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Corey Taylor defends Linkin Park’s new ‘pop’ sound: ‘They got the balls to do it’

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Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has defended Linkin Park's new "pop" sound, arguing that at least the band have "the balls" to take risks. Linkin Park released their seventh album ‘One More Light’ in May. It received a heated reaction from some sections of the group's fanbase, with the band getting a jug thrown at them at a recent gig. Singer Chester Bennington...

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor: ‘Chad Kroeger is to rock what KFC is to chicken’

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Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has continued his war of words with Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger, comparing his rock counterpart to fast food chain KFC. Kroeger recently slammed Taylor, arguing that Slipknot are a "gimmick" and describing Taylor's side-project Stone Sour as "Nickelback Lite". Taylor responded by saying that Kroeger has "got a face like a foot". Taylor was recently asked again about Kroeger's comments in an...

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor says he had a ‘responsibility’ to speak out about childhood sex abuse

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has spoken about his reasons for speaking out about the sexual abuse he suffered in his childhood. Taylor appeared on Viceland's The Therapist recently, revealing that he was "raped by someone in the neighbourhood" as a child. Now, in a new interview with Revolver, Taylor spoke about having a "responsibility" as a famous musician to use his platform for "inspiration and...

Watch Slipknot’s Corey Taylor cover David Bowie’s ‘China Girl’ at tribute concert

Slipknot's Corey Taylor covered 'China Girl' at the second of two David Bowie tribute concerts in Los Angeles this week. Taylor performed at the event on Wednesday (January 25), alongside a line-up that included Sting, Gavin Rossdale, Perry Farrell, Rolling Stones backup singer Bernard Fowler, Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott, The Cult’s Ian Astbury, Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley and others. The metal frontman covered Bowie's 1983...

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor calls himself an ‘asshole’ after fan accuses him of being a hypocrite

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has owned up to being an "asshole" after a fan pointed out that he was being hypocritical over his no-phones-at-gigs policy. Last July, the singer made headlines after smacking a phone out of a fan's hands at one of the metal group's gigs. He later defended his actions, saying: "I see someone, and it’s so obvious they’re...

Watch Slipknot’s Corey Taylor appear on BBC’s ‘QI’

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor made his debut on BBC's QI last night (Friday, November 4). Watch a clip from his appearance below. Taylor is a well-known fan of the panel show and has appeared twice on spin-off podcast No Such Thing As A Fish. He appeared in yesterday evening's episode 'Nosey Noisy' alongside the show's new host Sandi Toksvig, Alan Davies, Aisling Bea...

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor to appear on ‘QI’

The Slipknot frontman is guesting on the BBC quiz show

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor speaks out against Donald Trump’s presidential bid: ‘It sucks’

The US presidential elections are due to take place in November 2016

Corey Taylor touring his ‘rant’ book on film – watch

Slipknot/ Stone Sour singer's tour features music and talk