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Corey Taylor


American rock singer known to be the lead vocalist of Slipknot and of Rock Sour. He was became a member of in Slipknot by drummer Shawn Crahan, guitarists Mick Thomson and Jim Main, bassist Chris Fehn, DJ Sid Wilson and keyboardist Craig Jones. He struggled having a drug addiction as an adolescent. His grandmother took him in and helped support and foster his quest for a musical career. He released a book called Seven Deadly Sins: Settling The Argument Between Born Bad And Damaged Good in 2011. He married his third wife, Stephanie Luby, on November 13, 2009. He has two daughters named Aravis and Angeline and a son named Griffin. He collaborated with Travis Barker around the 2010 song, “BY MYSELF.”

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Full Name Corey Taylor
Date Of Birth December 8, 1973
Place Of Birth Des Moines, IA
Height 1.7 m
Profession Metal Singer
Nationality American
Spouse Stephanie Luby, Scarlett Stone
Children Angeline Taylor, Griffin Parker Taylor, Aravis Taylor
Awards Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance, Kerrang! Award for Best Live Band, Kerrang! Award for Best International Band, Kerrang! Award for Best Track, Kerrang! Icon Award, Kerrang! Award for Best International Live Act, Duality, Psychosocial, Snuff
Music Groups Duality, Snuff, Psychosocial, Slipknot, Stone Sour, Kings of Chaos, Teenage Time Killers, Junk Beer Kidnap Band
Nominations Kerrang! Tweeter of the Year Award
Movies Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, Fear Clinic, Behind the Mask, Sepultura Endurance
Star Sign Sagittarius

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Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short writer: "Psychosocial"
Rage 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sound City 2013 Documentary performer: "From Can to Can't" / writer: "From Can to Can't"
Metal Evolution 2012 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock 2010 Video Game writer: "Psychosocial"
Madden NFL 2010 2009 Video Game writer: "Duality"
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game writer: "Before I Forget"
Final Fight: Streetwise 2006 Video Game writer: "Pulse of the Maggots"
Amplitude 2003 Video Game "I Am Hated"
Disasterpieces 2002 Video writer: "People=Shit", "Liberate", "Left Behind", "Eeyore", "Disasterpiece", "Purity", "Gently", "Eyeless", "My Plague", "New Abortion", "Heretic Anthem", "Spit It Out", "Wait and Bleed", "sic", "Surfacing"
Resident Evil 2002 writer: "My Plague New Abuse Mix"
Slipknot: Welcome to Our Neighborhood 1999 Video short writer: "Spit It Out", "Wait And Bleed", "Left Behind", "My Plague"



The Devil in I 2014 Short
Mad Genius 2010 TV Series Musician
Rollerball 2002 Slipknot Band Member
Slipknot: Welcome to Our Neighborhood 1999 Video short Number 8
Officer Downe 2016 Headcase Harry
Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens 2016 TV Movie Frankie
Doctor Who 2015 TV Series Roar of Fisher King
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short
Fear Clinic 2015 Bauer



QI 2016 TV Series Himself
Alternative Press Music Awards 2015 TV Special Himself
Doctor Who Extra 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Larry King Now 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Roast on the Range 2014 Video Himself
As the Palaces Burn 2014 Documentary Himself
That Metal Show 2011-2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Fuse Follows 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Stone Sour: Live from Los Angeles 2013 TV Movie Himself
Sound City 2013 Documentary Himself
Golden Gods Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
The Rock & Roll Roast of Zakk Wylde 2012 TV Movie Himself
Slipknot: Goat - The 10th Anniversary of Iowa 2011 Documentary Himself
The Daily Habit 2011 TV Series Himself
Tosh.0 2010 TV Series Himself
How Weed Won the West 2010 Documentary Himself
Family Values Tour 2006 2006 Video documentary Himself - Stone Sour
Voliminal: Inside the Nine 2006 Video documentary Himself
Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal 2006 Documentary Himself
Metal: A Headbanger's Journey 2005 Documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2000-2005 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2002-2004 TV Series Himself
Headbangers Ball 2003 TV Series Himself
Cable TV 2003 TV Series Himself
Disasterpieces 2002 Video Himself
We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll 2001 Documentary Himself (Slipknot)

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Provokation 2015 Documentary short Himself
Stone Sour: The Dark 2015 Video short uncredited

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