Machine Gun Kelly Relentlessly Booed During Louder Than Life Set, Gets Into Physical Altercation With Audience Member

As previously reported, Machine Gun Kelly recently made headlines after insulting Slipknot onstage and feuding with Corey Taylor on social media. Now, during his September 25 appearance at the Louder Than Life Festival in Louisville, KY, rock and metal fans made it clear that they weren’t going to stand for his disrespect. The rapper turned rocker was relentlessly booed during the performance and even got into a physical altercation with an aggressive audience member. You can see fan-filmed footage of all of that below:

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Opens Up About Joey Jordison’s Death: “I Still Can’t Believe It”

During an appearance on SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk,” Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor opened up about the tragic death of the band’s former drummer Joey Jordison. He said the following:

“It’s been tough, man. Our first concern was obviously his family, so we reached out immediately to make sure that they were okay, to let them know if they needed anything from us, they could absolutely ask. It’s a damn tragedy. He was way too young, and he was way too talented to lose him like this. I know a lot of people wonder about the circumstances that led to him not being in the band anymore, and it’s, like, we’re not gonna talk about that, because I’d rather talk about his legacy, which is that he helped create this band that we all have fought to keep out there and keep going. Just the fact that he’s not here now, it’s still — I still can’t believe it.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Machine Gun Kelly Says Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Wrote A “Terrible” Unused Verse For “Tickets To My Downfall”, Taylor Shares Emails That Dispute Those Claims

As previously reported, Machine Gun Kelly recently made headlines after blasting Slipknot by calling them “old weird dudes with masks” onstage at the 2021 Riot Fest in Chicago, IL. Now, the rapper turned rocker has apparently decided to keep the feud going on social media.

Machine Gun Kelly tweeted the following:

“very odd that when an artist talks shit, and i respond, i’m the bad guy.”

He later added:

“Corey [Taylor] did a verse for a song on tickets to my downfall album, it was fucking terrible, so i didn’t use it. he got mad about it, and talked shit to a magazine about the same album he was almost on. yalls stories are all off. just admit he’s bitter.”

Taylor then responded with the following:

“I don’t like people airing private shit like a child. So this is all I’ll say: I didn’t do the track because I don’t like when people try to ‘write’ for me. I said NO to THEM. So without further ado…. #receipts This is all I’m going to say about it.”

The receipts Taylor mentioned are emails between him and Machine Gun Kelly’s “Tickets To My Downfall” collaborator Travis Barker (Blink-182), which you can find below:

Machine Gun Kelly has since fired back as well:

“basically, your verse was really bad. respectfully, i was just telling you to rewrite it because it was really bad. respectfully. 😕 but let’s do a britney spears song cover together 🤘🏼”

Corey Taylor To Host Virtual Signing Event For Nikki Sixx’s New Book “The First 21”

Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe, Sixx:A.M.) will be signing copies of his new book, “The First 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx,” during a virtual event for Barnes & Noble on October 18. Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) will host the event and tickets can be purchased HERE. As previously reported, the aforementioned book will be released on October 19.

Halloween Horror Anthology “Bad Candy” Starring Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Now Available On Demand

As previously reported, Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) is featured in a new Halloween horror anthology called “Bad Candy.” The film was screened in select theaters on September 10 and it is now available on demand. It will also be receiving a Blu-ray release on October 12. “Bad Candy” was written and directed by Scott Hansen and Desiree Connell and it also features Zach Galligan (“Gremlins”, “Waxwork”). Here’s a description of it:

“‘Bad Candy’ follows local Halloween stories of both myth and lessons learned in the community of New Salem. With its annual Psychotronic FM Halloween show, re-enactment radio DJs Chilly Billy and Paul weave the tales of the supernatural of years gone by. In this small town it’s a grimy ending for most, but will a few good souls survive?”

Listen To Corey Taylor’s Cover Of Metallica’s “Holier Than Thou”

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has released his cover of Metallica’s “Holier Than Thou.” That track appears on Metallica’s massive “Black Album” tribute album, “The Metallica Blacklist,“ which was released today (September 10) alongside a 30th anniversary expanded edition of “The Black Album.” Taylor commented:

“The Metallica Blacklist is out today with all profits from my song going to Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation and Tobies Small Dog Rescue. Listen to my cover of “Holier Than Thou” from The Metallica Blacklist on your preferred streaming service. #MetallicaBlacklist”

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Debuts New Mask At 2021 Rocklahoma Festival

Earlier tonight (September 4), Slipknot’s Corey Taylor debuted his new mask during the 2021 Rocklahoma festival in Pryor, OK. The mask appears to be inspired by Dr. Decker of “Nightbreed” and photos of it can be seen below:

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Still Wants To Make “Whiskey Jazz” And “Darker Acoustic” Solo Albums

During a virtual chat with fans during GalaxyCon, Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) confirmed that he still wants to make some “whiskey jazz” and “darker acoustic” solo albums. The frontman said the following about that:

“I definitely want to do a jazz album at some point. I talked about it in a couple of different interviews and stuff. But I definitely have a certain style of jazz that I kind of gravitate towards more — like a dirtier size of jazz; the whiskey jazz is what they call it… I definitely still want to do a darker acoustic album. I don’t write stuff like that all the time, and the reason I don’t do that is because it’s so easy for me; I can write that shit in my sleep. I like tripping out on all the genres that I grew up listening to and trying to create some amalgam hybrid that is exciting and kind of pops and gets people into the stuff that I was listening to. Other than that, I don’t know, man. I’ve done it all.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Corey Taylor Is Almost Done Recording Vocals For Slipknot’s New Album

During a recent interview that was conducted as part “Galaxy Con”, Corey Taylor revealed that he is almost done recording vocals for the new Slipknot album. The frontman says he only has about three more songs left to finish.

Taylor said the following:

“I was actually supposed to finish my vocals this week. I got screwed, man, [by the COVID diagnosis]. I actually only have really three songs left to do. I’ve done all the other tracks because I’ve been doing ’em in between tours, just fucking hitting it.”

He also added the following about the musical direction of the new material:

“I actually like this one better than the last one. I loved the last one. It’s really good. There’s some darker, heavier shit on it. There’s some tunes that are actually really outside the realm of what we’ve done before. But it all fucking coheses together — it all works together. And there’s some fucking savage heavy shit, which I’m really stoked on. So it’s gonna be rad.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Is Now Testing Negative For COVID-19

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) is now testing negative for COVID-19 following a recent battle with the disease. The frontman, who was fully vaccinated, originally tested positive last week and said it was “the worst [he has] ever been sick in [his] life.” His wife Alicia Taylor (Cherry Bombs) shared the below update on Twitter:

“Corey has been testing negative for two days. Had he not been vaxxed, this would have lasted much longer and been exponentially worse. I know this won’t change all minds, but if you’re on the fence- do it. Now it’s time to snag my man and drive home! I have missed him so much!”