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  • Taylor cites Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, Dokken, Misfits, Black Sabbath, Black Flag, Slayer, Def Leppard, Sex Pistols, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cheap Trick, Pearl Jam, The Damned, The Cramps, Journey (band), Bob Dylan and Korn as influences.
  • Taylor was ranked number 86 in Hit Parader’s Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time.
  • Before Slipknot wore identical coveralls, Corey Taylor wore a priest costume. This earned him the nickmane “Faith”, which he still hates to this day.
  • In the song “Eyeless”, Corey repeats the chorus :”You can’t see California without Marlon Brando’s eyes”. That line was taken from an incident when the band went to sign their record deal with Roadrunner in New York, Corey saw a homeless man on the sidewalk repeating. “You can’t see California without Marlon Brando’s eyes”.
  • At eighteen, Corey dropped out of high school and got his GED

  • Stone Sour was his original band before joining Slipknot.

  • His number in Slipknot is 8

  • Is the leadsinger of Slipknot and Stone Sour

  • Many people believe that Corey joined Slipknot when the members of Slipknot decided to enlist him to join the lineup. Joey, Shawn and Mick confronted him with the an ultimatum at his work place, “The Adult Emporium”, and said, “Join the band or we will kick your ass!” This is however inaccurate and has been proven as such, in many interviews Taylor has stated he doesn’t know where the rumour came from and that in fact the band members were incredibly timid and shy when asking him, taking about half an hour to work up the courage to approach him and ask him to join the band.

  • Won first Grammy in 2006 with Slipknot

  • Has been nominated 6 times for a Grammy

  • Sixth addition to the band Slipknot, after Percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan, Bassist Paul Gray, Drummer Joey Jordison, Sampler Craig “133” Jones, and Lead Guitarist Mick Thomson.