for her performance in I, Tonya, was a guest on Nick Grimshaw's Heart Rate Monitor series. In the segment, stars have their heart rates measured while being shown...

Watch Corey Taylor’s stripped back performance of Slipknot’s ‘Snuff’ live from Koko in London

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Corey Taylor has unveiled footage of him performing an intimate, stripped-back gig at Koko in London. Watch him performing Slipknot's 'Snuff' on NME first below. Shot back May 2016, the intimate show saw the Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman play through favourites by both of his bands, as well as covers by the likes of Grateful Dead, Van Morrison, Kiss,...

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor likes Ed Sheeran but says Justin Bieber ‘can kiss my ass’

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Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has spoken about the state of the music industry, praising Ed Sheeran but criticising Justin Bieber for his supposed appropriation of metal culture. The rock frontman recently published a book called America 51. It sees him discuss the current political climate in the United States. Speaking to The Guardian in a new interview following the book's release, Taylor...

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor responds to Kid Rock’s Senate bid

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Corey Taylor has admitted that he thinks Kid Rock's plans to run for the US Senate are a bad idea. Last month (July 12), the country rapper and outspoken supporter of Donald Trump launched a website called KidRockForSenate.com. The site features slogans including "Pimp of the nation", "I'll rock the party" and "In rock we trust". Fans speculated that the website was just...

Watch Corey Taylor’s son join Stone Sour onstage in New Jersey

Corey Taylor's son Griffin joined Stone Sour onstage last night (July 27) during their show at Holmdel’s PNC Banks Arts Centre in New Jersey. The 14-year-old took over the mic from his father and proceeded to rip through 'Song #3' from the band’s new album 'Hydrograd' much to the delight of his dad. You can watch the performance below. After the show, Corey...

Nickelback have apologised to Corey Taylor and Stone Sour for rude remarks

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Nickelback have apologised to Corey Taylor and Stone Sour for remarks made by frontman Chad Kroeger. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 Kroeger had hit out at Taylor in an interview earlier this year, where he accused the musician's Stone Sour of "trying to be Nickelback." "They're okay," he added. "But they're not...

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor opens up about depression

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has opened up about his struggles with depression in a new interview. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 Speaking to Rolling Stone recently, the metal singer was asked how he copes with his emotions, to which he replied: "Well, it's apparent that I haven't. It's taken two bands,...