Slipknot Singer Corey Taylor Slaps Phone Out of Texting Fan's Hands During Concert: Watch

Corey Taylor of Slipknot
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Corey Taylor of Slipknot performs on stage on Day 1 of Download Festival 2013 at Donnington Park on June 14, 2013 in Donnington, England.

Note to all heavy metal fans: Do not text during a Slipknot concert, you might just lose your phone. 

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That's what happened at a recent one of the masked band's concerts. When frontman Corey Taylor saw someone in the front row text messaging during the performance, the singer took the opportunity to reach out and slap the phone out of his hand. 

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The band later tweeted a video of it and Taylor defended his actions, saying, "If you're gonna text, stay home."

See the video and some of his tweets below. 



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