Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Slipknot's Corey Taylor about Grammy Awards: "I don't have fucking time for that shit"


Slipknot's Corey Taylor was recently interviewed by Radio Rock, you can read some excperts below.


About how much winning a Grammy means to him, Taylor said: "Shit. I'm totally honest. I know a lot of people who, they put a lot of stock in it, but I keep telling 'em... I mean, we've been nominated now, like… God knows how many times. It's been over ten times. We won once… Cool. It's a popularity contest; that's all it is. If it weren't, if it were just about the music, you would see more metal bands, not including us, nominated in other categories, like 'Album Of The Year' and all of these different categories, and you just don't. So it's all a goddamn popularity contest, and I don't have fucking time for that shit, to be honest."

He continued: "It's, like, everybody, they live and breathe by whether or not they're gonna get this tiny statue, and it's, like, why? So it can sit on a goddamned shelf and collect dust. To me, the real reflection of where you're at is [performing live], and that's all it is. Walking on that stage and seeing a massive audience lose their minds — that's what it's all about. You can take those statuettes all day long; I don't care. It's cool to win, but I'm not gonna fucking die if we don't win a Grammy, you know."