Six Things You May Not Know About Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour

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5. He's More of a Family Man Now From non-stop touring for years, and a seemingly endless array of projects at any given time, Corey Taylor is ready to spend some time with family.

"I'd be lying if I said I wasn't hitting a wall right now," he admitted in a May interview with me for Up on the Sun. "I'm just gonna . . . be a dad for a few months. Which I'm really really looking forward to, you know?

"My boy's getting old. He's gonna be 11 this year. This is all he's known his whole life. This is what I do and he knows when I'm gone than I come home. I need to stop and be a dad for a while and that's all I want to do."

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Lauren Wise has worked as a rock/heavy metal journalist for 15 years. She contributes to Noisey and LA Weekly, edits books, and drinks whiskey.
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