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Darryl Sterdan of Canada's Toronto Sun recently conducted an interview with SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor. A few excerpts from the chat follow below.
Toronto Sun: Why do you still live in Des Moines? Shouldn't you be closer to where the action is?
This has been my home for so long. My family lives here, my friends
live here, my kids were born here. I have a place in L.A., but this is
my hub. This is the place that feels like home. I can come back and
just be me, just remember why I do it and find the hunger again,
basically. A lot of people move away from what inspired them in the
first place. That takes the edge off their music, it takes a lot of the
attitude out of it. I want to stay where I've got inspiration around me
all the time.
Toronto Sun: The frustrations and limitations of life in Middle America have always informed your music. Co...
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SLIPKNOT have been named double winners at the first ever Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards.
The masked rockers won Best Riff and Best Live Band honours in the hard
rock and heavy metal prizegiving at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on
Other awards went to Metallica (Best Album), Dethklok (Best
International Band) and Hellyeah's Vinnie Paul (Most Awesomely Good
Drummer), and there were high honours for Megadeth's Dave Mustaine
(Golden God Award) and Ozzy Osbourne (Lifetime Achievement).
Meanwhile, Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx's tattooist girlfriend Kat
Von D was named Honorary Headbanger and Isis took home the Best
Underground Metal Band prize.
Bryan Odell, a correspondent for "The Omaha Buzz", a weekly entertainment show on WOWT in Omaha, has uploaded the entire interview he conducted with SLIPKNOT's Chris Fehn
on January 25, 2009 at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa
(only a portion of the chat was previously released). The 10-minute
clip, which includes footage from the concert, can be viewed below.
As previously reported, a man died after SLIPKNOT's concert at the Mid-America Center.
Cory Nickels was 29 years old, according to KETV Omaha. He collapsed during the last song of the sho...