Corey Taylor Gets Double Knee Surgery, Issues Video Update
Update – May 13:
Corey has shared a pretty gnarly photo of his surgery, but thankfully seems to be pretty upbeat about how it all went, writing on Instagram: “Surgery was swell, but here’s to hoping the swelling goes down. See you motherfuckers this weekend. #youcantkillme #cuzimalready#insideyou”
Original story – May 12:
Being a rabid, mask-wearing psycho performing to hundreds of thousands is hell on your joints. No one knows that better than Slipknot, whose members have gone so far as to break both their feet and catch on fire onstage in the name of your entertainment. Which is why it’s a little worrisome that this weekend, frontman Corey Taylor underwent double knee surgery — but reassuring to see he’s okay via a video he just posted on his Instagram.
Corey underwent surgery this past Friday, May 10th. But only yesterday, he put the following video on his Instagram, announcing that he was doing fine and that he would be all healed up in time for the band’s upcoming performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! this coming Friday.
Check out Corey’s update below:
Everyone at Kerrang! wishes Corey Taylor a quick and full recovery. Good luck, dude.
This summer sees Slipknot embarking on a huge North American tour to support their long-awaited new album, which drops August 9th. Make sure to catch them live at one of the following dates:
26 Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
27 San Bernardino, CA, San Manuel Amphitheater
01 Salt Lake City, UT, USANA Amphitheatre
03 Albuquerque, NM, sleta Amphitheater
04 Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
06 Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
08 Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena
10 Des Moines, IA, Iowa State Fairgrounds (Slipknot and Gojira only)
11 Tinley Park, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
12 Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
14 Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
16 Noblesville, IN, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
17 Bonner Springs, KS, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
18 Maryland Heights, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
20 Toronto, ON, Budweiser Stage
21 Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
23 Burgettstown, PA, KeyBank Pavilion
24 Scranton, PA, The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
25 Darien Center, NY, Darien Lake Amphitheater
27 Mansfield, MA, The Xfinity Center
28 Wantagh, NY, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
30 Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
31 Camden, NJ, BB&T Pavilion
01 Bristow, VA, Jiffy Lube Live
03 Alpharetta, GA, Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
04 Tampa, FL, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
06 Austin, TX, Austin 360 Amphitheater
07 Dallas, TX, Dos Equis Pavilion
08 The Woodlands, TX, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
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