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Corey Taylor Says Master Of Puppets Greatest Modern Heavy Metal Album

09/27/2016
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Slipknot

(Metal Hammer) Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has explained his admiration for the Big 4 of thrash - Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. And he's singled out Metallica's Master Of Puppets as "the greatest modern heavy metal album ever made."

His comments come as Slipknot bandmate Shawn 'Clown' Crahan confirms the release of his Officer Downe movie. Taylor tells 2 Hours With Matt Pinfield: "The first time I heard Master Of Puppets it honestly changed my life. But I can say that about all four of those bands.

"Master Of Puppets, to me, is the greatest modern heavy metal album ever made. Pound for pound, songwise, musically, sonically, production - it's just fantastic. I know dudes who will fight me over that stuff because we're so nerdy on it. But to me, that is the template for every great heavy metal album."

He identifies Slayer's Reign In Blood as worthy of praise but adds: "As much as I love Reign In Blood, South Of Heaven really set the tone for me. That album is just so tight. It's got everything."

Megadeth's Peace Sells… But Who's Buying? is next - Taylor says: "If you talk about that album as a casual listener they'll immediately talk about that song. They don't realise that album is such a riff clinic. You're listening to it going, 'How did you write that? Where did that come from?'" Read more here.

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