Newswire: Slipknot singer writes book about how Trump’s election is a “fucking nightmare”

Like most people, Slipknot and Stone Sour singer Corey Taylor considers himself a fairly reasonable and intelligent individual who thinks American politics are fueled by a toxic culture that encourages divisiveness and hate, and that our fractured communities need to be more willing to communicate with each other and find common ground. Also like the majority of people, Taylor considers the election of President Trump to be an unmitigated disaster, the topic of which reduces his evenhanded calls for tolerance and understanding to rubble in the face of such stupidity and arrogant malignancy. Hence the lack of any political songs on the new Stone Sour album: According to Taylor, all the political material went into his new book instead. “And what I wrote,” Taylor says, with the understated style of a man who spent the better part of a musical career wearing masks that evoke Leatherface from The Texas Chainsaw …

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