Slipknot’s Corey in Sydney

Posted By on February 28, 2012 in Events, Music, People | 3 comments

Slipknot’s Corey in Sydney

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor in Sydney

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor made a special in-store appearance today in Sydney to sign his book Seven Deadly Sins at Dymocks, George Street in Sydney’s CBD.

A long queue of Slipknot fans peacefully waited their turn to meet Corey, get their books signed and get a photo with the Slipknot and Stonesour singer.

Corey is currently touring Australia for the Soundwave Festival and is also doing some sideshows. Last night they played at the Entertainment Centre in Sydney and March 1st they are playing a show at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, before playing Soundwave Melbourne on show on Friday.

Seven Deadly Sins


Corey’s book Seven Deadly Sins: Settling The Argument Between Born Bad And Damaged Good was released in 2011.

‘I was 22 years old, a hard-on with a pulse: wretched vice-ridden, too much to burn and not enough minutes in a hour to do so. 1995 was a full 365-day year of drinking, fucking, lying, raging and exploration for me – not a dull one in the bunch. It was a time of self-shit: self-importance, self-absorption, self-indulgence and selfishness. I was the only person in the known galaxy and I wanted what the fuck I wanted sooner rather than later’. The action begins in West Des Moines, Iowa, where Corey Taylor, frontman of Slipknot and Stone Sour, systematically set about committing each of the Seven Deadly Sins. He has picked fights with douche bags openly brandishing guns. He has set himself on fire at parties and woken up in dumpsters after cocaine binges. He lost his virginity at eleven. He got rich and famous and immersed himself in booze, women, and chaos until one day he realised, suddenly, that he didn’t need any of that at all. Candid. Literate. Brilliant. “Seven Deadly Sins” is a brutally honest look ‘at a life that could have gone horribly wrong at any turn’, and the soul-searching and self-discovery it took to set it right.

Photos of Corey Taylor at Dymocks, Sydney:

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Corey Taylor will be playing the upcoming shows in Australia with Slipknot:

1 March – Melbourne – Rod Laver Arena
2 March – Melbourne – Soundwave 2012
3 March – Adelaide – Soundwave 2012
5 March – Perth – Soundwave 2012


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  1. Arthur March 1, 2012

    I went to the signing and met Corey it was amazing my mate got his bass signed and WE’RE IN THE 11TH PHOTO!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m the one with the longboard (massive skateboard) and my mates standing next to me with the shaved head and holding his bass in a guitar case. Haha this is so awesome!!

      • velvetscrotum March 4, 2012

        i was the guy that got the clown mask signed by clown and im in one of the pic takin a photo of corey


  1. Clown y Corey Taylor en la firma de autógrafos de ‘Seven Deadly Sins’; Fotos disponibles. « APOCALYPTIC NIGHTMARE § LATINOAMÉRICA - [...] Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) hizo una presentación especial en Dymocks, George Street en Sydney CBD, para la firma de su libro …

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