NewsJune 3, 2016 5:17 PM ET12,271 views

Slipknot frontman undergoes surgery, tour dates postponed

The first two weeks of Slipknot's forthcoming North American tour with Marilyn Manson and Of Mice & Men have been postponed as a result of vocalist Corey Taylor undergoing "unplanned spinal surgery." Taylor has issued the following:
"Regretfully, I'm sending this to our fans to inform you that we will be postponing the first couple of weeks of our upcoming U.S tour. Unfortunately, I had to undergo an unplanned spinal surgery. I am recovering nicely, and all went well! I need a little recovery time before hitting the stage. We will start the summer tour in Nashville on June 28 and continue as previously scheduled. An update on the rescheduled dates will be available in the next few days. I hope you all understand and thanks for always having my back!"

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anonymous 6/3/2016 2:27:54 PM

tattered and torn

anonymous 6/3/2016 2:43:32 PM

"having my back"

anonymous 6/3/2016 3:06:06 PM

He should join paul in the dirt.

anonymous 6/3/2016 3:11:10 PM

^YOU should join your dads boyfriends eiscrete sucking contest he's hosting w your dad, later 2day

ed_money 6/3/2016 3:30:31 PM

Good. Die, hack.

anonymous 6/3/2016 3:48:20 PM

Todd Jones has actually been performing vocals (#8) in the studio and on every tour since Iowa. Todd Jones Facts

anonymous 6/3/2016 3:52:40 PM

^^^ this guy sucks at anything Todd Jones related. In other news, they are actually cloning Todd Jones' spine from stem cells to place in Corey's back. Godspeed, you lucky sob.

anonymous 6/3/2016 4:32:24 PM

"^YOU should join your dads boyfriends eiscrete sucking contest he's hosting w your dad, later 2day" ^ corey taylor

anonymous 6/3/2016 5:12:52 PM

Austin is crying right now

anonymous 6/3/2016 5:52:54 PM

this is not djent enough.

anonymous 6/3/2016 6:17:18 PM

They need to remove his vocal chords, hands, and his feet.

anonymous 6/3/2016 6:54:55 PM

more like slipdisk... am I right?

anonymous 6/3/2016 9:58:00 PM

^ nice

anonymous 6/3/2016 10:32:31 PM

The whole thing I think is sick

genghisjohn 6/3/2016 11:46:53 PM

Your surgeon has your back. Thank him instead, dick.

anonymous 6/4/2016 4:01:19 AM

be a man like phil anselmo and just do H instead of getting back surgery.

anonymous 6/4/2016 4:25:40 AM

Corey Taylor will never be one of us.

anonymous 6/4/2016 5:38:01 AM

Looking forward to the book Corey will write about it.

anonymous 6/4/2016 8:53:42 AM

corey taylor is quite possibly, perhaps, maybe one of us.

anonymous 6/4/2016 8:45:44 PM

Sam Favata here!! I lost my hair before I lost my virginity.

anonymous 6/5/2016 6:02:34 AM

GoFundMe? Will paypal furiously!

anonymous 6/5/2016 7:35:35 PM

Brokeback Mountain

anonymous 6/6/2016 9:15:59 AM

Eat a bag of dicks Corey.

anonymous 6/6/2016 9:18:16 AM

"unexpected spinal surgery" unless doucher was in some sort of accident, I doubt it was a surprise. Those "postponed" dates were probably low presale ticket amounts.




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