Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has recently given an interview with Australia’s X-Press Online. Check out some snippits below:
On fronting SLIPKNOT, one of the most venerated and iconic metal acts of all time, while counterbalancing this accomplishment with an equally successful rock act in STONE SOUR:
“I think people learn more about me being in STONE SOUR than they do watching me in SLIPKNOT. With STONE SOUR I don't feel like I'm going to rip my head off at any given time. I'm showing people who I am and a little more of where I am coming from.
“SLIPKNOT is one very specific side of me but this is so much more of everything I love to do. I like to do slower stuff, I like to do heavier stuff, I like to do stuff that's in the middle and I just get the opportunity to do that with STONE SOUR. It's not about competition, it's about expression. That's why I'm extremely lucky because I have two really popular bands. It's one of those things that I try never to look at like a gift horse in the mouth. I don't try to be contrived or fake and I don't try to play a part, which I think a lot of people do when they have different projects — they try to be something other than who they are. Plus, I think we write really good songs and we don't try to put the music out there just for the sake of making music. We put really good songs out there because it's what we love to do.
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