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Nerdist Podcast: Corey Taylor
Episode 591: Nerdist Podcast
Corey Taylor
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Nerdist Podcast: Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor (singer of Slipknot) hangs out with Chris and Jonah to talk about music they listened to as kids, what strange mashups Slipknot should cover and Jonah tells the story of the creepiest thing he ever did. Corey talks about getting sober and healthy, his problem with the Grammy Awards and Slipknot’s new album .5: The Gray Chapter!

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  1. Laura says:

    Hilarious as hell!! Corey is such an amazing entertainer. Absolutely hilarious. Great interview. 

  2. kaylee says:

    I love at 32:20 “you don’t need to know.” and then “he doesn’t have a college fund, he has bail money.” 

  3. Kyle says:

    Awesome and entertaining interview! Slipknot are one of my favorite bands along with Cory being a huge inspiration. Chris is the voice of all nerds and I respect him as well! The chemistry between everyone was great and fucking hilarious! Brin Cory back Sooner than later! 

  4. Mel C says:

    I’ve been a fan of Slipknot & Stone Sour for many years. I already knew Corey was an awesome guy, this just reinforces that simple fact!

  5. I’ve been dreaming of this podcast happening.

  6. bg says:

    Kyle irritation factor: 10 of 10

  7. corey’s a great inspiration for a lyricist, I watched his interview of his book, the 7 deadly sins, just wanna I didn’t make a mistake being his fans since high school!

  8. jt says:

    well done nerdist lads … i had only imagined that this interview would happen … its simply amazing

  9. Mikey says:

    Awesome interview… Didn’t know Cory was such a rad dude. definitely have him back.

  10. Brian says:

    You tagged this as Skipknot 

  11. Justin says:

    Listen to nerdist…check…click Joel Hodgson exclusive Turkey Day MST3K marathon…yeah!…click link to shout factory to check it out…low and behold what do I find…the movie on the end of the isle

  12. This was an incredibly fun listen! I’ve been a Slipknot and Stone Sour fan for ages. Please bring Corey back ASAP!

  13. johnson&johnson says:

    The sibilance.   Oh man the sibilance from corey taylor.

  14. zer0zer0x says:

    I love it when the podcast introduces me someone I never would have heard about otherwise.  Slipknot is not my kind of music, but after this podcast I plan to buy some of their music, and try to like it, just to show support for Corey Taylor being a really cool person. 

    • _isles says:

      If you’re not big on metal, do yourself a favor and start with Taylor’s rock band, Stone Sour. Move on to Slipknot if you dig it (their self-titled is still the way to go). 

  15. I could listen to this lineup all day, everyday… but then it wouldn’t be special. Please, consider bringing Corey back every now and again. I’ve met him a few times (humble brag). He’s exactly the same in person as he was on this episode. The chemistry of the lineup/team today was awesome. Way to go, Nerdist! 

  16. michaelscott says:

    I asked the universe and the universe gave me the gift. This was awesome, thank you.

  17. Daniel Rosenbloom says:

    I just gotta say, Corey Taylor is one of my favorite musicians. And Hardwick is my favorite podcaster. This is hands down one of my favorite podcasts of all time. Please do more with Corey Taylor and make it longer. I could listen to this forever. Nerdist is the shit!

  18. Slipknot and Stone Sour both mean a great deal to me, and I’m so freaking happy to finally have my metal nerd sated by the Nerdist.

  19. Gary A. says:

    This question is for Corey Taylor, Jonah, and Chris Hardwick: How do you keep your mind open for new things.  I’m about Chris’ age and I feel like I’m walling myself off to certain parts of culture.  For example, I like only Post-Crisis DCU, Hip Hop from before 2010, and television shows about technology (like Person of Interest or Max Headroom).  I used to have such lazer focus on a broad amount of cool culture and I had an open mind as to what I would take in.  Now it feels like I’m creating these walled gardens of things that I cultivate while pushing out the new things that I probably would like (like NuDCU, Trip Hop, and The Walking Dead).  How do I stay open to new influences and new ideas without being overwhelmed by everything around me? 

    • Kyle says:

      Expand you’re horizons. What’s the worst that could happen? You’ll might find something new that you digg! 

  20. Joey says:

    Best comment in intro was Kyle’s ODST line.  

  21. Blane says:

    This was the best podcast I’ve ever listened to. I’m so happy you guys were able to do this, hope you can get him on again!

  22. Jonathan says:

    It always incredible to listen to the podcast and be amazed when someone is genuinely a cool person…despite the horrible music or whatever they put out into the world.

  23. Woke up really early on my Saturday of. What to do? Whent here to check if any new podcasts was up. And holy shit! This was fucking FANTASTIC! Absolutely loved every minute of it. Was totally captivated the whole show through. And so fucking funny to. THANK YOU guy’s for starting of my Saturday in such a awesome way. 

  24. kerrell says:

    Wether you love him or hate him. Corey Taylor is hilarious,this guy is one hell of an entertainer. Thank you so much Chris for getting this guy on.

  25. Wildride says:

    Doll revolution!  Let them tear off their own heads: 😉

  26. Stephanie says:

    I could have listened to hours of this. Not into this type of music, but you got to give credit when it’s due. Awesome interview.