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Corey Taylor On Mental Health

Corey Taylor has launched a passionate defence of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell after they were called ''cowards'' for taking their own lives earlier this year.The Linkin Park frontman hanged himself on what would have...

Corey Taylor: Chad Kroeger Is Captain Ego From Planet Douche

Corey Taylor has labelled Chad Kroeger ''Captain Ego from Planet Douche''.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman insists he has nothing against Nickelback and that his problem lies with the 'Photograph' group's 42-year-old frontman after he...

Corey Taylor At '95 Per Cent' Health After Surgery

Corey Taylor says he's at about ''95 per cent'' health after having emergency surgery last year.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman has given an update after he was left almost paralysed when he discovered he...

Corey Taylor Admits Depression Struggles

Corey Taylor struggles to ''keep it together'' when overwhelmed by depression.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman does his best to keep the mood disorder at bay in ''natural'' ways because his past drug addiction means...

Corey Taylor Blasts Rival Chad Kroeger

Slipknot singer Corey Taylor thinks Chad Kroeger is a ''d***head''.The 43-year-old musician has become embroiled in a war of words with Chad, 42, after the latter called Stone Sour, Corey's less well known rock band,...

Corey Taylor Has Written A Song For Robbie Williams

Corey Taylor has written a song for Robbie Williams.The 43-year-old Slipknot frontman thinks the 'I Love My Life' hitmaker is ''f***ing amazing'', and has revealed he has penned a track for his unlikely idol, although...

Corey Taylor Sorry For Lashing Out At Music Mogul Rick Rubin

The outspoken rocker slammed Rubin during a question-and-answer segment of his An Evening With Corey Taylor show in 2011, telling fans he would never work with the Def Jam co-founder again. Rubin...

Corey Taylor: 'Record Label Bosses Stopped Me From Joining Anthrax'

In a new satellite radio interview with the band's Scott Ian, Taylor reveals the opportunity to front Anthrax presented itself almost a decade ago, and he had hoped he would be the man...

Slipknot's Corey Taylor Ejects Another Fan From One Of The Band's Concerts

In a video obtained by website Blabbermouth, Taylor launched a foulmouthed tirade as he directed security to a section in the audience during the rock band's August 13 show at the Concord Pavilion in Concord,...

Corey Taylor Faced Paralysis

Corey Taylor could have been left paralysed after breaking his neck.The Slipknot frontman - who recently cancelled a string of tour dates because of his injury - admitted he was a ''f***ing idiot'' for ignoring...

Corey Taylor's Spine Injury Could Have Led To Paralysis

The masked rockers were forced to postpone the first two weeks of a planned North American tour with Marilyn Manson in June (16), after the singer learned he had been walking around with...

Slipknot Concert Cancelled Due To Power Cut

The heavy metal rockers were due to perform at the open-air First Niagara Pavilion in Pittsburgh after their opening act Marilyn Manson, but his set was blighted with technical problems due to heavy...

Slipknot's Corey Taylor Hopes Music Can Heal All Lives Matter Anger

The rocker, posted an emotional video message on his Facebook page addressing the controversy over the phrase, which campaigners claim aims to belittle the Black Lives Matter movement. Black Lives Matter was...

Corey Taylor Defiant Over Phone Attack

The masked rocker became annoyed when he spotted a man in the front row of a show in New Jersey on Saturday night (09Jul16) texting mid-song as the band performed, and video footage...

Injured Corey Taylor Falls Off Stage At Slipknot Gig

The 42-year-old rocker was performing with his band at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday (29Jun16), but due to recovering from the operation he was wearing a neck brace and...

Corey Taylor Wears Neck Brace Upon Stage Return

The heavy metal band were forced to postpone dates on their North American tour by almost three weeks as singer Corey underwent "unplanned spinal surgery" and he later explained to fans on Twitter...

Slipknot Star Told Not To Jump Around On Tour After Spinal Surgery

The masked rockers were forced to postpone the first two weeks of a planned North American tour with Marilyn Manson to allow the singer to fully recover from an "unplanned" operation, but now...

Slipknot Reschedule June Tour Dates As Corey Taylor Recovers From Back Surgery

The band was scheduled to kick off its Of Mice & Men tour with Marilyn Manson on Thursday night (09Jun16), but Taylor's health comes first. The tour will now begin in Nashville,...

Corey Taylor Quits Smoking

The Slipknot frontman, 42, picked up the bad habit during his youth and has attempted to quit in the past, even listing it twice among his top four New Year's resolutions for 2013....

Slipknot Star Remembers Prince At Purple Rain Club Gig

The rocker took the stage at the First Avenue club, which featured in Prince's Purple Rain movie, and performed an emotional rendition of the hometown hero's Purple Rain hit, much to fans' delight....

Slipknot Star Talks Racism In Metal World After Phil Anselmo's Outburst

Down singer Anselmo caused a stir last month (Jan16), when he gave the hand motion during a concert, and shouted "white power" from the stage, prompting fans and peers to gang up on...

Slipknot Announce February 2016 UK Tour Dates

Slipknot are coming to the UK next year for a four date arena tour in February. The US metal band headlined this year’s Download Festival in August, marking their third time topping the bill. The...

Corey Taylor To Feature In Doctor Who

The heavy metal rocker, who is a big fan of Doctor Who, was approached by producers when Slipknot had a tour stop in Cardiff, Wales, where the show is filmed, in January (15)...

Slipknot's Corey Taylor To Voice Alien Warlord In 'Doctor Who'

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor will be giving ‘Doctor Who’ viewers a fright soon, as he provides the scream for villain, the Fisher King. The metal singer is said to be a huge fan of the...

Corey Taylor: Pop Music Is Processed And Lifeless

Corey Taylor thinks pop music is ''insulting to musicians''.The Slipknot vocalist is annoyed that artists with ''more talent'' who get ''less attention'' are not getting the credit they deserve for their work, while pop musicians...

Corey Taylor: Alex Is Well On The Road To Recovery

Alex 'V-Man' Venturella is ''well on the road to recovery'' after being rushed to hospital mid-gig in Hartford, Connecticut. The Slipknot bass player suffered convulsions during their set due to dehydration on Sunday (02.08.15).Singer, Corey...

Slipknot Bassist Released From Hospital

The band briefly paused its set as Venturella was treated backstage and then taken to a nearby hospital, but frontman Corey Taylor and his bandmates opted to complete the concert. Now it...

Slipknot Taking Two-year Hiatus

Slipknot will take a two-year hiatus at the end of their current tour.The band's lead singer Corey Taylor has revealed they intend to take an extended period of time out once they finish the remaining...

Corey Taylor 'Happy' With Slipknot Reunion

Corey Taylor is ''happy'' Slipknot are on the same page and all talking again.The frontman of the heavy metal band - who last played Donington Park in 2013 - was really emotional as he took...

Corey Taylor Slams Streaming Services

Slipknot's Corey Taylor has slammed ''Taylor S**t'' and ''One Erection'' for letting their music be used commercially.The 'Wait and Bleed' rocker insists he wouldn't get behind streaming services like Tidal or the newly-announced Apple Music...

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