1. Slipknot's Corey Taylor Swings Back at Nickelback's Chad Kroeger: 'Curl Up in Bed With Your Hello Kitty Pillow & Shut Up'

    June 21, 2017 10:22 AM EDT These two need to get into a ring for a celebrity boxing match. After Nickelback 's Chad Kroeger took some hard shots at Slipknot 's Corey Taylor, referring to his side project Stone Sour as "Nickelback Lite" and dissing the masked singer's songwriting skills, among…

  2. Nickelback's Chad Kroeger Goes on Attack Against Corey Taylor and His 'Gimmick' Band Slipknot

    June 19, 2017 12:10 PM EDT At some point enough is enough. For years, Nickelback has been one of the easiest targets in rock: a punchline for Republican Senators who get trolled into joining the band's mailing lists , the subject of negging by Arnold Schwarzenegger , disses from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg …

  3. Hear Korn's New Song 'A Different World' Featuring Slipknot Singer Corey Taylor

    September 29, 2016 11:25 AM EDT Earlier this month, Korn stopped by Billboard ’s New York office for an interview and played us new music off its forthcoming studio album, The Serenity Of Suffering . One of them was a pummeling collab with Slipknot ’s Corey Taylor called “A Different World.” But we’ll stop bragging about…

  4. Beartooth's 'Fair Weather Friend' From New Album 'Aggressive': Exclusive Premiere

    June 01, 2016 8:22 AM EDT Metalcore band Beartooth is continuing the ramp-up to its new album, Aggressive , by rolling out yet another song from the project. Having already premiered the tracks “Hated” and “Loser” from the Red Bull Records album, Beartooth is now exclusively premiering “Fair Weather Friend” on…

  5. Metal Satire Site Fools Internet With Fake Slipknot Story

    March 14, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Over the weekend, the satirical website Heavier Metal shared a story about Slipknot ’s Corey Taylor performing without his mask due to theft.  The article was then picked up by Facebook as a real news story in its trending topics section.  “Fans at Slipknot’s Albuquerque, New Mexico show were…

  6. Slipknot's Corey Taylor: 'Republicans Need to F---ing Disavow' Donald Trump

    December 26, 2015 7:21 PM EST As the end of 2015 nears, Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has spoken about his highs and (many) lows of the year with Rolling Stone . "I just want this year to be over with," he said. Taylor took part in a conversation about a wide range of topics, sounding off on…

  7. Ka-pow! Watch Slipknot's Corey Taylor Punch WWE Wrestler Baron Corbin

    October 26, 2015 12:45 PM EDT Slipknot ’s Corey Taylor is a big wrestling fan, and he’s been feuding online with the WWE’s Baron Corbin for a while. Recently, he decided to take manners into his own hands. At the WWE NXT Aftershock festival in Sacramento, Calif. on Oct. 23, Taylor helped out Corbin’s opponent Samoa Joe by…

  8. Slipknot's Corey Taylor Is Coming to This Week's 'Dr. Who'

    September 28, 2015 11:40 AM EDT Whovians who happen to be Slipknot and/or Stone Sour fans are getting a special treat this week: the band’s frontman Corey Taylor is guesting in the Oct. 3 Dr. Who episode “Under the Lake.” Taylor will provide screams for an alien warlord called the Fisher King. #DrWho Recruits @slipknot…

  9. Slipknot's Corey Taylor Thinks the Backlash to His Kanye West 'Rock Star' Rant Is 'Funny'

    July 14, 2015 4:44 PM EDT Corey Taylor is discovering the cost of taking Kanye West to task. "People are ripping me to shreds," he tells Billboard. And he finds that pretty amusing.  Slipknot's Corey Taylor to Kanye West: 'You Are Not the Greatest Living Rock Star' Promoting his just-published…

  10. Slipknot's Corey Taylor to Kanye West: 'You Are Not the Greatest Living Rock Star'

    July 08, 2015 10:45 AM EDT As if getting his set interrupted by a stage intruder wasn't enough, Kanye West's heavily-buzzed-about Glastonbury performance has earned him another hater. It's Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor, who had some choice words for 'Ye in a recent…

  11. Got It Licked: Finnish Postal Service to Honor Metal Bands Nightwish, HIM, Apocalyptica and More

    April 16, 2015 2:50 PM EDT Well, at least we have Hendrix. Six Finnish metal/rock bands will be honored in September when the country’s postal service, Posti, issues several new series of stamps. According to posti.fi , graphic artist Klaus Welp designed the sheet that will feature Nightwish , Apocalyptica , Chidren of…

  12. Slipknot Frontman Corey Taylor Subject of Upcoming Comedy Roast

    March 18, 2014 8:32 PM EDT Roast to be held at Columbus' Rock on the Range festival in May When Corey Taylor arrives in Columbus, Ohio, for Rock on the Range this May, he won't be playing with either of his usual bands, Slipknot or Stone Sour, like he has in the past. Instead, the frontman is scheduled to be…

  13. Corey Taylor Talks Slipknot's 'Emotional' Next Step, Eyes First Novel

    July 25, 2013 9:33 AM EDT Rock frontman releases his second book, "A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to Heaven (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process)" Corey Taylor likes a good ghost story. Especially when they happen to him. So the Slipknot and…

  14. Slipknot's Corey Taylor Robbed of Music Gear, Late Bassist's Guitars Stolen

    July 10, 2013 12:10 AM EDT The lead singer of the heavy metal band Slipknot says musical equipment worth $36,000 has been stolen from his home and storage units in Iowa. The Des Moines Register says Corey Taylor told police two guitars that had belonged to Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, who died in May 2010 , were among…

  15. Stone Sour Planning World Tour To Follow 2013 Album

    December 21, 2012 11:30 AM EST "House of Gold & Bones -- Part 2" will be released next year, with new single "Do Me a Favor" coming soon. Next year will certainly be a big one for Stone Sour with the release of "House of Gold & Bones -- Part 2" and touring to support the two conceptual…

  16. Paul McCartney & Nirvana Members Unite Again on 'SNL'

    December 16, 2012 3:45 AM EST New collaboration "Cut Me Some Slack" now available on iTunes. "Sirvana" strikes again: Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana once again united to perform their new collaboration, "Cut Me Some Slack," on "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday …

  17. Slipknot Envision 'Melancholy' Album in Wake of Bassist's Death

    November 03, 2011 11:10 AM EDT Corey Taylor: 'It's Going to Be a More Saddened Form of Rage When It Does Happen' As it celebrates its past with the release of a 10th anniversary edition of its second album, "Iowa," Slipknot is eyeing a near-future that includes more touring -- including North…

  18. Stone Sour Scraps Tour After Drummer Suffers Stroke

    May 18, 2011 1:18 PM EDT S tone Sour has announced that the remaining shows on its spring U.S. headlining tour have been cancelled due to drummer Roy Mayorga suffering a "minor stroke." In a message posted on the hard rock group's website yesterday (May 17), the band explains that Mayorga, who joined…

  19. Duff McKagan: Autobiography 'Not The Same Story'

    April 22, 2011 2:45 PM EDT D uff McKagan promises that "It's So Easy and Other Lies," his upcoming autobiography, is "not the same story" as former Guns N' Roses bandmates Slash and Steven Adler told in their memoirs. "Mine's not really a Guns N' Roses book, where I think…

  20. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice:Chris Brown's Outburst and Travis Barker's Opening

    March 24, 2011 2:01 PM EDT Despite the negative attention surrounding his Good Morning America outburst, Chris Brown is having a great week on the charts as "Look At Me Now" steps 2-1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (33.9 million listener impressions, according to Nielsen BDS) to mark his fourth chart-topper on the…

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