Corey Taylor's early inspirations
2011-01-14 by J. Ponton EMERITUS | 57 Comments

Slipknot's Corey Taylor recently told Guardian that many of his lyrics for the first Slipknot album were written and penned while he was being surrounded by porn:

"I'm the guy that gets up at three in the morning to jot down an entire sheet of lyrics for something that won't be recorded for six months. You have to get it down when you can, because thoughts are fluid. The lyrics for the first Slipknot album were written in the bathroom, while I was working 9am till 8pm at a porn shop. I would always have my notebook and pen, and for some reason every time I'd go to the bathroom I'd start writing something great."

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/jan/12/corey-taylor-slipknot-stone-sour

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nikotine9
January 14th 2011

33 Comments


amazing

Tyrael
January 14th 2011

20742 Comments


Why does this not surprise me.

LepreCon
January 14th 2011

3612 Comments


His lyrics can and do leave much to be desired but at least he sings them good

Maniac!
January 14th 2011

26246 Comments


how is this news?

Strider
January 14th 2011

4598 Comments


"and for some reason every time I'd go to the bathroom I'd start writing something great"

He needs to check out what great means...

Edwin
January 14th 2011

1399 Comments


First sentence made me think he had a pen in one hand, penis in the left, with redtube blazing on his pc while he wrote Spit It Out.

Ponton
Emeritus
January 14th 2011

5784 Comments


how is this news?


in the same way that Chad Kroeger sucking his dick is news.

Seriously though, thought this was interesting/humorous, so I posted. I understand if Dave wants to delete it though.


IRAI
January 14th 2011

1567 Comments


people = shit...

wrote while he was shitting...

COREY TAYLOR EATS PEOPLE!

Meatplow
January 14th 2011

5524 Comments


idk why this is news, I read him say the exact same thing in an interview several years back when Slipknot had their first album out

fulgrim
January 14th 2011

1542 Comments


Slipknot has lyrics?

Though it was him just sayin fuck over and over again.

IRAI
January 14th 2011

1567 Comments


^ and beating himself in the crotch with his mic repeatedly.

Maniac!
January 14th 2011

26246 Comments


"in the same way that Chad Kroeger sucking his dick is news.

Seriously though, thought this was interesting/humorous, so I posted. I understand if Dave wants to delete it though."



Fair enough

Eakflanderyof
January 14th 2011

2143 Comments


Thoughts are fluid much like diarrhea.

BallsToTheWall
January 14th 2011

44164 Comments


IF YOU'RE 555 THEN IM 666

KnuckleChowder
January 14th 2011

157 Comments


NEWSWORTHY FOR SURE!

Crisis
January 14th 2011

169 Comments


hahaha this is pretty funny

dcha
January 14th 2011

990 Comments


Fuck, I was hoping someone would post this. This is glorious news.

eyedea420
January 14th 2011

160 Comments


anders takes taylor out, idgaf listen to killers are quiet then you be the judge

laxworld16
January 14th 2011

96 Comments


not surprising, i read in a guitar world interview with Mick Thomson that he all he would do all day was sit on the toilet, beat off and play guitar

acADHDemy
January 14th 2011

1129 Comments


fucking. awesome.

thumbcrusher
January 14th 2011

3586 Comments


pretty funny, though, despite the sometimes questionable lyrics, i think he is good as a vocalist.

Comatorium.
January 14th 2011

4090 Comments



First sentence made me think he had a pen in one hand, penis in the left, with redtube blazing on his pc while he wrote Spit It Out.

comment of the week

wyankeif1337
January 14th 2011

6739 Comments


First sentence made me think he had a pen in one hand, penis in the left, with redtube blazing on his pc while
he wrote Spit It Out.


i lol'd

freedomofspeechnoway
January 14th 2011

411 Comments


Worst news posting of the year so far?

whywontyoudie
January 14th 2011

3063 Comments


this is pure genius.

CrownOfMagnets
January 14th 2011

2232 Comments


Believe it or not, on the crapper is always a great place to write lyrics.

eatmorchickin
January 14th 2011

76 Comments


first two albums are good, not surprised that porn was a big influence.

Epilogue
January 14th 2011

1589 Comments


going to the bathroom....to jack off.

drasticaction74
January 14th 2011

1721 Comments


i needed this

FilthyBorgir
January 14th 2011

1334 Comments


Interesting but not news worthy imo.

AnotherBrick
January 14th 2011

9770 Comments


So that's why I get turned on after listening to it

AnotherBrick
January 14th 2011

9770 Comments


Replace taylor with bannon and no one would be bitching about the relevance about this.

cleary it was of interest since you jackasses decided to click on it

Tyrael
January 14th 2011

20742 Comments


^this

FearThyEvil
January 14th 2011

12288 Comments


Lol I know most people hate Corey I find him pretty a cool dude.

Itwasthatwas
January 14th 2011

762 Comments


hahaha this made my day

SHAKEandBAKE
January 14th 2011

1309 Comments


please delete... this is not news

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
January 14th 2011

7971 Comments


Moral of this story: never shake Corey Taylor's hand.

cbmartinez
January 14th 2011

2525 Comments


wow so this is "news" on sputnikmusic.com

ConsiderPhlebas
January 14th 2011

6157 Comments


Damn right it is

crowing51
January 14th 2011

3446 Comments


First sentence made me think he had a pen in one hand, penis in the left, with redtube blazing on his pc while he wrote Spit It Out. [2]

ShadowRemains
January 14th 2011

20257 Comments


wow so this is "news" on sputnikmusic.com


go watch cnn then and see where that gets you


anotherdeadjuliet
January 14th 2011

263 Comments


He's only written one or 2 good song lyrics and they were on the 2nd Slipknot album, the self title, not the first Mate Feed Kill Repeat which was total rubbish.

Torii
January 14th 2011

805 Comments


This is gold

nash1311
January 15th 2011

1754 Comments


Daniel Davison shaving his mustache is more news worthy than this.

lookatthatparkinglot
January 15th 2011

168 Comments


still waiting for the "something great"

thumbcrusher
January 15th 2011

3586 Comments


not the first Mate Feed Kill Repeat which was total rubbish.


to be fair he wasn't in the band then and if the band say its a demo then its a demo, not their first album. but yes it is shit


TheyTookErrJobs
January 15th 2011

283 Comments


this is fucking amazing

freedomofspeechnoway
January 15th 2011

411 Comments


Replace taylor with bannon and no one would be bitching about the relevance about this.

cleary it was of interest since you jackasses decided to click on it





The title could indicate some sort of cover album or something to that effect of Corey's earlier inspirations.




Not a story about him pooping.


WashboardSuds
January 15th 2011

4984 Comments


inspiration...

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
January 15th 2011

9033 Comments


Since when was 3 AM between 9 AM and 8 PM?

anotherdeadjuliet
January 15th 2011

263 Comments


to be fair he wasn't in the band then and if the band say its a demo then its a demo, not their first album. but yes it is shit

thanks for the correction

wittwright
January 15th 2011

679 Comments


Daniel Davison shaved :O

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
January 16th 2011

21591 Comments


>""and for some reason every time I'd go to the bathroom I'd start writing something great"

He needs to check out what great means..."

>"Digging: Black Eyed Peas - Elephunk"

hahahahaha

Digging: Septicflesh - Communion

Destructerator
October 21st 2011

853 Comments


I like his shout-thing, he's not really a "singer" though.

Et713ET
December 31st 2011

21 Comments


Okay okay stop harrassin' Corey. We all think of something worth thinking (besides porn) while we're on the can. I think of character plots and designs while I'm on the crapper... That's right... I said crapper... Deal with it...

YouGotLucky
May 7th 2012

946 Comments


your 55 motherfucker and im 666

Spec
May 7th 2012

27062 Comments


"every time I'd go to the bathroom I'd start writing something great."

Would explain why the band sounds like shit.



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