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Corey Todd Taylor (born December 8, 1973) is an American musician, songwriter, author and actor. He is the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Slipknot, in which he is designated #8, as well as the lead vocalist, guitarist, lyricist, and sole continuous member of the rock band Stone Sour.

Taylor co-founded Stone Sour with drummer Joel Ekman in 1992, playing in the Des Moines, Iowa area, and working on a demo. He joined Slipknot in 1997 to replace their original lead singer Anders Colsefni and has subsequently released seven studio albums with them. After the first two Slipknot albums went Platinum, Taylor revived Stone Sour to record an album and tour in 2002. His debut solo studio album, CMFT, was released in 2020. His second solo studio album, CMF2, was released on September 15, 2023.

He has also worked with several other acts, including Junk Beer Kidnap Band, Korn, Disturbed, Apocalyptica, Code Orange, Anthrax, Steel Panther, Tonight Alive, Falling in Reverse, Soulfly, Damageplan, Tech N9ne, and the Clay People.
Birth Name: Corey Todd Taylor
Also Known As: Great Big Mouth,Todd Tigger,The Boogie Knight,Neck
Born: December 8, 1973 (age 50)
From: Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Spouse(s): Scarlett Stone ​ ​(m. 2004; div. 2007)​
Stephanie Luby ​ ​(m. 2009; div. 2017)​ Alicia Dove ​(m. 2019)
Children: 3
Genre(s): Nu metal, alternative metal, groove metal, heavy metal, hard rock, post-grunge
Instrument(s): Vocals, guitar
Occupation(s): Singer, musician, songwriter, actor, author
Active From: 1992-present
Associated Acts: Stone Sour, Slipknot, Korn, Disturbed, Apocalyptica, Code Orange, Anthrax, Steel Panther, Tonight Alive, Falling in Reverse, Soulfly, Damageplan, Tech N9ne, the Clay People
Quotes:
"We all got nothing to do because the cash is gone"
- Samantha's Gone by Corey Taylor
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