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5 Reasons why Corey Taylor Should NEVER quit Slipknot!

Is the writing on the wall for one of metal's most revered acts?

4. No Corey, No Slipknot

Source // brave words.com

Source // brave words.com

Although the ‘Knot are made up of 9 masked maniacs, it’s arguably Corey Taylor who has become the face of the band, the showman, the spokesperson and the larger than life character the metal world needs.

With all due respect to Shawn Crahan, Mick Thompson and Jim Root etc, Slipknot would be rudderless in the eyes of the majority without Corey Taylor leading the charge. He’s positioned himself as the centrepiece of the band – despite strong competition from the endlessly creative mind of Shawn Crahan – and his absence would be tangible.

While Slipknot survived the tragic loss of Paul Grey and the seemingly sudden departure of Joey Jordison, could they survive the loss of their talismanic frontman? We think not!

About Chris Jennings (1978 Articles)
I love metal. Always have. Always will. As editor of Worship Metal - a site dedicated to being as positive about metal and its myriad of sub-genres as possible - my aim is to 'worship' metal through honest reviews, current news and a wide variety of features; offering the same exposure to underground bands as we do to mainstream/well known acts. Our mantra; the bands are partners and we exist to serve the bands \m/

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