SLIPKNOT WILL NEVER TOUR WITHOUT MASKS, SAYS COREY TAYLOR
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor was asked in an interview recently with Milan, Italy’s Linea Rock if he thought it was possible that the band would ever go on tour without the members wearing masks. Taylor replied, “No. I don’t think you’ll ever see a Slipknot ‘unmasked’ tour. Everybody asks me that, and it’s such a part of what we do, and it helps us really embrace the music that we make. I couldn’t see that happening. And to everyone who thinks that (the masks are) just a gimmick, live in it and you tell me it’s a gimmick, you s**theads.”
Slipknot recently released a live video for the band’s song “Custer,” shot at last year’s Knotfest in Devore, California.
“Custer” is the latest single from Slipknot’s 2014 album, .5: The Gray Chapter, which came out in October.
Slipknot recently unveiled the details of a massive summer headlining tour dubbed Summer’s Last Stand. The trek kicks off on July 24th in West Palm Beach, Florida, wrapping up six weeks later on September 5th in Dallas.
The summer jaunt follows a brief spring run that Slipknot will launch on April 25th in Fort Myers, Florida, ending on May 16th in Grand Rapids, Michigan.