Corey Taylor has confirmed that, with a new Slipknot album in the works, the
Iowa metal legends will be releasing its first single “in the next month or so”,
before they then launch the record. Speaking on The Eddie Trunk Podcast
(viaMetalInjection), Corey teases of the new ’Knot album: “It’s pretty much done.
He said: “It’s pretty much done. I’d say it’s probably about 80 per cent done. We’re
finishing up some music [and] I’ve got a couple more songs to sing.”
“However, I will say this: don’t be surprised if in the next month or so you hear
Taylor also gave some hints about what the album’s lead single might sound like. He
said it’s “more of a ‘let’s bludgeon everybody and remind them why we’re still
Slipknot’ kind of vibe”.
Speaking to fans as part of this year’s GalaxyCon, the frontman discussed the status
of the follow-up to 2019’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’, which has a tentative 2022 release.
“I was actually supposed to finish my vocals this week,” Taylor said. “I got screwed,
man, [by the COVID diagnosis]. I actually only have really three songs left to do.
“I’ve done all the other tracks because I’ve been doing ’em in between tours, just
fucking hitting it.”