Slipknot and Stone Sour’s lead vocalist and lyricist Corey Taylor stopped into the 955 KLOS studios to speak with Matt Pinfield on the Sunday-night featured New & Approved series.
Discussing a wide range of topics from his debut album to his inspirations as a child, new music he has in the works, the current climate of “cancel culture”, and much more, Taylor details how his solo debut album came together and just how long it took for the final project to be released. Featured on the ‘CMFT’ debut is the record “Samantha’s Gone”, which Corey explains was inspired by his journey of sobriety. The singer’s follow-up to the album is already in the works and Taylor even has new music slated with Slipknot and The Dead Deads.
Taylor goes into detail about eh effects of the pandemic, as well as the social climate that many are working to understand as he expresses concerns for “cancel culture”, censorship, and how the politics of the country took a toll on him while putting together his last book feature.
Corey Taylor also speaks with Matt about his favorite Michael Jackson and Def Leopard, the ‘Long live Rock’ festival documentary, a rap song he’s recently worked on, and much more.