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Slipknot's Corey Taylor Jokes About Band's Dumbest Move

11/21/2016
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(Metal Hammer) Corey Taylor has joked with Lars Ulrich that Slipknot hiring a young drummer was the "dumbest" move in their history. In a light-hearted conversation about struggling to perform shows as the years go by, the vocalist tells the Metallica drummer that he thought it was a good idea at first, but then changed his mind.

Slipknot hired 26-year-old Jay Weinberg - son of Bruce Springsteen's sticksman Max - in 2014, following the departure of Joey Jordison. He's by far the youngest member of the band, with most of the others in their 40s.

In a radio discussion about Metallica's new album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct, Corey Taylor asks the band about how to keep going as they get older.

Frontman James Hetfield replies: "I don't like being 90%. I'd rather be 110% less often, and that's what we're doing." Guitarist Kirk Hammett adds: "For me it seems like all my moving parts are breaking down - my knees, my wrists, my elbows, my shoulders, my brain…"

"Moving forward you have to do the maintenance, with a good feeling that you can pull it off." At that moment, Ulrich interjects to say: "It's not fair - I just realized. You have a 25-year-old drummer. It's not fair!"

Taylor replies: "Trust me. I've got to keep up with him. It sucks, man! At first I was like, 'This is awesome!' But by the end of the tour it was like, 'Goddam it - this is the dumbest thing we've ever done.'" He quickly adds: "Just kidding, Jay…"Read more here.

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