The Best Corey Taylor quotes

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Corey Taylor is not only the lead singer of Slipknot, but he’s also a successful entrepreneur. In his autoquotes compilation, Corey talks about how he has been able to turn his life around from drugs and alcohol addiction through hard work and perseverance. He explains that there are many people who have gone through similar situations or struggles to him and it can be done if you put in the time.
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About Corey Taylor

birth of the author

December 8, 1973

occupation of the author

Singer, Musician, Songwriter

date of the author

Years Active:

country of the author

Waterloo, Iowa, U.S.

genre of the author

Heavy Metal, Nu Metal, Alternative Metal, Groove Metal, Hard Rock, Post-Grunge And More.

instrument of the author

Vocals, Guitar

institution of the author

Roadrunner, Great Big Mouth

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Slipknot, Stone Sour


Life owes you nothing. You owe yourself everything. — Corey Taylor

Live your life; whatever that life may be. — Corey Taylor

I think of how and where all the horrible people I’ve come across in my life ended up, and I smile. — Corey Taylor

Do what you do and mean it every second of the day. If you don’t, you’re living someone else’s life. — Corey Taylor

life owes you nothing you owe yourself everything Corey Taylor quote

You have to get to the next level, or you’re gonna get stuck where you are for the rest of your life. — Corey Taylor

It is always the nights you cannot remember that eventually become the stories you don’t forget. — Corey Taylor


Show me on the doll where Fun is a rock band. — Corey Taylor

As iconic a band as Metallica has become, I think sometimes we forget just how raw they were in the beginning of their career, and to a 15–year–old kid like me, it was just shattering. I mean, it was beyond. — Corey Taylor

Playing live is a lost art, and you don’t see a lot of bands that go out and play the way the older bands do. It’s a celebration, and a lot of people treat it like a commercial or a distraction. — Corey Taylor

show me on the doll where fun is a rock band Corey Taylor quote

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a joke–the fact that Madonna is in before Rush and Kiss. Those two bands have influenced so many groups and people other than in metal. — Corey Taylor


I’m really proud of the fact that anywhere, at any time, I can make music. A lot of people can’t do that. — Corey Taylor

I am a man ruled by music–I live, die, fight and survive for it. — Corey Taylor

The way I make music is just a reflection of how I think music should be made. Where you sit in a studio, and you make music, and you use technology to your advantage, not to hide all the blaring mistakes. — Corey Taylor

Radio IS DEAD. The once–bright star that was public broadcasting has been destroyed by greed and corproate muscle to the point that even the music that is completely repugnant is positioned to be popular. — Corey Taylor

i am a man ruled by music i live die fight and survive for it Corey Taylor quote


I will always make music with Stone Sour. Stone Sour will always be here. — Corey Taylor

But I always kind of knew in the back of my head that I could come back and do Stone Sour. — Corey Taylor

As much as I love Slipknot, I don’t want that to carry over into what I do for Stone Sour. I want both bands to stand on their own. — Corey Taylor

Slipknot is the darkness; Stone Sour is the light. Slipknot is chaos; Stone Sour is structure. — Corey Taylor

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In Corey Taylor Statements



The ’90s were indeed a great time to be alive. There was a sense of optimism that I never felt before that decade and I haven’t felt since. — Corey Taylor

the people i respect the least are the ones that take themselves way too seriously Corey Taylor quote

The first year I was sober was probably the worst year of my life. My immune system was screwed. I completely isolated myself. I was weak all the time. I didn’t know who I was. — Corey Taylor

If everything is happy go–lucky all the time, you don’t know when you’re experiencing joy and feeling life at its finest moments. You have to suffer a little. — Corey Taylor

Ada Taylor knelt beside me on the floor as I cried for the first time over the thought that my favorite person in the world was probably dead. — John Corey Whaley

Everyone knows Spiderman is my favorite superhero of all time. My favorite supervillain? George W. Bush. — Corey Taylor

The people I respect the least are the ones that take themselves way too seriously. — Corey Taylor


I’m a very lucky guy. I get to write music that I love, and lo and behold, people seem to really like it. I know how fortunate I am. — Corey Taylor

Pride is love for one’s deeds or achievements. Vanity is love for one’s . . . one, I guess. — Corey Taylor

I’ve got to be honest, and I’m not just saying this because the majority of you reading this live there, but I love the United Kingdom. I just flat–out love it. — Corey Taylor

I love the fact that people can relate to what I’m saying, even if it’s not for the same subject I was writing about. That is the power of real music and real expression. — Corey Taylor

Watch who you fuck with. You are not always in your territory, even if you think you are. — Corey Taylor

pride is love for one s deeds or achievements vanity is love for one s one i guess Corey Taylor quote

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