SlipknotAlexandra Crahan-Conway

Corey Taylor Clears Up Misconceptions Of Slipknot’s New Album Being “‘Iowa’ Levels Of Heavy”


Back in June of last year, Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor made a statement about the band’s forthcoming new album “We Are Not Your Kind” that got the tongues of many a maggot wagging. Speaking of where the record was headed at the time, he in part offered:

“We have 16 songs written right now, and they are fucking dangerous. I loved .5 [The Gray Chapter], but this album, to me, makes .5 look like nobody’s business. This is ‘Iowa‘ levels of heavy.”

It’s the last sentence that has come back to haunt him in a way. A number of the band’s fans have lashed out against him on social media lately over their disappointment that the band’s newest single “Unsainted“, hasn’t lived up to their expectations after Corey made the comparison to the band’s 2001 platinum selling outing, “Iowa“.

Speaking today via social media, Taylor, offered a bit more of an fully developed opinion on the record now that it’s been completed:

We Are Not Your Kind” will be released on August 09th and the band debuted two songs from it live on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!last night.

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