See Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Answer Fan Questions in Facebook Live Q&A

Last night, August 14th, Slipknot singer Corey Taylor took to Facebook for a live Q&A with fans, and he opened up on a range of topics, from the hardest song to write for the band’s new album, We Are Not Your Kind, to his favorite new and old ‘Knot songs to play live, to whether he has plans to write another book anytime soon.

Among the more interesting tidbits that came up, Taylor revealed that he was initially opposed to the choir in the intro toWe Are Not Your Kind lead single “Unsainted.” “I was like, ‘No, no!’ I don’t want to say it was dumb, but it didn’t feel like us… until I heard the mock-up for it, and just the mock-up alone was incredible,” Taylor admitted. “And then having a real choir sing on it was … I mean, it was literally the last song we were able to say was finished, and it was because we were trying to find the absolute right way to make it perfect. And we nailed it. I was really stoked — I was never so happy to be wrong in my life, let’s put it that way!”

He also promised that Slipknot would be playing new fan favorite “Nero Forte” live sometime soon. “Absolutely — probably not soon enough for a lot of fans,” he noted with a laugh. “But definitely once we knock the rust off of it, then we’ll definitely be able to get that out there.”

Slipknot are currently headlining the first-ever Knotfest Roadshow — see their upcoming dates, and watch the full Facebook Live Q&A, below.

Knotfest Roadshow with Slipknot, Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth:
August 16 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
August 17 – Bonner Springs, KS @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
August 18 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
August 20 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
August 21 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 23 – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
August 24 – Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
August 25 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
August 27 – Mansfield, MA @ The Xfinity Center
August 28 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
August 30 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 31 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
September 1 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
September 3 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
September 4 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
September 6 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas
September 7 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
September 8 – The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman